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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3105C: Access to Justice 2

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the module will cover some or all of the following topics:

  • Listening to clients
  • Interviewing
  • Note taking
  • Issue Spotting
  • Asking Difficult Questions
  • Dealing with clients who are distressed or angry
  • Confidentiality
  • Signposting
  • Helping with forms
  • Basic debt counselling
  • Basic housing and welfare law
  • Basic mediation skills
  • Working as part of a legal team
  • Learning from professionals


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 Activities30Attendance at Dracaena Centre Law Clinic, court help desk and other law clinic outreach projects.
Scheduled teaching and learning Activities217 x 3 hour tutor-led workshops
Independent study50Preparation of reflective skills portfolio
Guided independent or group study49Preparation for clinical work, including on-line skills and knowledge training

Online Resources

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