Postgraduate Module Descriptor
LAWM689: The Family, Law and Social Change
This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.
Seminar 1: Family Definition and the Law - Responses to Social Change and Medical Technology
Seminar 2: Equality and Vulnerability – autonomy, financial remedies and shared parenting.
Seminar 4: The legal meaning of domestic violence: a struggle between accepted and marginalised knowledge.
Seminar 5: Cultural and religious diversity, child protection and marriage.
Seminar 6: Student-led seminar
Oral Presentation on topic critiquing article of student's choice relevant to selected summative essay topic.
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||15 hours||6 x 2.5 hour seminars|
|Guided independent study||135 hours||Independent study|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).