|Delivery length / details
|10 x 2 Hour Lectures
|10 x 1 Hour Lectures
|3 x 2 Hour Seminars
|Assessment length / details
|Essay of 1,500 words
|1.5 Hours Unseen exam of 1,5 hour
|Essay of 1,500 words, if failed
|1.5 Hours Unseen exam of 1,5 hour, if failed
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Identify, explain and analyze main rules/law of evidence.
2. Understand and evaluate the theories, concepts and principles underlying the rules of evidence.
3. Utilize and apply evidentiary rules in practical scenarios.
4. Critically assess and evaluate evidentiary rules and their practical application.
5. Evaluate evidentiary rules in terms of equitable application of justice.
This module aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the rules of evidence, specifically within the criminal process, and their practical application within the courtroom.
The law of evidence governs the methods by which matters may be proved within the criminal legal process.
|Application of Number
|Seminar discussions/activities develop individual and group presentation and oral argument + courtroom scenarios
|Improving own Learning and Performance
|Seminar participation and exam preparation develop different aspects of academic research, from understanding and referencing sources through the dissemination of ideas to others orally, and developing written communication skills.
|Library and research skills are fundamental to preparation for seminars and assessed work.
|Personal Development and Career planning
|Recommended topic for any considering working in criminal practice/criminal justice system
|Seminar discussion/preparation and debate
|Research and preparation for seminars and assessments
|Subject Specific Skills
|Reading and understanding legal materials particular to the law of evidence.
|Group activities and discussion.
This module is at CQFW Level 6