Course Description

The course examines the nature and content of contractual agreement, the requirements for its enforcement in law and its termination. The course serves as a useful introduction to business relations.


Course Objectives

 At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. explain the fundamental principles of Contract Law
  2. define the terms: agreement; intention, formalities, contractual capacity, consideration and  privity of contract.
  3. assess how the concept of law affects decision-making with respect to termination of Contract, Performance, Breach, Frustration, and agreement.
  4. explain the process involved in remedies
  5. apply key concepts of Contract Law to development of a contractual agreement


Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:


  • Understand the basic principles of criminal law;
  • Develop skills in applying knowledge of criminal law to resolve problems in a logical and analytical way, using case materials and statute where relevant;
  • Develop skills in evaluating the reform and development of Criminal Law, especially as it relates to certain offences and the treatment of offenders, including juvenile offenders;
  • Recognise the importance of the role of Criminal Law in society.


In introduction to Criminal Law course

This is an introductory course which focuses on developing a clear understanding of law- its nature and structure. Also it will provide participants with the clear understanding of the origin of the the Caribbean legal system and the present hierarchy of the courts in the commonwealth Caribbean.