Module Identifier PGM0410  
Academic Year 2000/2001  
Co-ordinator Professor John Williams  
Semester Semester 2  
Other staff Ms Allison Coleman, Ms Francoise Jarvis, Dr Diane Rowland  
Course delivery Contact Hours   5 x 3 hours sessions  
Assessment Course work   1 written assignment   100%  
  Resit assessment   Students will have to resubmit any component of the above which they fail to complete to a satisfactory standard.    

Brief description
The aim of this module is to provide students with an awareness and appreciation of the legal and ethical aspects of research activity in a social science context. This will explore issues of legal protection given to certain categories of information and material, the legal status of research output and ethical issues which arise in the conduct of research and in relation to the dissemination of research findings.

Learning outcomes
On completion of this module, students will be able to