Introduction to Law and Ethics module (LW51110)

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Credits

30

Module code

LW51110

This module is designed to assist students in understanding the distinctions between different areas of law, such as criminal law and civil law; public and private law; national law and international law. It includes discussion of key terminology and concepts and explains the structure of the UK courts. It also introduces key ethical concepts and offers practice in ethical reasoning.

Component 1: Law and Legal Systems

Component 2:  Legal Sources

Component 3: Legal Research

Component 4: Deontology and Utilitarianism

Component 5: Principlism and Virtue Ethics

Component 6: Caring and Particularist Ethics