Law at Abertay University - UCAS

Course summary

Study law here at Abertay and learn how to shine in the prestigious and rewarding legal profession. Build a deep understanding of how the law and legal processes actually operate. You'll explore the Scottish legal system and the building blocks of Scots law, complemented by subjects from other disciplines. You'll learn to present legal arguments during debates in mock court appearances and be actively encouraged to enhance your CV with extracurricular activities like pro-bono work. Work placements and study abroad options You'll use the university's moot room for debates and other exercises where you'll present legal arguments. Work placements and overseas study options all help to broaden your knowledge of the law and how legal systems operate. This degree:

  • Enables you to become a Scottish solicitor, assuming you successfully complete a Diploma in Professional Legal Practice and a traineeship.
  • Is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland and the Faculty of Advocates.
  • Offers CV-enhancing extracurricular activities such as work placements, Moot clubs and pro-bono work.
You'll graduate with excellent employment prospects. Many of our graduates become solicitors or advocates, barristers, paralegals or legal academics (after further study).

Modules

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.

Assessment method

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

Application codes

Course code:
M114
Institution code:
A30
Campus name:
Abertay Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

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.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.abertay.ac.uk/course-search/undergraduate/law/

Minimum Qualification Requirements

We may make you an offer at the minimum entry grades if you meet the criteria.

Please click the following link to find out more about minimum qualification requirements for this course

https://www.abertay.ac.uk/course-search/undergraduate/law/


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

https://www.abertay.ac.uk/studying/informationforinternationalstudents/english-requirements/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Scotland £1820 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £15000 Year 1
International £15000 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

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Law at Abertay University - UCAS