Undergraduate Module Descriptor


LAW1003: Criminal Law

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 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:

  • Homicide part 1
  • Homicide part 2
  • Non-fatal offences
  • Sexual offences
  • Theft, Robbery and Burglary
  • Criminal damage
  • Defences
  • Inchoate Offences

Complicity

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
582420

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

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities2222 x 1 hour Lectures
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities13.59 x 1.5 hour Seminars
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities99 x 1 hour Q&A Sessions
Scheduled Learning & Teaching activities13.59 x 1.5 hour syndicate workshops
Guided Independent Study18Preparation for syndicate meetings: case reading exercises x 9
Guided Independent Study18Preparation for syndicate meetings: self-test questions x 9
Guided Independent Study18Preparation for syndicate meetings: preparing problem or essay question x 9
Guided Independent Study18Further reading x 9
Guided Independent Study99 x 1 hour syndicate workshops
Guided Independent Study110Preparation for summative assessment x 1
Guided Independent Study51Preparation for formative assessments x 2

Online Resources

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