Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3151A: Research Paper

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


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

This module ran during term 1 (12 weeks)

Academic staff

Dr Helena Wray (Convenor)





Available via distance learning


This Module is available to take in Term 1.

In this module, you will produce a research paper of 6,000 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. You can register only once for this module i.e. you cannot also do a Research Paper in term 2. The module cannot be taken along with any of the Dissertation modules (LAW3047, LAW3047A, LAW3063, or LAW3151B).

2. If you have completed LAW2151 then you may not register for this module.

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