Governance, Legislation and Participation in post-devolution Wales
Level 1 (CQFW Level 4), 10 Credits.
- This course is currently not being offered in the academic year 2015 - 2016.
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This course gives a comprehensive breakdown of the complex socio-economic and political factors leading up to and following the Yes vote for Welsh devolution in 1999. It aims to give greater understanding and insight into the theory and practice of democratic and participatory government in Wales, and an up to date snapshot of the current political climate.
Who is this course for?
All students with an interest in politics in Wales.
Learning and Teaching
The course is taught through a mix of tutor-led lectures, and student-led seminar and discussion groups.
Coursework and Assessment
To award credits we need to have evidence of the knowledge and skills you have gained or improved. Some of this has to be in a form that can be shown to external examiners so that we can be absolutely sure that standards are met across all courses and subjects.
You will not have formal examinations but you may have class tests. You may be asked to write assignments, keep a course journal or put together a portfolio. Our assessments are flexible to suit the course and the student.
The most important element of assessment is that it should enhance your learning. Our methods are designed to increase your confidence and we try very hard to devise ways of assessing you that are enjoyable and suitable for adults with busy lives.
From the tutor throughout the course.
Library and Computing Facilities
As a student on this course you are entitled to join and use the University library and computing facilities. You can find out more about these facilities on our website www.cardiff.ac.uk/learn under Student Information, or by ringing the Centre on
(029) 2087 0000.
Accessibility of Courses
Our aim is access for all. We aim to provide a confidential advice and support service for any student with a long term medical condition, disability or specific learning difficulty. We are able to offer one-to-one advice about disability, pre-enrolment visits, liaison with tutors and co-ordinating lecturers, material in alternative formats, arrangements for accessible courses, assessment arrangements, loan equipment and Dyslexia screening. Please contact the Centre on (029) 2087 0000 for an information leaflet.
A range of further information can be found on our web site www.cardiff.ac.uk/learn or in Choices. This includes the times and dates of courses and an explanation of accreditation and credit levels.