Hate Crime and the Law

Module code: M3103
Level 6
15 credits in autumn semester
Teaching method: Seminar
Assessment modes: Essay, Coursework

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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.