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

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The LLB (Hons) Law with Government and Politics with Foundation Year is a 4 year law degree. It is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in the legal or wider public or commercial sector. The LLB has a practical focus with employability integrated into the course. There is a high level of face-to-face tuition. The law modules are 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 degree programme is designed so that the Foundation Year provides an underpinning year, incorporating both academic and legal/professional related learning. For applicants needing to improve their knowledge and understanding of law along with the necessary skills needed to participate in the undergraduate law programmes at levels 4, 5 and 6. Students will develop the critical study and legal skills required to progress onto the next stage of the degree and ultimately that will equip them for further study or employment .

The Foundation Year will involve the study of 6 modules which will develop the necessary skills and introduce students to key concepts so as to enable progression onto the University's 3 year LLB or any of the LLB 'Law with' degrees . Those 6 modules are ; Introduction to Legal Personnel and Principles; Academic and Report Writing; Numeracy; Introduction to Marketing; Public/Private Law and Citizenship and the Law.

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

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points 48 UCAS points from a maximum of 3 A-levels or acceptable equivalent.
A level DD - EEE
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MP
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) D
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MM

In addition we require all applicants to hold GCSE English Language at grade C or grade 4 and to attend an interview.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.law.ac.uk/undergraduate/entry-requirements/

Additional entry requirements

Interview


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 IELTS 6.0 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.
PTE Academic 54.0 Pearsons (academic) score of 54 with no one component below 51

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £13,750 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

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/

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