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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3167: Access to Justice Clinic

This module descriptor refers to the 2020/1 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

It is envisaged that the syllabus will include the following topics, although precise content and order may vary.

  • Legal FAQs, forms and recourse
  • Criminal justice, housing, disability, benefits, debt and employment law
  • Poverty, (mental) health, race and ethnicity, gender, age and the law

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 Activity104 x 2.5 hour training seminars in week 1 of term 1
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activity126 x 2 hour drop-in surgeries with convenor
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activity4422 x 2 hour public legal surgeries
Guided Independent Study134Individual reading, research, advice, writing, and study: seminar and surgery preparation and consolidation
Guided Independent Study80Summative assessment preparation
Guided Independent Study20Formative assessment preparation

Online Resources

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