Level 1 (CQFW Level 4), 10 Credits.
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The course introduces students to the study of law relating to property and the general principles of property ownership and responsibility.
Who is this course for?
The course is open to all and assumes no prior knowledge.
Learning and Teaching
- Rights and responsibilities attached to land: ownership, occupation of land, transfer, rights of people over property owned by others
- Implementations of registration of interest in a conveyancing/transfer search
- Pre-contract enquiries and pre-completion searches
- Relevant study and transferable skills
Coursework and Assessment
To award credits we need to have evidence of the knowledge and skills you have gained or improved. Some of this has to be in a form that can be shown to external examiners so that we can be absolutely sure that standards are met across all courses and subjects.
The assessment for this course is:
One written assignment, one class test
The most important element of assessment is that it should enhance your learning. Our methods are designed to increase your confidence and we try very hard to devise ways of assessing you that are enjoyable and suitable for adults with busy lives.
- Smith, R, Property Law, 2nd edition, Longman
- Thompson, MP, Modern Land Law, OUP
- Mackenzie, JA and Phillips, M, Textbook on Land Law, 9th edition, OUP
- Cheshire, GC, Modern Law of Real Property, 2nd edition, Butterworth
Library and Computing Facilities
As a student on this course you are entitled to join and use the University library and computing facilities. You can find out more about these facilities on our website www.cardiff.ac.uk/learn under Student Information, or by ringing the Centre on
(029) 2087 0000.
Accessibility of Courses
Our aim is access for all. We aim to provide a confidential advice and support service for any student with a long term medical condition, disability or specific learning difficulty. We are able to offer one-to-one advice about disability, pre-enrolment visits, liaison with tutors and co-ordinating lecturers, material in alternative formats, arrangements for accessible courses, assessment arrangements, loan equipment and Dyslexia screening. Please contact the Centre on (029) 2087 0000 for an information leaflet.
A range of further information can be found on our web site www.cardiff.ac.uk/learn or in Choices. This includes the times and dates of courses and an explanation of accreditation and credit levels.