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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3700: Law with Legal Placement: Placement Module

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

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Placements for this module will be secured by the Law School. You will be provided with suitable preparatory materials and appropriate guidance during the second year of the degree and required to complete a non-credit bearing on-line module in professionalism. You will join your employer without returning to Exeter at the start of your third year and will re-join your Exeter degree programme at the start of your fourth year. The legal placement will run from early October until the end of March. Whilst on placement you will take direction from your host organisation.

Following selection onto the LLB with Legal Placement Programme in your second year, you will be required to ensure that all necessary paperwork is completed in due time, and to attend preparatory meetings. You will be provided with contact details for both the host organisation and for Exeter University. You will be asked to maintain regular contact with the Programme Director at Exeter, who will also visit you during the placement.  Your workload, hours etc. will be negotiated by yourself and the organisation hosting your placement. You must liaise with your potential final year dissertation supervisor (see LAW3047B) during your placement and keep the Programme Director informed of your dissertation plan progress.

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
Legal Work Placement1200Varies by organisation

Online Resources

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