HIGHLIGHTS OF THE ONLINE LAW PREPARATION COURSE

  • Highest standards of online law teaching from an experienced qualified law tutor
  • Designed for IB Students, A level Students or equivalent aged 15-18 looking to consider Law as a University Option 
  • Online Remote learning using Google Classrooms, Abode Connect, Zoom / Microsoft Meeting
  • Help with admissions procedures and LNAT
  • Online Law course with a timetable developed to fits in with students from UK, Gulf States, Europe and Asia
  • Gain 3.5 credits or 7.5 ECTS credits
  • Receive a detailed report and Graduation certificate that will enhance your CV
  • 40 hours over the 2 weeks contact time per week with a qualified lawyer tutor of subject based Law Seminars, Tutorials and workshops over the 2 weeks
  • Meet other law students from all the world

DATES & FEES 2020 / 2021

INCLUDED IN THE COST PER WEEK

20 hours of academic contact time if taken over the week

40 hours of academic contact time if taken over 2 weeks

  •  1:2:1 time with the Tutor
  • 15 hours of Workshops and Case Study
  • 1 hour of guest lectures
  • Admission talk by University Admissions Officer

In addition to tuition, students also receive:

  • Pre-course learning materials
  • Meet other students interested in Law from around the world and collaborate collectively
  • Gain Credits and gain confidence in Law

OVERVIEW OF THE ONLINE LAW PREPARATION COURSE

This course has been developed to be of interest to all those Future Law students who are unable to attend our infamous Law Preparation Summer School for Senior High School found here: https://www.literegal.co.uk/summer-school/courses-ages-15-18/law-school-preparation/

The Course is open to all students from UK and abroad - aged 15-18 , especially suited to years 12 / 13  - sixth form who would like to know is a Law a suitable course to take at University prepare them for this step.  The online Law Preparation course can be taken is recommended to be taken as 2 week online course and has 40 hours of tutor contact time with a timetable suitable for students in Europe, Asia and the Gulf States. For Students short of time the course can be taken over 1 week with 20 hours of contact time. The timetable can be seen below.

It is a recommended course for any student wishing or thinking of studying Law in the future at a top University in the UK or abroad. All students who take this course should expect to work hard and be challenged. The Course will provide a through grounding in all the areas of Law as well as admissions procedures and preparation for the LNAT.

 The course will cover the modules of law covered during the first year of Law at University and be the ideal law taster course.

The online Law course will be taught through a combination of Zoom and Microsoft Meeting and involve interactive e-learning workshops and lessons virtual platform through icloud and google drive.

It is designed to keep all students busy and engaged during the Summer Period and designed who like to are interested in studying Law at University. This course will be invaluable help to those students who wish to study Law at a Top University, and wish to know what areas Law will suit them.

The course contents will be a condensed syllabus  of the 1st year of Law LLB at University. It will cover all the major aspects of  Law taught in a 21st century style to keep students engaged and learning through a mixture of workshops and theory led by a qualified experienced law tutor.

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COURSE CONTENT

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The aim of this online course is to inspire and support 'budding young lawyers'. The specification provides insight into, and experience of, how the law works, stimulating learners’ curiosity and encouraging them to think like a lawyer, and ultimately enable them to make informed choices about further study and about career choices. 

A variety of teaching and learning methods are employed such as; exciting and innovative workshops, help with admissions into law school, engaging lessons, university taster sessions, LNAT, a mock trial, and case law sessions, in order to ensure the acquisition and development of the appropriate knowledge and skills, and to achieve the stated learning outcomes : 

  • The Civil Justice System
  • Law of Torts
  • Elements of Law Contract
  • Criminology and Criminal Justice Law
  • Human Rights Law
  • Jurisprudence and Legal Theory
  • Public International Law
  • European and International Law
  • Civil Rights Litigation
  • Law of Contract
  • Mock Court Trial

The aims of the Online Law learning outcomes are as follows : 

  • To understand the application process in applying to study Law at University and to thoroughly prepare you for all aspects on entering University to study Law
  • To develop students’ knowledge and understanding of the fundamental doctrines and principles that underpin  Law- particularly in the workings of the Legal System
  • To provide students with the key intellectual skills (analysis, synthesis and problem solving) and practical skills necessary to practice as a lawyer
  • To equip students with legal research techniques and the ability to analyse and effectively communicate legal research
  • To equip students with the transferable skills of communication, team- work and autonomous learning
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LNAT

The online course will help and thoroughly prepare students for the LNAT (law national aptitude test). Many Universities are will require in addition to an application to the University through UCCAS students to sit and achieve a good score in LNAT. The LNAT is simply an aptitude tests that demonstrates to Universities that your suitable to study Law.

For students that do ae not Interested in the LNAT section of the course there will be an additional elective on offer which they can choose – please see the timetable below.

Amongst the many Universities that require LNAT :

University of Bristol

University of Oxford

King College London

UCL – University College London – Faculty of Law

LSE – London School of Economics

Durham University

WORKSHOPS

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There are many workshops, tutorial what will help the student “think like a lawyer”. The workshops are tutor assisted and aim allow the students to develop the keys skills necessary to become a good lawyer – research and analytical thinking skills and the ability to think clearly and objectively.

Online Workshops and help with Admissions in University

  • All students will receive help with University Admissions to Law School. 
  • How to gain Entry to Law School
  • Personal Statement and help with the personal interview with the Admissions Department

Choosing a Law School and the Process of Gaining Acceptance

Our online workshops are taught by law tutors and guest speakers whom themselves have been through the process. The taught part of the workshop covers background information and interview theory, including the types of questions asked and how best to tackle them.

