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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3003B: Criminal Law

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

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

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:

  • Homicide part 1
  • Homicide part 2
  • Non-fatal offences
  • Sexual offences
  • Theft, Robbery and Burglary
  • Criminal damage
  • Defences
  • Inchoate Offences
  • Complicity

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Learning and Teaching activity2222 x 1 hour Lectures
Learning and Teaching activities13.59 x 1.5 hour syndicate workshop
Learning and Teaching activity13.59 x 1.5 hour seminars
Learning and Teaching Activity99 x 1 hour Q&A sessions
Guided Independent study36Preparation for seminar
Guided Independent study90Individual reading and lecture preparation
Guided Independent study30Formative assessment preparation and completion
Guided Independent study50Summative assessment preparation and completion

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).