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Postgraduate Module Descriptor


LAWM067: Carriage of Goods by Sea

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

How this Module is Assessed

In the tables below, you will see reference to 'ILO's. An ILO is an Intended Learning Outcome - see Aims and Learning Outcomes for details of the ILOs for this module.

Formative Assessment

A formative assessment is designed to give you feedback on your understanding of the module content but it will not count towards your mark for the module.

Form of assessmentSize of the assessment (eg length / duration)ILOs assessedFeedback method
Individual oral presentation of a critical commentary on a seminar topic10 minutes1-7Oral feedback from the lecturer and other students
Written formative assignment (mid-term)1,500 words1-7Written comments from the lecturer with oral feedback on request

Summative Assessment

A summative assessment counts towards your mark for the module. The table below tells you what percentage of your mark will come from which type of assessment.

CourseworkWritten examsPractical exams
10000

...and this table provides further details on the summative assessments for this module.

Form of assessment% of creditSize of the assessment (eg length / duration)ILOs assessedFeedback method
Essay807,500 words1-7Formal written feedback and an opportunity for oral feedback from the lecturer.
Presentation20Group presentation 10 minutes1-7Formal written feedback and an opportunity for oral feedback from the lecturer and other students

Re-assessment

Re-assessment takes place when the summative assessment has not been completed by the original deadline, and the student has been allowed to refer or defer it to a later date (this only happens following certain criteria and is always subject to exam board approval). For obvious reasons, re-assessments cannot be the same as the original assessment and so these alternatives are set. In cases where the form of assessment is the same, the content will nevertheless be different.

Original form of assessmentForm of re-assessmentILOs re-assessedTimescale for re-assessment
Essay (7,500 words)Essay (7,500 words)1-7August/September re-assessment period
Presentation (10 minutes)Individual presentation (10 minutes)1-7August/September re-assessment period