- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the subjects and issues to do with the UK legal system with particular relevance to different types of law
2. Employ social studies skills and abilities in report structuring and writing together with research understanding and application
What am I required to do in this assignment?
What do I need to do to pass? (Threshold Expectations from UIF)
§Show an understanding of the conventions of report formatting in preparing your own report.
- Research controversy and the law, with regards to an area of discrimination in society, in developing content for the report
- Focus the content of the report in line with the requirements of the assignment brief and submit the coursework on time
How do I produce high quality work that merits a good grade?
You are expected to follow the conventions of report formatting in structuring the assignment.
Your introduction must be clear and precise, showing a very good understanding of the social group as well as the area of discrimination you have selected. The information you present should be factual and correctly evidenced.
The legislation(s) you identify should be relevant to the area of discrimination e.g. ‘gender pay gap and Equality Act 2010. The case precedent must be correctly cited and discussed. This must NOT be from newspaper articles or websites.
Your discussion should clearly show how the law is being interpreted in practice and the effect that this has on the social group you have identified.
How does this assignment relate to what we are doing in scheduled sessions?
How will my assignment be marked?
The student has identified at least one relevant legislation but their discussion is not sufficiently linked to the area of discrimination.
The student has correctly identified more than one relevant legislation and has sufficiently linked them to the area of discrimination.
The lectures will cover key topics such as how the law is made as well as legal processes.
There will also be a focus on a number of contemporary social issues tailored to help you develop knowledge and understanding of the law and how it impacts on society and orders social life.
The seminars will also be used to challenge discussion and collaboration between students on the issues identified in the lectures as well as provide support in exploring relevant social issues and areas of discrimination for the assignment.
There will also be tailored sessions to help with the skills required for report writing.
The student has identified a range of relevant legislation and they have linked the legislations as well as discussed their relevance to the area of discrimination.
The student has identified a range of relevant legislation and they have excellently linked the legislations and effectively discussed them in light of the area of discrimination.