In profile with… Amel Ketani, LLB Programme Leader at BPP University Law School
Name: Amel Ketani
Job title: LLB Programme Leader
Study Centre: Waterloo Law School
What is your education background (i.e. where did you go to university etc.)?
2006: Diploma in French Law (University of Nice, France)
2007: LLB Law with French Law (University of Westminster)
2008: LLM in Criminal Law (University College London)
2009: Bar Vocational Course (City University)
2011: Teaching Qualification in Higher Education (King’s College)
Since 2014: PhD in Law (University of Surrey)
What is your professional background?
I qualified as a barrister and then started teaching at different institutions (University of East London, Grafton College and London Metropolitan University). I taught on the LLB, GDL and Legal Diploma level. I joined BPP in 2011 and taught several modules such as: Legal Ethics, Tort, Contract and Consumer Law. I am currently undertaking a PhD in Law on the topic of mediation.
How do you think this experience has assisted your teaching at BPP University?
Having taught at previous Universities before joining BPP, this has given me the opportunity to enhance my teaching skills and be able to adapt my teaching to the different types of students, their needs, and their level of understanding.
If you could give one piece of advice to your students for their future careers, what would it be?
To be motivated, to have goals and to find your way to achieve these goals.
If you could travel to anywhere in the world, where would you go, and why?
Crete – for the conviviality in this tiny island.
Have you been motivated by an influential figure, if so, who?
Martin Luther King