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Postgraduate Module Descriptor


LAWM687: Socio-Legal Research Skills

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

Overview

NQF Level7
Credits30 ECTS Value15
Term(s) and duration

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

Academic staff

Professor Richard Moorhead ()

Pre-requisites

None

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

No

This module builds on the generic MRes research training modules (Data Sources and Data Collection in the Social Sciences, Social Science Data Analysis) and Approaches to Research in Law (ESRC remit students). It will deepen your understanding of methods and techniques in socio-legal research, developing a critical understanding of data sources, data collection, and analysis in empirical research in law as well as the ethical issues raised.

Teaching sessions will be a mixture of staff-led discussion, student presentations, and practical exercises. Preparation for classes, which may include the submission of exercises in advance, will be essential.

Module created

01/10/2007

Last revised

04/08/2022