Module Information

Module Identifier
LAM2220
Module Title
Negotiated Study Module
Academic Year
2017/2018
Co-ordinator
Semester
Available semesters 1 and 2
External Examiners
  • Ms Emma R McClean (Senior Lecturer - Westminster University)
  • Mrs Penny Carey (Associate Dean and LPC Programme Tutor - University of Hertfordshire)
 
Other Staff

Course Delivery

 

Assessment

Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT OF 5,000-6,000 WORDS  100%
Supplementary Assessment WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT TO BE RESUBMITTED, IF FAILED  100%

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module, students should be able to:
1. Demonstrate the ability to work and research independently and seek advice as required;
2. Identify and prioritise source materials needed for a clear and proper understanding of the subject;
3. Demonstrate a critical awareness of the factors which currently shape the chosen area of law;
4. Evidence a sound analytical and critical appreciation of the practices within the area in question;
5. Demonstrate a wide awareness of issues at the forefront of the relevant area of law and the ability to critically evaluate those issues in various contexts.

Brief description

In consultation with a member of academic staff, the student will choose a topic worthy of research in the chosen specialism and produce a dissertation, of up to 6,000 words on the topic, by the essay deadline for that semester.

Transferable skills

Throughout the module, students develop their skills of independent research, analysis, presentation and writing (including data collection and retrieval, IT and time management). All learning will be relevant to a career in any legal profession.


Notes

This module is at CQFW Level 7