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Why study this course?
You’ll explore a diverse range of optional subjects while meeting the Qualifying Law Degree requirements for training as a solicitor or barrister. Throughout the course, you'll develop your knowledge of key areas of English and European Union law and human rights, as well as valuable transferable skills. You'll also benefit from access to activities including mooting, the Mansfield Law Society, employment fairs and expert speakers.
More about this course
In this Law (LLB) degree you’ll gain a detailed understanding of legal rules, their contexts and application, as well as developing transferable skills in communication, independent research, teamwork and public speaking.
Our expert teaching team have numerous links to employers, professional bodies and international organisations. In addition, you’ll benefit from high-quality classroom teaching enhanced by an online learning environment, academic skills support, mentoring, and careers guidance including workshops, fairs and work placements. There’s also a lively programme of events and outside speakers organised through the Mansfield Law Society – the president of which is a Supreme Court judge.
To help you become familiar with the courtroom environment and hone your presentation skills, you’ll have access to our mock courtroom, complete with dock, witness box and public gallery. This excellent facility helped two of our legal students to come an impressive fifth place out of 64 universities in the ESU National Mooting Competition 2012.
You’ll also have the opportunity to join our new group mentoring programme in collaboration with international law firm Clyde & Co and business charity the East London Business Alliance. Created specifically for first year students, you can apply to join and attend law offices near to our Goulston Street base, for six interactive sessions with qualified lawyers, in order to gain confidence in and discuss options for entering the legal profession.
Throughout your degree, you’ll have the opportunity to gain relevant experience while studying though legal work placements, mooting and pro bono opportunities. You'll also be eligible to join the Law Mentoring Programme, where you'll be paired with postgraduate London Met mentors in order to obtain support in relation to personal and professional development, selecting career paths, acquiring work experience and commercial awareness, and writing CVs and covering letters. As part of the programme, you're able to attend interactive careers workshops, postgraduate taster sessions, and networking events, attended by students, London Met staff, and legal professionals, as well as our annual Get Into Law day, where you're given the opportunity to hear from, and grill, a panel of legal professionals about their careers and how to get ahead in the legal profession.
Example Year 1 modules include:
Law of Tort
Example Year 2 modules include:
European Union Law
Creating a Winning Business 1
Work Placement for Professional Experience
Consumer Rights Law
Employment and Equality Law
Law of Advocacy and Mooting
Law of Evidence
Example Year 3 modules include:
Equity and Trusts
Creating a Winning Business 2
Work Placement for Professional Experience
Civil Liberties and Human Rights
Criminal Litigation Practice
Family and Child Law
Immigration and Asylum Law and Tribunals
Intellectual Property Law
Landlord and Tenant Law
Law Extended Essay
Law of Evidence
Law of International Trade
Public International Law
You will be assessed through a range of methods including case studies, essays, examinations, presentations and research projects. These allow you to develop and demonstrate a wide range of skills and knowledge which will be invaluable in further study and your future career.
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For up to date English language requirements please see: http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/international/international-admissions/application-guidance-and-entry-criteria/english-language-requirements/undergraduate-english-requirements/
|UCAS Tariff||112 points|
|A level||BBC||Typical offer BBC (112 UCAS points from three or more A levels) from law and business-related subjects.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||
M: 30 credits
P: 15 credits
|Access to Higher Education Diploma in a relevant subject is acceptable for entry. You will need 60 credits in a business or law-related subject with a minimum of 30 Level 3 credits at Merit and Level 2 passes in Communication units. QAA accredited course required.|
|Scottish Higher||CCCCDD||A minimum of 114 UCAS points, including at least CC level in a business-related subject.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||28 points||A minimum of 15 points at the higher level and a minimum of 4 points in English at standard level.|
English Language GCSE at grade C (grade 4 from 2017) or above (or equivalent).
We accept a broad range of equivalent level qualifications, please check the UCAS tariff calculator or contact us if you are unsure if you meet the minimum entry requirements for this course. We encourage applications from international/EU students with equivalent qualifications. We also accept mature students with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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