To allow students to research a particular topic of their own choice in law broadly construed;
To allow students to develop expertise in a particular area of law;
To allow students to develop as independent researchers by, for example, developing their research and writing skills.
Module learning outcomes
Advanced knowledge of a particular area of law;
The ability to understand advanced academic work in law;
The ability to construct, structure and write an extended piece of work in law.
Academic and graduate skills
Research skills including: the ability to conduct a literature search; the ability to read and synthesise research material written by others; the ability to structure a long piece of work with multiple sections