The course is a three year law degree which is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in the legal or wider commercial sector. It has a practical focus, with employability integrated 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 but also have a choice of options. The course is delivered over two semesters per academic year and students study six 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.
Year One: All modules are at Level 4 and are worth 20 credits. All modules are compulsory. The modules are: • Common Law Method & Ethics • Academic & Digital Skills • Contract Law • The Law of Tort • Public Law • Criminal Law Year Two: All modules are at Level 5 and worth 20 credits. Compulsory modules are in Semester 1 and are; • Critical Approaches in Current Legal Issues • Business Law 1 • Land Law Students study three options* in Semester 2 from the following; • 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 Year Three: "All modules are worth 20 credits and at Level 6. Compulsory modules (Semester 1) are; • Equity & Trusts And students must select two optional* modules to study in Semester 1 from; • Civil Dispute Resolution • Business Law 2 • Graduate and Employability Skills • International Commercial Law • Mental Health and Mental Capacity Law • A research project (worth 40 credits). In Semester 2 students study three options* from the following; • Family Law • Employment Law • Real Estate • Wills & Succession • Human Rights • Criminal Litigation and Evidence • Graduate and Employability Skills • International Commercial Law • Civil Dispute Resolution • Legal Technology • Legal Innovation and Entrepreneurship • Canadian Constitutional Law (London only) • Foundations of Canadian Law (London only) • A research project (worth 40 credits). Students studying at campuses who are also offering other 'Law with' courses may be able to choose options from those programmes as well. *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
- Year 2
- Year 3
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
We also consider partial or full UK Degree Study – must have a minimum of 120 credits with an overall average mark of 50% for all credits completed. Please note: We assess your most recent awarded or attempt of a qualification(s) towards entry to our programme so it is important that you include all recent study on your application.
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English language requirements
|IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.
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Fees and funding
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