Abertay University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Law affects every aspect of our lives - from driving a car or buying a house, to seeking justice as the victim of a crime. Not only is law a prestigious and well-paid profession, but one that is vital to a just and fair society. Our Law degree received 100% student satisfaction rating in the 2015 and 2016 National Student Survey. Accredited by the Law Society of Scotland and the Faculty of Advocates, enabling you to become a Scottish solicitor on successful completion of postgraduate training. You will have the opportunity to undertake a work placement or study abroad for a semester at one of our European partner institutions. Extracurricular activities, such as working as part of the Abertay team at the Citizens Advice Bureau Law Clinic, allow you to put your legal knowledge into action.
Core modules (subject to change over time) - Business Organisations; Business Transactions; Contract Law; Criminal Law; EU Law; Family Law; Law of Delict; Law of Evidence; Law of Succession & Trusts; Legal Philosophy & Human Rights; Legal Systems & Legal Method; Property Law (including Conveyancing) and Public Law. Other modules that may be offered (subject to change over time) - Competition Law; Employment Law; EU Labour Law; Harmonisation of EU Private International Law; Information Law; Intellectual Property Law; Investor Protection Law; Lawyers & Legal Services in the EU and Work Placement.
We recognise that our students have different learning styles and different skills when they start their studies. Our aim is to ensure that we nurture, in all of our students, knowledge and understanding of the subjects studied, together with the research and employability skills needed for a world of constant change. So, you will learn in a variety of settings, including interactive lectures, tutorials, computer labs, oral presentations and through group exercises such as negotiations. We use exams, courseworks, presentations and a range of practical oral and written assessments which will develop your ability to present sophisticated arguments and complex information. We use exams, courseworks, presentations and a range of practical oral and written assessments. Examinations or class tests feature in the majority of accredited subjects at stages 1-3.
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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!
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|Campus name||Abertay Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|A level||BCC||To include a literate subject|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||Business (Law)|
|Scottish Higher||ABBB||To include a literate subject|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||29 points||To include a literate subject at S5 or H4|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H3, H3, H3||To include a literate subject|
|Scottish HNC||Pass||Business - Graded Unit A Legal Services - Graded Unit A Social Science - Graded Unit A|
|Scottish HND||Pass||Business - Graded Unit A Legal Services - Graded Units AA Social Science - Graded Unit A|
Applicants should have National 5/GCSE English at grade C/4 and National 4 or National 5/GCSE Maths/Lifeskills Maths at grade C/4
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
English language requirements
We look for applicants to have achieved an overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no individual test lower than 5.5. Some degrees have higher requirements - refer to the 'entry routes' tab of each degree for more detail.
List of English Language Requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|