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Postgraduate Module Descriptor


LAWM686: Approaches to Research in Law (ESRC)

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level7
Credits15 ECTS Value7.5
Term(s) and duration

This module will run during term 1 (12 weeks)

Academic staff

Professor Anne Barlow ()

Pre-requisites

None

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

No

Undertaking research in law can involve a wide range of methodological approaches, separately or in combination. Learning how best to develop a methodology, and one which is suited to your project, is an essential part of the process of becoming a successful researcher. With this module, you will explore and learn about a number of existing approaches through interactive teaching sessions led by scholars with established expertise in the fields/approaches under discussion.

This module is compulsory for students registered on the MRes programme and open to all postgraduate research students at any stage of their study. There is no pre-requisite module, but if you are an MRes student you are expected to register for all the required modules as per the MRes degree specification.

Module created

01/10/2008

Last revised

04/08/2022