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LS502V: CRITICAL LEGAL THINKING AND SCHOLARSHIP (2017-2018)

Last modified: 28 Feb 2018 12:27


Course Overview

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 diagnostic test and progresses into library information sessions and a session on academic responsibility to provide students with hands-on experience with the resources available for course and dissertation work.  It also provides students with sessions on handling case law and critical legal analysis.

 

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 0 credits (0 ECTS credits)
Campus Online Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Greg Gordon

Qualification Prerequisites

None.

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

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 diagnostic test and progresses into library information sessions and a session on academic responsibility to provide students with hands-on experience with the resources available for course and dissertation work.  It also provides students with sessions on handling case law and critical legal analysis.


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

None.

More Information about Week Numbers


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Diagnostic Assessment (50%); Diagnostic test (50%).

Resubmission of assessments following feedback until learning outcomes are attained

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

Written feedback on diagnostic tests and resubmissions where necessary.  Skype conversations and emails if required.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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