|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Seminar||3 x 1 Hour Seminars|
|Lecture||30 x 1 Hour Lectures|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Written Essay (1,500 words)||60%|
|Semester Assessment||Reflective Journal (1,500 words)||40%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Written Essay (1,500 words)||60%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Reflective Journal (1,500 words)||40%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Identify, explain and analyse basic aspects of the operation of the law.
2. Demonstrate a good understanding of the theories, concepts and principles underlying the functioning of the broader legal system within a contemporary context.
3. Utilize and apply appropriate skills to analyse the wide and diverse influences on the legal system.
4. Assess and evaluate current legal problems from a societal perspective.
5. Evaluate specific aspects of the legal system in terms of equitable application of justice.
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Application of Number|
|Communication||Seminar discussions/activities develop individual and group presentation and oral argument|
|Improving own Learning and Performance||Seminar participation and essay writing develop different aspects of academic research, from understanding and referencing sources through the dissemination of ideas to others orally, and developing written communication skills.|
|Information Technology||Library and research skills are fundamental to preparation for seminars and assessed work.|
|Personal Development and Career planning||Recommended topic for all law students.|
|Problem solving||Seminar discussion/preparation and debate.|
|Research skills||Research and preparation for seminard and assessments.|
|Subject Specific Skills||reading and understanding legal materials. The ability to analyze legal scenarios.|
|Team work||Group activites and discussion.|
This module is at CQFW Level 5