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Why study this course? This qualifying law degree gives you the necessary foundation to go on to train as a barrister or solicitor. It focuses entirely on the branches of law relevant to business lawyers, with specialist commercial and financial law modules. More about this course This law course is built around specialist commercial and financial law modules, designed to make you more employable in business and financial services fields, as well as in law. You'll develop independent research and communication skills, and learn how to argue your case in mooting competitions in our purpose-built mock courtroom. You’ll benefit from our strong links with leading professions in law, government and business. A new collaboration with Clyde & Co and the East London Business Alliance (ELBA) will include a group mentoring programme for first-year students. If you join, you’ll be invited to a nearby law office for six interactive sessions with qualified lawyers. You’ll also have access to our Legal Advice Clinic, which offers pro bono legal advice to staff and students at the University. The clinic runs once a week during term time, and you’ll have the opportunity to observe the legal interviewing and advising process, engage with the duty solicitor regarding case issues and accompany the relevant lawyer(s) if the case proceeds to court. While studying, you’ll have the option to join our Law Mentoring Programme, where you’ll be paired with a postgraduate mentor who will help you develop your career. You’ll also be invited to a number of workshops, taster sessions and networking events, including our annual “Get into Law” day, featuring a panel of legal professionals. You can also join our Street Law programme, which gives you the opportunity to engage with members of the local community on topical socio-legal issues. You’ll enhance your research and critical thinking skills, and gain experience of presenting to the public. What our students say "The business modules at London Met University are amazing. I learnt a lot of strategies and analysis according to business industry. The tutors are amazing and they always pick up the latest information about business world." National Student Survey (NSS) 2016
Example Year 1 modules include: Contract Law (core, 30 credits) Criminal Law (core, 30 credits) Law of Tort (core, 30 credits) Legal System (core, 30 credits) Example Year 2 modules include: European Union Law (core, 30 credits) Property Law (core, 30 credits) Public Law (core, 30 credits) Consumer Rights Law (option, 30 credits) Employment and Equality Law (option, 30 credits) Example Year 3 modules include: Company Law (core, 30 credits) Equity and Trusts (core, 30 credits) Business Law Dissertation (alternative core, 30 credits) Business Law Extended Essay (alternative core, 15 credits) Work Placement for Professional Experience (alternative core, 15 credits) Creating a Winning Business 2 (option, 15 credits) Environmental Law (option, 15 credits) Intellectual Property Law (option, 30 credits) Landlord and Tenant Law (option, 15 credits) The Law of Finance and Taxation (option, 30 credits)
You'll be assessed through essays, examinations, presentations and research projects. We won't assess you entirely through exams or in-class tests, unless required by professional bodies. We'll encourage you to work in teams as this enables you to learn from each other and develop important project skills.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For up to date English language requirements please see: http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/international/international-admissions/application-guidance-and-entry-criteria/english-language-requirements/undergraduate-english-requirements/
|UCAS Tariff||112 points|
|A level||BBC||Typical offer BBC (112 UCAS points from three or more A levels) from law and business-related subjects.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 30 credits P: 15 credits||Access to Higher Education Diploma in a relevant subject is acceptable for entry. You will need 60 credits in a business or law-related subject with a minimum of 30 Level 3 credits at Merit and Level 2 passes in Communication units. QAA accredited course required.|
|Scottish Higher||CCCCDD||A minimum of 114 UCAS points, including at least CC level in a business-related subject.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||28 points||A minimum of 15 points at the higher level and a minimum of 4 points in English at standard level.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||English Language GCSE at grade C/grade 4 or above (or equivalent).|
We accept a broad range of equivalent level qualifications, please check the UCAS tariff calculator or contact us if you are unsure if you meet the minimum entry requirements for this course. We encourage applications from international/EU students with equivalent qualifications. We also accept mature students with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
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