Points-based system, immigration control, visitors, right of abode, nationality and citizenship, settlement, freedom movement, leave to enter, leave to remain, family life, removal and deportation.
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|Prerequisites for Module|
None in addition to SCQF10 entry requirements or equivalent.
Aims of Module
To provide students with an understanding of key legal concepts and processes related to UK immigration law and current issues in the rapidly changing dynamics of UK immigration law.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
||Demonstrate sound knowledge and understanding of the history and sources of UK immigration law.|
||Critically analyse the concept of nationality, citizenship and right of abode.|
||Critically appraise the requirements for applications made under the Immigration Rules and the rights and obligations of holders/applicants.|
||Critically appraise the system of immigration control in the UK. |
||Demonstrate sound understanding of the concept of free movement under EU law.|
Indicative Module Content
Common Definitions; History and sources of UK Immigration Law; Nationality, Citizenship and Right of Abode; Points-based System 1; Visitors and Other Categories; Immigration Appeals; Deportation and Removal; Free Movement Under EU Law, Asylum and International Protection; Immigration Regulation in the UK; Providing Immigration Advice.
Indicative Student Workload
Mode of Delivery
This is a lecture and seminar based module. Lectures provide core module content. Seminars develop assiciated higher level skills through studnet centered learning.
||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|Component 1 ||3|
|Component 2 ||1,2,3,4,5|
Examination worth 70% of the overall module grade.
Written coursework essay worth 30% of the overall module grade.
|1.||BROWNE K., 2015. Immigration law. Guidford: College of Law Publishing.|
|2.||CLAYTON G., SAWYER C., TONER H., FIRTH G., and WRAY H., 2014. Textbook on immigration and asylum law. 6th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press.|
|3.||PHELAN M. and GILLESPIE, J., 2015. Immigration law handbook. 9th ed, Oxford: Oxford University Press.|