Aston University
Aston University
Law - This masterclass will present students with the opportunity to understand and explore the various legal and moral predicaments surrounding the issue of cannibalism through a detailed fact analysis of thought provoking legal cases from around the world. at Aston University

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Is eating people wrong? Great cases that shaped the legal world

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Event Summary:

Law - This masterclass will present students with the opportunity to understand and explore the various legal and moral predicaments surrounding the issue of cannibalism through a detailed fact analysis of thought provoking legal cases from around the world.

Full Event Details:

This masterclass will present students with the opportunity to understand and explore the various legal and moral predicaments surrounding the issue of cannibalism through a detailed fact analysis of thought provoking legal cases from around the world. Using the introductory discussions held on the legal cases as a framework, the students will be invited to participate in a mock trial on a fictional case on cannibalism, whereby students will discuss, present and judge arguments provided from various perspectives on the fictional case. The interactive masterclass will shed light on the importance of ‘critical thinking’ in legal studies, as students will have the opportunity to understand the importance of challenging presumptions being made in any legal and moral argument.

To book your place visit http://www.aston.ac.uk/masterclasses

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)
Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)

Duration:

Short Session

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Minimum number of students:

1

Institution Profile:

Aston, a research-led University, was founded in 1895. It has been recognised as a University since 1966 and is renowned for its excellent teaching quality and significant ties to industry, government and commerce. Based in the centre of Birmingham, it boasts a 40 acre-campus with academic, social and accommodation facilities. The University’s student population of just over 8,800 comes from more than 120 countries.

This University is dedicated to superior education with innovative programmes. The five main areas of study at the University are Aston Business School; the School of Engineering and Applied Science; the School of Languages and Social Sciences; the School of Life and Health Sciences; and Interdisciplinary Studies.

Academic strengths

The University is committed to providing high quality, innovative programmes, which meet the needs of the professional world and prepare you for a challenging and rewarding career. Aston University is consistently highly ranked in various league/rankings tables.

The following subject areas have been assessed by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) as Excellent (marks over 22 out of 24): business and management; biological sciences; French; German; optometry; pharmacy; and psychology.

Most of our bachelor’s degrees offer you the choice to study on sandwich courses, which include a paid work placement or a study year at a partner institution. The work placement provides the opportunity to put knowledge into practice whilst gaining valuable professional experience to enhance your employment prospects.

Aston Graduates are highly sought after by many major international companies, and the University is consistently at the top of the league tables for graduate employment.




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