Accessibility Statement for Public law and criminal law (W203)
Mode of study
Most of this module’s study materials are online. Online materials are composed of pages of text with images, audio and video clips of 2-30 minutes long (all with transcripts/subtitles), diagrams, interactive media, animations and multiple choice self-assessed quizzes. Online materials also include links to external resources, online forums and online tutorial rooms. Printed materials are not automatically provided for the module content, with the exception of the module textbooks, which are made available in both printed and online formats.
This module provides a range of learning events: online tutorials and face to face day schools. Each face-to-face learning event offers an online (or other) alternative. Although not compulsory, attendance at tutorials will help you consolidate your learning.
Diagrams and other visual content
The study materials contain a number of diagrams and photographs. Reading and interpreting these is an important part of the study of this module. Figure descriptions are provided for all figures.
You may be required to search for, and make use of, third party material online and this is assessed. Alternatives for required or assessed research material can be provided to enable you to meet the Learning Outcomes of the module.
This module has Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs), which must be submitted online via the OU electronic TMA system, Interactive Computer- Marked Assignments (iCMAs) completed online, and an Exam that must be taken at an exam centre.
You will receive feedback from your tutor on your submitted Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs). This will help you to reflect on your TMA performance. You should refer to it to help you prepare for your next assignment.
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All University modules are structured according to a set timetable and you will need time-management skills to keep your studies on track. You will be supported in developing these skills.