|1||Name of Course||Law of Contract I|
|4||Rational for the Inclusion of the Course in the Programme||This is a compulsory subject for the SMSU program. This course aims to expose students to basic elements needed to form a valid, legal contract.|
|5||Semester and Year offered||Semester 3 (Year 2)|
|6||Student Learning Time
|7||Credit Value||3 (125 / 40 = 3.125)|
|8||Pre-requisite (if any)||None|
|9||Learning outcomes||Upon successful completion of this course, students should have the ability to:
|10||Transferable skills||Students should be able to develop good written, presenting and interpersonal communication skills, teamwork, leadership and problem-solving ability through a process of lectures and tutorials.|
|11||Teaching-Learning and Assessment Strategy||Teaching-learning strategy:
The course will be taught through a combination of formal lectures, exercises, group work, using authentic materials, informal activities and various textbooks. Practical experience and collaborative teamwork will be fostered throughout the course. The use of examination and internal reporting assessment will assess the student’s ability to apply theoretical concepts in context.
|12||Synopsis||This course is divided into 2 parts, i.e.: Contract Law I and II.
In Contract Law I, the basic, introductory aspects to contract and the law governing contracts in Malaysia is dealt with. Topics include offer, acceptance, consideration and intention. Students will be taught to distinguish between contracts and agreements, including identifying the different status of a contract i.e. valid, void and voidable contracts and its implications. Other issues related to privity, illegality and estoppel in contract are also discussed in this part.
The course will blend in and develop advocacy skill in the students particularly in presenting and justifying their opinions while being trained to make written submissions particularly when applying the law of contract to hypothetical and real problematic questions.
|13||Mode of Delivery||Lecture, tutorial, class discussion, mini seminar, presentation and case reviews.|
|14||Assessment Methods and Types||
|15||Mapping of the Course Learning Outcome/Module to the Programme Learning Outcomes||Refer to attachment|
|16||Content Outline and the SLT per Topic
*Note: Total = 125 hours
|17||Main references||1. Syed Ahmad Alsagoff. (2003). Principles of the Law of Contract in Malaysia. 2nd Edition. Kuala Lumpur: Malayan Law Journal.
Contracts Act 1950
COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES, DELIVERY AND ASSESSMENT TEMPLATE
|Course Learning Outcomes||Compliance to PO||Teaching & Learning Activities (TLAs)||Assessment Tasks (ATs)|
|1 .Explain the basic concept and principles of the law of contract;(LO3-P2||3||Classroom lecture and discussion||Written test|
|2.Apply the law of contract to actual daily problems involving contractual matters by referring to statutes and case law; (LO5-A3||3||Group
Group research & assignment
Instructor evaluation of the presentation and assignment
|3. Resolve the contractual legal problems relating to basic contractual principles.(LO7-P2)
Instructor and peer evaluation