Introduction to English Law
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This course will provide you with a broad and critical understanding of the structure and function of the English legal system and will introduce students to the key foundations of the study of law: Obligations including Contract and TortPublic Law (including Constitutional and Administrative Law)Property LawCriminal LawEquity and the Law of TrustsLaw of the European UnionThe course will then develop your knowledge of the law by introducing more specialised areas such as commercial and business law. The course also includes instruction in Mooting and by participating in a mooting competition you will learn to do what lawyers do on a daily basis. By developing and defending legal arguments you will improve your understanding of the law and develop skills in legal research and analysis.This course is suitable for prospective law students who wish to gain knowledge and experience of academic legal study, law students from outside the common law system as the course who wish to understand the main differences between the common law and civil law systems and also students of finance, business or politics as the course will illustrate how the law relates to these fields.Key readingRoy Goode, Commercial Law in the Next Millenium (Sweet and Maxwell 1998)

Course leader
Dr Joseph Lee

Target group
Undergraduate students with a GPA of 3.0 or above; postgraduate students with an interest in the subject are also welcome.

Course aim
The University of Exeter International Summer School is an opportunity to take a bespoke, interdisciplinary academic programme with students from around the world. The programme is accredited, worth 7.5 ECTS and also features an orientation in London, social events in Exeter and day trips to iconic UK destinations.

Fee info
GBP 2245: Programme fees include tuition, accommodation, meals and a social programme including a weekend in London, events on campus and day trips to Bath and St Ives.

We offer a number of partial scholarships.

University of Exeter
Address: International Office, Laver Building, North Park Road Exeter
Postal code: EX4 4QE
City: Exeter
Country: United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0)1392 722148