Professional Liability (M3014)
Module details for 2011 cohort.
FHEQ Level 6
Professional Liability encompasses a range of areas of law - notably tort, contract, criminal law, professional regulation and self-regulation - which govern the activities of professionals. This module will examine this specialist area of law, looking at the nature and definition of professions, the general legal and regulatory principles, and their application to selected professions.
Additional Learning Tasks
Students of this level 6 module will be able to demonstrate a coherent and detailed knowledge and understanding of the legal rules, concepts and principles of the subject including those at the forefront of the discipline; the ability to present legal arguments and solve problems using the concepts and techniques of the subject; the ability to analyse critically the current law based upon a reading of the primary sources of law and critical academic analysis and to comment critically upon research and scholarship in the discipline. Students will further be able to work independently, demonstrating legal research skills and to communicate their ideas effectively.
|Unseen Examination||End of Year Assessment||50.00%|
|Essay (4000 words)||End of Year Assessment Week 1 Mon 16:00||50.00%|
Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.
Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.
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