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Law

DT592

Description

An honours degree, covering specialised topics in law.

Content

Family, International Trade, Media, Intellectual Property, Criminology, Gender, Sexuality & Law, Human Rights, Jurisprudence, Administrative, Evidence and other ‘specialised’ topics from time to time.

Entry Requirements

This is an advanced-entry programme, for students who have completed the BA (Ord) in Law or who already posses a Level 7 qualification in law or in another discipline in which law comprises a substantial portion (60-90 ECTS credits) of the coursework undertaken.

Examinations / Assessments

Assessment is by a mix of essays, research projects and end-of-term exams.

Progression

Students who successfully complete the LL.B. can progress onto the Masters in Criminology, the Masters in Child, Family & Community studies, or pursue an MPhil in Law.

Learning Outcome

Students will gain the ability to recognise and apply legal principles in a variety of factual contexts. 

Career Opportunities

The LL.B. includes the topics required to sit the entrance exam to the BL degree at the Honorable Society of King’s Inns, which can lead to a career at the bar as a barrister.  However, many students use the LL.B. to advance or begin a career in business, government employment of a non-governmental organisation.

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