Master of Laws of England and Wales at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS

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Course summary

Stand out from the crowd in this highly competitive field. This conversion course will help you on your journey into the legal profession if you don’t have a first degree in law. Designed to be flexible to meet your needs, this master’s course is delivered entirely online with no live classes for you to attend. As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Study core foundation subjects in law, to prepare for the next step towards becoming a solicitor or barrister
  • Learn in our Virtual Learning Environment, supported by MS Teams activities
  • Focus on an area of law that interests you during your Independent Research Project
  • Specialist supervisor support is available on a wide variety of topics from medical negligence to anti-terrorism law
  • Distance learning requirements
To study this course, you’ll need to have a broadband internet connection with a speed of 2mbps and working speakers. You’ll need Windows 7 / Mac OSX 10.8 or above and have access to Chrome v63 or higher (recommended), Edge v42+, Firefox v57+ or Safari v6+. Java and Adobe Acrobat Reader will need to be enabled and you’ll need a minimum screen resolution of 1024 x 768. Visit our distance learning guide for complete technical requirements. Find out more Law Trove You’ll be able to access a wide range of law textbooks online for free through Law Trove, a subscription-only service offered by Oxford University Press. Law in Practice guest lectures We regularly welcome guest speakers in prominent legal positions to share their experience of the profession. Previous speakers in our Law in Practice: Guest Speaker Series 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. Get support with planning your career Our Careers Service is on hand to support you with all aspects of planning your career, including writing your CV, job applications and how to make the most of industry and graduate fairs. Leeds Law School mentors We have taught law qualifying courses since 1979 and many of our graduates now act as mentors to our students. A mentor will help you to get ahead by offering career advice, work experience and sometimes even job opportunities. Why study Master of Laws of England and Wales at Leeds Beckett University...
  • Leeds Law School regularly welcomes guest speakers in prominent legal positions and you will be able to access their lectures digitally if you are unable to attend on-campus
  • Law Trove is an online service offered by Oxford University Press. This means all of our students will be able to access a wide range of law textbooks online and for free
  • Take inspiration from our high-profile ‘Law in Practice’ guest lectures – with previous speakers including Labour Party Leader, Sir Keir Starmer QC MP and human rights campaigner Baroness Shami Chakrabarti CBE PC
Please visit our online course page for information on changes to legal education and training

Modules

Core Modules:

  • Foundations of Equity & Trusts Law
  • Independent Legal Research Project
  • Foundations of Property Law
  • Foundations of Public Law
  • Law, Institutions & Skills
  • Foundations of Contract Law
  • Foundations of Criminal Law
  • Foundations of the Law of the European Union
- Foundations of Tort Law


Entry requirements

Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. STUDENTS WISHING TO UNDERTAKE THE MASTER OF LAWS OF ENGLAND AND WALES DEGREE FOR THE PURPOSE OF QUALIFICATION AS A BARRISTER MUST: Hold a UK/Republic of Ireland degree, awarded at or above 2:2; or Have been granted a Certificate of Academic Standing by the Bar Standards Board on the basis of an overseas degree or a non-standard UK/Republic of Ireland degree; or Have been approved by the Bar Standards Board Qualifications Committee as suitable for admission as a mature student. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional. All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements. SELECTION CRITERIA: We may use selection criteria based on your personal attributes; experience and/or commitment to the area of study. This information will be derived from your personal statement and reference and will only be used if you have met the general entry requirements.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

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

Please see www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk for fee information.
Master of Laws of England and Wales at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS