Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 April 2006

136 Pages


ISBN: 9780199283095

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

Exam Skills for Law Students

Second Edition

Harry McVea and Peter Cumper

  • Provides practical guidance on the skills and techniques needed to successfully answer essay and problem-style questions so that students can reach their full potential
  • Includes numerous examples of model answers, both good and bad, with author commentary so that students can understand how, by approaching questions in different ways, they can best demonstrate their knowledge of the law
  • Emphasises the need to develop skills and techniques throughout law modules including how to gather appropriate materials, and formulate ideas, so that early on students are in the best possible position to produce work that reflects their abilities

New to this Edition:

  • New coverage on the best techniques students could adopt in writing their coursework, including extended essays and dissertations
  • There will be an expanded section on answering essay questions
  • An improved and clearer page layout to aid navigation

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