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Why Law? Our Law course is a qualifying degree recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, which will prepare you for a successful career. You’ll explore fundamental principles of law in England and Wales, including legal methods and skills, constitutional law, criminal law and property law. You can also tailor your study to suit your own individual ambitions and interests, specialising in a range of subjects such as family law, media and entertainment law and company law. With the chance to undertake an insightful field trip to a major legal institution in Europe (additional costs may apply, see course web page for details), for example hearing a live case being argued or witnessing a crimes against humanity trial, our ‘Make It’ programme of experiences really helps our students stand out from the competition. You’ll draw on the expertise of lecturers with extensive professional credentials and research experience, as well as learn from inspiring legal guest speakers. You’ll also hone your courtroom skills in the Moot Court Room at our brand new state-of-the-art School of Business and Technology building at Oxstalls campus in Gloucester, and put your learning into practice by giving advice to real clients at our law clinic, at the Law Centre or the Citizens Advice Bureau. Why University of Gloucestershire? We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. With the University of Gloucestershire offering a wide variety of courses, you will have the best of both worlds - a large learning community with more than 80 societies and sports clubs to enjoy while also benefiting from lecturers who know and value you as an individual. Through our innovative Your Future Plan scheme, you will be challenged and supported to become the graduate that you want to be, ready to succeed in your chosen field. Your personal tutor will help you build your network of connections and take advantage of a range of opportunities including field trips and placements, offering invaluable experience outside of the lecture theatre. Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the beautiful county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies. Come and experience the University of Gloucestershire for yourself by booking an open day online at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. After the course Your story with us doesn’t end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 95% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study six months after completing their course*, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan. *Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), 2016/17. Experience an open day Take the next step and book yourself a place at a University of Gloucestershire open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. This is your chance to see the university for yourself, get a real insight into what we're about and meet your potential course tutors and lecturers. Our student ambassadors will also be on hand to show you round your campus. Take the opportunity to get up-to-the minute advice and guidance from the people who have been here and experienced University of Gloucestershire life already. To find out more information about this course, visit www.glos.ac.uk/OurCourses, email us on [email protected] or call 03330 14 14 14.
You will gain solid grounding in the key areas such as legal methods and skills, constitutional law, criminal law and property law. You can also specialise in a range of subjects including family law, media and entertainment law, company law and human rights, depending on your area of interest. Through lectures, seminars and group work, you'll put your learning to the test in class debates and mooting sessions.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We welcome international students from around the world. Studying in the UK can be a great experience allowing you to meet new people, try new things and experience a new country. Come and join us: http://www.glos.ac.uk/study/international/Pages/international-students.aspx
|UCAS Tariff||120 points||Use a combination of your qualifications to achieve the required tariff total.|
|A level||BBB||BBB at A levels or use a combination of your qualifications to achieve the required tariff total.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM||DDM at BTEC or use a combination of your qualifications to achieve the required tariff total.|
Grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent) are normally required. If you don't meet your tariff points total we will still consider your application. Mature Applicants: We welcome applications from mature students (aged 21 and over) and do not necessarily require the same academic qualifications as school leaving applicants.
English language requirements
International students will need to produce evidence of an acceptable score on an approved English language test such as IELTS. We run pre-sessional English language courses and university preparation courses, in partnership with INTO, to help you prepare for undergraduate or postgraduate study. Please see our webpage - http://www.glos.ac.uk/study/international/Pages/into-centre.aspx
English Language requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|