Law with International Diplomacy 


Award LLB (Hons) Law with International Diplomacy*
UCAS Code M1L2
Locations London Bloomsbury
Duration 3 Years (full-time) / 4 Years (with foundation year)
Next Start September 2019 
Course Fees, per year

£9,250 (UK/EU) / £13,500 (International)

  Further information on course fees

Our Law with International Diplomacy is a three year qualifying law degree. The course focuses on key legal topics and a variety of different aspects of the methodology and practice of diplomacy in international contexts.

The law modules are predominantly delivered by professionally qualified lawyers with a high level of face-to-face tuition. The course has a practical focus, with real-world application of the law and international diplomacy. Employability is integrated into the course to give you the academic knowledge and key transferable skills which are in demand by today’s employers across the globe.

This course is ideal for students looking to pursue a career in the legal sector, a range of careers in the foreign or diplomatic services, or other government and NGO occupations.

With Foundation Year* 
(Four years)

Location         London Bloomsbury

UCAS Code    ML12

 

Our Law with International Diplomacy with Foundation Year* four year full-time law degree focuses on the key legal topics and also examines different aspects of the methodology and practice of diplomacy.  

This course is aimed at students looking to pursue a career in the legal sector, a range of careers in the foreign or diplomatic services, or other government and NGO occupations.

The first year is a Foundation year, which focuses on developing an understanding of the legal sector and the key skills required to undertake the full degree course.

*Subject to approval

 


Course Content

Our modular structure enables you to gain insight into critical legal topics and the fundamentals of international diplomacy that are most useful in the legal and wider public and commercial sectors

You’ll study a total of 18 modules over the three years of the course.

For Law modules, each single taught module consists of face-to-face tuition in 11 large groups and 11 x two-hour face-to-face sessions in small-group workshops.

  Optional Foundation Year   Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Set modules:

Introduction to Legal Personnel and Principles

Academic and Report Writing

Numeracy 

Introduction to Marketing

Public/Private Law

Citizenship and the Law 

  

Common Law Method & Ethics

Academic & Professional Skills

Law of Contract

Law of Tort

Public Law

European Union Law

Criminal Law

Law of Organisations

Land Law

Equity & Trusts

Transactions

Actions

List of Module Options*:   None  None

Choose 3 options*:

Family Law

Employment Law

Real Estate

Extended Essay

Access to Justice & Legal Services

Diplomacy and Statecraft

International Law and Institutions

Negotiating International Agreements

Choose 3 options*:

Wills & Succession

Companies: Governance, Tax and Insolvency

Human Rights

Intellectual Property

Criminal Litigation & Evidence

Research Project (double module)

Diplomacy and Cultural Awareness

International Development Diplomacy

Diplomacy and the EU

In Semester 2 of Years 2 and 3 you choose three options from the modules listed above and you must select at least one law module and four international diplomacy option modules over Years 2 and 3.

*All options are indicative and are available subject to course numbers.


COURSE STRUCTURE

Each year is made up of two semesters consisting of 12 teaching weeks and one week consolidation/revision and two weeks to complete assessments. You will study three modules per semester, six modules a year.

  • Year 1: 31 study weeks including a one-week induction
  • Year 2: 30 study weeks
  • Year 3: 30 study weeks

Assessment

Assessments are spread out throughout the duration of the course, rather than having lots of exams at the end of the year.  This means at the end of each semester, you have a revision/consolidation week followed by two weeks for assessment in each module.

Method of assessment

Throughout the course you are assessed by a variety of different assessment methods to enable you to demonstrate the development of your knowledge and skills throughout the programme. The methods of assessment include:

Examinations – two hours, ten multiple choice questions and a choice of two from six long form questions.

Coursework – essay, project report or portfolio.

Oral presentation.

The range of assessment methods reflects the practical nature of the programme and aligns the assessment with the learning outcomes of the programme. A mock assessment is included.

Your degree classification

You must pass each module to be awarded your LLB (Hons) Law Degree. The pass mark for each subject is 40%.

In calculating the overall average, for purposes of deciding the degree classification, the assessments are weighted as below.

 

Weighted average Degree classification 
70% and above  1
60-69%  2.1
50-59%  2.2
40-49%  3

Course Fees

UK/EU Course Fee per year

£9,250

International course fees per year

£13,500


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