Module Identifier LAM2020  
Academic Year 2000/2001  
Co-ordinator Professor Christopher Harding  
Semester Semester 2  
Course delivery Lecture   4 Hours introductory and concluding sessions  
  Seminars / Tutorials   10 x 1 hour autonomous learning group sessions  
  Practical   10 x 2 hours  
Assessment Presentation   1 x oral    
  Course work   2 x 2000 word pieces of written work    
  Resit assessment   Resubmission of failed coursework    

Brief description
This module will provide subject-specific training in research aims and methodology in the legal field and cognate areas of interdisciplinary research.

Main Topics:
Methodology of legal research; legal sources and materials; legal argumentation and critique
Theoretical perspectives on interdisciplinary research
Socio-legal research: definition, scope and theoretical orientations
Quantitative and qualitative methodology in criminological research and other socio-legal contexts
Historical sources and material
Literary sources
Economic analysis of law
International materials and documentation
European materials and documentation
Working on the law/science/medicine interface
Dissemination of research work