Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3081C: Copyright, Confidence, Remedies and Theories

This module descriptor refers to the 2012/3 academic year.

Module Aims

You will learn about the ways in which the intellectual property system has developed, and why it operates as it does. In so doing, you will develop skills that will enable you to think about the system in an analytical manner. You will also cover the practical aspects, such as registration procedures where appropriate.

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

This module's assessment will evaluate your achievement of the ILOs listed here – you will see reference to these ILO numbers in the details of the assessment for this module.

On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:
Module-Specific Skills1. recognise, recall, explain and analyse the rules and underlying rationale of aspects of intellectual property law
2. recall and explain the different influences upon intellectual works
3. understand some of the challenges facing aspects of IP law
Discipline-Specific Skills4. demonstrate ability to integrate and assess information from primary and secondary legal sources using appropriate interpretative techniques
5. demonstrate your ability to critically analyse the substance & rationale of IP law
6. identify and analyse problems arising from the manner in which IP law is currently implemented
Personal and Key Skills7. select, prioritise, analyse and organise your research to a strict deadline, in order to construct original argument
8. demonstrate ability to plan and undertake tasks, individually and with others, with minimum guidance, to reflect critically on the learning process and make use of feedback
9. develop your ability to become an active learner, and to have an appropriate conception of how to apply what you have learnt in Practice