Law and Practice at Coventry University - UCAS

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Course summary

This course aims to provide you with a solid grounding for building a career in the legal profession. Studying the Law and Practice BA (Hons) degree could lead you to a variety of exciting career options including barrister, solicitor or a legal executive (additional education/courses and training required). Success in this field demands discipline, strategic thinking, a solid knowledge of legislation and the ability to adapt to different scenarios. As legal knowledge is key for success in this career, this course focuses on teaching you key theoretical principles, with fundamental best practices such as making succinct legal arguments. This course is available as a full-time four year or optional five-year sandwich course, the latter incorporating a work placement or study year in a related field (subject to conditions). This is usually taken between your third and final year. For more information on placement years, please visit our website. With an ever-growing demand of legal professionals in all industries, graduates of a law course have an expansive list of career paths to explore. Graduates have gone on to further study in law, business and CILEx at institutions across the UK and internationally, or to work for global companies such as DWF LLP, Uber and Central England Law Centre. If you choose to leave the degree course after successfully passing Year 1, you will be eligible for a Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Law. If you choose to leave the degree course after successfully passing Year 2, you will be eligible for a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Law. For the most up-to-date information about course content or our additional academic support, please visit our website.

Modules

Year 1: The Legal System of England Wales and Public Law Contract Law Advocacy and Legal Skills Tort law Year 2: Criminal Law and Practice Dispute Resolution Land Law Solicitors Accounts Rules, Business Structures and Code of Conduct Final Year: European Union Law Business Law Wills, Administration of Estates and Trusts Legal Research and Dissertation

Assessment method

The learning outcomes of modules, assignments and coursework will be clearly stated. Your work will be marked according to how well you achieve these learning outcomes and your final feedback will refer to each outcome, as well as providing an overall percentage grade. Assessment methods vary and include: Case Studies, Essays, Multiple Choice Questions, Poster presentation, , Portfolios, Written practical reports, Dissertation, Oral presentations, Tutorial tasks The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards achieving the intended learning outcomes.


How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We’re here to help you achieve your study goals. If your qualifications or expected levels of grades differ from those outlined above, chat with our admissions team and between us we will explore the possibilities open to you. We accept a range of qualifications and our study experience is designed to give you options and support from the start. Contact us via our website to find out more.


Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7950* Year 1
Northern Ireland £7950* Year 1
Scotland £7950* Year 1
Wales £7950* Year 1
Channel Islands £7950* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £7950* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

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Law and Practice at Coventry University - UCAS