Criminal Law

Module code: LW2220

Why does the law distinguish between murder and manslaughter? Why is it criminal to attempt to commit a crime? These and other central issues are examined and the main offences, such as rape, theft and homicide, are evaluated by reference to the overall purposes of the criminal law and punishment.


  • 42 hours of lectures
  • 8 hours of tutorials
  • 250 hours of guided independent study


  • Exam (100%)