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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW1003: Criminal Law

This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

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

  • The basic components of criminal liability
  • Murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Non-fatal offences
  • Sexual offences
  • Property offences
  • Defences

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 Activities 4020 x 2 hour workshops
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities 2020 x 1 hour support sessions
Guided Independent Study 146Individual study, reading, and research
Guided Independent Study 94Assessment preparation

Online Resources

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