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.
Year 1 core modules (subject to change over time) - LAW100 Legal Systems and Method; LAW101 Law of Contract; LAW105 Public Law 1; LAW103 Delict; LAW107 Criminal Law. You will also be required to select one elective module. For detailed module information please check our website.
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.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Standard Qualification Requirements
Applicants should have National 5/GCSE English at grade C/4 or a pass in National 4 Maths or National 5/GCSE Maths/Lifeskills Maths/Application of Maths at grade C/4. Higher Applications of Maths at grade C accepted.
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Minimum Qualification Requirements
We may make you an offer at the minimum entry grades if you meet the criteria.
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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
The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
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