Undergraduate Module Descriptor
LAW3156F: Immigration, Nationality and Asylum Law
This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.
This module aims to provide you with an understanding of some aspects of the legal structures and the regulation of immigration control, nationality law and asylum in the UK. The module will place legal controls in their historical, social, and political context. It, will require you to demonstrate in-depth understanding of some key legal principles and enable you to analyse them within an inter-relating multi-level structure of governance and to consider how these principle reflect the inter-relationship of law and social and political pressures.
|On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:|
|Module-Specific Skills||1. Demonstrate detailed knowledge of aspects of the main sources, history and current framework of immigration, nationality and asylum law in the UK and of a range of major concepts, values and principles relevant to its application;|
2. Demonstrate critical awareness of a range of social and contextual implications of the area of immigration, nationality and asylum law;
|Discipline-Specific Skills||3. Demonstrate detailed knowledge of some relevant legal concepts and their contextual/social/political implications|
4. Identify, explain and apply some relevant rules and theories.
|Personal and Key Skills||5. Plan and undertake tasks, individually, with minimum guidance, to reflect critically on the learning process and make use of feedback|
6. Work independently within a limited time frame to complete a sustained piece of academic writing of the necessary quality