LEAP

Lawyers & Economists Advanced Programme

LEAP is an advanced and highly specialised programme. It incorporates elements of Law, Business & International Relations, as well as Data Science, Artificial Intelligence & Economics, and is suitable for students hoping to gain an understanding of these fields at university level.

 

All students will attend morning lectures in both (1) Law, Business & International Relations and (2) Data Science, Artificial Intelligence & Economics, and must choose either the “Law strand” or the “Data Science strand” as they will attend tutorials in their chosen strand to acquire more in-depth knowledge of the subjects.

Course modules:

  • Introduction to the English Legal System

  • Introduction to Comparative Law: The Diversity of Domestic Legal Orders

  • Introduction to Criminal Law

  • Introduction to Contract Law (and business execution)

  • Introduction to Human Rights Law

  • Ethics and Immigration

  • The European Union and Implications of Brexit

  • Introduction to the International Criminal Court

  • Mock Trial

Law, Business & International Relations

  • Probability Theory: Coins and Cards

  • Introduction to Machine Learning

  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

  • Data Analysis

  • Text Analysis/Natural Language Processing

  • Social Networks

  • Graphs and Visualisation 

  • Financial Markets

  • Game Theory

Data Science, Artificial Intelligence & Economics

COURSE STRUCTURE

Students will attend lectures in both:

  • Law, Business & International Relations; AND

  • Data Science, Artificial Intelligence & Economics 

Law, Business & International Relations

Data Science, Artificial Intelligence & Economics

All students will have to attend these lectures in the mornings.

Law Tutorials

Only for 'law strand' students in the afternoons

Data Science Tutorials

Only for 'data science strand' students in the afternoons

a typical day...

08:00-09:30

09:30-11:00

11:00-11:15

11:15-12:45

12:45-14:00

14:00-15:30

15:30-18:00

18:00-19:00

19:00-22:00

22:30

Breakfast (on-campus)

 

Lecture 1

 

Break time

 

Lecture 2

 

Lunch

 

Tutorials

 

Punting

 

Dinner (off-campus)

 

Movie Night

 

Check-in with the college

 
 

DATES & TUITION FEE

Duration

Date

Mode

Price

Two-Weeks

Sunday 09 August -

Saturday 22 August

2020

Residential:

Non-Residential:

(students who don't need
accommodation)

£4,180

£3,180

The course fees include everything except flights, airport transfers and lunch:

  • Classes and tutorials (15 hours of in-class teaching plus 1.5 hours of tutorials per week)

  • Study materials

  • Guest lectures

  • Personalised academic reports and graduation certificate

  • Accommodation in St Edmund Hall of the University of Oxford

  • Breakfast and dinner

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Wide selection of afternoon and evening activities

  • Day-trips (e.g. London)

 

In addition to our essay competition (click here for more information), each year we offer a limited number of scholarships based on academic merit or financial need. Please contact us at info@theoxfordspires.co.uk for more information. 

Submit an application now! We recruit on a rolling basis, so apply early to secure a chance to spend an unforgettable two weeks with us this summer!

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