LAW41890 Advanced Property Law 1

Academic Year 2022/2023

This module will introduce students to fundamental concepts in Irish property law. It will cover:

(a) The legal nature of property and property rights
(b) The role and influence of the law of equity
(c) The theory of estates
(d) Freehold estates
(e) Adverse possession
(f) Succession Law

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this module students will be able to:

(a) Describe and identify the principal legal rules governing the topics encountered
(b) Apply those rules to simple and complex problems
(c) Reflect critically on the policy choices underpinning the rules
(d) Conduct independent legal research

Indicative Module Content:

(a) The legal nature of property and property rights
(b) The role and influence of the law of equity
(c) The theory of estates
(d) Freehold estates
(e) Adverse possession
(f) Succession Law

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Specified Learning Activities

50

Autonomous Student Learning

50

Lectures

20

Seminar (or Webinar)

8

Total

128

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Major cases and statutes will be discussed during lectures.

Students will be expected to engage in group discussion in seminar and will be required to complete pre-assigned readings.
 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Incompatibles:
LAW20370 - Property Law I, LAW40830 - Property Law


 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Assignment: End of Semester Assignment (4,000 words) Week 12 n/a Graded No

100


Carry forward of passed components
Yes
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring No
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Group feedback will be provided through Brightspace and in class. Individual feedback will be provided upon request. Students may approach a member of the teaching team to arrange a mutually convenient appointment.

Name Role
Caroline McGrath Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Noel McGrath Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
 
Autumn
     
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12 Thurs 16:00 - 17:50
Seminar Offering 1 Week(s) - 2, 4, 6, 10 Wed 11:00 - 12:50
Autumn