Undergraduate Module Descriptor
LAW3175: Medical Ethics and Law Foundations
This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.
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:
Introduction to health care provision
Consent and mental capacity
Beginning of life
End of life
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||22||11 x 2 hour lectures|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||4.5||3 x 1.5 hour seminars|
|Guided Independent Study||55||Individual Reading and Lecture Preparation|
|Guided independent study||18||Workshop Preparation|
|Guided independent study||10.5||Formative Assessment Preparation|
|Guided Independent Study||40||Summative Assessment Preparation|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).
online databases, including LexisLibrary and Westlaw.