University of Leicester

Law with Politics University of Leicester Degree level: Undergraduate

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The hand of the law. The power of politics. Creating societal change often requires law and politics to work together. In this degree, you’ll study public policy in its legal context and gain the skills to work in firms with governmental interests.

Course details

Modules

In your first year you will study the fundamentals of the legal system and develop your legal skills within the Leicester Law School. The Department of Politics and International Relations will introduce you to the key political systems, such as democracy, freedom, and power, and to key political ideologies, including liberalism, socialism, and environmentalism. In your second and final years, you will build upon this knowledge by studying a number of modules in Law and Politics, as well as pursuing your own interests from our range of optional modules.
For further information please see our website.

Assessment method

Assessment methods include assessed essays and exams.


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.

If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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 M2L2
Institution code L34
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level AAB
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D*D*D* Must have a strong GCSE background.
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits
M: 15 credits
Pass relevant diploma with 45 credits at Level 3.
Scottish Higher Qualification accepted. Please contact the Admissions Team for further information: ahladmissions@le.ac.uk
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, D3, M2
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 33 points Including a minimum of 18 points at Higher Level. Plus grade 4 in Standard Level English required if not held at GCSE.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) Qualification accepted. Please contact the Admissions Team for further information: ahladmissions@le.ac.uk
Scottish Advanced Higher AAB

GCSE English Language required at grade C/4 or above.

When considering your application, we will look for evidence that you will be able to fulfil the objectives of the programme of study and achieve the standards required. We will take into account a range of factors including previous examination results.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 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

The tuition fee for home and EU students is reviewed annually and for the academic year 2019/20 it is £9,250. The fees for following years have not yet been decided but are likely to increase each year in line with inflation, subject to government regulations. The inflation rate used will be RPIX, which includes all the items in the Retail Price Index, excluding mortgage payments. For your information, the inflation rate used by the Government when increasing the tuition fee from £9,000 to £9,250 was 2.8%. For further information about fees and funding please see the following page of the University website: https://le.ac.uk/student-life/undergraduates/fees-funding

Provider information

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University of Leicester
University Road
Leicester
LE1 7RH


Clearing contact details

Clearing Line

Course contact details

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Admissions Office (UG Arts, Humanities, Law)

+44 (0)116 252 5281