LLB Law (Full-time)London Metropolitan University
LLB Law (Full-time)
Why study this course?
You’ll explore a diverse range of optional subjects while meeting the Qualifying Law Degree requirements for training as a solicitor or barrister. Throughout the course, you'll develop your knowledge of key areas of English and European Union law and human rights, as well as valuable transferable skills. You'll also benefit from access to activities including mooting, the Mansfield Law Society, employment fairs and expert speakers.
In this Law (LLB) degree you’ll gain a detailed understanding of legal rules, their contexts and application, as well as developing transferable skills in communication, independent research, teamwork and public speaking.
Our expert teaching team have numerous links to employers, professional bodies and international organisations. In addition, you’ll benefit from high-quality classroom teaching enhanced by an online learning environment, academic skills support, mentoring, and careers guidance including workshops, fairs and work placements. There’s also a lively Program of events and outside speakers organised through the Mansfield Law Society – the president of which is a Supreme Court judge.
To help you become familiar with the courtroom environment and hone your presentation skills, you’ll have access to our mock courtroom, complete with dock, witness box and public gallery. This excellent facility helped two of our legal students to come an impressive fifth place out of 64 universities in the ESU National Mooting Competition 2012.
You’ll also have the opportunity to join our new group mentoring Program in collaboration with international law firm Clyde & Co and business charity the East London Business Alliance. Created specifically for first year students, you can apply to join and attend law offices near to our Goulston Street base, for six interactive sessions with qualified lawyers, in order to gain confidence in and discuss options for entering the legal profession.
Throughout your degree, you’ll have the opportunity to gain relevant experience while studying though legal work placements, mooting and pro bono opportunities. You'll also be eligible to join the Law Mentoring Program , where you'll be paired with postgraduate London Met mentors in order to obtain support in relation to personal and professional development, selecting career paths, acquiring work experience and commercial awareness, and writing CVs and covering letters. As part of the Program , you're able to attend interactive careers workshops, postgraduate taster sessions, and networking events, attended by students, London Met staff, and legal professionals, as well as our annual Get Into Law day, where you're given the opportunity to hear from, and grill, a panel of legal professionals about their careers and how to get ahead in the legal profession.
In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have:
- A minimum of grades BBC in three A levels (or a minimum of 112 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC National, OCR Diploma or Advanced Diploma)
- English Language GCSE at grade C/grade 4 or above (or equivalent)
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.
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- Contract Law
- Criminal Law
- Law of Tort
- Legal System
- European Union Law
- Property Law
- Public Law
- Creating a Winning Business 1
- Work Placement for Professional Experience
- Consumer Rights Law
- Employment and Equality Law
- Law of Advocacy and Mooting
- Law of Evidence
- Medical Law
- Equity and Trusts
- Creating a Winning Business 2
- Work Placement for Professional Experience
- Civil Liberties and Human Rights
- Company Law
- Criminal Litigation Practice
- Environmental Law
- Family and Child Law
- Immigration and Asylum Law and Tribunals
- Law Dissertation
- Law Extended Essay
- Law of International Trade
- Penal Policy
- Public International Law
Modules and module details are subject to change over time
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.
- UK/EU students: £9,250 per year
- International students: £12,700 per year
Many LLB graduates go on to train as a solicitor or barrister. As well as qualifying you for this next stage of training, the course also opens the door to many other graduate careers, including roles in business, media, voluntary organisations and non-governmental organisations (NGOs).
About this institute
London Metropolitan University
Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...
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