|UCAS course code||M201|
|Location||Truro and Penwith College|
English Legal System: Sources of Law (TRUR1214)
This module is intended to introduce students to the sources of law in England and Wales. This will include examining the development of the English legal system and the creation of law by both parliament and the courts. There will also be discussion of the influence of international agreements on English and Welsh law.
English Legal System: Legal Process (TRUR1215)
This module will focus on the application of law in the courts. This will involve examination of the process of both criminal investigation and civil litigation, including trial process and appeals.
Professional Practice (TRUR1217)
Within this module students will gain an insight into the legal profession and related professional opportunities, as well as having the chance to develop relevant practical skills. These will include outline lectures on different legal topics with an introduction to practice. Learners will also undertake a work placement.
Criminology and Crime Problems (TRUR1218)
Students will develop an in-depth understanding of criminological theories of offending and the extent to which crime happens. A range of theories, frameworks and paradigms will be explored and analysed to develop an understanding of the application of criminological principles to law enforcement and criminal justice agencies.
Restorative Justice and Victims of Crime (TRUR1219)
This module is intended to encourage students to think about the practical influence of criminology on the criminal justice system, with particular reference to mechanisms of restorative justice and the role of victims in the criminal justice process.
Law of Torts (TRUR1272)
This module will introduce students to tortious principles in general and then develop their knowledge and understanding of a range of particular torts including (but not limited to) negligence, nuisance, trespass, and defamation. There will also be some consideration of relevant defences and remedies. Assessment will enable students to develop skills of legal problem solving.
Research Project (TRUR2211)
This module is intended to provide students with an opportunity to build on the skills essential for students of law, including location of information, analysis of cases and preparing and presenting information in a (including use of a law library and electronic sources).
Criminological and Penal Theory (TRUR2212)
The module begins by considering the many theories that have shaped criminological debates about crime and punishment. This will require extended consideration of key theories relating to penal policy and practice. There will also be discussion of social issues that affect criminal justice policy, such as gender and socio-economic status.
Youth Justice (TRUR2213)
Students will examine the criminal justice system from the perspective of young offenders, who are usually tried and sentenced in a different manner to adult offenders. There will be a consideration of the nature of childhood and child development, as well as some comparison with youth justice systems around the world
Law of Contract (TRUR2272)
This module will introduce students to the essential principles that underpin contractual obligations. These will be considered in relation to contract formation, the terms of a contract, vitiating factors, discharge and remedies for breach.
Public Law (TRUR2273)
Students will examine fundamental theories and principles of constitutional and administrative law, and their application and practice within the British constitution.
Criminal Law (TRUR2274)
Students will consider the general requirements needed to prove criminal liability, and then consider these in the context of a range of criminal offences. Students will also investigate the defences that can be raised by a defence team.
How to apply
Completing this course enables you to progress onto these related courses and programmes with the University of Plymouth at level 5 or level 6, as specifically defined by this programme’s progression agreement.
For further information, including the progression from foundation degree form, please visit https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/business-partners/partnerships/academic-partnerships/study-guide/progression-to-honours-degree
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