Undergraduate Module Descriptor
LAW3174: Legal Charity
This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.
The module aims to provide you with an in-depth knowledge of a range of legal issues concerning the charity sector. Drawing on a broad and international literature, including the published and active research of the module lecturer, this module will encourage you to learn critically and communicate clearly, both orally and in writing. It will also improve your skills of legal analysis and legal argument, engage you in philosophical and legal debate, and invite you to consider carefully the process of legal development and questions of policy.
|On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:|
|Module-Specific Skills||1. Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of certain aspects of the law relating to charities|
2. Identify, explain and critically evaluate key issues in the law of charities and to apply relevant rules and principles established by case law and statute
|Discipline-Specific Skills||3. Apply legal knowledge and understanding to a task and suggest a conclusion supported by relevant argument and authority|
4. Integrate and assess information from primary and secondary legal sources, using appropriate interpretative and evaluative techniques
5. Select, integrate and present relevant law and legal argument coherently and reflectively, orally and in writing
|Personal and Key Skills||6. Develop your own arguments and opinions with minimum guidance|
7. Communicate and engage in debate and legal analysis, accurately and effectively, orally and in writing
8. Identify, retrieve and use efficiently a range of legal resources with minimum guidance
9. Work independently and manage time efficiently in preparing for scheduled activities, including seminars, and formative and summative assessments