Law (with integrated foundation year) at University of Cumbria - UCAS

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Course summary

Study at the North West's Top Law School according to the Guardian League Tables 2022. Our law degree is recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and The Bar Standards Board, and hence will facilitate your journey to becoming a solicitor or a barrister, or a broader range of careers. On this course, you'll learn about the law and legal skills such as how to interview clients. You’ll take part in mock court cases (civil and criminal) and work on real-life legal problems. Course Overview You’ll gain a strong foundation in legal knowledge and skills relevant to careers in the legal profession and many other areas of employment. There is a focus on work experience and professional mentors, thanks to our industry links. Public speaking events, mock trials, and student competitions will further boost your skills. Throughout, you’ll be taught by tutors with experience of working in law, who will provide the support and knowledge to ensure you stay on track. On this course you will...

  • Have access to our law team consisting of former practising solicitors and barristers with national and international experience.
  • Have access to the criminal courts for mock trials, presided over by real judges.
  • You’ll have the option to do a placement in a local law firm or legal service provider so you get work-based learning.
  • Be able to use our connection with local law firms and legal service providers and strong working relationship with Solicitors Regulator Authority and the Law Society.
  • Have opportunities to use your academic skills practically via our Street Law project, in which you research and advise on real legal issues to clients in our local community.
What you will learn On this course, you will gain a strong foundation in legal knowledge and skills relevant to careers in the legal profession and many other areas of employment. There is a focus on work experience and professional mentors, thanks to our industry links. Public speaking events, mock trials, and student competitions will further boost your skills. Throughout, you’ll be taught by tutors with experience of working in law, who will provide the support and knowledge to ensure you stay on track.
  • Note that optional modules will run subject to student numbers'
Year One
  • Essential University Skills 1
  • Contemporary Issues and the Media
  • Introduction to Policing, Criminology and Law
  • Essential University Skills 2
  • Families, Communities & the Criminal Justice System
  • Professional Practice in the Community
Year Two
  • Legal Skills
  • English and Comparative Legal Systems
  • Practical Contract Law
  • Law of Torts
  • Citizen and State
  • Persuasive Presentation and Courtroom Skills
Year Three
  • Lawyering and Dispute Resolution in a Digital Age
  • Criminal Law
  • Land Law
  • Equity and Trusts
  • Law of the European Union
  • Law of Criminal Evidence (optional)
  • Human Rights (optional)
  • Family Law (optional)
Year Four
  • Law Dissertation
  • Business Awareness and Employment Practice
  • Law in Action
  • Medical Law and Ethics (optional)
  • Human Rights (optional)
  • Law Placement (optional)
  • Law of Criminal Evidence (optional)
  • Family Law (optional)
  • Intellectual Property Law (optional)


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
M101
Institution code:
C99
Campus name:
Lancaster
Campus code:
L

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you are over 21 and returning to study after being in relevant employment for a minimum of 3 years and do not meet the published entry requirements for Year 1 of our degree courses, please do not assume you are not qualified to join us. Our experienced Admissions and Academic staff will review your prior qualifications and professional experience to support your application. The Integrated Foundation Year programmes support your return to education and are specifically designed for students who have the ability to study for a degree but may not have all the necessary qualifications, skills or experience to join the degree in Year 1. Contact our Course Enquiries Team for more information.


Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6125 Year 1
Scotland £6125 Year 1
Wales £6125 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6125 Year 1
EU £6125 Year 1
International £8565 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees are for the first year only. For years 2 - 4, the BA or BSc fee will apply. Visit www.cumbria.ac.uk/studentfinance for more information about student fees and finance, and for details about our alumni discount.
Law (with integrated foundation year) at University of Cumbria - UCAS