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Studying Scots Law

By: Hector MacQueen, Megan Dewart
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Published: 25-08-2022
Format: EPUB eBook (?)
Edition: 6th
Extent: 264
ISBN: 9781526523372
Imprint: Bloomsbury Professional
RRP: £32.40
Online price : £29.16
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About Studying Scots Law

Studying Scots Law provides a highly readable account of the educational and training requirements for entry into the Scottish legal profession and provides essential information on law courses throughout Scotland as well as giving useful advice on study skills. Studying Scots Law provides law students with an invaluable source of reference throughout their studies.

The new edition provides invaluable information on how the approach to teaching and studying has changed during Covid restrictions and the facilities universities have put in place to support students during this time.

As well as a general background it also provides guidance on:
- The nature and forms of legal education and what to expect from a study of the law
- Advice on applying to university, studying, essay writing and exams
- Treatment of electronic sources for study and research
- Information on education funding

Table Of Contents

1 The Law in Scotland
2 The Scottish Legal Profession
3 Courses
4 The University Stage
5 Alternatives to the Law Degree
6 The Diploma in Professional Legal Practice
7 Professional Training
8 Continuing Legal Education
9 Lectures, Tutorials and Seminars
10 Private Study
11 Researching the Law
12 Essays and Examinations
13 Homily and Epilogue
Appendix 1 Useful Addresses
Appendix 2 BA Degrees in Law
Appendix 3 Funding
Appendix 4 Latin Words and Phrases
Appendix 5 Books
Appendix 6 Useful Diagrams
Appendix 7 Some Useful Websites


“… continues to provide a wealth of information about the study of Scots law. Written in a supportive, almost conversational style, this book has masses of information to advise and guide those embarking upon the study of law. It is practical and reassuring, and covers the very broad spectrum of what is involved in the study of law in Scotland in the 21st century.” –  Journal of the Law Society of Scotland (review of a previous edition)

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