Undergraduate Module Descriptor
LAW1022C: Legal Foundations
This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.
This module aims to provide you with a foundation of core legal skills, which you can use and build-on throughout your life. It also aims to help you to develop in confidence both as a reflective self-motivated learner and a member of a team.
|On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:|
|Module-Specific Skills||1. identify, select relevant information from, and analyse a variety of legal sources using appropriate interpretative techniques and demonstrate an understanding of legal reasoning and its application|
2. demonstrate an understanding of the place of advocacy and negotiation within the practice of law, and a basic understanding of the skills and competencies required to be able to engage successfully in advocacy and negotiation respectively
|Discipline-Specific Skills||3. demonstrate understanding of a range of legal concepts, values, principles, institutions and procedures, and the capability to explain the relationships among them|
4. communicate technical legal information and argument effectively and concisely, orally and in writing, in a manner appropriate to the discipline
|Personal and Key Skills||5. take responsibility for your own learning (with support), and for the work that you complete with others within a group, ensuring that you meet the goals that you set for yourself and your obligations to the other members of the group|
6. reflect upon your own skills development, both orally and in writing, and set and achieve skills development goals