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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3047C: Dissertation

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level 6
Credits 30 ECTS Value 15
Term(s) and duration

This module will run during term 1 (12 weeks) and term 2 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Mr Mark Mackarel (Convenor)

Pre-requisites

None

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

No

The Dissertation module is focused around researching and writing an extended piece of legal analysis (10,000 words) in the style of an academic journal article.

The module provides a supportive framework for students to develop their field of study, undertake the research and planning of their paper, to build on established legal writing skills and to explore and test their ideas through the supervision process.

The module includes avenues of formative and summative feedback to ensure consistent student engagement throughout the academic year and for the organic development of student knowledge and skills centred around their research project.

Module created

01/10/1997

Last revised

01/04/2021