Last modified: 15 Sep 2020 15:35
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 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.
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This foundational course is designed for both on-campus and distance-learning postgraduate students and consists of four substantive lectures (1. Intro to Legal Writing, 2. Critical Legal Research & Analysis, 3. Legal Argument Construction, 4. Plagiarism and Referencing) with several elements of interactive learning, such as quizzes, practical exercises, discussion groups and practical library tool sessions.
By the end of the course, students should therefore be able to:
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1000 word essay (100%)
If not passed, course must be retaken
There are no assessments for this course.
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