Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW1022C: Legal Foundations

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.


NQF Level 4
Credits 30 ECTS Value 15
Term(s) and duration

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

Academic staff

Dr William White (Convenor)





Available via distance learning


This module gives you a dynamic introduction to the law and to legal practice. By working towards and taking part in two mock tribunals and/or court hearings, you will:

  • start to develop key academic, study and legal skills, using real world examples, practical experience, and role-play;
  • explore the primary sources of English law and the role of lawyers within the legal system;
  • begin your development of the important legal practice skills of advocacy, negotiation, interviewing and the giving of advice, within a framework of professional ethics and teamwork.

Moreover, this module supports you in recognizing the importance of self-reflection in study and professional practice.

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