Core Module Information
Module title: Law of Human Rights

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: LAW08115
Module leader: Ken Dale-Risk
School The Business School
Subject area group: Law


Description of module content:

Nature of rights and liberties; the relationship between the individual and the state; specific human rights such as right to life, to a fair trial, to freedom of expression, to a family life and freedom of association; state security and official secrets; asylum and immigration

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Describe the rights of the individual as they relate to the British state.
LO2: Understand specific human rights in the wider context of European and international law
LO3: Discuss ethical and moral issues which arise in the context of human rights
LO4: Use problem-solving skills and appropriate methods of information retrieval to propose solutions to legal and moral problems

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: CRAIGLOCKHAR
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Ken Dale-Risk
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 24
Face To Face Tutorial 12
Independent Learning Guided independent study 162
Face To Face Centrally Time Tabled Examination 2
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 50 1 - 4 9 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 2000
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 50 1 - 3 14/15 HOURS= 02.00, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
LAW08115 - Law of Human Rights