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Law (with International Relations) LLB (Hons)

London Metropolitan University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Holloway

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Why study this course?**With access to our mock courtroom, you'll benefit from specialist speakers and work placements, as well as opportunities for international study, mentoring schemes and careers advice from practising legal professionals.**More about this course**Discover how the law impacts on international relations and acquire a range of legal and transferable skills with this fascinating degree course. The LLB is recognised as a qualifying law degree, allowing progression to the Legal Practice Course (solicitors) or the Bar Professional Training Course (barristers).This is a highly regarded qualification, enabling you to pursue a wide range of careers beyond the legal profession including those in the diplomatic service, international companies and non-governmental organisations.You'll learn the historical background to English legal systems, the role of legal professionals within them and explore other state-based and international systems of law.You'll also have access to a spectrum of international relations topics, examining human rights and social justice, African politics, Latin American politics, immigration, asylum and tribunals and international security in the context of globalisation.We put a strong focus on clinical legal education and our committed and enthusiastic teaching team, along with our specialist speakers and expert practitioners, have links to an extensive network of employers, professional bodies and international organisations and you will also have opportunities to undertake pro bono assignments, to gain experience while studying, and to visit the Central London Criminal Court and the Houses of Parliament.You will analyse historical precedents and the institutions underlying contemporary international relations, understand the challenges facing the world, and the institutional and political factors involved, as well as making informed judgements about current international affairs and future developments within larger theoretical frameworks and approaches to international relations.In addition to learning legal rules, their contexts and application, you will develop skills in communication, independent research, teamwork, public speaking and more. The University’s mock courtroom, complete with dock, witness box and public gallery, will introduce you to a courtroom environment and improve your presentation skills.High quality teaching is enhanced by online learning and academic skills support, mentoring and careers guidance. Workshops, employment fairs and placements are combined with a lively programme of events and talks by guest speakers who have previously included Lord Walker of Gestinghorpe, formerly a Supreme Court judge.You will be eligible to join the Law Mentoring Programme, which provides support in your personal and professional development from postgraduate London Met mentors who advise on career paths, work experience and commercial awareness as well as helping you you prepare your CV and covering letters.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,200per year

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

University information

London Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    118th

  • Campus address

    London Metropolitan University, Admissions Office, 166-220 Holloway Road, City of London, N7 8DB, England

Both campuses are in the heart of London, arguably the best city in the world for university students.
London Met is home to a hugely diverse community, with students from more than 140 different nationalities.
The dedicated international team organises induction events and can advise on immigration issues including visas, family and dependants, and work opportunities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    91st out of 103 1

    80th out of 85 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    92 42%

    102nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    53rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    29th

    39
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    75 34%

    83rd

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    58th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    46th

    33

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