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The Introduction to Legal Studies module is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the court structure, procedures and personnel of the legal system of England, Wales and the European Union. It is also ideal for professional development or for those with an interest in the subject.

Learning and teachingTutor-led classroom sessions, student-led seminars. There will be two Saturday schools for study skills. Your learning and teaching for this module is underpinned by self-directed study.

Coursework and assessmentTo award credits we need to have evidence of the knowledge and skills you have gained or improved The Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies is an intensive one year course designed and pass a short piece of coursework in order to enter the Diploma course..

On the Pathway Programme you will have formal assessments. These will take the form of class tests, written assignments, a course journal or a portfolio.

Your assessments are designed to prepare you for further study in a degree setting In order to write successfully in an academic legal context, students need to be to the problem scenarios and essay titles presented to them in their own words..

Ewing 2007 14th edition Constitutional and administrative law Harlow : Pearson LongmanR.

Wragg 2011 11th edition Walker & Walker's English Legal System Oxford : Oxford University PressLibrary and computing facilitiesAs a student on this course you are entitled to join and use the University’s library and computing facilities.

We aim to provide a confidential advice and support service for any student with a long term medical condition, disability or specific learning difficulty.

We are able to offer one-to-one advice about disability, pre-enrolment visits, liaison with tutors and co-ordinating lecturers, material in alternative formats, arrangements for accessible courses, assessment arrangements, loan equipment and dyslexia screening The BA in Legal Studies provides the knowledge of law needed for employment in a wide variety of sectors and opens the door to further legal study..