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UCAS CODE: ML12

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Overview

At the University of Stirling, our innovative Law courses give you an opportunity to study a range of subjects that reflect the importance of law in every area of society. We offer two BA (Hons) courses – in Law and Business Law –which can kick-start a career in the modern legal market, such as legal analyst roles or jobs in a host of business settings.

Throughout your course, you’ll be taught by leading academics who helped write the textbooks you’re studying. At Stirling, their expertise comes to you first-hand, and you’ll be part of a close-knit legal department dedicated to providing a rich, enjoyable student experience. From Contract and Criminal Law to International Human Rights, you’ll gain a firm grounding in essential subjects and enjoy the freedom to specialise in areas that interest you most. You can also broaden your career possibilities by combining Law with one of 11 other complementary courses that include Accountancy, Marketing and modern languages.

Politics permeates every aspect of our lives – shaping our opinions, informing our decisions and helping us to understand what motivates people.

When you study Politics at the University of Stirling, you’ll increase your awareness of the different political systems, ideologies and policies that impact people’s lives regionally, nationally and globally. We’re ranked among the best universities for Politics in Scotland, and are highly regarded for our strong, research-led approach to teaching.

Teaching

Teaching is delivered via lectures and seminars. You’ll also undertake independent research supervised by a member of staff, presenting a dissertation on a legal topic of your own choice in your final year.

Throughout this course, you’ll be taught through a combination of lectures and tutorials. You’ll begin with a series of core modules that give you a broad grounding in politics – before specialising in Semesters 5-8, and choosing from a wide range of modules. As you study, you’ll achieve a firm grasp of how different political systems work, and how to interpret political issues and events.

Assessment

Assessment is by examination and coursework. Assessment is divided between exams, essays and presentations. You’ll also undertake class tests, take-home exams and research data exercises.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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University information

University of Stirling

  • University League Table

    38th

  • Campus address

    University of Stirling, Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    39th out of 104 19

    21st out of 86 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    174 78%

    13th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    92nd

    31
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    13th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    167 81%

    14th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    54th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    19th

    21

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