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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3003H: 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
  • Violence against the person
  • Sexual offences
  • Theft
  • Criminal damage
  • Conspiracy, inchoate and accessory liability
  • Defences

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
Scheduled learning and teaching99 x 1 hour tutorials
Scheduled learning and teaching2424 x 1 hour lectures
Guided independent learning177Reading and preparing for tutorials
Guided independent learning90Researching and writing essays

Online Resources

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