Learn the law, gain practical experience and enhance your career prospects.
•Study the theories, concepts, values, principles and rules of public and private laws.
•Gain legal work experience in our own legal practice.
•Take part in real legal work in a range of practice areas including private litigation, criminal appeals, and pro bono advice clinics.
Prepare for your career with practical experience in SHU Law, our on-campus law firm, designed to give you the edge needed in today's competitive employment market. This course is a fully qualifying law degree, satisfying the standards of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Standards Board for legal training.
**How you learn**
You are supported throughout your studies by a dedicated academic advisor, committed to your development as a confident, reflective and autonomous learner.
You learn through
• case studies in both simulated and live client environments
• live client case work, conducted in small groups under the supervision of qualified solicitors and paralegals
**Professional work-related learning**
You will have opportunities to advise, assist and represent real-life clients in a range of different areas, giving you transformational experiences and transferable skills.
All our work-based legal professional practice areas provide valuable experience that improves your legal skills and impresses future employers.
You can gain practical, graduate skills and experience in the following four areas:
• business and commercial
• property and private client
• professional voluntary work and human rights
We have excellent links with the local, regional and national legal profession. Local firms provide assessed one-day-a-week placements for many of our students. Local professionals also provide work experience opportunities, give guest lectures, advise on casework and provide career guidance where appropriate.
You study English law in its international context and encounter cross-jurisdictional issues through simulated and live client work.
Additionally, you have the opportunity to undertake work placements abroad, including opportunities to spend time in the summer working at law firms across the USA on predominantly criminal law cases. Typical placements involve working in a public defender's office.
Your degree can be the first step towards a legal, business or public sector career. With a law degree, you will also be in the top 25% of those who secure graduate jobs in the wider commercial and business sector.
The practical and work-based learning you take part in gives you a range of transferable skills of value in any future career path. This course prepares you for a career in
• solicitors' firms
• barristers' chambers
• the legal services sector
• the police, probation and prison services
• financial services
• the Crown Prosecution Service
This qualifying law degree exempts you from the Common Professional Examination of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Council.
The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19
**Year 1 compulsory modules**
Criminal Law And Practice - 30 credits
Dispute Resolution In Contract - 30 credits
Introduction To Law And Practice - 30 credits
Uk Constitutional Law And Practice - 30 credits
**Year 2 compulsory modules**
Equity & Trusts - 20 credits
Law Of The European Union - 20 credits
Law Of Tort - 20 credits
Simulated Legal Practice - 20 credits
**Year 2 elective modules**
Commercial Law - 20 credits
Foreign Language - 20 credits
International Human Rights - 20 credits
Law And Medicine - 20 credits
Sports Law - 20 credits
**Final year compulsory modules**
Administrative Law And Social Justice - 20 credits
Land Law - 20 credits
**Final year elective modules**
Advocacy And Mooting - 20 credits
Company Law - 20 credits
Criminal Appeals - 20 credits
Dissertation - 20 credits
Employment Law - 20 credits
Family Law And Policy - 20 credits
Foreign Language - 20 credits
Immigration Law - 20 credits
Law Clinic - 20 credits
Law In Practice - 20 credits
Law In Practice International - 20 credits
Law Of Evidence - 20 credits
Legal Perspectives On Criminal Justice - 20 credits
Prison Clinic - 20 credits
Street Law Schools - 20 credits
• Practical assessments
Application deadline details:
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