Corruption and the Law (954M3)
30 credits, Level 7 (Masters)
You will examine the ways legal systems seek to control the problem of corruption and bribery.
The module initially focuses on the regulation of bribery in domestic law, examining the Bribery Act 2010.
It then examines the domestic law of other national jurisdictions before turning to consider the position under international law. It focuses on anti-corruption agreements including the United Nations Convention Against Corruption and the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organised Crime.
100%: Written assessment (Essay)
Contact hours and workload
This module is 300 hours of work. This breaks down into 22 hours of contact time and 278 hours of independent study.
This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.
This module is offered on the following courses: