Law Human Rights and Social Justice LLB (Hons)

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About the course

This is a qualifying law degree, providing the necessary academic exemptions for entry into the legal profession. Law, human rights and social justice are terms that reflect key elements of law in our modern state – the way in which individuals are protected and interact on issues such as immigration, housing and state benefits. This course will appeal if you wish to focus on these and related issues in the legal profession, as well as if you are seeking a career in non-legal roles in housing, immigration, social welfare, charities and the voluntary sector.

  • Progress to our Legal Practice Course (LPC) after graduation (subject to conditions)
  • Our students are regular finalist…

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About the course

This is a qualifying law degree, providing the necessary academic exemptions for entry into the legal profession. Law, human rights and social justice are terms that reflect key elements of law in our modern state – the way in which individuals are protected and interact on issues such as immigration, housing and state benefits. This course will appeal if you wish to focus on these and related issues in the legal profession, as well as if you are seeking a career in non-legal roles in housing, immigration, social welfare, charities and the voluntary sector.

  • Progress to our Legal Practice Course (LPC) after graduation (subject to conditions)
  • Our students are regular finalists and winners of mooting competitions
  • Take part in Pro Bono activities including Street Law and Law Clinic
  • Quality teaching and individual support from a personal tutor
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Key facts

UCAS course code: M200

Duration: Three years full-time

Institution code: D26

Entry and admission criteria

  • Typical offers at 280 UCAS Points. You need to study at least two subjects at A Level and achieve one grade B or above in one subject
  • You must have at least five GCSEs at grades A–C including English language.
  • International Baccalaureate: 30+ Points. We welcome applications from mature students with non-standard qualifications and recognise all other equivalent and international qualifications.
Interview required:

Yes

International students:

If English is not your first language, we require an English language level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Teaching and assessment

These include lectures, tutorials and seminars, role play, case study analysis and self-directed study. Assessment usually includes assessed essays, a moot and/or exams.

You will normally attend around 15 hours of timetabled taught sessions (lectures, tutorials etc) each week, and are expected to undertake at least 15 further hours of independent study to complete project work, research etc as required.

Course modules

First year

  • Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Contract
  • Criminal Law
  • Administrative Justice

Second year

  • Land Law
  • EU Law
  • Human Rights
  • Plus an option

Third year

  • Equity and Trusts
  • Tort
  • Social Justice
  • Plus an option

Option modules in the second and third years might include:

  • Labour Law
  • Law and Medicine
  • Family Law
  • International Child Law
  • Immigration and Refugee Law
  • English Legal History
  • Contemporary Issues in Jurisprudence and Legal Theory
  • Law of Civil Liberties
  • Criminology
  • Sports Law
  • Lawyering: Theory, Skills and Ethics
  • Dissertation.
Programme/Module Information Handbooks:

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Work experience and placements

A range of Pro Bono activities include Law Clinic and Street Law. We also encourage you to take mini-pupillages and other work placements.

Graduate careers

Our students have an excellent track record of employment and of gaining places on further training courses. We offer all successful graduates a place on our Legal Practice Course.

Fees and funding

UK/EU Fees: £9,000

International Fees: £10,750

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Facilities

Excellent facilities within the new £35 million Hugh Aston Building include an integrated law library, mock courtroom and law clinic.

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