Who should take this course?
This program is for students with advanced proficiency in English who have a minimum of 4 - 6 months of previous legal studies or law-related work experience, and who are interested in both improving their English skills while learning about the U.S. legal system. Advanced levels of English proficiency only.
Other Admission Requirements:
Student must have a language proficiency score of 90 iBT or IELTS 8.0
Students must submit a brief statement to explain previous law-related coursework or work experience, and purpose of taking this program.
Other Requirements to be submitted 30 days before the published program start-date:
TB Assessment Form (sent at the time UC San Diego Extension International Programs sends acceptance materials)
2013 Dates (click here for complete list of program dates):
Monday - Friday
Classes are held between 8:30 - 4:30 PM
11 weeks - 25 hours per week (First week is testing, orientation & registration)
Schedule varies depending on classes chosen
Special nine-hour core class providing:
A review of the U.S. legal systems
Social/cultural trends that affect the law
Guest lectures by legal scholars and practicing attorneys
Readings, vocabulary study, discussions
Grammar (4 hours)
An additional 12 hours per week chosen by students from this list:
Advanced Current Events
Advanced American Business Studies
Idioms for Business
Advanced Idioms & Slang
Advanced Academic Listening
Students who complete this program with strong grades and references from all ELI instructors may be eligible for conditional admissions to the California Western School of Law. For more information please contact email@example.com.
Application Fee: $150 (non-refundable)
Books/Materials: Approximately $250
(Payment for all books and instructional materials CANNOT be made in advance and are to be purchased upon arrival at UC San Diego.)
International Student Services Fee: $350