Undergraduate Module Descriptor
LAW3029: Discrimination Law
This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.
It is envisaged that the syllabus will include the following topics. Precise content and order may vary.
Introduction to Discrimination Law – History, theoretical background, patterns of discrimination
Prohibited Conduct: direct & indirect discrimination, disability, harassment, victimisation
Grounds/Protected Characteristics: Age, disability, race, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation
Conflicting protections: multiculturalism, religion, gender and sexual orientation
Structural issues: sexual harassment, racial profiling, disability discrimination, intersectional discrimination
Beyond the UK context: international examples – 3 case studies
Learning and Teaching
This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||Guided independent study||Placement / study abroad|
...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:
|Category||Hours of study time||Description|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||46||23 x 2 hour Lectures (including introductory and revision sessions)|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||9||6 x 1.5 hour Workshops|
|Guided Independent Study||120||Individual reading and lecture preparation|
|Guided independent study||35||Workshop preparation|
|Guided independent study||80||Summative assessment preparation|
|Guided Independent Study||10||Formative assessment preparation|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).