University of Huddersfield

Law University of Huddersfield Degree level: Undergraduate

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Why Law?
Whether you’re intending to use the LLB degree as the start of your legal career in the legal profession, or as the stepping stone for other career opportunities, make Huddersfield Law School your first choice to what could be a brilliant, dynamic and rewarding future.

We believe studying should support you in gaining a wide variety of learning skills, as well as an understanding of law, an appreciation of how to apply that understanding, how to put forward an argument, the importance of attention to detail, and the ability to work in a team as well as on your own initiative. We’ll help you to build your employability skills while you study, making you stand out to potential employers.

We offer an LLB degree programme that can lead to either an LLB in Law or an LLB in Business Law depending on the modules you decide to select, as well as an LLB in Law and Criminology. All degree programmes support you in exploring your options and the career path you wish to take.

On the LLB Law course we also give you the opportunity to take a placement year that could see you working in a business and gaining real world experience.

At the end of your degree you may decide to continue your studies and apply for our LLM in Law and Global Governance, and even go on to study at PhD level becoming an expert in an area of Law.

How will you learn?
You will learn through practical application and delivered lectures, workshops, seminars and group work sessions.

  • You’ll gain a firm understanding of legal principles and core legal concepts.

  • You’ll be able to start focusing on the topics that interest you in your second and third years, when you can choose from a range of specialised modules.

  • 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.

  • You may decide to take up the opportunity to be part of our Legal Advice Clinic, where you will work closely with practising solicitors and help them with real cases.**

*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.

**Available from Year 2 and subject to successfully completing a competency assessment.

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
Intellectual Property and Competition Law
Taxation Law (Intermediate)

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

Intellectual Property and Competition Law

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 on the Intermediate module

Intellectual Property and Competition Law

Assessment method

18.7% of the study time on this course is spent in lectures, seminars, workshops etc. Study and assessments will be based on your choice of modules. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.


How to apply

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

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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 for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/where-are-you-from/

Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum 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 £14,500 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

Fees may rise by RPI-X, which is set by the Government. We anticipate that we will be able to confirm the exact amount of the 2020/21 tuition fees in the Spring of 2020 and will update these web pages accordingly. The University operates a fair fee policy which offers a guarantee about the costs of studying on your course. Please find out what's included in your tuition fee here -https://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/whats-included-tuition-fees/ 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
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Huddersfield
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