FAK 2628 Insurance Law and Law of Torts

FAK 2628 Insurance Law and Law of Torts

Course code: 
FAK 2628
Department: 
Law and Governance
Credits: 
7.5
Course coordinator: 
Harald Benestad Anderssen
Product category: 
Executive
Portfolio: 
Course in Insurance
Semester: 
2020 Spring
Active status: 
Active
Teaching language: 
Norwegian
Course type: 
One semester
Introduction

The course is primarily aimed at employees in the insurance industry with law as a part of their work.

Learning outcomes - Knowledge

The students shall get a thorough introduction to insurance law and law of damages.

Learning outcomes - Skills

The students shall be able to use law of damages and insurance law for practical tasks, concerning advising as well as claims handling and settlements.

General Competence

During the course, the students should have acquired a conscious attitude to the fact that their professional choices and advices first and foremost are of importance for other people than themselves.

Course content

Law of damages

  • Contractual and Non-contractual compensation
  • The position of the Law of damages
  • Causality
  • The size of compensation

Insurance Law

  • The Insurance contract etc.
  • The parties’ obligations at the contract agreement
  • The assumptions for the Insurance companies’ liabilities
  • Identification
  • The Insurance Company’s liability for salvage expenses
  • Third party as a part of the insurance contract
  • The extent of the insurance contract
  • The settlement
Teaching and learning activities

Part-time organized as E-Learning based on self-tuition and 4 send-ins (not mandatory).
Intensive 1 + 3 days seminars are organized. Participation mandatory.

Software tools
No specified computer-based tools are required.
Additional information

This course can replace the course FAK 2629 Norwegian and international insurance or replace the course FAK 2632 Insurance Economics 1 in the Bachelor Program "Risk And Insuance"

Qualifications

Higher Education Entrance Qualification

Required prerequisite knowledge

The student needs basic knowledge of the Norwegian Insurance Industry and central statutory provisions concerning the Industry.

Exam categoryWeightInvigilationDurationSupport materialsGroupingComment exam
Exam category:
Submission
Form of assessment:
Written submission
Exam code:
FAK 26286
Grading scale:
ECTS
Grading rules:
Internal and external examiner
Resit:
Examination when next scheduled course
100Yes4 Hour(s)
  • BI-approved exam calculator
  • Simple calculator
  • Laws and regulations, including offprints of laws and law drafts
Individual Four hours individual written examination.
Exams:
Exam category:Submission
Form of assessment:Written submission
Weight:100
Invigilation:Yes
Grouping (size):Individual
Support materials:
  • BI-approved exam calculator
  • Simple calculator
  • Laws and regulations, including offprints of laws and law drafts
Duration:4 Hour(s)
Comment:Four hours individual written examination.
Exam code:FAK 26286
Grading scale:ECTS
Resit:Examination when next scheduled course
Type of Assessment: 
Ordinary examination
Total weight: 
100
Student workload
ActivityDurationComment
Teaching on Campus
28 Hour(s)
Participation on the 4 seminar days
Submission(s)
16 Hour(s)
4 assignments
Student's own work with learning resources
120 Hour(s)
Reading of curriculum, activities on its learning
Student's own work with learning resources
32 Hour(s)
Preparation for exam
Examination
4 Hour(s)
Exam
Sum workload: 
200

A course of 1 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of 26-30 hours. Therefore a course of 7,5 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of at least 200 hours.