LLB Law with Government and Politics

The University of Law London, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 19,669

Course Accredited By

PC

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 13% scholarship
Our Law with Government and Politics Qualifying Law Degree combines your legal studies with an exploration of different aspects of government and political study to develop an understanding of modern British and European political practices and how they affect and govern the implementation and enforcement of law.

With so many politicians coming to parliament from a legal background, this course provides an excellent balance of study to allow you to develop a qualified legal education as well as giving an insight into the world of politics. Studying our degree will also mean you are prepared in part for the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE 1) or to progress onto our Bar Practice Course (if you wish to qualify as a barrister).

  • Full-time three year Law with Government and Politics
  • UCAS code: M132
  • As a Qualifying Law Degree, this course focuses on the key legal topics needed to move on to postgraduate legal study . These are complemented with modules that examine a variety of different aspects of national and international governmental and political practices, such as the systems and structures that form our government and the electoral system.
     
  • Studying this course is a great start to an exciting and varied career, whether it be in the legal sector, in politics, or across a whole range of other professions. With our professionally focused qualification, you can expect to learn practical skills coupled with a focus on your future employability throughout your studies. We have embedded transferable and practical skills into the teaching of the modules, so you will feel confident about heading into the workplace upon successful completion of the course.


When you study Law with Government and Politics with us you will receive:

  • The highest standard of teaching from experienced professionals
  • Small class sizes
  • Options to study on campus and online
  • Choose from two campuses in the UK
  • A variety of specialist modules to enhance your employment prospects
  • On successfully completing the course you will be all set to kick start your postgraduate study to become a qualified lawyer.
  • This degree is designed for students who have an interest in government and politics and wish to pursue a career in the legal and wider public, central and local government sectors, or the commercial sector.
  • As with all our LLBs, this programme has a practical focus with the skills you need for your career embedded into the course. There is a high level of face-to-face tuition with experienced tutors to ensure that you receive all the support you need throughout your studies.

Foundation Year (Four year)

  • UCAS code: ML13
  • You can choose to take an additional Foundation Year before you start your LLB. This introductory year focuses on developing the key skills required to study at degree level. You will study six modules and on successful completion progress onto any of our three year degrees.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022
  • Applicants under 18 years of age
  • If you are aged 17 you are able to apply for our Birmingham, London Bloomsbury and Manchester campuses only.

Degrees with Foundation Year 4 Year On Campus

UK Entry Requirements

  • 48 UCAS Points from a maximum of 3 A Levels, or equivalent qualifications
  • GCSE English Language at Grade C/4
  • You will also be invited to an interview with an academic as part of the admissions process, which will take place online.

Non-standard application route

  • If you have no or limited formal qualifications you will be invited to complete an in-house literacy test at one of our campuses (for those without GCSE English Language at grade C/4), as well as a formal face-to-face interview. You will also need to provide 2 years of appropriate work experience evidenced by a full CV and one reference.
  • English language requirements for applicants whose first language is not English
  • An English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.0 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. Please see 'Alternative English language qualifications' section below for alternatives to IELTS.

UK Entry Requirements

  • A Level: BBB
  • BTEC: DDM
  • IB: 29
  • Access: Pass Diploma (60 credits) with 45 credits at Level 3 including 27 Distinctions
  • You will also need to possess GCSE English Language at Grade C/4 or an equivalent qualification.
  • English language requirements for applicants whose first language is not English
  • An English Language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component. Please see 'Alternative English language qualifications' section below for alternatives to IELTS.

Foundation Year If applicable
Semester 1

  • Citizenship
  • Academic and Report Writing
  • Numeracy Skills in Context

Semester 2

  • Foundations of Business Management
  • Foundations of Law
  • Foundations of Social Science

Year 1

31 study weeks
Semester 1

  • Common Law Method and Ethics
  • Academic and Digital Skills
  • Contract Law

Semester 2

  • Law of Tort
  • Public Law
  • Criminal Law

Year 2

 30 study weeks
Semester 1
 

  • Business Law 1
  • Critical Approaches in Current Legal Issues
  • Land Law

Semester 2

  • Choose three*
  • Government and Politics options:
  • Government in the UK - Systems and Structures
  • Government in the UK - Parties, Elections and Ideology
  • Law options:
  • Access to Justice and Legal Services
  • Employment Law
  • Extended Essay
  • European Union Law
  • Family Law
  • Human Rights
  • Legal Technology and Innovation
  • Legal Practice in the 21st Century
  • Real Estate
    *All options are indicative and subject to availability. For Years 2 and 3 you need to complete a minimum of 1 Law and 4 Government and Politics modules (combined) to fulfil the requirements for a Qualifying Law Degree and the Government and Politics recognition. Please note that some modules are available in Years 2 and 3; please select only once. If you are studying at a campus offering Law with Criminology or Business School courses you may be able to choose modules from those programmes as well.

Year 3 

30 study weeks

Semester 1

  • Equity and Trusts
  • Choose two*
  • Business Law 2
  • Civil Dispute Resolution
  • Graduate and Employability Skills
  • International Commercial Law
  • Mental Health and Mental Capacity Law
  • Research Project (double module)

Semester 2

Choose three*

  • Government and Politics options:
  • Comparative Government
  • Current Issues and Politics in UK Government
  • Global Governance and Regulation
  • Law options:
  • Canadian Constitutional Law (London only)
  • Civil Dispute Resolution
  • Criminal Litigation and Evidence
  • Employment Law
  • Family Law
  • Foundations of Canadian Law (London only)
  • Graduate and Employability Skills
  • Human Rights
  • International Commercial Law
  • Legal Technology
  • Legal Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Real Estate
  • Research Project (double module)
  • Wills and Succession
    *All options are indicative and subject to availability. For Years 2 and 3 you need to complete a minimum of 1 Law and 4 Government and Politics modules (combined) to fulfil the requirements for a Qualifying Law Degree and the Government and Politics recognition. Please note that some modules are available in Years 2 and 3; please select only once. If you are studying at a campus offering Law with Criminology or Business School courses you may be able to choose modules from those programmes as well.
  • 2021 fees: 
  • UK students per year: £9,250
  • International students per year: £14,150

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