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Law with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Buckinghamshire New University

UCAS CODE: M104

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Buckinghamshire New University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our BA (Hons) Law degree programme integrates applied work-based and skills-based modules that will help you to prepare for a successful career, both within and outside of the legal professions.Our tutors will help you to find work experience that’s suited to your interests. Our location means that London, and all the opportunities it offers, is within easy reach. You’ll also benefit from our small classes, supportive and experience tutors, and valuable networking opportunities.**Why study at Buckinghamshire New University?**Our degree is designed for students who may not wish to pursue a professional legal career but have an interest in a career in law and/or looking to apply knowledge in another area of business or service provision.We'll help you build up your legal knowledge and commercial awareness, and gain a wide range of transferable skills, such as abstract thinking and practical problem-solving, which are relevant to a wide range of related careers.Although this degree does not offer exemptions from the academic stage of training to become a solicitor or barrister, the first year content is common with our LLB (Hons) Law, and those who are successful in all first year modules may choose to transfer on to year two of the LLB programme.Work experience in the form of placements and internships can greatly improve your employment prospects. Taking part can also help enhance academic results as you can apply your learning to a professional setting.**What will I study?**Particular to the study of law is a high level of research and communication skills. These competencies will be developed as you progress through the course, and you'll become skilled in areas such as legal debating, interviewing and mediation.On this programme, you'll study compulsory modules that explore civil and criminal liability, the English Legal System and the European single market, and legal research skills. You'll also have the opportunity to select from a range of specialist options in order to tailor your programme toward your career interests.The course will also help teach you to do legal research, and you'll have access to legal databases, such as LexisNexis or Westlaw. You'll also learn how to review information from academic sources, journals and electronic resources.**How will I be taught and assessed?**This course is offered as a four-year programme, including an initial Foundation Year. The Foundation Year will allow you to develop your academic study skills and build confidence in your abilities, identifying your own strengths and development needs for progression onto an undergraduate degree.In addition to the core curriculum, you'll also benefit from additional activities, all designed to bolster your career prospects. These include talks from guest speakers, alumni sharing their experiences, sessions organised by the Careers Service, and personalised support by Careers Service and Learning Development Unit.You'll develop your knowledge of all aspects of law through lectures and seminars, and supplement this with your own independent study. Lectures are often interactive, involving exercises and informal assessment. Seminars are small group discussions which you'll need to prepare for in advance. Here you'll learn to analyse legal principles and apply them to practical situations, assess competing arguments and choose between alternative approaches. Group work and moots (pretend courts) will hone your verbal arguing and presentation skills.You'll be assessed through exams, moots (pretend courts), presentations and coursework. The variety of assessment methods will help test your knowledge and analysis of legal principles and different areas of law.You will also be assessed on your ability to carry out effective research, understanding, a

Tuition fees

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£ 12,500per year

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Entry requirements

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32 UCAS points

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University information

Buckinghamshire New University

  • University League Table

    102nd

  • Accommodation available
    Scholarships available
  • Campus address

    Buckinghamshire New University, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 2JZ, England

Bucks Students’ Union is highly rated, and offers free societies, events, activities and workshops.
Courses are career-focused and tailor-made for your chosen industry.
Great transport links mean students will be within easy reach of London, Oxford, Reading and beyond.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    101st out of 104

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    87 39%

    102nd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    50th

    5

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