Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3003B: Criminal Law

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics:

  • Killing part 1

  • Killing part 2

  • Violence against the person

  • Rape

  • Crimes of dishonesty

  • Criminal damage

  • Defences

  • Extended liability (parties to crime and inchoate crimes)

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Learning and Teaching activity2222 x 1 hour Lectures
Guided independent study189 x 2 hour peer-led syndicate meetings & activities
Learning and Teaching activity189 x 2 hour teacher-led seminars
Guided Independent Study45Individual reading and lecture preparation
Guided Independent study45Syndicate Preparation
Guided Independent study45Seminar preparation
Guided Independent study31Formative assessment preparation
Guided Independent study58Summative assessment preparation
Learning and Teaching Activity189 x 2 hour drop-in teacher-led surgeries

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).