L4 Single Subject Law of Tort

The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with the practical skills to understand the rules requiring persons to have a duty of care towards other persons and to compensate others if there has been a breach of that duty of care.

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Single Unit subject – Law of Tort

The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with the practical skills to understand the rules requiring persons to have a duty of care towards other persons and to compensate others if there has been a breach of that duty of care. It will also provide awareness of which infringements constitute a tort in law and the remedies that are available for such infringements

  • The Nature and Liability in Tort: including fault based liability, strict liability, the doctrine in Ryland-v-Fletcher, vicarious liability and limitation of actions
  • Negligence: including duty and standard of care; contributory negligence; res ipsa loquitor; proof of damage and negligent mis-statement
  • Nuisance: including public nuisance, private nuisance, defences and remedies Trespass to Land: including defences and remedies and occupiers liability. An awareness of Trespass to the Person – assault, battery and false imprisonment, with their defences
  • General Defences: including volenti non fit injuria, mistake, Natural Disaster, inevitable accident, Statutory authority and Novus Actus Interviens

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the type of legal rule which requires persons to compensate others as a result of their infringement of those others’ rights
  • Be aware of which infringements constitute a tort in law
  • Be aware of the remedies that are available for such infringements

What's included

  • All course material
  • Assignment and test marking
  • Full tutorial support
  • 1 year NALP affiliate membership
  • Certificate on completion

Entry requirements

One of the following is required or equivalent – if unsure, please contact us or phone 0207 112 8034

NALP Level 3 Certificate or Diploma in Paralegal Practice; two A’ Levels; an A’ Level Law; BTEC National Diploma (NVQ/GNVQ Level 3 or above);

CILEX Level 3 Qualifications; ILSPAs Legal Secretary Diploma

Mature Students Welcome (over 25) without any of the above – please contact us to confirm eligibility.

Non UK: Equivalent Qualifications – please contact us to confirm eligibility

Please Note: The NALP Level 4 Diploma in Paralegal Studies is only available in English.

If your first language is not English then you must be able to provide evidence that your spoken and written command of the English Language is adequate for the qualification for which you have applied. e.g. IELTS Level 6, GCSE English.

Assessment

Assignments can be requested when the learner is ready, and once requested and sent, the Learner will have a 4 week period in which to complete the assignment and return by the due date.

Assignments are marked and graded either with a pass (45 – 64%), merit (65 – 79%) and distinction (80-100%).

Tutors are on hand to answer any queries that the learner may have and give unlimited help and guidance if there is anything that the learner may not fully understand with regard to the material.

Compulsory units

Description
The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with the practical skills to understand the rules requiring persons to have a duty of care towards other persons and to compensate others if there has been a breach of that duty of care. It will also provide awareness of which infringements constitute a tort in law and the remedies that are available for such infringements

The Nature and Liability in Tort: including fault based liability, strict liability, the doctrine in Ryland-v-Fletcher, vicarious liability and limitation of actions
Negligence: including duty and standard of care; contributory negligence; res ipsa loquitor; proof of damage and negligent mis-statement
Nuisance: including public nuisance, private nuisance, defences and remedies Trespass to Land: including defences and remedies and occupiers liability. An awareness of Trespass to the Person – assault, battery and false imprisonment, with their defences
General Defences: including volenti non fit injuria, mistake, Natural Disaster, inevitable accident, Statutory authority and Novus Actus Interviens
Learning Outcomes
Understand the type of legal rule which requires persons to compensate others as a result of their infringement of those others’ rights
Be aware of which infringements constitute a tort in law
Be aware of the remedies that are available for such infringements

Qualification

This is a single unit course, no qualification

Compulsory units
  • Law of Tort
Study type
Distance learning