The Successful Law Student: An Insider's Guide to Studying Law

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Oxford University Press, 2018 - Law - 520 pages
The Successful Law Student: An Insider's Guide to Studying Law is the ultimate companion for all prospective and current law students. Packed full of insights, advice and perspectives from current and past law students it is the only student guide to offer you the inside track on how to makethe most of your law degree and your time at university.The Successful Law Student: An Insider's Guide to Studying Law is perfect for you whether you're taking a one-, two-, three- or four-year degree course or planning to take a year abroad, whether you're a full-time, part-time, or mature student, or whether you'll be balancing your studies with workor other commitments. The focus is on the things that will make a big difference to your student experience, including making a smooth transition to university level study, getting the most out of lectures and feedback from tutors, advice on how to approach law exams, and finding a rewarding career.Complemented by a variety of insider voices from students and alumni, which add valuable context and real-life insight, Imogen Moore and Craig Newbery-Jones use their extensive experience as law teachers to explore the learning process and look beyond it to consider the wider definition of success,and help you manage the pressures of legal study.
 

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Contents

PART 2 SUCCESSFUL LEGAL STUDY
95
PART 3 SUCCESSFUL LEARNING Making the most of teaching and learning in law
167
PART 4 SUCCESSFUL ASSESSMENT Making the most of assignments assessments and feedback
241
PART 5 SUCCESS OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM Making the most of other opportunities
363
PART 6 ENSURING A SUCCESSFUL FUTURE
427
INDEX
489
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About the author (2018)

Imogen Moore is a Senior Teaching Fellow in Law at the University of Bristol, where she is Director of Education in the Law School. Imogen has particular interests in assessment, feedback, and the transition to university level study.Craig Newbery-Jones is Associate Head of Law in the School of Law, Criminology and Government at the University of Plymouth. Alongside his teaching he has a keen interest in experiential learning, employability, and technology in legal education.

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