The course is a three year law degree which is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in the legal or wider commercial sector. It has a practical focus, with employability embedded into the course. There is a high level of face-to-face tuition which is delivered by professionally qualified lawyers. Students will study the key legal topics and related skills that are critical for the modern law student but also have a choice of options. The course is delivered over two semesters per academic year. Students study six modules per year.
The course will deliver an insight into critical legal topics and develop knowledge and understanding of key concepts in a practical environment. Students will have practical issues raised and develop relevant skills of analysis, research, problem-solving, and communication skills so as to resolve those issues but also the relevant skills to be able to communicate them.
This course will assist students to gain employment within the wider legal sector (and other commercial/business fields) and also complete the academic stage of training for those who wish to progress to become solicitors or barristers or form the foundation for those who wish to study for Masters degrees.
Bachelor of Law (with Honours) - LLB (Hons)
17 September 2018
There are two semesters per academic year. Each semester is 15 weeks long; 12 weeks face-to-face tuition, one week consolidation/revision and two weeks to complete the assessments. Students study three modules per semester. All modules are worth 20 credits. The course starts with a one week freshers/induction week.
A range of assessment methods will be used. Some will be by examination (two hours, 10 multiple choice questions and a choice of two from six long form questions). Some will be by coursework (which may be essay, project report or portfolio) and some by way of oral presentation. This range of assessment methods reflects the practical nature of the programme and aligns the assessment with the learning outcomes of the programme. A mock assessment will be included.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
This means the year in which you would like to start the course.
‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.
‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.
You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.
The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||B B B||Excluding General Studies|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 27 credits||Pass Diploma (60 credits) with 45 credits at Level 3 including 27 Distinctions|
|Scottish Higher||A A B B|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||M2, M2, M2|
|Extended Project||Not accepted|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||29 points|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H3, H3||or B2 B2 B2 B2 B2|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||B B B|
In addition we require all applicants to hold GCSE Maths and English Language at grade C or grade 4 or above.
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.|
|PTE Academic||58.0||Pearsons (academic) score of 58 with no one component below 51|
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|