Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3057: Family Law: Adult Relationships

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 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:

  • Introduction and context
  • Relationship formation
  • Relationship dissolution 
  • Financial provision on divorce
  • Cohabitants and the law
  • Domestic violence

 Lectures are complemented by workshops on topics covered scheduled over the two weeks following the lecture.

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 Activities2412 x 2 hour Lectures
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities4.53 x 1.5 hour Workshops
Guided Independent Study58.5Individual reading and lecture preparation
Guided independent study18Workshop preparation
Guided independent study40Assessment preparation
Guided Independent Study5Formative assessment

Online Resources

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