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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Teesside University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course overview

An excellent opportunity for non-law graduates to study law at postgraduate level and to gain legal knowledge and transferable skills which will benefit you in the workplace and/or further study.

You gain a grounding in key legal principles which will be applicable to you in your everyday lives and future careers. The nature of the course enables non-law graduates to develop a sound knowledge and understanding of select areas of UK law and its real-world application at postgraduate level.

You engage and share ideas and experiences with a body of students from a wide range of levels and backgrounds through the shared teaching across this course. This course is delivered across three semesters with September or January is qualification does not provide qualifying/ exempting status for professional body purposes.

How you learn

Prior to the start of the taught modules, you will be provided with pre-course reading on the English legal system and will receive some taught input in the induction period on the English legal system and legal research skills.

The course will be delivered by the law team comprising academics and legal practitioners. Some sessions will be led by external speakers. Lectures will take place on all modules and you will also take part in smaller, interactive seminar group sessions. You will share some taught sessions with students on other courses.

How you are assessed

Assessments include conventional essays, presentations, reflections and a dissertation. You will receive both formative and summative feedback on your work.

Career opportunities

This masters level qualification is aimed at anyone looking to gain a grounding in areas of law and policy relevant to your career aspirations. You would be able to evidence knowledge and skills in areas relating to international trade, corporate and employment law as well as transferable skills relating to presentation, research and reflection. This qualification will provide graduates with a postgraduate UK law qualification thus facilitating the possibility of entry to further postgraduate study in law.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 13,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

  • University League Table

    95th

  • Campus address

    Teesside University, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley, TS1 3BX, England

To get students off to the best possible start, Teesside University meets international students at the airport and takes them to their accommodation for free.
With an English language café and orientation activities throughout the year, Teesside University is experienced in helping international students feel at home.
Teesside University offers a range of scholarships to international and EU students, making the transition to UK study more affordable.

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