Undergraduate Module Descriptor
LAW3003H: Criminal Law
This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.
This module is only available to students studying for the JD on the HKUST-Exeter Programmes in Law. The module aims to make you fully conversant with the main criminal law offences; aware of the complexity of definitional issues; aware of the major theoretical debates within the field of criminal law: and able to argue with confidence on relevant ethical and doctrinal issues.
|On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:|
|Module-Specific Skills||1. demonstrate detailed and comprehensive knowledge of criminal law and a substantial range of major concepts, values and principles relevant to its application|
2. demonstrate ability to identify, explain and critically evaluate key issues in criminal law and to apply relevant rules and theories
|Discipline-Specific Skills||3. demonstrate detailed and comprehensive knowledge of legal concepts and their contextual, social, and political implications|
4. demonstrate ability to apply legal knowledge to a problem or case study and to suggest a conclusion supported by relevant arguments
|Personal and Key Skills||5. demonstrate ability to manage relevant learning resources, information, and learning strategies, and to develop own arguments and opinions with minimum guidance|
6. demonstrate ability to work independently and to manage time efficiently in preparing for scheduled learning activities, exercises and assessment