Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW1012B: Introduction to Law

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 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:

  • Understanding case reports
  • Some basic constitutional principles
  • Case law
  • Legislation
  • Criminal trials
  • Civil trials
  • Some basic ideas about justice
  • Problem questions

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
Guided independent study131Reading
Guided independent study3Multiple choice questions
Guided independent study16Questions for reflection