The University of Law

Degree level: Undergraduate

Law (Accelerated)

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Course summary

The course is a two year intensive, accelerated law degree which is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in the legal or wider commercial sector and have the desire/need to complete the degree in two years. It has a practical focus, with employability embedded into the course. There is a high level of face-to-face tuition which is delivered predominantly by professionally qualified lawyers. Students will study the key legal topics and related skills that are critical for the modern law student. The students study nine modules per year. The course will deliver an insight into critical legal topics and develop knowledge and understanding of key concepts in a practical environment. Students will have practical issues raised and develop relevant skills of analysis, research, problem-solving, and communication skills so as to resolve those issues but also the relevant skills to be able to communicate them.

Course details

Modules

There are two main Semesters per academic year. Each main Semester is 15 weeks long; 12 weeks face-to-face tuition, one week consolidation/revision and two weeks to complete the assessments. Students study four modules per semester. All modules are worth 20 credits. The course starts with a one week freshers/induction week. On the two year programme students will have to study one module (20 credits) over the summer. This module will be studied over six weeks with one week consolidation and one week for assessment. Year One: All modules are worth 20 credits. All modules are compulsory. In Semester 1 students study four Level 4 modules; • Common Law Method & Ethics • Academic & Digital Skills • Contract Law • The Law of Tort. In the second Semester students study; • Public Law (Level 4) • Criminal Law (Level 4) • Business Law 1 (Level 5). and one optional module at Level 5 from the following list: • Family Law • Employment Law • Access to Justice and Legal Services • Real Estate • Human Rights • Extended Essay • EU Law • Legal Technology and Innovation • Legal Practice in the 21st Century Over the summer they study an extended essay (a Level 5 module worth 20 credits). Year 2: All modules are worth 20 credits and compulsory. In the first Semester students study; • Land Law (Level 5) • Family Law (Level 5) or Employment Law (Level 5) • Critical Approaches in Current Legal Issues (Level 5) • Equity & Trusts (Level 6). In the second Semester they study; • Business Law 2 (Level 6) • Civil Dispute Resolution (Level 6) and two optional modules from the following list: • Family Law (Level 6 - cannot be taken if already obtained at Level 5) • Employment Law (Level 6 - cannot be taken if already obtained at Level 5) • Real Estate (Level 6) • Wills & Succession (Level 6) • Human Rights (Level 6) • Graduate and Employability Skills (Level 6) • International Commercial Law (Level 6) • Legal Technology (Level 6) • Legal Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Level 6) • A research project (Level 6 - worth 40 credits). Students at London Bloomsbury who have an interest in Canadian law will be able to additionally select as option modules; • Canadian Constitutional Law (London only) (Level 6) • Foundations of Canadian Law (London only) (Level 6) Over the summer all students study Criminal Litigation and Evidence at Level 6. All options are indicative and are available subject to numbers" "

Assessment method

A range of assessment methods will be used. Some will be by examination. Some will be by coursework (which may be essay, project report or portfolio) and some by way of oral presentation. This range of assessment methods reflects the practical nature of the programme and aligns the assessment with the learning outcomes of the programme. A mock assessment will be included.


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

In addition we require all applicants to hold GCSE English Language at grade C or grade 4 or above.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7IELTS 7.0 or above with a minimum of 6.5 in each component.

Unistats information

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81%
Student satisfaction
40%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £11100 Year 1
England £11100 Year 1
Northern Ireland £11100 Year 1
Scotland £11100 Year 1
Wales £11100 Year 1
Channel Islands £11100 Year 1
International £16875 Year 1

Additional fee information

Our course fees also include all textbooks and materials. Please see the following link for further information - https://www.law.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/course-fees-and-funding/
Law (Accelerated) at The University of Law - UCAS