The Law Student's Handbook offers a practical and informative guide to studying law. It introduces the ways in which law is taught, then covers in detail the practical study and academic skills required to study law. The authors complete the picture by looking ahead to legal careers. This is ideal as pre-course reading for prospective law students, and can also be a valuable point of reference during the first year and throughout a law degree. Hint and key point boxes, as well as checklists encourage students to actively engage with the material, while the Online Resource Centre provides a wealth of additional information such as information about law courses and sources of postgraduate finance. Online Resource Centre The Law Student's Handbook is fully supported by an extensive Online Resource Centre containing material which law students at all stages of their study will find invaluable. Online resources for prospective students - List of law courses available - Student testimonials - on getting to grips with a law library, etc. - Advice on taking the LNAT Online resources for current law students - The 'gobbledygook test' - Suggestions for further reading - Useful web links (newspapers, estates gazette, etc) Looking ahead - Addresses of professional bodies - Sources of postgraduate finance
Mr Stephen Wilson is Principal Lecturer in the School of Law at the University of Northumbria. Mr Phillip Kenny is the Former Professor of Law and Dean of the School of Law at the University of Northumbria.