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Level 4 The Law of Tort (General Principles of Law)

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Distance Learning Course Fee: £400 (Incl. VAT) or pay a deposit of £150 and two instalments of £125.

Course fees include ALL course material, assignment and test marking, full tutorial support, one-year student NALP membership and certificates on completion.


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, act of God, 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



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Entry Requirements

One of the following is required:

Two A Levels; A Level Law; BTEC National Diploma (NVQ/GNVQ Level 3 or above);

CILEX Level 3 Qualifications; ILSPAs Legal Secretary Diploma;

Mature Students Welcome

Non UK: Equivalent Qualifications

A good command of written and spoken English is required.

e.g. ESOL Level 2, GCSE English.