School of Law, Politics and Sociology

Hate Crime (M3103)

Hate Crime and the Law

Module M3103

Module details for 2015/16.

15 credits

FHEQ Level 6

Module learning outcomes

Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the key concepts which underlie the term "hate crime".

Critically assess the role that the criminal law plays in preventing and punishing hate crime offenders.

Critically engage with the main theoretical and practical arguments for and against the implementation of different types of hate crime law.

Carry out a piece of independent research into an issue of hate crime relating to law, criminal justice, criminology and/or victimology.

Essay (2000 words)Semester 1 Assessment Week 1 Thu 16:0070.00%
Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.
ProjectT1 Week 11 100.00%

Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.


Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.

TermMethodDurationWeek pattern
Autumn SemesterSeminar2 hours111111111111

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The numbers indicate the weeks of the term and how many events take place each week.

Prof Mark Walters

Convenor, Assess convenor

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