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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3031: Discrimination Law in Context

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

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

It is envisaged that the syllabus will include the following topics. Precise content and order may vary.


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 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 Teaching Activities2211 x 2 hour Lectures (including introductory and revision sessions)
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities4.53 x 1.5 hour Workshops
Guided Independent Study55Individual reading and lecture preparation
Guided independent study17.5Workshop preparation
Guided independent study45Summative assessment preparation
Guided Independent Study6Formative assessment preparation

Online Resources

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