Law: Criminal Issues

Does criminology intrigue you? Gain an oversight into the different processes that make up the Criminal Justice system and examine case studies; working alongside students living in prison and developing the skills needed to succeed in a career in Law.
Course objectives:
  • To introduce students to legal techniques and methods by concentrating on case studies in Criminal Law
  • To provide students with the opportunity to observe the Criminal Justice system in action
  • To encourage students to develop skills in legal interpretation and reasoning
  • To develop students' own advocacy skills through participation in a mock court proceedings
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Course dates
4 - 8 March 2019
Course format
  • Tutor-led group discussions, involving source material, case studies and electronic resources
  • Working in smaller groups within the seminars to consider at greater length the issues which arise
  • There will be a visit to the local Crown Court
  • There will also be a guest speaker
Tutors
We are in the process of appointing tutors for this course.
Costs
With thanks to our supporters, the costs of our courses are subsidized. The price of £325 includes accommodation, tutoring, trips and all meals. 

Students at fee paying schools will need to pay the full cost of £817.
Student feedback
"The residential was a fantastic opportunity that solidified my interest in Law. I was able to gain an insight into how the law is so relevant to the past and the future of society."

 "The course gave me an insight into the structure of university, helping me to solidify that that is what I truly wanted to do. It also helped inspire me with different ways in which to learn, which helped me through my A levels." 
Reference
19S015
Applications closing date
4 January 2019

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