2022/23 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
LAW2066 Criminal Law
20 creditsClass Size: 20
Module manager: Ms Rosie Fox
Taught: Semester 2 (Jan to Jun) View Timetable
Year running 2022/23
This module is mutually exclusive with
|LAW1141||Introduction to Criminal Law|
This module is not approved as a discovery module
Module summaryThis module is intended to be taken solely by 1+2 Taylors students, in order to ensure cover this QLD subject and have a sufficient range of optional modules open to them (made easier by a weighting of 20, as opposed to 30, credits).
ObjectivesThis module will provide students with the opportunity to learn about key criminal law principles, cases and legislation, and to recognise the different political and cultural contexts in which criminal law operates at national and international level.
By the end of this module students will be able to:
- recognise, identify, state and analyse legal concepts, values, principles and rules of criminal law;
- apply appropriate terminology and legal reasoning to produce a coherent legal account of an issue of some complexity relating to criminal law;
- interpret criminal law information and data to provide a competent insight into the operation of the criminal law and system and their relationship to relevant social, cultural and political contexts;
- recognise the different political and cultural contexts in which criminal law operates at national and international levels.
Foundations of liability
Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
Criminal Law and power
Consent and criminal law (including non-fatal offences)
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||174.00|
|Total Contact hours||26.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||200.00|
Private studyThe online learning element is broken down into 15 minute tasks, there will be 30 x 15 minute tasks overall.
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackStudents will have an opportunity to complete a short formative assessment.
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|Report||Case report presented as a creative visual output of up to 1,500 words or a 6 minute video||60.00|
|Assignment||750 word reflection on the case report and creative process||40.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||100.00|
Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
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