Core Module Information
Module title: Law of Succession and Trusts

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: LAW09123
Module leader: Grant Stirling
School The Business School
Subject area group: Law
Prerequisites

Property Law (LAW08118)
Property law - the distinction between heritable, moveable, corporeal, and incorporeal property at SCQF level 08

Timetables
Description of module content:

Legal capacity of persons
Nature and classification of trusts
Creation, operation and termination of trusts
Intestate succession
Testate succession
Legal Rights
Executors
Issues in private international law
Role of legal profession and others in practice

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Analyse the law of succession and trusts.
LO2: Critically reflect on the role of the legal profession and others in relation to succession and trusts
LO3: Undertake independent research and manage a volume of legal sources and select key material to construct a written answer to a problem.
LO4: Present information in numerical form relating to testate and intestate succession
LO5: Make critical judgements on the relative and absolute merits of particular arguments and solutions
LO6: Critically reflect on the social and economic context of the law of succession and trusts

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
LAW09123 - Law of Succession and Trusts