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Key information

Key information for current students can be found on our intranet.

A list of all Law staff can be found here.

The Exeter Learning Environment (ELE) provides access to online materials which support your course. In addition to materials which accompany most individual degree modules, ELE also includes more general resources to aid you in your studies, Law specific resources can be found at the ELE Law Gateway and Law School Assessment and Feedback pages.

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Module selection for Year 2

Need help choosing your modules for Year 2? View our Podcast.

Events

Events

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23 January 201912:30

SSIS Employer Workshop: Macfarlanes Application session

Macfarlanes are a distinctive London-based law firm, focusing on their clients and delivering excellence in the international legal market. Join Lindsay Bridges, Graduate Recruitment Advisor, who will be delivering a session on how you can succeed with your application forms. Full details
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23 January 201913:00

Network Analysis for Social Scientists

This workshop provides an introduction for beginners to Social Network Analysis. It gives an overview of key concepts needed to design research that looks at social relations (networks) that connect individual units (actors), so that students can apply social network analysis to their own research.. Full details
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23 January 201914:00

Competition Law and Technology: Competitive or Political Motivation?

Dr Matthew Cole Competition Law and Technology: Competitive or Political Motivation?. Full details
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31 January 201918:30

Social Sciences Careers Speed Networking

Back by popular demand! Hear from alumni speakers working in Government, Foreign Office and Consultancy. We have three alumni working in a variety of sectors who have used their degrees to have successful careers. This will be a fantastic opportunity to hear about the career options open to you, to network with a number of successful alumni, find out about their careers, and learn about what steps you can take to follow a similar path.. Full details
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1 February 201912:30

SSIS Careers: Journalism Workshop: Getting a story on air with Simon Vigar (5 News)

Join Exeter alumnus Simon Vigar (Royal Correspondent for 5 News) for a workshop focusing on delivering a news story, analysing different scenarios and practical ways of dealing with them. There will also be time for a Q&A with Simon about careers in journalism. 'Everything you wanted to know about getting a story on air but were afraid to ask' Exeter alumnus Simon Vigar shares his 30 years experience in broadcast news, which includes everything from major terrorist attacks to Royal weddings. Simon will lead a workshop analysing different scenarios and will look at practical ways of dealing with them. Simon will also reveal some newsgathering top tips on how to stay safe but still get the story. The session will finish with a Q&A. Full details
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5 February 201911:30

SSIS Careers: Life as a commercial lawyer in a regional law firm

Our speaker, corporate solicitor Henry Maples, trained at a large regional full service firm (Foot Anstey) which included a secondment to a large London law firm specialising in private equity work before moving in 2013 to Murrell Associates, a smaller corporate commercial law firm based in Truro, Cornwall. He will share his views on life as a corporate lawyer in a regional firm (large and small) for those interested in such career outside of the major cities. He will also provide some tips on how to demonstrate your commercial awareness – a key question in many job applications. Full details
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6 February 201913:00

Introduction to Discourse Network Analysis (DNA)

Discourse network analysis is a toolbox of research methods for the analysis of actor-based debates, such as policy debates or political discussions. Examples include the policy debates on climate change, pension politics, or around the introduction of large infrastructure projects. Full details
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13 February 201915:30

Seminar Series - 'Religious decline in the West: Unravelling age, period and cohort effects'

Old people tend to be more religious than young people, and Western societies today are less religious than they were in the past. Scholars disagree, though, about what’s changing and why.. Full details
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27 February 201915:30

Seminar Series - “Measuring global gender inequality indicators using large-scale online advertising data”

Abstract TBC. Full details
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28 February 201912:30

SSIS Careers: Working in Public Relations / Communications

Join Alicia De Haldevang (International Relations with Arabic and German, 2010), Public Relations and Digital Communications Manager at Atkins Global, who will deliver a session on what it's like to work in PR and communications. In this interactive workshop, Alicia will cover: An introduction with a career outline PR scenario group task Consolidation on how the skills you learn from your social sciences degree are relevant to your future employers Q&A on what steps you can take to get in to a PR careers The session will cover both UK and Middle Eastern opportunities, the skills required from your social sciences degrees to succeed in PR employment, what steps you can take to do so, as well as a Q&A where you will get the chance to ask our guest speaker the questions on your mind!. Full details
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6 March 201913:30

Data Analysis with R for Social Scientists

Building upon the basic introduction offered to R in workshop 4, this workshop will cover exploratory data analysis, quantitative data analysis, and visualising data using R, as well as introducing the various libraries that a user needs to be familiar with in order to carry out such tasks. Full details
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13 March 201915:30

Seminar Series - “Can genetics tell us anything about voting patterns, including Brexit?”

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20 March 201913:30

Longitudinal Data Analysis for Social Scientists

In this workshop you will learn about the principles of longitudinal data analysis; when it should be used and the advantages and disadvantages of longitudinal methods. Full details
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24 June 2019

Institute of Coding Summer School 2019 at the University of Exeter

For students with little or no experience of programming or coding, the Institute of Coding Summer School at Exeter is an opportunity to enhance your digital skills through a course designed to introduce you to the fundamentals of computer programming and social data analysis. Full details
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18 October 201910:00

Rob Merkin: Plenary Session, Asia-Pacific Insurance Conference

Asia-Pacific Insurance Conference October 2017, Singapore. Full details
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Modules and Programmes

Undergraduate modules

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Postgraduate modules

 

Programme specifications

 

The modules we outline here provide examples of what you can expect to learn on this degree course based on recent academic teaching. The precise modules available to you in future years may vary depending on staff availability and research interests, new topics of study, timetabling and student demand.

