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LAW685   Legal Research & Writing Skills   (0 credits)

Year Running: 2018/2019
Credit level: F7
Additional Information   Law students only


This module introduces students to the basic skills of legal research and legal writing, both essays and problem solving. The module includes lectures by academic staff, library staff and on-line specialists, hands-on workshops and structured seminars. The modules also covers referencing and the use of unfair means. Students are given formative feedback on essays. Students are introduced to the skills necessary to give effective oral presentations. Time will also be given to self-reflect on future employment opportunities.


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Teaching Methods

Delivery Type Hours
Independent 83.0
Other 5.0
Seminar 12.0

Methods of assessment

Assessment Type Duration % of formal assessment Semester
Other 0.0 100 % S1