Undergraduate Module Descriptor
LAW3151A: Research Paper
This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 academic year.
Whilst the precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover all or some of the following topics:
- Whole cohort research training sessions that support you to get started with your research, on topics such as ideas mapping and setting research questions, research methods and methodologies, advanced library skills, and producing extended writing in law.
- Individual supervision meetings with your assigned supervisor.
- Peer-facilitated learning spaces.
Learning and Teaching
This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||Guided independent study||Placement / study abroad|
...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:
|Category||Hours of study time||Description|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||2||2 x 1 hour individual supervision meetings|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||6||4 x 1.5 hour whole cohort research training sessions|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||6||3 x 2 hour peer-facilitated sessions|
|Guided independent study||6||Learning log|
|Guided independent study||16||Identifying and locating research materials|
|Guided Independent Study||57||Drafting and writing up|
|Guided Independent Study||57||Carrying out research, reading and taking notes|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).