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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3168F: Criminal Justice and Evidence

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level 6
Credits 15 ECTS Value 7.5
Term(s) and duration

This module ran during term 2 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Dr Adam McCann (Convenor)

Mr Richard Edwards (Lecturer)

Dr Rebecca Helm (Lecturer)

Pre-requisites

Successful completion of LAW1036 Legal Foundations or LAW2035B Constitutional and Administrative Law.

Students must be on one of the following programmes:

  • INBOUND Semester
  • INBOUND Semester 2
  • One Semester Flexible Combined Honours¬†
  • OAS Law (Dresden)¬†
  • One Semester Law



Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

No

This module will enable you to critically examine criminal justice processes in England and Wales. It is an analytical module that builds upon knowledge of substantive criminal law gained at Level 1 and also borrows from other subject areas such as criminology, EU law, the ECHR and the law of evidence. It broadly follows the chronology of criminal justice processes, from arrest to appeal. The module is contextual in the sense that you will examine how criminal justice processes ‘work’ in their legal and social context, rather than simply looking at legal rules.

Please note, students must be on one of the following programmes:

  • INBOUND Semester 1
  • INBOUND Semester 2
  • One Semester Flexible Combined Honours
  • OAS Law (Dresden)
  • One Semester Law
Module created

14/11/17

Last revised

22/03/2018