20 Credits SPRING

Pre-requisites: A 2.1 average in the Level 2 Semester 1 Examinations/Coursework is usually required

LAW110, LAW113

Aims/Description: The Criminology Research Paper requires a student to submit a research paper of 6,000 words on a criminological topic that is approved in advance by the module convenor. The aim of the module is to support a student in independently carrying out research, whether library-based or empirical. It may also enable a student to study a subject that is not otherwise covered in depth on their degree. It is the student's responsibility to select the topic and to approach the module convenor for approval. The student may only proceed with research that a member of the criminology staff is willing to supervise. The student should approach the appropriate staff member and seek agreement for the supervision of their project before opting to undertake the research paper.

Restrictions on availability: Only available to final year law students (and BA Soc/Pol). A 2.1 average in the Level 2 Semester 1 Examinations/Coursework is usually required

Staff Contact: SKINNS LAYLA
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Problem solving, Independent Study,
Assessment: Course work

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