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Why study this course? This undergraduate degree will help you develop excellent employability skills and prepare you for a wide range of careers. Taught by legal experts, you'll also benefit from extracurricular activities including presentations and events organised by the Mansfield Law Society and the Director of Clinical Legal Education. On graduation, you’ll have the knowledge and expertise you need for a career in politics, business, the voluntary sector, the civil service or as a paralegal, patent lawyer or licensed conveyancer. In the 2020 National Student Survey, 92% of our law students said we'd given them good learning opportunities, plus 97% said they had access to course-specific facilities, equipment and other resources when they needed it. More about this course This is a popular course for anyone who wishes to study law but does not intend to be a solicitor or a barrister. The course is suitable for careers in politics, business, the voluntary sector, the civil service or for those wishing to be a paralegal, patent lawyer or licensed conveyancer. Our staff are experts in their field with numerous links to employers, professional bodies and international organisations. Based in London, you’ll have easy access to the Central London Criminal Court and the Houses of Parliament. Our mock courtroom, complete with dock, witness box and public gallery, will familiarise you with the courtroom environment, explain the processes and aid your presentation skills. Thanks to these facilities, two of our legal students came an impressive fifth out of 64 universities in the English Speaking Union (ESU) National Mooting Competition 2012. We place great emphasis on employability with a dedicated legal careers advise who organises a programme of events with guest speakers, networking events with other students and offers assistance in finding work placements and internships. To develop your skills, we also offer excellent opportunities to study in another European country for one semester. What our students say "Studying Law at London Metropolitan University has been one very interesting aspect of my life. I have been able to gain the much needed commercial awareness in today's world. The support I received from the tutors have given me the ability to stand and discuss on topical issues within and outside the United Kingdom. I have also been motivated into the quest for obtaining advanced degrees." National Student Survey (NSS) 2016
You'll be assessed through essays, examinations, presentations and research projects. We do not assess entirely by exams and tests, unless required by professional bodies. We encourage teamwork to help you develop skills that will be needed in the workplace.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For up to date English language requirements please see: http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/international/international-admissions/application-guidance-and-entry-criteria/english-language-requirements/undergraduate-english-requirements/
|UCAS Tariff||96 points|
|A level||CCC||Typical offer CCC (96 UCAS points from two or more A levels) from business-related subjects.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 30 credits P: 15 credits||Access to Higher Education Diploma in a relevant subject is acceptable for entry. You will need 60 credits overall with 45 credits at Level 3 and Communications units passed at Level 3 and Maths passed at Level 2. QAA accredited course required.|
|Scottish Higher||CCCCDD||A minimum of 114 UCAS points to include a minimum of 4 passes at Higher level at grade C (or above).|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||28 points||A minimum of 15 points at the higher level and a minimum of 4 points in English at standard level.|
English Language GCSE at grade C (grade 4 from 2017) or above (or equivalent). We accept a broad range of equivalent level qualifications, please check the UCAS tariff calculator or contact us if you are unsure if you meet the minimum entry requirements for this course. We encourage applications from international/EU students with equivalent qualifications. We also accept mature students with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
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