Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3160: Family Law: Child 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 in the following order although precise content and order may vary. Lectures on the topics below are complemented by workshops on topics covered scheduled over the two weeks following the lecture:

Block 1: Parentage

Block 2: Parental Responsibility

Block 3: Private Law Children Disputes

Block 4: Public Law and Child Protection

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 Teaching2211x 2 hour Lectures
Scheduled Learning and Teaching4.53 x 1.5 hour Workshops
Guided Independent Study60Individual reading and lecture preparation
Guided Independent Study18Workshop preparation
Guided Independent Study35.5Assessment preparation
Guided Independent Study10Preparation of formative assignment

Online Resources

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