Law The University of Law (including De Broc School of Business)

Accredited by: The University of Law

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.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Law (with Honours) - LLB (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Birmingham

  • Start date

    17 September 2018

  • Duration

    3 years


Other course options

Course details

Modules

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.

Assessment method

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.


How to apply

Application deadlines

To guarantee the university or college will consider you for this course, you must apply by:

15 January

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code M110
Institution code L17
Campus name Birmingham

Points of entry

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:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBB Excluding General Studies
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma DDM
Access to HE Diploma D: 27 credits Pass Diploma (60 credits) with 45 credits at Level 3 including 27 Distinctions
Scottish Higher AABB
Advanced Subsidiary (AS) Not accepted
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate – Principal subjects M2, M2, M2
Extended Project Qualification Not accepted
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 29 points
Irish Leaving Certificate - Higher Level H3, H3, H3, H3, H3 or B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Scottish Advanced Higher BBB

In addition we require all applicants to hold GCSE Maths and English Language at grade C or grade 4 or above.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £13,000 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

UK & EU students starting in September 2018 will benefit from a University Contribution to Fees. Please see the following link for further information - http://www.law.ac.uk/undergraduate/course-fees/ All students who commence their studies in 2018/19 will pay the same fee for each year of their course. Fees will not be subject to an annual increase, remaining the same for future years of study. Our course fees also include all textbooks and materials.

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