Postgraduate Course: Ancient Law: Theories, Models and Concepts (LAWS11332)
This course will be closed from 13 January 2017
|School||School of Law
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
The aim of this course is to introduce students to the study of Roman law at Masters level. Through an examination of original sources [in translation] students will be exposed both to primary and secondary source material as well as to the most recent academic debates on these sources. Topics that will be covered include the law of Persons and Family, the law of Property, Obligations and Succession.
1. Public Law and the Rule of Law
2. Legal Professionals and Legal Culture
3. Settling Disputes
4. Persons before the Law
5. Relations between Individuals
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
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On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Knowledge and understanding
Demonstrate and/or work with:
- Knowledge that covers and integrates most of the principal areas, features, boundaries, terminology and conventions of a subject discipline.
- A critical understanding of the principal theories, concepts and principles.
- Detailed knowledge and understanding in one or more specialisms some of which is informed by or at the forefront of a subject/discipline.
- Knowledge and understanding of the ways in which the subject/discipline is developed, including a range of established techniques of enquiry or research methodologies.
- Skills and abilities in Research and Enquiry
Critically identify, define, conceptualise, and analyse complex/professional level problems and issues.
Offer professional level insights, interpretations and solutions to problems and issues.
Critically review and consolidate knowledge, skills, practices and thinking in a subject/discipline.
- Skills and abilities in Personal and Intellectual Autonomy:
Demonstrate some originality and creativity in dealing with professional level issues.
Make judgments where data/information is limited or comes from a range of sources.
- Skills and abilities in Communication:
Transferable cognitive skills, communication and ICT skills.
- Skills and abilities in Personal Effectiveness:
Knowledge and understanding as well as the practice of it, autonomy, accountability and the ability to work
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr P Du Plessis
Tel: (0131 6)50 9701
|Course secretary||Ms Ginny Spencer
Tel: (0131 6)50 9094