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LAWS398 Legal Research Skills

2021 information for papers will be published in early September. 

A legal research skills course to prepare students for completing their legal research assignments.

Paper title Legal Research Skills
Paper code LAWS398
Subject Law
EFTS 0.0000
Points 0 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $.00
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $.00

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Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
Teaching staff
All Academic staff in the Faculty contribute to the Research and Writing programme.
Course materials are provided.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the paper students will have an understanding of basic legal research sources and techniques. They will have the grounding to complete basic independent legal research.

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Full Year

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Monday 11:00-11:50 10-11
A2 Wednesday 09:00-09:50 10-11
A3 Wednesday 13:00-13:50 10-11
A4 Thursday 13:00-13:50 10-11
A5 Friday 10:00-10:50 10-11