LLB (Hons) Law with Legal Innovation and Technology

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Award LLB (Hons) Law with Legal Innovation and Technology
UCAS Code MG11
Locations Leeds, London Bloomsbury, Nottingham
Duration 3 Years (full-time) / 4 Years (with foundation year)
Next Start 16 September 2019
Course Fees, per year £9,250 (UK/EU) / £13,500 (International)
 

Further information on course fees

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Full-Time (Three Years)

Our LLB (Hons) with Legal Innovation and Technology is a qualifying law degree. It is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in the legal or wider commercial sector and who have an interest in 21st century legal practice.

In addition to studying key legal topics, you will also study modules on Legal Innnovation and Legal Technology. The course covers area of law such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, marketing, business psychology, and process analysis.

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.

ULaw offers great teaching and in 2017, The University of Law was awarded a gold ranking in the Government-led Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for delivering consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our undergraduate students, making us one of the highest quality providers of higher education in the UK.

We also offer excellent employability outcomes for students; 92% of our full-time UK LLB students graduating in 2017 secured employment or further study within six months of successfully completing their course.

 

With Foundation Year
(Four years)

Locations    Leeds, London Bloomsbury, Nottingham      

UCAS Code  MG12

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 LLB (Hons) Law Degree. The subsequent three years then follow our full-time course.

Looking to study in more than one city? 

Our unique Switch It Up facility allows you to study in two or more cities and/or add a specialist discipline.* Find out more about CampuSwitch and CourseSwitch.

*Terms and conditions apply

 


Course Content

You'll study a total of 18 modules, six modules in each year of the course.  This ensures you get a firm grounding in legal areas, but also gives you choices so you can develop your knowledge and skills to suit your career aims. Modules for the optional foundation year are also shown below.

In Semester 2 of Years 2 and 3 you choose three options from the modules listed below and you must select at least one law module and at least four Legal Innovation and Technology modules over Years 2 and 3. All options are indicative and subject to numbers. Some courses are offered in several years, but may be taken only once. 

Each single taught law module consists of face-to-face tuition in 11 large groups and 11 two-hour face-to-face sessions in small group workshops.

 

  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 

Academic & Professional Skills

Common Law Methods & Ethics

EU Law

The Law of Contract

The Law of Tort

Public Law

Criminal Law

Law of Organisations

Land Law

Equity & Trusts

Actions

Transactions

Optional Law Modules  

 

Access to Justice & Legal Services

Employment Law

Extended Essay

Family Law

Human Rights

Real Estate

A Research Project (double module)

Access to Justice & Legal Services

Canadian Constitutional Law**

Companies: Governance, Tax & Insolvency

Criminal Litigation & Evidence

Employment Law

Family Law

Foundations of Canadian Law**

Human Rights

Real Estate

Wills & Succession

Optional Legal Innovation and Technology Modules

 

 

Legal Innovation and Technology

Legal Practice in the 21st Century

Legal Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Legal Technology

** London only.


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 a total of 18 modules over the three years of the course.

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

Course Dates

LLB (Hons) Law with Legal Innovation and Technology Course dates 19-20 - 3 Year

LLB (Hons) Law with Legal Innovation and Technology (with Foundation Year) Course dates 19-20 - 4 Year


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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