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Law (with integrated foundation year) LLB

University of Cumbria

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Law - LLB

  • Location

    Carlisle - Fusehill Street

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Take your first step to a legal career at the North West’s top Law School (Guardian League Table 2019).Our course is approved by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA)and The Bar Standards Board, and hence will facilitate your journey to becoming a solicitor or a barrister, or a broader range of careers.You'll learn about the law and legal skills such as how to interview clients. You’ll take part in mock court cases (civil and criminal) and work on real-life legal problems.**Course Overview**You’ll gain a strong foundation in legal knowledge and skills relevant to careers in the legal profession and many other areas of employment. There is a focus on work experience and professional mentors, thanks to our industry links.Public speaking events, mock trials, and student competitions will further boost your skills. Throughout, you’ll be taught by tutors with experience of working in law, who will provide the support and knowledge to ensure you stay on track.**On this course you will...**- Have access to our law team consisting of former practicing solicitors and barristers with national and international experience.- Have access to the criminal courts for mock trials, presided over by real judges.- You’ll have the option to do a placement in a local law firm or legal service provider so you get work-based learning.- Be able to use our connection with local law firms and legal service providers and strong working relationship with Solicitors Regulator Authority and the Law Society.- Have opportunities to use your academic skills practically via our Street Law project, in which you research and advise on real legal issues to clients in our local community.**What you will learn**On this course, you will gain a strong foundation in legal knowledge and skills relevant to careers in the legal profession and many other areas of employment. There is a focus on work experience and professional mentors, thanks to our industry links.Public speaking events, mock trials, and student competitions will further boost your skills. Throughout, you’ll be taught by tutors with experience of working in law, who will provide the support and knowledge to ensure you stay on track.**Year one**- Essential University Skills 1- Contemporary Issues and the Media- Introduction to Policing, Criminology and Law- Essential University Skills 2- Families, Communities & the Criminal Justice System- Professional Practice in the Community**Year two**- Legal Skills and Method- Legal Institutions- Law of Contract- Law of Torts- Public Law**Year three**- Lawyers' Skills- Criminal Law- Land Law- Equity and Trusts- Law of the European Union- Employment Law (Optional)- Human Rights (Optional)**Year four**- Law Dissertation- Employment Law (Optional)- Human Rights (Optional)- Law of Criminal Evidence (Optional)- Company Law (Optional)- Family Law (Optional)- Intellectual Property Law (Optional)- Media Law (Optional)- Media Law (Optional)- Independent Legal Study (Optional)

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 8,760per year

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University information

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University of Cumbria

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    University of Cumbria, Registered Office, Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, England

Distinct and pioneering, the University of Cumbria’s heritage dates from 1820. Its campuses include two in a World Heritage Site, the idyllic Lake District.
An international scholarship scheme offers a range of awards to all eligible students. The university also offers a £1,000 early payment discount.
For the 2021/22 transition year, all eligible EU, EEA or Swiss students will receive a Fee Discount Scholarship to bring fees in line with UK/home fees.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    79th out of 104 20

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    112 50%

    61st

    20
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    8th

    2

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