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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3215: Cultural Heritage and Digitisation Lab

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

Module Aims

By the end of this module, you will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how to work effectively as a researcher, working across legal, ethical and practical issues. You will learn how to communicate and work as part of a team, and manage your time effectively and efficiently. You will also study at least one targeted research topic in-depth.


During the module, you will receive support, training and mentoring from your tutors to address or resolve one scenario-based or clinical-based legal, ethical or practical question. You will be tasked with conducting original independent research. You may be involved in data collection and production via client interviewing, archival research and/or digitisation.


With this module, you will gain experience across multiple disciplines relevant to a particular topic, as well as academic and practical research methods.

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

This module's assessment will evaluate your achievement of the ILOs listed here – you will see reference to these ILO numbers in the details of the assessment for this module.

On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:
Module-Specific Skills1. Develop methodological research skills, specifically in reading, designing, and conducting experimental research.
2. Demonstrate knowledge of experimental research studies in multiple disciplinaries.
Discipline-Specific Skills3. Exercise informed judgement concerning the practical constraints of conducting research in multiple disciplinaries
4. Exhibit an understanding of the relationship between knowledge and practice.
Personal and Key Skills5. Communicate effectively in a manner appropriate to a professional research environment.
6. Conduct both independent and directed research tasks.
7. Exercise critical judgement in the form of cogent and persuasive writing.