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2023/24 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

LAW3270 Land Law

20 creditsClass Size: 80

Module manager: Mr Adam Baker

Taught: Semester 1 (Sep to Jan) View Timetable

Year running 2023/24

This module is mutually exclusive with

LAW2270Land Law

This module is not approved as a discovery module


By the end of the module, students should have a knowledge of the key concepts, principles and rules in land law.

Learning outcomes
By the end of this module, students should be able to:
- competently identify, state and analyse concepts, principles and rules of land law;
- utilise appropriate terminology and reasoning to produce a coherent legal account of issues relating to land law;
- recognise the political, economic and social contexts in which land law has developed, and continues to develop;
- acknowledge and reflect upon the different intellectual perspectives that have been applied to land law;
- identify, locate and critically evaluate legal research in the area of land law;
- demonstrate the ability to speak-clearly and cogently about land law within a group environment.


Introduction to land law

Ownership of the family home

Landlord and tenant

Property rights and buying land

Adverse possession

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
On-line Learning51.005.00
Private study hours176.50
Total Contact hours23.50
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)200.00

Private study

The online learning element is broken down into 15 minute tasks, there will be 20 x 15 minute tasks overall.

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

A formative assessment opportunity will be provided.

Methods of assessment

Exam typeExam duration% of formal assessment
Open Book exam48 hr 100.00
Total percentage (Assessment Exams)100.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 18/07/2023 14:06:34


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