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Course summary

LLB (Hons) Law is compliant with the QAA subject benchmark for Law. All our Law degrees and pathways enable students to proceed to the next stage of training to qualify as a Barrister or Solicitor. The LLB includes the foundation legal subjects which meet the requirements of the Academic Component of becoming a Barrister. Our Law degree offers innovative, exciting challenges and provides opportunities to enter a wide range of law-related roles. From the opportunity to take part in mock trials to student conferences, the unique feature of this award is its student-centred, problem-based approach to learning. You’ll be offered a supportive, guided environment to practise skills for careers in the legal sector and to create awareness of the roles of law and lawyers in society. Aspiring advocates can choose to specialise in courtroom skills on our Bar Pathway, while potential solicitors can develop client facing skills through mediation and giving advice in our Law Clinic, with our Legal Professional Pathway. The Digital Pathway is ideal for exploring the impact on law of cutting-edge technologies. Or if you want maximum flexibility you can pursue your individual academic interests from a range of exciting options within and beyond Law. The Foundation year programme is designed for students who may not have the necessary academic profile for entry onto the 2 or 3 year degree courses. We recognise that some of our applicants may also have been out of formal education for a while or feel they may need to enhance their skills and capabilities first. The Foundation Year is a bespoke study route tailored for you. On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: LLB (Hons) Law, LLB (Hons) Law (Bar), LLB (Hons) Law (Professional), or LLB (Hons) Law (Digital).

Modules

"Foundation Year Crime in Context, Introduction to Principles of Law, Core Legal Skills, Introduction to Critical Thinking and Argument, Academic Skills, Foundations of Legal Knowledge Year 1 – All Pathways Legal Skills, English Legal Systems, Contract Law, Tort Law, Constitutional Law, Law in Practice Year 2 – Law Pathway EU Law, Administrative Law, Property Law and Application, Criminal Law, two option modules Options include: Business Law and Commercial Awareness, Community Safety, Introduction to the Law of Evidence, E-Commerce, Work Experience. Year 2 – Bar Pathway EU Law, Administrative Law, Property Law and Application, Criminal Law, Evidence, option module Options include: Community Safety, E-Commerce, Work Experience. Year 2 - Professional Pathway EU Law, Administrative Law, Property Law and Application, Criminal Law, Work Experience, option module Options include: Business Law and Commercial Awareness, Community Safety, Introduction to the Law of Evidence, E-Commerce. Year 2 – Digital Pathway EU Law, Administrative Law, Property Law and Application, Criminal Law, E-Commerce, Digital Evidence Processing Year 3 – Law Pathway Law of Trusts and Equitable Remedies, 100 credits of option modules (3 to 5, 40 or 20 credit modules) Options include: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Artificial Intelligence Law, Company and Commercial Law, Contemporary Developments in Criminal Law, Cyber Law, Dissertation, Employment Law, Family Law, Healthcare Law, Human Rights, International Human Rights, Jurisprudence, Law Clinic, Mooting, Private International Law. Year 3 – Bar Pathway Law of Trusts and Equitable Remedies, Dissertation, Mooting, 40 credits of option modules (1 to 2 modules) Options include: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Artificial Intelligence Law, Company and Commercial Law, Contemporary Developments in Criminal Law, Cyber Law, Employment Law, Family Law, Healthcare Law, Human Rights, International Human Rights, Jurisprudence, Law Clinic, Private International Law. Year 3 – Professional Pathway Law of Trusts and Equitable Remedies, Legal Advice Clinic, Alternative Dispute Resolution, 40 credits of option modules (1 to 2 modules) Options include: Artificial Intelligence Law, Company and Commercial Law, Contemporary Developments in Criminal Law, Cyber Law, Dissertation, Employment Law, Family Law, Healthcare Law, Human Rights, International Human Rights, Jurisprudence, Mooting, Private International Law. Year 3 – Digital Pathway Law of Trusts and Equitable Remedies, Digital Research Project, Artificial Intelligence Law, Cyber Law, option module. Options include:, Family Law, Healthcare Law, Human Rights, International Human Rights, Jurisprudence, Mooting, Private International Law

Assessment method

Each module includes a practice or ‘formative’ assessment for which you receive feedback from your tutor. Practice assessments are developmental and any grades you receive for them do not count towards your module mark. Each module has one or more formal or ‘summative’ assessment. This includes a range of assessments, such as essays, reports, problem-solving tasks, portfolios, presentations, academic posters, projects, dissertations and written examinations. The grades from formal assessments count towards your module mark.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
M111
Institution code:
S72
Campus name:
Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £16750 Year 1
International £16750 Year 1

Additional fee information

For further details of what is and is not included in your tuition fees please visit www.staffs.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees/
Law (with a Foundation Year) at Staffordshire University - UCAS