Contract Law Module for CLC Diploma in Conveyancing Law and Practice
Course content for Contract Law Module for CLC Diploma in Conveyancing Law and Practice
Contract Law
Contract Law
Contract Law
Contract Law
Contract Law
Contract Law
Contract Law

Contract Law

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This Contract Law Module is an introduction to contract law. The module will consider how a contract is form; the contents of a contract and finally, how a contract is ended. 


Module Content

The Contract Law Module is divided into 9 sections: 

Section 1: Offer & Acceptance.

Section 2: Consideration & Privity of Contract

Section 3: Intention to Create Legal Relations

Section 4: Contract Formalities

Section 5: Contents of a Contract

Section 6: Misrepresentation, Mistake, Duress & Undue Influence

Section 7: Illegal contracts

Section 8: Ending a Contract

Section 9: Remedies in Contract Law

Books Included in Module Fee

Halson, R.. Contract Law, Pearson Education Limited, 2012. 

Elliott, Catherine, and Frances Quinn. Contract Law, Pearson Education Limited, 2017. 

McKendrick, Ewan. Contract Law, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. 

Finch, Emily, and Stefan Fafinski. Law Express: Contract Law, Pearson Education Limited, 2016. 

Richards, Paul. Law of Contract, Pearson Education Limited, 2019. 

Hillman, Robert A.. Principles of Contract Law, West Academic, 2018. 

Stone, Richard, and James Devenney. The Modern Law of Contract, Routledge, 2019. 

Hamilton, Marina. Law Express Question and Answer: Contract Law, Pearson Education Limited, 2019.

And many more ... 

What is it like to study at Access Law?

To apply for the Contract Law module, simply click "Apply Now" and complete the checkout process or complete our student enrolment form and sent it to

Once your application has been reviewed you will be given access to the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) to complete your student induction. 

If you are a new student, you will be required to provide photographic identification as part of your application. This can be scanned and emailed to us within 14 days. 

Where the module is oversubscribed, please be patient. There are assessments every month and as soon as space becomes available the application window will be reopened. 

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The Level 4 Diploma is equivalent to the first year of a degree. Typically, the Level 4 Diploma should take between 12-18 months to complete but, depending on prior knowledge of the subject and your circumstances, the Level 4 Diploma could be completed in 6 months . 

Where a student intends to complete the Level 4 Diploma in 12-18 months, the Contract Law module would usually be completed in 3-4 months. As mentioned above, this module could be completed over a longer or shorter period depending on prior knowledge of the subject and your circumstances. 

ALO will tailor your module and the support offered to help you achieve your desired outcome, in your desired timeframe.


You can apply for an exemption for the Contract Law module where you have a Law Degree, a Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) or similar qualification. 

To apply for an exemption you will need to provide us with evidence of your prior qualification. We will map your prior learning to the learning outcomes of the Contact Law module and confirm whether you are eligible for an exemption. 

Important note

Students transitioning from an external qualification to SQA must achieve at least one module without exemption to be awarded an SQA Diploma. 


This module is assessed by way of written assignment which you will be given 28 days to complete and return.

You can apply for assessment at any time.


You can enhance your training to qualify as a Registered Conveyancing Technician. To qualify, 6 months work experience must be undertaken combined with completion of the Level 4 Diploma in Conveyancing Law and Practice (or equivalent if applying for exemptions).

To qualify you must submit to 

1. an application form, including your statement of relevant work experience

2. a certified copy of photographic ID, such as a Passport or a Photographic Driving Licence; and

3. all educational certificates and transcripts.

Click here to look at CLC's FAQ's on becoming a Conveyancing Technician

Career Path

After completing the Level 4 Diploma in Conveyancing Law and Practice, you could go on to study the Level 6 Diploma in Conveyancing Law and Practice to become a property law specialist.

With the requisite amount of practical experience you could then qualify as a Licensed Conveyancer. 

With experience, you could go on to manage a conveyancing department in a large firm, or set up your own conveyancing practice.

You could also take further training to become a solicitor.