LW3A99-Law Year Abroad: Semester II

Module Provider: School of Law
Number of credits: 60 [30 ECTS credits]
Level:6
Terms in which taught: Spring / Summer term module
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Module version for: 2016/7

Module Convenor: Prof Chris Newdick

Email: c.newdick@reading.ac.uk

Summary module description:
To study law under the supervision of a university in the EU with whom the Law School has an exchange contract.

Aims:
To permit students to pursue a course of study in law at an EU university.

Assessable learning outcomes:
By the end of the module it is expected that students will have:

  • a knowledge and understanding of the techniques and some substantive content of the foreign legal system and, where relevant, development of related language skills.

Additional outcomes:
By the end of the module it is expected that students will have:

  • developed their skills in oral communication and independent learning;
  • taken advantage of the opportunity to develop foreign language skills.

Outline content:
As designated by Host University.

Brief description of teaching and learning methods:
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Penalties for late submission:
The Module Convenor will apply the following penalties for work submitted late, in accordance with the University policy.

  • where the piece of work is submitted up to one calendar week after the original deadline (or any formally agreed extension to the deadline): 10% of the total marks available for the piece of work will be deducted from the mark for each working day (or part thereof) following the deadline up to a total of five working days;
  • where the piece of work is submitted more than five working days after the original deadline (or any formally agreed extension to the deadline): a mark of zero will be recorded.

  • The University policy statement on penalties for late submission can be found at: http://www.reading.ac.uk/web/FILES/qualitysupport/penaltiesforlatesubmission.pdf
    You are strongly advised to ensure that coursework is submitted by the relevant deadline. You should note that it is advisable to submit work in an unfinished state rather than to fail to submit any work.

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    Last updated: 21 December 2016

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