Family and Welfare Law
Family and Welfare Law 2023-24
School Of History, Law And Social Sciences
Module - Semester 1
The module will allow the student to study modern English and Welsh family and welfare law, in particular the law relating to adult relationships and family property, the relationship between children and adults, the resolution of disputes concerning children, the protection of children, legal responses to domestic abuse, and the law relating to homelessness and the protection of elderly and vulnerable adults.
-threshold -Threshold: D- to D+ (40-49%) An answer which, while predominantly correct in its presentation of material, contains a significant level of error and is therefore not entirely reliable.
-good -Good: B- to B+ (60-69%) High Standard: A comprehensive answer, containing all the material relevant to the question and no irrelevancy, all the material and references being accurate and correct, there being no inaccuracy or error, the whole presented in an argument which, while clear, logical and critical, leaves room for improvement in its construction and presentation. An answer which shows complete competence in the subject.
-excellent -Excellent: A- to A* (70+%) An outstanding answer containing all the material relevant to the question and no irrelevancy, all the material and references being accurate and correct, there being no inaccuracy or error, the whole presented in a clear, logical, critical argument with little room for improvement. An answer which demonstrates a complete mastery of the subject.
-another level-C- to C+ (50-59%) An answer which, while always in the main accurate and correct, fails to distinguish between relevant and irrelevant material and is lacking in criticism. An answer which while reliable with regard to correctness is either not comprehensive or not entirely pertinent.
- Apply knowledge of English and Welsh family and welfare law to actual or hypothetical factual scenarios.
- Demonstrate a practical understanding of relevant law relating to English and Welsh family and welfare law.
- Demonstrate knowledge of contemporary debates in relation to English and Welsh family and welfare law.
- Demonstrate the ability to carry out independent legal research in relation to English and Welsh family and welfare law.
- Find, identify and use relevant legal sources in relation to English and Welsh family and welfare law.
Exam (Centrally Scheduled)
Exam requiring students to answer 3 questions. 1 problem, 1 essay and another of their choice.