University of the West of Scotland

Law University of the West of Scotland Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

This degree is designed for those pursuing a career in the legal sector and for those who wish to obtain a degree which is sought after by employers in a variety of other law related and business sectors

Students study a wide range of legal subjects which, if students wish, can be combined with the study of languages and/or wider business subject areas. The first year of the programme is a foundational year in which key legal concepts and subjects are studied such as Criminal Law, Public Law, and Legal System. Students also undertake legal skills based modules and begin to study legal philosophy. Second year builds on these foundations and covers mostly Scots Law subject areas such as Property, Family Law, and Succession. Second year also covers some UK law subjects such as Corporate Law. Third year offers the possibility of a study abroad experience. For those who choose not to study abroad subjects covered will include Employment Law, and International Human Rights Law. The majority of third year modules are optional modules. Honours year allows students to develop in-depth legal knowledge and understanding in a range of subject areas.

Graduates enjoy careers in the legal sector and in the wider business sector.

Other opportunities include citizens advice, trading standards, accountancy, local government, academia, the police force, and roles within banks and finance companies. Graduates can obtain further legal qualifications which could lead to a career as a solicitor.

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 M101
Institution code U40
Campus name Paisley Campus
Campus code P

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Year 4

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 102 points
A level CCC plus GCSE English and Mathematics at grade C or above
Scottish Higher BBBC including English

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level CCD
Scottish Higher BBCC - BBB


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University of the West of Scotland
Paisley Campus
High Street
Paisley
PA1 2BE


Course contact details

Applicant Enquiry Team

0800 027 1000


Admissions

0800 027 1000