The University of Law

Law with Government and Politics The University of Law Degree level: Undergraduate

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The course is a three year law degree with options that focus on government and politics. It is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in the legal or wider public, central and local government sectors or the commercial sector, and who have an interest in government and politics . It has a practical focus, with employability integrated into the course. There is a high level of face-to-face tuition which for the law modules is delivered predominantly 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. The students study six modules per year.

The course will deliver an insight into critical legal, government and political 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.

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

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!

Application codes

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

Course code M132
Institution code L17
Campus name Leeds
Campus code 8

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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 (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 AABB
AS Not accepted
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 BBB

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


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
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

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £13,500 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

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. Please see the following link for further information - http://www.law.ac.uk/undergraduate/course-fees/

Provider information

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The University of Law
2 Bunhil Row
London
EC1Y 8HQ


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