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Research methodology 320


 
Module code RHP 320
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Law
Module content

*For LLB
The module has two main components: Generic research skills and methods and perspectives concerning legal research.

GENERIC SKILLS
(a) How to plan a research project
(b) How to write a research proposal
(c) Drafting of chapters
(d) Language
(e) Citation, ethics of citation, presentation

METHODS AND PERSPECTIVES CONCERNING LEGAL RESEARCH
(a) The nature and purpose of Comparative Law, the advantages, disadvantages, and pitfalls of comparative research, dogmatic and functional approaches to legal comparison, types of comparative studies and the comparative method
(b) Legal historical research
(c) Legal pluralism
(d) Socio-legal approaches
(e) Broad theoretical perspectives

Module credits 10.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Both Afr and Eng
Academic organisation Jurisprudence
Period of presentation Semester 2

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