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Law with Foundation Year LLB (Hons)

Buckinghamshire New University

UCAS CODE: M10F

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Law (with Honours) - LLB (Hons)

  • Location

    Buckinghamshire New University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our LLB Law course is a qualifying law degree. That means it’s recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Council as the first step on your journey to becoming a qualified solicitor or barrister.Our tutors will also 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 this subject?**Careers in law are varied and challenging. An LLB (Hons) Law degree will help you develop the knowledge and skills to meet those challenges head on and build a successful career.**Why study at Buckinghamshire New University?**Our lecturers are practitioners as well as academics, bringing depth and different perspectives to your studies. They also work with industry and professional bodies to develop our curriculum and the course modules, which include finance, company law, family law, criminal justice, employment law, media, and criminal justice.This LLB Law degree will help you develop, not only the core knowledge and understanding of the substance and processes of many areas of law, but also high-level skills in communication, analysis, problem-solving and research, which are essential in many other areas of life.A degree in Law is a challenging course, but it is one that brings great rewards during and after the course. Many of our students have told us how they have been transformed and empowered by the experience with us and have gone on to do things that they never thought they would have been able to.**What will I study?**Among the subjects you'll study are the ‘foundation’ subjects of Law: Criminal law, Contract law, Tort, Public law, European Union law, Land law and Equity and trusts.**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.The course is underpinned by classroom-based teaching of current theory, concepts and research, delivered through a blend of lectures, interactive seminars and workshops, small-group activities and debates.Lectures are used to provide frameworks within which you can develop your learning and understanding. They are primarily lecturer-led but interactive in style. Dependent upon level and content, they may include student-based activity and will always provide opportunity for you to raise questions.The frameworks delivered within the lecture sessions include those of method, concept, rule, policy, and (legal) cultural norms. You're provided with study guides and other written materials to support your learning. You can also use the virtual learning environment to complement the teaching.Seminars and workshops are student-centred. Seminars provide a context for the examination and use of knowledge gained in plenary sessions and in private study. They are based upon case-study based problems, questions and research activities that are set out in study materials.You're expected to read, research, and prepare answers for the seminar or workshop questions. Information and ideas are exchanged and discussed. Difficulties and uncertainties are addressed.A variety of assessments are used, all designed to mirror ‘real world’ legal issues, problems and situations and allow you to demonstrate the skills you’ve acquired.Some modules contain specific forms of assessment applicable only to that module: for instance, the Court Day reflective account; the legal advice session; assessment by submission of 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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