Study Skills for Postgraduates in Law

Module code: LW7004

This module is designed to enhance your basic academic skills, and provides a basis for postgraduate work. The module will consider issues such as the nature and practice of critical writing, the process of assessing different sources (as to their hierarchy of importance, their relevance, and their reliability), and the role of reflection in academic reading and writing. You will also be introduced to and will develop your skills in utilising the University Library and other sources of information, as well as the process of citing such sources according to appropriate academic conventions. The module is taught through a variety of learning methodologies, and you will gain exposure to different methods of individual and group learning. 

Learning 

  • 17 hours of seminars
  • 28 hours of guided independent study

Assessment 

  • Attendance only