Anti-Discrimination Law In Practice LAW3017
- Academic Session: 2022-23
- School: School of Law
- Credits: 30
- Level: Level 3 (SCQF level 9)
- Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
- Available to Visiting Students: Yes
- Available to Erasmus Students: Yes
This course, Anti-discrimination law in practice, focuses particularly on British discrimination law in its European Context.
Weekly 2 hour seminars - Friday 1300-1500.
Requirements of Entry
This course is only available to LL.B students
Degree exam - 70%; Case study - 30%.
Main Assessment In: April/May
To introduce students to the principles of British discrimination law;
To consider the development of British discrimination law within its European context;
To introduce students to the theoretical and contextual background of discrimination law;
To develop an awareness of the scope of British discrimination law;
To encourage an understanding of the application of discrimination law in practice.
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of this course students should:
· Be familiar with the theoretical and contextual background of British discrimination law
· Demonstrate an awareness of the scope of discrimination law
· Show a broad understanding of what constitutes unlawful discrimination
· Demonstrate an ability to evaluate critically British discrimination legislation and caselaw
· Understand how to apply discrimination legislation to factual circumstances
· Demonstrate an awareness of a range of issues involved in the application of the law in practice
Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits