Undergraduate Module Descriptor
LAW3175: Medical Ethics and Law Foundations
This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 academic year.
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 to health care provision
- Ethical foundations
- Consent and mental capacity
- Beginning of life
- End of life
Learning and Teaching
This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||Guided independent study||Placement / study abroad|
...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:
|Category||Hours of study time||Description|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||22||11 x 2 hour lectures|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||4.5||3 x 1.5 hour seminars|
|Guided Independent Study||55||Individual Reading and Lecture Preparation|
|Guided independent study||18||Workshop Preparation|
|Guided independent study||10.5||Formative Assessment Preparation|
|Guided Independent Study||40||Summative Assessment Preparation|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).
Online databases, including LexisLibrary and Westlaw.