Other workshops will include:

  • Mini mock trial (practise law skills and content)
  • Practice mediation, negotiation and investigation
  • Amnesty International Speaker to discuss International Law and current issues in human rights
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In terms of skill and knowledge:

  • Demonstrate their understanding of the substantive rules and principles of law, with a focus on both international and European law, and able to apply this knowledge in the current international and European legal context.
  • Demonstrate their understanding of legal terminology and concepts, including, but not limited to, the hierarchy among legal rules and the interaction between different legal systems (i.e. international, European, and domestic systems).
  • Show basic knowledge of international, European, and domestic law-making, with a focus on public and private law concepts at the international, European, and domestic levels.

Recommended Reading  Books (these are optional but recommended prior to the online law course.

  •  Letters to a Law Student - Nicholas J McBride
  • First Steps into the Law (7th Edition) by G Rivlin
  • Introduction to the English Legal System (12th Edition) by M Partington
  • Letters to a Law Student: A Guide to Studying Law at University by N J McBride
  • What about Law? Studying Law at University by C Barnard
  • The Rule of Law by Lord Bingham
  • Stories of the Law and how it is Broken by the Secret Barrister

Podcasts

  •  Law in Action, BBC Radio 4
  •  Moral Maze, BBC Radio 4
  •  Unreliable Evidence, BBC Radio 4
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SAMPLE TIMETABLE

WEEK ONE 8.30AM - 10.30AM 10.30AM - 11AM 11AM - 1PM
MONDAY MORNING LESSON
Introduction to Law, Introduction to the Legal System, Tort Obligations, Intentional Tort, Negligence Tort, Liability Tort
Coffee / Tea break WORKSHOP TUTORIAL AND SEMINAR
Introduction to the Legal System, Tort Law Tutorial, Tort of Negligence, Elements of Negligence Case
TUESDAY MORNING LESSON
English Legal System, Criminal Law vs. Civil Law, Law of Tort, Look into Tort Liability, “Prima facia case of Negligence"
Coffee / Tea break WORKSHOP TUTORIAL AND SEMINAR
Admissions, How to get into Law School, Work on Personal Statement and Interview
WEDNESDAY MORNING LESSON
Criminal Law I, Elements of Criminal Law, Fundamentals and Principals, Study of Particular of Offences
Coffee / Tea break WORKSHOP TUTORIAL AND SEMINAR
1/ Criminal Law Mock Trial Video, Discussion of Actus Reus vs. Mens Rea
2/ Tutorial Seminar, LNAT
THURSDAY MORNING LESSON
Criminal Law II, Mens Rea, Element of Offence, Explanation of Theory of Deterrence and Burden of Proof =,Beyond Reasonable Doubt
Coffee / Tea break WORKSHOP TUTORIAL AND SEMINAR
1/ Homicide, Common Assault, Aggravate Assault, Sexual offences, Theft, Robbery, Fraud
2/ Tutorial Seminar, LNAT
FRIDAY MORNING LESSON
1/ Admissions into Law University, Live Talk by Admissions Officer with Q and A Officer, Tutorial Seminar
2/ LNAT Preparation
Coffee / Tea break WORKSHOP TUTORIAL AND SEMINAR
Discussion of Actus Reus vs. Mens Rea, Watch a Court Case and Discuss
Q and A Time
SATURDAY / SUNDAY FREE TIME Recommended reading (optional)

 

WEEK ONE 8.30AM - 10.30AM 10.30AM - 11AM 11AM - 1PM
MONDAY MORNING LESSON
International Human Rights Law, History and Introduction, Cyrus the Great to 19th / 20th Century, Human Rights Abuse, Contract Law
Coffee / Tea break WORKSHOP TUTORIAL AND SEMINAR
Study into Human Rights Course and Exposure of Their Overview, Watch Video on Human Rights Violations and UN Treaties
TUESDAY MORNING LESSON
Introduction to Contract, Read Acts and Sources, Agreement, Intention to Create Legal Relations, Consideration
Coffee / Tea break WORKSHOP TUTORIAL AND SEMINAR
LNAT Preparation or Case Studies in Contract Law, Look into Legal Agreements
WEDNESDAY MORNING LESSON
Public and International Law, WW2 and Aftermath, International Human Rights Law, Public International Law vs. Private International Law
Coffee / Tea break WORKSHOP TUTORIAL AND SEMINAR
Case Studies and Research into International and Public Law
THURSDAY MORNING LESSON
LNAT Preparation or Human Rights Law, Case Studies and Examples, Rantsev vs. Cyprus and Russia, Case on Human Trafficking, Bayatyan vs. Armenia et al, Case of Freedom of Religion, Students are expected to look into case studies and discuss
Coffee / Tea break WORKSHOP TUTORIAL AND SEMINAR
Human Rights Case Studies, Cases that defined 2019 / 2020 R (Miller) v The Prime Minister, Shamima Begum and Citizenship
FRIDAY MORNING LESSON
Guidance and Help into Law School University Admissions - Help with Personal Statements and Interviews, Summary of Course, Look into other Areas of Law and What Makes a Good Lawyer, Best Lawyer
Coffee / Tea break WORKSHOP TUTORIAL AND SEMINAR
Inviter Guest Speaker, Talk from a Lawyer / Barrister / QC about their work Q and A invited
SATURDAY / SUNDAY FREE TIME Recommended reading (optional)