£1000 - the cost of the course will usually be funded by your employer
- By gaining an understanding of the basics of Coroner’s Law, you will be able to apply this knowledge to improve your work output with your employers
- You’ll examine case studies where you will decide how they would be processed within the coroner’s court
- You will learn the basics of legal skills by looking at the court system, cases, legislation and how to read and apply principles from each
To support you in your studies, you will have access to the Leeds Law School subscription of Law Trove, an Oxford University Press (OUP) database, providing free access to over 200 law textbooks, significantly reducing the number of books, if not all, you need to purchase for your course.
Everything you need to know
You must have support from your employer and have the equivalent of a GCSE Grade C in English. We will accept a letter from your employer in support if you have no formal qualifications, but they believe you are capable. You must have basic IT skills and have access to the internet and a computer. You are not required to have any legal qualifications.
Teaching and learning
The course is delivered online and is split into two modules of 20 credits each.
The first module is Coroners Law & Administration, where you will be introduced to the basics of legal skills. This module is delivered in seven units of learning (one a week) and is assessed by one 10-minute recorded presentation and one 2000-word assignment.
The second module is an agreed piece of work or project between your tutor, employer, and yourself, which must be related to your employment. The module requires you to think and reflect on your abilities, strengths, weaknesses and how you could make improvements at work. It is important that you understand how to write reflectively and apply academic concepts to your reflections. This module is delivered in 4 units assessed by a 3500-word project.
Both modules will require you to post your work on a discussion board, where a lecturer will review your work and give you feedback either individually or as a group.
Please note, there are no exams on this course.