Undergraduate Module Descriptor
LAW3176: Researching Public International Law
This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.
This is a research-led module where you will collectively decide, in agreement with the convener, on the substantive area for research which will broadly fall within public international law. This is likely to be in response to contemporary issues or debates in public international law. The primary aim of this module is to enable you to publish in a peer-reviewed journal, developing advanced level skills in research, writing and collaboration. It is hoped that you will consider further research and study within public international law at postgraduate level. It is anticipated that the development of research skills will be transferable to other areas of further study, or to employment where research and writing skills are required.
|On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:|
|Module-Specific Skills||1. Identify, research and write an article in public international law, suitable for publication.|
2. Demonstrate critical analysis of issues in public international law through writing and discussion.
|Discipline-Specific Skills||3. Demonstrate capacity understand, analyse and synthesise a range of legal and non-legal sources.|
4. Critically evaluate a discrete area of law, and demonstrate the ability to contribute to a field of debate.
|Personal and Key Skills||5. Develop effective and critical research and writing skills.|
6. work collaboratively with others, and under supervision, towards agreed goals.