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Overview Studying an LLB at Middlesex you will gain the legal skills and abilities to complete the academic stage of training, and with your qualification, embark on the next stage of vocational training to become a fully qualified solicitor or barrister in England and Wales. You will develop a specialist understanding of the important and sometimes controversial role played by the European Union and the Council of Europe. Why study LLB European Law and Politics at Middlesex University? An LLB European Law and Politics from Middlesex is recognised by the two main legal professional bodies, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (solicitors) and the Bar Standards Board (barristers) as a Qualifying Law Degree that satisfies the first (or ‘academic’) stage of professional legal education and training. It additionally develops your understanding of the ethical, social, political, economic, cultural and historical contexts within which the law operates, as well as providing skills of legal analysis and an ability to evaluate legal systems and processes. You will study the fundamental doctrines and principles which underpin the law of England and Wales and will gain specialist knowledge and understanding of European Law and Politics and the complexities therein, developing skills and equipping you with expertise to move towards professional and related practice in this area. The course further integrates work placements within the programme and extra-curricular to the programme. You will benefit from a vibrant clinical legal education initiative that places law students with professional legal bodies and practitioners in order to combine hands-on work experience with the formal requirements of legal academic education. They will support you in developing specialist skills such as mooting and mediation and you will have the opportunity to take part in formal mooting and mediation competitions nationally and internationally. Our LLB graduates are experienced and skilled in the practicalities of everyday professional practice, indispensable for both the legal and non-legal graduate workplace. Course highlights You will study a programme that is relevant to the legal profession and employers in general and lays the foundations for a successful career in European law, politics, commerce or business generally You will study the core law modules that meet the requirements of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (solicitors) and the Bar Standards Board (barristers) for the first (or ‘academic’) stage of professional legal education and training Your course is taught across three campuses, in London, Mauritius and Dubai, with the option of transferring for one (or more) year of study to one of our overseas campuses You will integrate applied work-based and skills-based modules that allow you to prepare practically as well as academically for a successful career, both within and outside of the legal professions You will study a range of specialist optional modules that will allow you to hone your interests with a view to professional practice or further research and engagement Our outstanding academic reputation places our students at the heart of legal research and innovation. You will be guided by an academic team of nationally and internationally-recognised experts in their chosen fields of law, with links to professional legal bodies and organisations at the local, national and international levels As a student of this course you will receive a free electronic textbook for every module
Year 1: English Legal System (30 credits) - Compulsory Legal Method (30 credits) - Compulsory Contract Law (30 credits) - Compulsory Public Law (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 2: Criminal Law (30 credits) - Compulsory Tort (30 credits) - Compulsory EU Law (30 credits) - Compulsory Politics of Europe (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 3: Land Law (30 credits) - Compulsory Equity and Trusts (30 credits) - Compulsory Advanced Issues in European Law and Politics (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 3 optional modules: Advanced Mooting and Advocacy (30 credits) - Optional Work Based Internship (120 credits) - Optional Integrated Learning and Work Placement (30 credits) - Optional Project (30 credits) - Optional
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||Hendon Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
|UCAS Tariff||120 points|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 15 credits P: 30 credits||Access pass with 45 credits at Level 3 (15 distinction or higher)|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE grade C or above in English or grade 4 if awarded after August 2017|
Visit our general entry requirements page, by clicking on the link below, to see how these points can be achieved from our acceptable level 3 qualifications and the combinations which are welcomed by Middlesex University, including GCSE requirements.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||With a minimum of 5.5 in each component|
|TOEFL (iBT)||72||With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading|
|PTE Academic||51||With at least 51 in all components|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|