Programme And Module Handbook
 
Programme Specification


Date Specification Approved 26/09/2014
College College Arts and Law
School Birmingham Law School
Department Law
Partner College and School
Collaborative Organisation and Form of Collaboration
Qualification and Programme Title CertHE English Law Full-time
Programme Code 5085
Delivery Location Campus
Language of Study English
Length of Programme 1 Year(s)
Accreditations This programme has no outside accreditations
Aims of the Programme To enable students to become familiar with the main characteristic elements of English law and the English legal system, including particularly the authoritative sources of law, the characteristic methods of decision-making, and the principles of selected areas of substantive law.
Programme Outcomes
Students are expected to have Knowledge and Understanding of: Which will be gained through the following Teaching and Learning methods: and assessed using the following methods:
The authoritative sources of English law and its methods of decision making
The major concepts, values, principles and rules of a limited number of fields of English law
Lectures, supervisions and seminars
Examinations and coursework
Students are expected to have attained the following Skills and other Attributes: Which will be gained through the following Teaching and Learning methods: and assessed using the following methods:
To understand and use the English language in contexts involving some legal technicality with a moderate degree of proficiency
To use primary and secondary sources to conduct simple research into issues in English law
To engage in analysis, synthesis, critical judgement and evaluation of aspects of English law
To apply their knowledge of English law to situations of limited complexity in order to provide arguable conclusions for practical problems (actual or hypothetical)
Skill in the use and management of English legal information technology
Lectures, supervisions, seminars and written assignments. Training courses.
Examinations and coursework