Short Title:Agency Law
Full Title:Agency Law
Module Code:LAWS H1020
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Humanities
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Author:MARTIN NOLAN
Module Description:The purpose of this semester 1 module is to provide the student with a general understanding of the Irish legal system and an appreciation of the terminology used in the legal profession; to increse the student's awareness of the legal issues relevant to the Estate Agency Profession.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Describe the legal obligation of the agent in relation to the sale, purchase or lease of real estate.
LO2 Explain the general principles of contract law as it applies to business transactions.
LO3 Apply the knowledge of agency law when discharging their duties to clients.
LO4 The principles of contract law as they apply to estate agency.

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment Students will complete a short research report that describes the key issues impacting on the registered estate agent in relation to the Irish Legal System. 1,2,3,4 40.00 Ongoing
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4 60.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

This module has no Full Time workload.
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 2.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Keenan A 2012, Essentials of Irish Business Law, 6th Ed., Gill & Macmillan
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • Law Reports/Current Issues & Judgements: n/a
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • Quick Guide: Quick Guide to the Residential Tenancies Act 2004

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_BAUCT_C Higher Certificate in Business in Real Estate (Valuation, Sale and Management) 1 Mandatory