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.
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" "
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
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
In addition we require all applicants to hold GCSE English Language at grade C or grade 4 or above.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7||IELTS 7.0 or above with a minimum of 6.5 in each component.|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£11100||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£11100||Year 1|