Foundation in Law

During Induction week, make sure you follow your course induction schedule below, this must take priority over any other events. Most of these induction events will be on campus but there may be additional online events that you will need to attend or watch.

Next steps

Induction schedule

Please read the live version of your schedule below and make sure to check back here for any updates.

Saturday 17 September

Time Event details Location
On Demand

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Induction Handbook 2022-23

Everything you need to know for Induction Week and beyond in one place.

Available from Welcome Weekend

Handbook

Monday 19 September

Time Event details Location
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Induction

Welcome and Induction, for all Foundation Law Students with Student Support Coordinator, Kirsty Holliday.

G.534, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus

Tuesday 20 September

Time Event details Location
12:30pm - 1:30pm

Induction

Welcome and Induction, for all Foundation Law Students with Student Support Coordinator, Kirsty Holliday.

G.537, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Foundation Law Subject session

Compulsory meeting for Foundation Law students with information about your course, modules, etc.with Subject Coordinator, Hazel Dawe.

G.534, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus

Thursday 22 September

Time Event details Location
10:30am - 11:30am

Foundation Law Meet the Panel

G.534, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Module Registration Helpdesk

Drop in if you need help registering your optional modules for Semester 2.

G.110, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Law BBQ

An informal opportunity for all undergraduate Law students to meet academics and fellow students with a free BBQ.

Sport Centre, Brookes Sport, Headington Campus

Friday 23 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 5:00pm

General Drop in Help Desk

Speak to one of the Student Support Coordinators about any issues or questions you may still have now that Induction Week is ending.

G.110, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus

Key contacts

Job title Name Contact details
Student Support Coordinator Kirsty Holliday k.holliday@brookes.ac.uk
Subject Coordinator Dr Hazel Dawe hdawe@brookes.ac.uk
Programme Lead Dr Lucy Floyd l.floyd@brookes.ac.uk
Programme Administrator Ray Stimpson rstimpson@brookes.ac.uk
Academic Liaison Librarian Charlie Brampton c.brampton@brookes.ac.uk

Reading lists

This is an indicative reading list of the core books used for your course's compulsory modules. There is no expectation for you to purchase any of the books, they are available in the university library or via Law Trove.

 

Foundation Law

Semester 1 Modules 

Recommended Core Text

LAW3001 

Study Skills 

Stella Cottrell, The study skills handbook. (5th edn., Macmillan study skills 2019) 


 

LAW3002 

Principles of Criminal Law and Reading Cases

Nicola Monaghan, Criminal Law Directions (6th edn, OUP 2020)

LAW3003 

Research Skills

Gary Thomas, Doing Research (2nd edition Macmillan 2017 )

LAW3008 

Intro to Law

Rebecca Huxley-Binns, Jacqueline Martin, Tom Frost, Unlocking the English Legal System, Routledge scanned copy provided on moodle

Finch and Fafinski, Legal Skills, OUP link to Law Trove provided on moodle.

Semester 2 Modules 

Recommended Core Text

LAW3004

Introduction to Constitutional Law & Essay Writing 

Anne Dennett, Public Law Directions (2nd edn, OUP 2021)

LAW3005 

Principles of Contract Law and Problem Solving

Richard Taylor, Damian Taylor, Contract law Directions, OUP LInks to Law Trove provided on Moodle.

Jill Poole, James Devenney, Adam Shaw-Mellors, Contract Law Concentrate, OUP LInks to Law Trove provided on Moodle

LAW3006 

Research Project

Gary Thomas, Doing Research (2nd edition Macmillan 2017 )

LAW3007 

Criminal Advocacy

 No core text