Law of Tort (Joint Degrees)

Module code: LW1155

Module co-ordinator: John Hartshorne

Module Outline

Road accidents, noisy neighbours, untrue stories in the press and incorrect auditing can all cause harm. The law of tort is the mechanism by which the victims of harm can obtain compensation from the wrongdoer. This module looks at the legal rules and their implications.


  • 35 one-hour lectures
  • Six one-hour tutorials


  • Essay, 2,000 words (40%)
  • Essay, 3,000 words (60%)