Law (Senior Status) at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS

Course summary

Gain a deep understanding of fundamental legal concepts and principles, and how to apply them, in just two years on this condensed law degree. As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Pursue and acquire a comprehensive knowledge and dynamic understanding of the law
  • Develop academic, practical, digital and employability skills as you participate in learning activities and authentic assessment tasks at each stage of your learning
  • Learn to analyse, critique and challenge contemporary issues in law
  • Begin to provide strategic solutions to legal problems and recognise conflicts and tensions
  • Tailor your degree to your career aspirations with a choice of option modules
  • Be supported to become an independent learner and critical thinker
  • Become increasingly knowledgeable and reflective about your own academic development and the legal research environment
Professional links We have strong connections with local, regional and national law firms, so you’ll have the opportunity to network with potential employers during your study. Some of the firms and organisations we work in conjunction with include:
  • Addleshaw Goddard
  • Blacks Solicitors
  • Department for Work & Pensions
  • HSBC UK
  • Lupton Fawcett
Law in Practice guest lectures We regularly welcome guest speakers in prominent legal positions to share their experience of the profession. Previous speakers include human rights campaigner Baroness Shami Chakrabarti, and Leader of the Labour Party, Sir Keir Starmer. You’ll be able to access their lectures digitally if you are unable to attend on-campus. Mooting You’ll have the opportunity to develop your advocacy skills through our active mooting programme. You could also enter regional and national competitions to hone your skill in this area. The Law Clinic Our Law Clinic brings local law firms even closer to our student community and provides a confidential environment for members of the public to seek free legal advice. If you choose to get involved, you'll develop key transferable skills. You’ll gain invaluable first-hand experience of legal practice which will enhance your CV. Law Trove Leeds Law School subscribes to Law Trove, an online service offered by Oxford University Press. This means you’ll have free access to all Oxford University Press Law textbooks. You’ll be able to read texts online or download chapters in PDF format to read offline or print as you wish. The Law Society We have an active Student Law Society which organises social, as well as networking and career-focused events. Postgraduate study at Leeds Law School We offer a range of postgraduate and professional courses. A postgraduate course could help you take the next step once you’ve started your legal training journey. Why study Law (Senior Status) at Leeds Beckett University?
  • Fast track your learning and gain an LLB qualification in two years
  • Learn from tutors with extensive professional experience and networks in our new Leeds Law School facilities
  • Be part of a vibrant community on-campus in Leeds city centre
  • Apply your learning at our Law Clinic and give something back to the local community
  • Mentoring scheme - benefit from being paired with a professional mentor from Leeds’ legal or business community

Modules

Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Law Institutions & Skills (non-credit)
  • Public Law & Policy
  • Tort Law
  • Contract Law
  • Criminal Law
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Equity & Trusts
  • Property Law
  • European Law in Context
In addition, choose from a list of Year 2 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
M101
Institution code:
L27
Campus name:
City CampusC
Campus code:
C

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment.


Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
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Law (Senior Status) at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS