University of Huddersfield

Law University of Huddersfield Degree level: Undergraduate

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Whether you’re looking to become a solicitor or a barrister, the LLB is the main route that people take towards getting qualified in the legal profession. It’s your first step on the way to what could be a brilliant, dynamic and rewarding career.

This course gives you the chance to gain a firm understanding of legal principles and core legal concepts. As you progress you’ll be able to start focussing on the topics that interest you, particularly in your second and third years, when you can choose from a range of specialised modules.

Whichever side of law you go into, employers will be looking for a wide variety of skills, not just an understanding of law, but how to apply that understanding, how to put forward an argument, attention to detail, and the ability to work in a team. We’ll help you to build your skills while you study and make yourself more attractive to potential employers.

To help you take the first steps on your legal career we aim to give you as much experience as possible. Our Partners in Law scheme is a pretty unique service that could give you all the support you need. We can provide you with networking, mentoring and training opportunities through our links with regional and internationally renowned legal firms.

Our pioneering Partners in Law scheme provides you with networking, mentoring and training opportunities via regional and internationally renowned legal firms. Firms involved in the partnership include Pinsent Masons, DLA Piper, Walker Morris, Eversheds, Hammonds, Chadwick Lawrence, Armitage Sykes, Ramsdens Solicitors, Eaton Smith, Ridley and Hall, Switalskis, Wilkinson Woodward and Kirklees Council Legal Services.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

If you are thinking of becoming a solicitor please read the following statement which we received in April 2017 from the Solicitors Regulation Authority. The SRA specifies the qualification requirements for solicitors.

“The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has announced it will be introducing the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE), the earliest date for introduction is September 2020.

This will be a national assessment for anyone who wants to qualify as a solicitor in England and Wales. It will provide a fair and consistent assessment for all candidates regardless of whether they have taken a law degree or qualified through new routes like the solicitor apprenticeship.

If you have already started your law degree, or will do so before the SQE is introduced, you will be able to finish and qualify in the same way as before or qualify under the new system. The SRA will be providing information and guidance about how to qualify in the new system so keep checking its website.

Watch the SRA's video here - http://www.sra.org.uk/sra/policy/training-for-tomorrow.page

Course details

Modules

Year 1
Core modules:
Constitutional and Administrative Law
Principles of Law of Contract
Law of the European Union
Professional Skills and Legal Method

Year 2
Core modules:
Tort
Principles of Criminal Liability

Option modules:
Choose three from a list which may include:
Administration of Justice and Human Rights
Commercial Law
Evidence
Company Law
Consumer Law
Intellectual Property and Competition Law
Taxation Law (Intermediate)
Law in Action

Please note that it is a barred combination to take Honours module if you study the module above

Intellectual Property and Competition Law
Legal Advice Clinic

Year 3 - optional placement year

Final Year
Core modules:
Principles of Equity and Trusts
Principles of Land Law

Option modules:
Choose four from a list which may include:
Employment Law
Medical Law and Ethics
Family Law
Immigration and Asylum Law
Intellectual Property and Competition Law
Strategic Management

Please note that it is a barred combination to take the module above if you have previously studied Intermediate module

Intellectual Property and Competition Law

Assessment method

Assessment will include exams, multiple choice questions, seen and open book examinations, research exams, projects, reports essays and presentations.


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 M101
Institution code H60
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 points from a combination of Level 3 qualifications.
A level BBB
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM
Access to HE Diploma M: 45 credits

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements (https://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/).

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

https://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £14,000 * Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

The full-time undergraduate tuition fee for 19/20 entry will be £9,250. Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK/EU students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/ If you are an international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available http://www.hud.ac.uk/international/tuition-fees/ Please email the Student Finance Office (sfo@hud.ac.uk) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

Sponsorship information

Please see our website for full details of the scholarship http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/

Provider information

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University of Huddersfield
Queensgate
Huddersfield
HD1 3DH


Clearing contact details

General Clearing for Applicants

Course contact details

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Huddersfield Business School - Admissions

+44 (0)1484 472956


Student Recruitment Team

+44 (0)1484 472625