Last modified: 14 Sep 2017 17:19
This compulsory course provides students from diverse legal and educational backgrounds with a common understanding of the core research, analytical, and writing skills which would be required to excel in LLM-Taught courses. It commences with a few lectures and progresses to working within smaller groups in a workshop environment and finally to the submission of an individual assignment. It also incorporates elements such as library workshops to provide students with hands-on experience with the resources available for course and dissertation work.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||0 credits (0 ECTS credits)|
|Campus||Old Aberdeen||Sustained Study||No|
The course will consist of:
· 5 lectures (2 hrs each):
o Legal Academic Skills
o Legal Information Retrieval Tools
o Critical Analysis
o Legal Argument Construction
· 1 avoiding plagiarism workshop (1 hr)
· 2 library workshops (2 hrs each)
· 1 journal article analysis workshop (2 hrs each)
· 1 case analysis workshop (2 hrs each)
· 1 thesis statement/professional skills workshop (1 hr)
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
Students will pass the course upon meeting the requirements for attendance at course lectures, seminars, and workshops, and upon submitting the required assignments. There is no counting assignment for this course.