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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW2701: Law Placement

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

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:

  • 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.
  • Student responsibilities and support.
  • Skills sessions and mock interviews.
  • CVs, 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 activities202 x 1 hour workshops and 9 x 2 hour workshops.
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: