Please note: there may be some adjustments to the teaching arrangements published in the course catalogue for 2020-21. Given current circumstances related to the Covid-19 pandemic it is anticipated that some usual arrangements for teaching on campus will be modified to ensure the safety and wellbeing of students and staff on campus; further adjustments may also be necessary, or beneficial, during the course of the academic year as national requirements relating to management of the pandemic are revised.

Law Placement LAW2018

  • Academic Session: 2022-23
  • School: School of Law
  • Credits: 10
  • Level: Level 2 (SCQF level 8)
  • Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: No
  • Available to Erasmus Students: No

Short Description

Student law placement


N/A external placement

Requirements of Entry


Excluded Courses




Main Assessment In: April/May

Course Aims

To allow students to gain experience of the world of work, particularly in the context of a Law Firm and to have practical exposure to the operation of law in real contexts

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of the placement students will:
be able to work effectively in the context of a legal firm
have an understanding of how legal rules are put into practice to resolve legal disputes
have an understanding of the concerns of members of the public faced with legal problems
be able to write reflectively about their experiences

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

  Attendance at placement