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2022/23 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

LAW9006 Study Abroad: Law with German Law

120 creditsClass Size: 30

Module manager: Dr Chloe Wallace

Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun) View Timetable

Year running 2022/23


LAW2660Preparation for the Year Abroad

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Module summary

During this module, students spend a year studying Law in one of our partner universities.


This module gives students the opportunity to:

- make substantial linguistic progress in German over a wide range of registers;

- face the linguistic, intellectual and psychological challenges of living in another country;

- acquire a deeper knowledge and appreciation of German culture;

- enhance their knowledge of German law;

- place their study of German law within the wider social and cultural context;

- experience German culture and German legal culture first hand and gained intercultural competence.

Learning outcomes
Students will have the opportunity to:

- gain a knowledge of elements of foundational private and public German law;

- gain a knowledge of further areas of German law;

- learn how to work with German legal instruments;

- gain a specialised knowledge of legal German.

Skills outcomes
Students will have had the opportunity to acquire:
- skills of adaptability and cultural flexibility;
- skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility;
- decision making;
- improved fluency and proficiency in German.


Students must take at least 40 ECTS credits of German Law subjects offered by the partner university. They must, in addition, complete a reflective learning journal and submit a series of reflections. Those reflections will require them to consider issues of educational, cultural and legal similarity an difference

Students are not permitted to study subjects which are substantively similar to those already taken in Leeds.

Teaching methods

Private study hours1,200.00
Total Contact hours0.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)1,200.00

Private study

The School is committed to providing an excellent student education and experience. This will involve a variety of teaching methods and follow a blended learning model, including meaningful on-campus in-person teaching for all students. Further information regarding teaching delivery will follow.

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Formal monitoring is undertaken by the host institution. Leeds staff monitor through the submission of reflections over the year, the receipt of marks where available, and ongoing pastoral contact.

Methods of assessment

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
In-course Assessment.100.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

There is no reading list for this module

Last updated: 29/04/2022 15:29:06


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