This course is designed for students intending to study for an LLM at the University of Edinburgh.
|11 August - 4 September 2014||4 weeks • 77 hours|
|Maximum 15 participants. For some activities, e.g. lectures, classes may be combined.|
|Satisfactory score for university acceptance|
|Participants and entry requirements|
|This course is designed for students intending to study for a postgraduate master's law degree at the University of Edinburgh School of Law.|
The focus is on the development of skills and confidence in using English for active participation on an LLM degree programme. Postgraduate legal study in the UK places particular demands on students' ability to read and comprehend a wide variety of academic and legal texts, including law reports, legislation, law journals and legal textbooks. The course will give students practice in these reading skills in addition to developing speaking and listening skills for seminar participation and writing skills for producing academic assignments. Invited guest speakers will speak on topics relevant to LLM students to develop lecture listening and seminar participation skills.
The course is based around the following components:
In addition to preparation and follow-up work for classes, students will be expected to produce several individual assignments including the following:
All students also research and deliver an oral presentation on a legal topic for the end of course conference.
I think this course is indispensable for international students to start their LLM study here.
English for the LLM
This article was published on Sep 20, 2013