LW5112 - Northumbria Law School Study Abroad Semester

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What will I learn on this module?

The Northumbria Law School Study Abroad Semester module is a 60 credit module which is available on degree courses which include a study abroad semester which is taken in Semester 2 of Year 2. You will undertake a period of study abroad at a European University under the ERASMUS+ exchange scheme or at an approved partner University elsewhere. This gives you access to modules from your discipline taught in a different learning culture and so broadens your overall experience of learning. This is a Pass/Fail module and so does not contribute to classification. When taken and passed, however, the study abroad is recognised in your transcript as a 60 credit Study Abroad Module The course of study abroad will be dependent on the partner and will be recorded for an individual student on the learning agreement signed by the host University, the student, and the home University (Northumbria).

How will I learn on this module?

Varies according to partner University/programme of study.

How will I be supported academically on this module?

You are supported by host university staff or work placement coordinator and a dedicated Study Abroad team in the Faculty, including both academic and professional support staff.

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:
• acquire a broader, international, understanding of your subject discipline

Intellectual / Professional skills & abilities:
• adapt to different cultural approaches to learning, study and academic development
• acquire intercultural competence, cross-cultural literacy, and (where relevant) to practice foreign-language skills

Personal Values Attributes (Global / Cultural awareness, Ethics, Curiosity) (PVA):
• develop enhanced, intercultural communication and interpersonal skills

How will I be assessed?

1. Formative Assessment process: Varies according to host University

2. Summative Assessment process: Transcript of Results
The module assesses your academic performance on modules studied at the host University and is graded on a pass/fail basis. In order to pass the module, you have to take and pass the equivalent of 60 Northumbria credits at the host institution (as documented by the transcript). This satisfies all learning outcomes.

The Study Abroad Semester does not contribute to classification.

3. Feedback process: Varies according to host University

Pre-requisite(s)

• None

Co-requisite(s)

• None

Module abstract

The Northumbria Law School Study Abroad Semester module is a 60 credit module which is available on degree courses which include a study abroad semester which is taken in Semester 2 of Year 2. You will undertake a period of study abroad at a European University under the ERASMUS+ exchange scheme or at an approved partner University elsewhere. This gives you access to modules from your discipline taught in a different learning culture and so broadens your overall experience of learning. The course of study abroad will be dependent on the partner and will be recorded for an individual student on the learning agreement signed by the host University, the student, and the home University (Northumbria).

Course info

UCAS Code M101

Credits 60

Level of Study Undergraduate

Mode of Study 3 years full-time or 4 years with a placement (sandwich)/study abroad

Department Northumbria Law School

Location City Campus, Northumbria University

City Newcastle

Start September 2019 or September 2020

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