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Law

Entry requirements


A level

A,B,B

Access to HE Diploma

D:33,M:3,P:9

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

UCAS Tariff

128

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Law

Join the ranks of brilliant lawyers we’ve educated for nearly 50 years with our LLB Law. It’s the first step on the journey to becoming a Solicitor, Barrister or Chartered Legal Executive, as well as a broad range of other impactful careers. Develop in-depth legal knowledge and academic skills via a strong mixture of theoretical and experiential learning, with the opportunity to undertake real-world work placements, internships or work experience, including in our Legal Advice Clinic. Hone your professional skills in selected areas of interest including Advocacy, Civil Litigation and Human Rights. You’ll also be able to specialise in specific pathways with Criminology, Business Law and Criminal Law. Our specially designed assessments will give you a headstart on professional qualification, particularly the Solicitors Qualifying Examination. Plus, students who pass Business Law, Company Law & Employment Law with grades of 50% or more are also eligible to become Graduate Members of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, a recognised legal qualification.

The course is supported by extensive online learning resources and all students are given a tablet computer and a personal?electronic law library. The course offers opportunities to study abroad, including international field trips such as the Comparative Law option. We have very strong links with the local legal community, particularly the South London Law Society and the Southwark Legal Advice Network, and the course offers frequent opportunities to learn from legal practitioners, particularly our Visiting Fellow and Professors, Alumni and members of the local legal profession who contribute guest lectures and support our career development activities and event.

Modules

**Modules are Subject to Change**
Year 1
Semester One:
• Legal System, Legal Study, Legal Skills
• Contract Law
• Public Law
Semester Two:
• Current Legal Issues
• Law of Torts
• European Law
Year 2
Semester One
• Working in the Law
• Criminal Law
• Property, Equity & Trusts
Semester Two
• Law in Action
Option Pool A (students take one or two)
• ADR Theory & Practice
• Consumer Protection & the Law
• Gender, Justice & the Law
• Jurisprudence, Law & Politics
• Medical Law & Ethics
• Regulatory Principles of Entertainment & Media Law
Option Pool B (students take one or none)
• Comparative Law
• Legal Advice Clinic
• Professional Skills & Practice
• Public Legal Education
Year 3
Semester One
• Land Law
Option Pool C (students take two)
• Analysis of Evidence & Proof
• Business Law
• Company Law
• Criminal Litigation
• Environmental Law
• Family Law 1 Children
• Law & Technology
• Mediation & Negotiation Skills
• Practical Intellectual Property Law
Semester Two
• The Project
Option Pool D (students take two)
• Civil Litigation
• Employment Law
• European Borders & Security Law
• European Human Rights Law
• Immigration & Asylum Law
• International Protection of Human Rights
• Law Admissibility of Evidence
• Family Law 2 Relationships

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

LSBU Main Site - Southwark Campus

Department:

Law

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

80%
med
Law

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Law

Teaching and learning

75%
Staff make the subject interesting
76%
Staff are good at explaining things
82%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
83%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

48%
Library resources
68%
IT resources
64%
Course specific equipment and facilities
61%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

89%
UK students
11%
International students
29%
Male students
71%
Female students
72%
2:1 or above
15%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
D
C

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Law

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

95%
med
Employed or in further education
79%
high
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

21%
Legal associate professionals
20%
Business, finance and related associate professionals
13%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals

Law graduates tend to go into the legal industry, and they usually take similar routes. Jobs are competitive — often very competitive - but starting salaries are good and high fliers can earn serious money - starting on over £24k in London on average. Be aware though - some careers, especially as barristers, can take a while to get into, and the industry is changing as the Internet, automation and economic change all have an effect, If you want to qualify to practise law, you need to take a professional qualification — many law graduates then go on to law school. If you want to go into work, then a lot of law graduates take trainee or paralegal roles and some do leave the law altogether, often for jobs in management, finance and the police force. A small proportion of law graduates also move into another field for further study. Management, accountancy and teaching are all popular for these career changers, so if you do take a law degree and decide it’s not for you, there are options.

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Law

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£19k

£19k

£22k

£22k

£26k

£26k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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