Last modified: 25 Mar 2016 11:39
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||First 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.