LW7099 - Litigation & Evidence Tutorials

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What will I learn on this module?

This module is a supplementary module delivered on the Bar Professional Training Course. It is designed to build on foundation knowledge and provide exam-style practice for the Litigation & Evidence centralised assessments relating to Civil, Criminal and Evidential procedures.

On completion of this module, you will be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of the format and content of the Litigation & Evidence assessments, and developed your ability to apply the main procedural and evidential rules relevant to civil and criminal matters.

How will I learn on this module?

The module will be delivered through small group sessions. You will also be expected to engage in some independent learning to consolidate your learning and prepare for group sessions, including revision of key syllabus areas and topics covered in your criminal, civil and evidence lectures and classes. Through your direct learning in timetabled sessions you will have the opportunity to engage with formative self-test and multiple choice questions through mock exam papers. You will also receive a one-to one session with your tutor who will give feedback on your revision notes for your criminal, civil and evidence assessments.

How will I be supported academically on this module?

The University is well placed to support you in learning and research with an excellent library and teaching facilities, access to on-line legal databases and resources and appropriate software.

This module will be managed by your designated Module Tutor who will be responsible for guiding you in your engagement and learning on the module. You may communicate with your Module Tutor by email or telephone and are encouraged to make contact if you encounter any difficulties relating to any aspect of the module.

Academic support is also available through feedback in the small group sessions. You will have the opportunity to practice mock exam style questions and feedback will be given in the small group sessions. As above, a one-to-one session with your tutor will also be available. At a programme level you will be supported by the Programme Leader who will provide pastoral support throughout the module and the programme as a whole.

The Programme Administration and Student Liaison teams are responsible for the non-academic administration of the module in conjunction with the Bar Standards Board; they will contact you throughout the duration of your module with details about the centralised assessments, and other issues.

What will I be expected to read on this module?

All modules at Northumbria include a range of reading materials that students are expected to engage with. The reading list for this module can be found at: http://readinglists.northumbria.ac.uk
(Reading List service online guide for academic staff this containing contact details for the Reading List team – http://library.northumbria.ac.uk/readinglists)

What will I be expected to achieve?

Knowledge & Understanding:
At the end of the module you will have:
• Developed a sound understanding of criminal and civil procedure as a whole, how cases progress through the civil and criminal systems and a knowledge and understanding of, and ability to apply, the main evidential rules to criminal and civil matters.

• Developed an ability to apply substantive knowledge of criminal and civil procedure, evidence and sentencing to practical legal scenarios, developing problem-solving and other legal skills.

Intellectual / Professional skills & abilities:
• Developed an ability to conduct rigorous and independent legal research in the area of criminal procedure, evidence and sentencing, selecting, using and applying the relevant material to identify issues, construct rational arguments and present accurate legal information clearly, coherently and substantiated by authority.

• Developed an ability to reflect on and critically evaluate the operation of criminal and civil procedure in a practical context and identified solutions

How will I be assessed?

Formative assessment: You will be expected to engage with mock exam style questions in module materials. Answers to mock exam style questions will be provided in small group classroom based sessions.

Summative assessment: This module has no summative assessment. Content covered in this module will be assessed through the Civil Litigation & Evidence (LW7069) and Criminal Litigation, Sentencing and Evidence (LW7062) centralised assessments.

Pre-requisite(s)

None

Co-requisite(s)

Civil Litigation and Evidence (LW7069)
Criminal Litigation, Evidence and Sentencing (LW7062)

Module abstract

This module is a supplementary module delivered on the Bar Professional Training Course. It is designed to build on foundation knowledge and provide exam-style practice for the Bar Standards Board centralised assessments relating to civil, criminal and evidential procedures.

On completion of this module, you will be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of the format and content of the centralised assessments, and developed your ability to apply the main procedural and evidential rules relevant to civil and criminal matters. This module builds on your knowledge of key concepts and principles of civil and criminal procedure learned in the accompanying modules on Civil and Criminal Litigation, and will enable you to develop an understanding of how this knowledge can be applied in practice.

On completion of the module, you will be able to demonstrate an ability to apply procedural rules relevant to criminal and civil matters, in a practical way to solve clients’ legal problems.

What will I learn on this module?

This module is a supplementary module delivered on the Bar Professional Training Course. It is designed to build on foundation knowledge and provide exam-style practice for the Litigation & Evidence centralised assessments relating to Civil, Criminal and Evidential procedures.

On completion of this module, you will be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of the format and content of the Litigation & Evidence assessments, and developed your ability to apply the main procedural and evidential rules relevant to civil and criminal matters.

Course info

Credits 0

Level of Study Postgraduate

Mode of Study 1 year full-time
1 other options available

Department Northumbria Law School

Location City Campus, Northumbria University

City Newcastle

Start September 2019

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