Law LLB (Hons)*

The LLB degree provides the essential subject knowledge to excel in the law, and a myriad of opportunities to develop the skills and attributes essential for a successful career. Each module promotes learning through lectures and small group sessions led by subject experts in the field.

Throughout the programme there are also opportunities to engage in mooting, mock trials, presentation activities, ‘practical’ legal problem solving, and legal research.

 

UCAS course code
M100
Location
York St John University
Course fees
2018 - 2019: Home & EU students: £9,250 per annum, International (non EU) students: £12,500 per annum
Duration
3 years full-time; Part-time options available on request
Start date
September 2018-19
*
Subject to final approval

Course overview

The first year of the programme is comprised of compulsory modules that advance the techniques of successful legal study in foundational areas of law. In the second and third years further compulsory modules are undertaken alongside optional modules, such as employment law. 

The LLB degree provides the essential subject knowledge to excel in the law, and a myriad of opportunities to develop the skills and attributes essential for a successful career. Each module promotes learning through lectures and small group sessions led by subject experts in the field. Throughout the programme there are also opportunities to engage in mooting, mock trials, presentation activities, ‘practical’ legal problem solving, and legal research.

The LLB is a new programme for 2018-19 and is subject to validation and accreditation processes, which are anticipated to be complete in late spring 2018.

Course structure

Please note that this is a new programme for 2018-19 and, therefore, all modules may be subject to change. Where this happens, we will update as soon as possible.

The compulsory modules on the LLB programme include the seven ‘foundations’ of legal knowledge:

Level 1

Modules may include:

  • Fundamentals of Law
  • Contract Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Land Law
  • Law in Action (1)

 All modules are worth 20 credits, unless otherwise stated.

Level 2

Modules may include:

Compulsory modules

  • Tort Law
  • European Union Law
  • Human Rights

Optional modules

Any three from*

  • Property Law and Practice
  • Commercial Law and Practice
  • Advanced Criminal Law and Practice
  • Crime and Society
  • Law in Action (2)
  • Employment Law

*Optional modules are subject to change dependent on student demand and staff expertise

All modules are worth 20 credits, unless otherwise stated

Level 3

Modules may include:

Compulsory modules

  • Equity and Trusts

Optional modules

Any five from*

  • Property Law and Practice
  • Commercial Law and Practice
  • Advanced Criminal Law and Practice
  • Employment Law
  • Company Law
  • Cyber Crime
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Criminal Law
  • Race, Religion and law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Family Law
  • Housing and Welfare Law
  • Dissertation (40 credit)
  • Terrorism and Law
  • Evidence
  • Gender Sexuality and Law
  • Advanced Legal Research
  • Professional Conduct and Ethics

*Optional modules are subject to change dependent on student demand and staff expertise

All modules are worth 20 credits, unless otherwise stated

Programme specification

Further information on this course is available in the programme specification. Please note that the programme specification relates to course content that is currently being studied by students at the University. For new programmes, the programme specification will be made available online prior to the start of the course.

Learning support

York St John University works hard to create an inclusive environment for all our students. We offer a range of learning support services to assist students throughout their studies.

Entry requirements

Qualifications

The minimum entry requirements for this course are:

104 UCAS Tariff points

3 GCSEs at grade C or grade 4 or above (or equivalent) including English Language.

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Terms and conditions

Our terms and conditions, policies and procedures contain important information about studying at York St John University. These can be accessed through our Admissions webpages.

Fees and funding

To study for an undergraduate degree with us, you will need to pay tuition fees for your course. How much you pay will depend on whether you're a UK & EU student or an international (non-EU) student. Tuition fees are charged for each year of your course.

Find out more about funding for Foundation Year and/or Placement Year by visiting the Funding Advice pages of our website.

There may also be some additional costs to take into account throughout your studies, including the cost of accommodation.

Tuition fees

UK & EU 2016 / 17

The York St John University tuition fee for the 2018 entry to Foundation Degree, BA and BSc, PGCE Primary and Secondary and UG Health Programme degrees is £9,250 per year for UK/EU, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man students.

Tuition fees may be subject to inflation in future years.

Fees & Funding

Overseas 2016 / 17

The York St John University tuition fee for the 2018 entry to Foundation Degree, BA and BSc, PGCE degrees is £12,500 per year for international students.

Tuition fees may be subject to inflation in future years.

International Fees & Funding

International students

We welcome international students from all over the world at York St John University and have a vibrant international community. You can find out more on our  about how you can study with us and what it’s like to live and learn in York, one of the UK’s most historic cities.

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