CREDITS 2 (LV) 3 (ECTS) - 30 Contact Hours

This is an introductory course to legal research methodology. It focuses on conceptualizing and executiny both doctrinal and empirical legal research projects. The course will examine both qualitative and quantitative toolsets. It will guide students through forumulating a research question, to completing and confirming or denying a hypothesis. As such, it aims to develop a sophisticated and rigorous sense of how to create scholarly research concerning the workings of law, undergirded by both legal doctrine and social sciences

CREDITS 4 (LV) 6 (ECTS)
This course will provide an occasion for students to undertake independent research, which is based on the separate course in research methods, as well as on the substance of law taught during the first year. Guidance on the selection of topics will be provided by lectures that are placed well in advance of the period for writing research papers.

CREDITS 4 (LV) 6 (ECTS) - 60 Contact Hours

This course will provide an occasion for students to undertake further independent research, which is based  on the substance of law and business taught during the first and second years.

CREDITS 4 (LV) 6 (ECTS) - 60 Contact Hours

CREDITS 10 (LV) 15 (ECTS)

CREDITS 2 (LV) 3 (ECTS) - 30 Contact Hours

The advanced methodology course adds to the content of the research methodology course. This course provides practical elements that shall aid the students in conducting independent research, both in academia and legal practice. The research methodology course shall have provided students with various methods of conducting research. This course shall add to that theoretical knowledge with necessary practical skills to integrate and implement legal research. This shall include choice of research method (e.g. whether it is good to use doctrinal research method or a combination of research methods with empirical analysis.) Two thirds of the course shall be practical work in class; aiding students achieve the objectives of the course.

CREDITS 2 (LV) 3 (ECTS) - 30 Contact Hours

Course on the Research Methods provides an introduction to the different aspects of research theory, methods and practice. Structured in two parts, the first covering the nature of knowledge and the reasons for research, and the second the specific methods used to carry out effective research.