Law is one of the world’s oldest professions. Filled with intrigue and complexities, law is a fascinating and exciting subject area that is an essential component of everyday life. A degree in law can lead you to a wide number of career options, including a lawyer, legal executive or costs negotiator.
Success in this field demands discipline, strategic thinking, a solid knowledge of legislation and the ability to adapt to different scenarios. As legal knowledge is key for success in this career, this course focuses on teaching you key theoretical principles, with fundamental best practices such as making succinct legal arguments.
Focused on practical, real-world application, this year encourages you to think practically in the field of law, applying legal rules and principles to real-world scenarios while identifying and evaluating key issues. Throughout the year you will touch upon several principle elements including judicial precedent, vitiating factors and negotiation, aptly preparing you for advanced-level learning in year two. Students who complete year one are awarded a Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Law & Practice.
Focusing on the criminal justice system and the English legal system, you undertake a practice-based exploration of the key principles related to the development of effective client-care. In this year, you will develop comprehensive knowledge of the English law of torts, land law and family law. This provides you with an elevated level of legal knowledge, ready for progression into year three. Students who complete year two are awarded a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Law & Practice.
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