Societies, volunteering, social life

In Exeter, thousands of students sign up to over 180 different Guild-affiliated societies. These societies cover a wide range of activities enabling our students to get fully involved with university life. Find out more

Law Societies include:

The Canadian Law Society

  • The Canadian Law Society aims to assist those looking to practice law in Canada. We will host networking events for all students of all disciplines.

Exeter Women and Law

  • A student-run project drawing attention to the challenges faced by women in the legal profession and creating a platform for discussion.

Negotiation Group

  • The University of Exeter Negotiation Group is going to be running a number of workshops and guest lectures in the coming year. Alongside this, we are working closely with the law school, in particular Tia Matt and Paul Rylance, who are looking for students to enter the CEDR national negotiation competition in 2018. Please join the group to keep up to date with the events in this coming year! 

Bracton Law Society

  • The Bracton Law Society is one of Exeter’s largest and most active societies. We cater for all students, whether studying law or otherwise, providing an excellent social calendar year round, as well as various sporting, pro bono, mooting and debating opportunities.  

ELSA Exeter - The European Law Student' Association

  • ELSA is an international, independent, non-political and non-profit-making organisation comprised and run by and for law students and young lawyers.

Exeter Law Review

  • The Exeter Law Review is the flagship legal publication of the University of Exeter Law School. We act as a platform for the exposition of exceptional legal research. 

Exeter European Law Society – EELS

  • Student Society at the University of Exeter. We bring together those interested in a European/ International career in law, be they law or non-law students. We also cater especially for Maitrise/Magister students.

Law School Staff Student Liaison Committee (SSLC)

The University's SSLC Code of Practice states that the purpose of the committee is:

  • To enable students and staff jointly to participate in the composition, management and review of the Law School's provision with a view to improving the quality of teaching and learning.
  • To facilitate greater communication between students and staff within the Law School.
  • To identify and address areas of concern to students and staff.
  • To assist a student contribution at all levels of decision-making concerning unreserved business within the Law School, the College, and the University.
  • To disseminate examples of good practice.
  • To provide documentary evidence of the participation of students in the quality assurance and development of the programmes delivered by the Law School.

The SSLC usually meets twice a term.

Find out more on our intranet pages.

Thriving culture of prizes and scholarships

The Law School has a thriving culture of prizes and scholarships which involves collaboration with, and taking inspiration from influential global Partners. This culture has been introduced and developed with Dr Radek Stech taking up an appointment as the Director of Prizes, Bursaries and Scholarships in November 2015.

Our culture of prizes and scholarships is based upon two core guiding principles: ‘beyond marks’ and ‘beyond money’. The first relates to the criteria upon which the student winners are selected and includes extracurricular activities, community engagement and leadership.  The ‘beyond money’ principle encourages the students to take advantage and think in terms of wider developmental opportunities offered by the donors.

This portfolio is also developed through partnerships with our donors, academic staff, Exeter alumni, and the students with the view to cultivating long term relationships that will lead to improved careers for our students.

Please see below the current list of our prizes and how they align with our culture of prizes and scholarships.

 

Prize nameRequirements
Angelika Shrayh Memorial Prize Awarded annually to the third year LLB  Magister student with the highest overall average mark across all subjects over three years
Edward Elgar Publishing Prize  Awarded for best performance in European Union Law - LAW2034. 
Hart Publishing Prize Awarded for best overall performance in the Law of Trusts - LAW3041. 
Malcolm Mead Prize for Employment Law Awarded annually to the undergraduate student who achieves the best performance in Employment Law - LAW3026.
Michelmores Prize for Land Law Awarded annually to the second year undergraduate student with the best performance in Land Law - LAW2017.
Oxford University Press Law Prize Awarded annually to the best second year LLB student. 
Oxford University Press Victoria Williams Memorial Prize Awarded to first year female with most promising potential.
Michael N. Schmitt Prize in Public International Law Best overall PIL mark - LAW3024.
School of Law Prize  Awarded annually to a student in the School, on the recommendation of the Head of School.
Cartridges Prize Prize for best contribution to Pro Bono 
Baker Prize for Company Law  Awarded to a UG student with the best performance in the Company Law module - LAW3043.
Bloomsbury Professional Prize in Insurance Law Awarded to the best Insurance Law student - LAW3154
Ashurst Outstanding Law Student Prize Awarded to the best overall LLB student - minimum acheivment of 65% combined with excellent extracurricular non-academic achievements.
The DLA European Law Prize  Awarded annually to the first year LLB European student with the highest average mark over the course of their first year of study. 
Tozers Prize for Exceptional Performance in Tort For Exceptional Performance in Tort in 2018
65% minimum and participation in extracurricular activity
Stephen Cretney Prize  Highest average mark in LLB Family Law  module in 2018 - LAW3020

Contact us

Law Office

For Law specific enquiries please contact: 

Emailssis-lawoffice@exeter.ac.uk 
Tel: +44 (0)1392 722044

For a list of professional services staff see here.

 

Education Support

Education support within the SSIS College Office, Hums Education Support, Law Office, Politics Office and Geography Reception have combined to form the new Amory Education Support team.

The team will provide support for all disciplines within Amory.

Support is available from the Amory Info Point on the ground floor of the Amory building - accessible externally or internally. The office is open 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.