Law and Practice LLB (Hons) (CU Scarborough)

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Law and Practice LLB (Hons) (CU Scarborough)

Law is one of the world’s oldest professions. Filled with intrigue and complexities, law is a fascinating and exciting subject area that is an essential component of everyday life. A degree in law can lead you to a wide number of career options, including a lawyer, legal executive or costs negotiator.

Success in this field demands discipline, strategic thinking, a solid knowledge of legislation and the ability to adapt to different scenarios. As legal knowledge is key for success in this career, this course focuses on teaching you key theoretical principles and fundamental best practices such as how to make succinct legal arguments.

Entry Requirements

Entry levelWhat we're looking for
HNC64 UCAS tariff points. Minimum 5 GCSEs graded 9-4 / A* - C including Maths and English. Minimum two A2 levels or BTEC equivalent qualification.
Degree104 UCAS tariff points. Minimum 5 GCSEs graded 9-4 / A* - C including Maths and English. Minimum two A2 levels or BTEC equivalent qualification.

If you do not have the typical entry requirements, we offer a number of programmes to help you secure a place. Successful completion of one of the below programmes guarantees you a place on a degree course with us, subject to meeting specified criteria.

All HNC/Degree courses require at least two A2 Levels or a BTEC equivalent qualification.

CU welcomes international students from all around the globe. If you are an international student and are interested in applying for a Foundation Year, HNC, HND or Degree course you can do so by completing the online application form.

Once your application form has been processed you will receive the outcome of your application via your given email address.

Please be aware you will need the following information in order to make your application:

  • All academic transcripts
  • Copies of degree/diploma certificates or work reference if employed
  • One academic reference
  • Be trained to English language proficiency level IELTS 6.0 (HNC - year 1/HND - year 2) or IELTS 6.5 (Degree/Top Up - year 3
  • Your personal statement
  • Copy of your current passport.

Career Prospects

With an ever-growing demand of legal professionals in all industries, graduates of a law course have an expansive list of career paths to explore. With many students progressing directly into a legal position, some students have also chosen to study further in the field by undertaking a master’s degree in specialised subjects such as International Law.

This course serves as a direct progression route into the legal profession. With an additional qualification such as a CILEx, graduates from this course have a variety of professions to explore, such as Costs Negotiator, Barrister or Solicitor.

Course Details

This course aims to provide you with a thorough understanding of law and practice in the modern world. Focusing strongly on developing practical real-world skills, this course covers a broad range of topics, from engaging critically with the principles of employment law and how EU law has evolved, through to contractual and tortious liability. Further to this, you will develop mooting, advocacy and presentation skills throughout this programme, building a solid foundation for you to become a competent and knowledgeable practitioner of law.

Year 1

English Legal System and Legal Methods
Public Law and Human Rights
Contract Law and Dispute Resolution
Criminal Law and Mooting

Year 2

Legal Research Project
Tort Law and Legal Problem Solving
Property Law and Legal Analysis
Law and Trusts and Professional Advice

Final Year

European Union Law and Collaborative Working
Civil Practice and Interviewing
Criminal Practice and Advocacy
Client Care and Professional Conduct

*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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