15 Credits AUTUMN

Co-requisites: LAW60042, LAW60044, LAW60048, LAW60049, LAW60053, LAW60054, LAW60055

Aims/Description: The module will introduce students to the skills of legal research and legal writing, via both essays and problem solving. Oral presentation skills will also be covered. The module will include lectures by academic staff, library staff and on-line specialists and structred seminars. It will also introduce the dissertation element of the degree, covering topics such as topic selection, research skills and writing up.

Restrictions on availability: Only available to students on LAWT141, LAWT142, LAWT135, LAWT136

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Problem Solving/Example Classes
Assessment: Essay (3,000 words)

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