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LAW6022   Understanding Law and Legal Systems   (0 credits)

Year Running: 2018/2019
Credit level: F7
Additional Information   Only available to students on LAWT117


This module is one of the first taught on the MA (Law) programme and is designed to achieve a number of different objectives. In essence, its main role is to introduce students to the topic of law, and to encourage them to think creatively about the purpose of law. In addition, students will be taught basic legal skills and given an introduction into the legal systems and materials that they will be dealing with throughout the remainder of the degree.


Reading List

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Teaching Methods

Delivery Type Hours
Independent 181.0
Seminar 16.0

Methods of assessment

Assessment Type Duration % of formal assessment Semester
Exam 3.0 100 % S1