Teaching and assessment

for Law (Scots) - Accelerated Graduate Entry LLB

Date of entry

September 2020

Teaching

We are very encouraging and supportive in our teaching.

A strong emphasis is placed on group teaching by qualified lawyers.

At Levels 1 and 2, teaching is done by lectures, tutorials and independent and group study.

At Levels 3 and 4 you will work more independently and take part in seminar discussions.

Level 4 you will work on your dissertation which is independent, but supervised, on an elective topic.

Assessment

The form of assessment varies between modules. We use:

  • presentations - to evaluate reasoned legal argument and your ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • moots - to assess court room manner and the ability to argue interactively
  • essay or drafting exercises
  • tests on comprehension and interpretation of legal sources such as Acts of Parliament or case reports.

In no module does assessment depend solely on a final exam.

A small number of modules are continuously assessed.

In the majority of modules the weighting of assessment is 25% for coursework and 75% for the final assessment.

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This list should give you a good idea of which modules you can take, however it may change before you begin your course, and may not show all available modules.

Core Modules

These modules are an essential part of your course.

Core Modules

These modules are an essential part of your course.

Optional Modules

You need to choose one or more of these modules as part of your course.

Core Modules

These modules are an essential part of your course.

Optional Modules

You need to choose one or more of these modules as part of your course.

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