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Law School - Contract Law (Module 1) - Diploma in Law - Access to University (LCATE)


LCATE Limited

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Price
£600 inc VAT
Study method
Online, self-paced
Duration
4 Months
Qualification
Level 3 Diploma in Law (QCF)
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) not included in price & must be purchased separately
  • Tutor is available to students

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LAW SCHOOL - ONLINE - CONTRACT LAW CERTIFICATE - CONTENTS

LESSON(S) 1 & 2 - 'OFFER', 'INVITATION TO TREAT', 'REQUEST FOR INFORMATION'

  • Offer v Invitation to Treat
  • Bilateral & Unilateral Offers
  • Advertisements - Carlill v Carbolic Smoke ball
  • Auctions
  • Tenders
  • Ignorance of an Offer
  • Request for information

LESSON 2(a) - TERMINATION OF OFFER

  • Modes of Termination of an Offer
  • Revocation / withdrawal of an offer
  • Counter-offer
  • Termination: Lapse of time, death & failure of a pre-condition
  • Different classifications of a contract - Essential Reading
  • Theories of Contract Law (Overview only) - Student Research required

LESSON 3 & 4 - ACCEPTANCE

  • Acceptance - An Overview
  • Acceptance - Silence
  • Acceptance - Conduct

LESSON 4 - ACCEPTANCE

  • Acceptance - The Postal Rule
  • Acceptance - Implying Contracts
  • Instantaneous Forms of Communication
  • Battle of Forms

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LESSON 5 - PRIVITY OF CONTRACT

  • Privity of Contract & Exceptions

LESSON 6 - LEGALITY, CAPACITY CERTAINTY

LESSON 7 - INTENTIONS TO CREATE LEGAL RELATIONS

  • Family agreements
  • Social agreements
  • Commercial agreements

LESSON 8 & 9 - CONSIDERATION

  • Rules on Consideration
  • Exceptions

LESSON 10 & 11 - TERMS OF A CONTRACT

  • Warranties
  • Conditions
  • Parol Evidence

LESSON 12 - MISREPRESENTATION

  • Misrepresentation & statements that do not constitute misrepresentation
  • Misrepresentation - Different types: Fraudulent, Innocent, negligent
  • Bars of Rescission

LESSON 13 - DISCHARGE OF A CONTRACT

  • Discharging a contract
  • Frustration

LESSON 14 - MISTAKE & TYPES OF MISAKE

LESSON 15 - DURESS

LESSON 16 - UNDUE INFLUENCE

LESSON 17 - EXEMPTION CLAUSES

LESSON 18 & 19 - REMEDIES

LESSON 20 - CONSUMER PROTECTION

Qualification

Level 3 Diploma in Law (QCF)
Regulated by Ofqual

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Description

  • This online course is designed for law students and international lawyers who want to improve their knowledge of English contract law.
  • This course may also be useful to university students who are studying a law degree and need support with contract law.
  • This is the first module forms part of the Diploma in Law certificate (see below).
  • Upon successful completion of the contract Law module students will be awarded with a 'Certificate in Contract Law'.

HOW IS THE COURSE DELIVERED

  • Use of powerpoint presentations
  • Continuous reviews by a tutor for most of the lectures
  • Material is provided
  • Passing all the respective multiple choice tests
  • 3 assignments must be submitted and marked by tutor in order that the student successfully completes the module
  • tutor support provided

Who is this course for?

  • This online course is designed for law students and international lawyers who want to improve their knowledge of English contract law
  • This course may also be useful to university students who are studying a law degree and need support with contract law
  • This is the first module forms part of the Diploma in Law certificate (see below)
  • Upon successful completion of the contract Law module students will be awarded with a 'Certificate in Contract Law'

Requirements

Entry requirements for the Contract Law Certificate:

  • 5 GCSE's including Maths & English or
  • Good knowledge of English

Assessment:

If a student does not have the respective entry qualifications, the student can still enrol on this course provided that the student:

  • can demonstrate their level of English to a member of staff of LCATE; or

provides a letter from their employer to LCATE demonstrating their knowledge and competence of English.

Career path

Upon completion of Contract Law Certificate students can continue and do the following courses:

  • The English Legal System
  • Communication & Legal Terminology
  • Academic Research Skills

Diploma in Law awarded upon successful completion of 4 modules.

Options:

  • Students can apply to an English university to study a law degree (terms & conditions apply); or
  • the 'Extended Level 4 Diploma in Management'

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