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Short courses

Course overview

You are introduced to family law by examining specific topics. The first part of the course considers the legal issues concerning children and the second considers the legal issues concerning relationships.

Summer University will run throughout June and July 2020. You can register your details here if you would like to receive a course brochure when applications open in early-mid April 2020. If you have any questions then you can reach us at

Where you study

Middlesbrough Campus

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Course details

What you study

Indicative content
Parental Responsibility
Private disputes regarding children (section 8 orders)
Public law relating to children (child protection)
Marriage and civil partnerships
Divorce / dissolution
Financial aspects of relationship breakdown

How you are assessed

In-course assessment


Entry requirements

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirments



2020 entry

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00
  • Enrolment date: To be announced early-mid April 2020