Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3003B: Criminal Law

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 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

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

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activity5522 x 2.5 hour seminars
Guided Independent study88Seminar preparation
Guided Independent study32Formative assessment preparation
Guided Independent study62Summative assessment preparation
Guided Independent study63Individual reading preparation

Online Resources

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