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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW2701: Law Placement

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

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

  • Year 2 Securing your Placement – Review of expectations/responsibilities during the placement search and placement approval process (including how to seek approval for a placement, health and safety and risk assessment).
  • Health and Safety and what to do when you secure a placement.
  • Professionalism in the Workplace: Ethics and Culture.
  • Introduction to placement year academic assessments.
  • Pre-Placement Briefing Session – Student Responsibilities and Support.

  • OPTIONAL: skills sessions, mock interviews, etc.
  • OPTIONAL: Appointments with Employability and Placement Advisors to review student progress in securing a professional placement and advise on CV/LinkedIn and applications.

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 activity8Lectures (online recorded) & synchronous sessions
Guided Independent Study16Individual participation in e-learning tasks, research of potential roles, writing applications, etc.

Online Resources

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

ELE – LAW2701 – Law Placement

Career Zone on-line careers resources: