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Law (Accelerated)

Entry requirements


A level

A,B,B

Excluding General Studies

Access to HE Diploma

D:30

Pass Diploma (60 credits) with 45 credits at Level 3 including 30 Distinctions

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

31

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H2,H2,H3,H3,H3

or A2 A2 B2 B2 B2

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

DDM

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,B,B

Scottish Higher

A,A,A,B

UCAS Tariff

126-152

We've calculated how many Ucas points you'll need for this course.

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Law

The course is a two year intensive, accelerated law degree which is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in the legal or wider commercial sector and have the desire/need to complete the degree in two years. It has a practical focus, with employability embedded into the course. There is a high level of face-to-face tuition which is delivered predominantly by professionally qualified lawyers. Students will study the key legal topics and related skills that are critical for the modern law student. The students study nine modules per year.

The course will deliver an insight into critical legal topics and develop knowledge and understanding of key concepts in a practical environment. Students will have practical issues raised and develop relevant skills of analysis, research, problem-solving, and communication skills so as to resolve those issues but also the relevant skills to be able to communicate them.

Modules

There are two main Semesters per academic year. Each main Semester is 15 weeks long; 12 weeks face-to-face tuition, one week consolidation/revision and two weeks to complete the assessments. Students study four modules per semester. All modules are worth 20 credits. The course starts with a one week freshers/induction week. On the two year programme students will have to study one module (20 credits) over the summer. This module will be studied over six weeks with one week consolidation and one week for assessment.

Year One:
All modules are worth 20 credits. All modules are compulsory. In Semester 1 students study four Level 4 modules;
• Common Law Method & Ethics
• Academic & Digital Skills
• Contract Law
• The Law of Tort.

In the second Semester students study;
• Public Law (Level 4)
• Criminal Law (Level 4)
• Business Law 1 (Level 5).

and one optional module at Level 5 from the following list:
• Family Law
• Employment Law
• Access to Justice and Legal Services
• Real Estate
• Human Rights
• Extended Essay
• EU Law
• Legal Technology and Innovation
• Legal Practice in the 21st Century

Over the summer they study an extended essay (a Level 5 module worth 20 credits).

Year 2:
All modules are worth 20 credits and compulsory. In the first Semester students study;
• Land Law (Level 5)
• Family Law (Level 5) or Employment Law (Level 5)
• Critical Approaches in Current Legal Issues (Level 5)
• Equity & Trusts (Level 6).

In the second Semester they study;
• Business Law 2 (Level 6)
• Civil Dispute Resolution (Level 6)

and two optional modules from the following list:
• Family Law (Level 6 - cannot be taken if already obtained at Level 5)
• Employment Law (Level 6 - cannot be taken if already obtained at Level 5)
• Real Estate (Level 6)
• Wills & Succession (Level 6)
• Human Rights (Level 6)
• Graduate and Employability Skills (Level 6)
• International Commercial Law (Level 6)
• Legal Technology (Level 6)
• Legal Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Level 6)
• A research project (Level 6 - worth 40 credits).

Students at London Bloomsbury who have an interest in Canadian law will be able to additionally select as option modules;
• Canadian Constitutional Law (London only) (Level 6)
• Foundations of Canadian Law (London only) (Level 6)

Over the summer all students study Criminal Litigation and Evidence at Level 6.
All options are indicative and are available subject to numbers"

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Assessment methods

A range of assessment methods will be used. Some will be by examination. Some will be by coursework (which may be essay, project report or portfolio) and some by way of oral presentation. This range of assessment methods reflects the practical nature of the programme and aligns the assessment with the learning outcomes of the programme. A mock assessment will be included.

Tuition fees

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

Channel Islands
£11,100
per year
England
£11,100
per year
EU
£11,100
per year
International
£16,875
per year
Northern Ireland
£11,100
per year
Scotland
£11,100
per year
Wales
£11,100
per year

The Uni


Course locations:

Nottingham

London Bloomsbury

Department:

The University of 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.

86%
high
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

82%
Staff make the subject interesting
93%
Staff are good at explaining things
80%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
85%
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

76%
Library resources
86%
IT resources
85%
Course specific equipment and facilities
77%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

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

After graduation


We don't have more detailed stats to show you in relation to this subject area at this university but read about typical employment outcomes and prospects for graduates of this subject below.

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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.

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£19k

£22k

£22k

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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