|Module Title||ETHICAL AND LEGAL ISSUES|
|Co-ordinator||Professor John Williams|
|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.|
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.
On completion of this module, students will be able to