Legal Method Birkbeck, University of London

Undergraduate

Learn the skills you need for a degree in law, and get help with applying to university. This course is widely recognised as an entry qualification for a range of law degrees. It's ideal if you lack prior educational qualifications or need additional qualifications to gain entry onto an undergraduate LLB course. You'll leave the course with a thorough understanding of the construction and interpretation of English law and with a good foundation in the skills needed to study law.

Highlights

  • This course is an entry qualification for a range of law degrees.

  • Our School of Law is a leading international centre for world-class legal teaching, research and scholarship and is the most rapidly expanding law school within the University of London.

  • We are among the top 10 law schools in the UK and in the top three in London in the Times Higher Education 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) rankings, while our research environment was judged conducive to producing research of the highest quality.

  • Dedicated academic skills workshops are run at Birkbeck by our Senior Learning Development Tutor, who can advise on essay writing, time-management, efficient reading and note-making, giving presentations and participating in seminars.

  • We encourage our students to participate in the wide range of extracurricular activities we offer, including lectures by internationally renowned guest speakers, our Student Law Society, our annual retreat to Cumberland Lodge in Windsor, which allows you to explore contemporary issues in law with specialist speakers, and our successful mooting and mock trial programme, where advocacy training is given by experienced practising barristers.

  • Students may also apply to take part in the mentoring programme and an externship with the Hammersmith and Fulham Law Centre. During each year, we offer a range of career-related talks.

  • Qualification

    Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE

  • Study mode

    Part-time

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    October 2019

  • Duration

    1 year


Course details

Modules

For information about course structure and the moules you will be studying, please visit Birkbeck’s online prospectus.

Assessment method

A variety, including coursework, tests, presentations and projects.


How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, the requirement for this programme is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests. If you don’t meet the minimum IELTS requirement, we offer pre-sessional English courses, foundation programmes and language support services to help you improve your English language skills and get your place at Birkbeck.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff We welcome applicants without traditional entry qualifications as we base decisions on our own assessment of qualifications, knowledge and previous work experience. We may waive formal entry requirements based on judgement of academic potential.

We welcome applicants without traditional entry qualifications as we base decisions on our own assessment of qualifications, knowledge and previous work experience. We may waive formal entry requirements based on judgement of academic potential.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £4,200 Year 1
EU £4,200 Year 1
International £4,200 Year 1
England £4,200 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4,200 Year 1
Scotland £4,200 Year 1
Wales £4,200 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.