Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3047A: Comparative Law Dissertation

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


NQF Level 6
Credits 30 ECTS Value 15
Term(s) and duration

This module ran during term 1 (12 weeks) and term 2 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Dr Helena Wray (Lecturer)


Being registered on the LLB with International Studies or on the LLB with European Studies.



Available via distance learning


In this module, you will produce a comparative dissertation of 12,000 words on a legal or socio-legal topic of your choice. Your supervisor will guide your research and writing according to an individually agreed framework, but you are largely expected to determine your own deadlines and define your own work programme in order to meet the final submission deadline set by the Law School.

The module convenor will finalise the allocation of supervisors/ supervisees and will provide general guidance about supervision arrangements.


1. The module cannot be taken together with the Dissertation module (LAW3047), nor with the Research Paper modules (LAW3151A and LAW3151B)

2. This module is compulsory for LLB with International Studies.

3. This module is optional for LLB with European Studies

4. This module is NOT available for LLB students

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