Amelia Mah, from Scotland, graduated in 2020 with her Undergraduate LLB Degree and is now studying for her Diploma in Professional Legal Practice After this and from August 2021, Amelia will be joining one of the world’s largest corporate law firms to start her legal career.

Here, she talks about the best things about her law course and the University of Dundee. What is the best thing about the LLB you studied?

I have finished with the equivalent of a Scots Law LLB and an English Law LLB on the Dual-Qualifying course. It’s a great course and being dual-qualified opens opportunities in the legal field further than just Scotland. The dual-qualifying course also allows you to develop better critical analysis skills to compare different laws.

The course is well-structured and there is a large choice of modules to choose from. How did the law school team support you?

The law school staff are incredibly helpful and only an email away.

In the final year, we must write a 15,000-word dissertation. Your supervisor is a member of staff with expertise in the topic of your dissertation – I had the pleasure of being supported by Aude Fiorini on a private international law dissertation. Aude was extremely helpful in guiding me through the research stages of my dissertation and then narrowing down my topic to a specific area of study. I am incredibly grateful to Aude for her continuous support, both in the dissertation and personally. What are the best things about the University?

I love that the University of Dundee is a campus university, which means that all of your classes are never more than a 5-minute walk away from each other. There are also some lovely garden spots around campus to have lunch and it’s only a short walk into the city centre. The campus has many food outlets which makes it easy to meet up with friends from other courses during lunch breaks. What are the best things about Dundee?

Dundee is a lovely city to live in because it has the best of both worlds. It has the […]

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