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2022/23 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

LAW9007 Study Abroad: Law with Hispanic 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 Spanish 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 the culture of a Spanish speaking country;

- enhance their knowledge of the law of a Spanish speaking country;

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

- experience the culture and legal culture of a Spanish speaking country first hand and gained intercultural competence.

Learning outcomes
Students will have the opportunity to:

- gain a knowledge of elements of foundational private and public law of a Spanish speaking country;

- gain a knowledge of further areas of the law of a Spanish speaking country;

- learn how to work with the legal instruments of a Spanish speaking country;

- gain a specialised knowledge of legal Spanish.

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 Spanish.


Students must take at least 40 ECTS credits, or equivalent, of 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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