Law with Politics

University of Hull

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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This law degree gives you extensive knowledge of the political system from which our laws emerge – it's a strong foundation to build a career on. You’ll learn to think like a lawyer, undertake legal research and apply your knowledge of legal and political science to broad social problems and challenges. You'll get to grips with the concept of law, legal phenomena and legal systems. And you'll examine political theory and key advances in human security and welfare.

  • 99% of our law students are in work or further study six months after graduating (UK domicile full-time first degree leavers; Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey for the academic year 2016/17, published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency 2018)
  • Hull was ranked in the top 300 universities globally for law in the QS World University Rankings 2017.
  • Gain hands-on experience providing legal advice to members of the public, under expert supervision, in our Legal Advice Centre.
Law at Hull comes with opportunities to get involved in some CV-boosting extracurricular activities. The Student Law Society runs an extensive programme of competitions in mooting, negotiating and client interviewing. You can also get involved on the editorial team of the Student Law Journal. Official Team GB partners Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you – and we’ll help you find it. What does this mean for you? It means that whether you’re studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, you’ll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership. We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. Some of our students recently helped Team GB athletes get their kit ready to compete in preparation for the Minsk 2019 European Games. It’s an extraordinary partnership, and you won’t find it anywhere else. Find out more at hull.ac.uk/teamgb

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Core modules Systems of Justice Introduction to Law and its Study Public Law Criminal Law Introduction to Comparative Politics Introduction to the Politics of the World Economy Year 2 Core modules European Union Law Obligations I – The Law of Tort Policing and Criminal Investigation Equality and Human Rights Optional modules Understanding States and Markets: An Introduction to Political Economy Electoral and Voting Systems British Government Understanding the European Union Understanding America Understanding China Year 3 Core modules Land Use and Regulation Trusts: Managing for Others Optional modules Criminal Evidence Penology Employment Law Law Clinic Family Law Medicine, Ethics and the Law Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Comparative Legislatures UK Politics in an Age of Austerity and Brexit The Contemporary House of Commons Politics of the Environment Critics of Capitalism Parliament in the UK: Approaches to Reform Democracy and Legitimacy in the European Union Dissertation All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.

Assessment method

You'll be assessed through a combination of written, practical and coursework assessments throughout your degree. Written assessment typically includes exams and multiple choice tests. Practical is an assessment of your skills and competencies. This could include presentations, school experience, work experience or laboratory work. Coursework typically includes essays, written assignments, dissertations, research projects or producing a portfolio of your work.


How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeM1L2
Institution code H72
Campus nameThe University of Hull
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 120 points Points can be from any qualification on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 80 points from A levels BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma Irish Leaving Certificate Scottish Highers Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma or a combination of appropriate Level 3 qualifications
Access to HE Diploma M: 45 credits
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 30 points

Applicants with other qualifications are welcome to apply.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5This course requires IELTS 6.5 overall, with at least 5.5 in each skill.

Please click below for a list of the English language qualifications we accept.

https://www.hull.ac.uk/Choose-Hull/Study-at-Hull/Admissions/English-language-requirements.aspx


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £14500* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Law with Politics at University of Hull - UCAS