Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3030: Introduction to Discrimination Law

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

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

It is envisaged that the syllabus will include the following topics. Precise content and order may vary.

Introduction to Discrimination Law – History, theoretical background, patterns of discrimination

Prohibited Conduct: direct & indirect discrimination, disability, harassment, victimisation

Grounds/Protected Characteristics: Age, disability, race, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation

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 Activities1812 x 1.5 hour Lectures (including introductory and revision sessions)
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities63 x 2 hour Workshops
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities21 x 2 hour feedback sessions for individual discussion of formatives
Guided independent study60Individual Reading and Lecture Preparation
Guided Independent Study 17.5Workshop preparation
Guided Independent Study 37.5Summative assessment preparation
Guided Independent Study9Formative assessment preparation

Online Resources

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