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LLB (Hons) Law and Professional Practice (two-year degree)

University of Buckingham
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Course UCAS code: MM10
Qualification type:
  • LLB (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 2 Years
Course Summary:
The University of Buckingham is: o Home of the 2-year degree – less cost and more focus o Top for Teaching Quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide) o Top for Student Satisfaction (National Student Survey and Complete University Guide) o Small group teaching focused – student:staff ratio of 11:1 o Flexible – start your course in September or January This programme is designed to give students with excellent academic entry qualifications and interpersonal skills the opportunity to develop competence in, and an understanding of, some of the key requirements for legal practice. Student follow the established LLB programme but also take a unique Professional Practice module which offers them the opportunity to gain a wide breadth of practical and professional knowledge and competencies in a range of forums. In addition, students write a Professional Practice dissertation in which they can explore an area of legal practice of their choice.
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Commercial Law, Company Law, International Law, Intellectual Property Law, Medical Law and Ethics, Sex and Gender in the Legal Process, Contemporary Issues in Human Rights, Criminology / Criminal Justice, Family Law, Law of Evidence, Employment Law, Jurisprudence
Assessment Methods:
Teaching is carried out through a combination of lectures supported by seminars and tutorials. A key feature of the Buckingham teaching method is the use of small tutorial groups which provide the most effective means of ensuring that the students benefit from the academic expertise at their disposal. It is also the philosophy of Buckingham's faculty to be available to students outside the scheduled tutorial times and to encourage good working relationships between staff and students with our excellent Personal Tutor system which supports student every step of the way. The University of Buckingham's distinctive style of small group teaching makes our Law School different from almost all others in the UK. A profession in Law invariably requires intense discussion of the nature of problems, understanding different viewpoints and analysis to resolve them and we believe our teaching style provides outstanding preparation for these challenges. Mooting and negotiating are compulsory elements in our Legal Skills module and our students also have the opportunity of practical sessions and stimulating external competitions. Combined Honours Law allows students to take the core foundation subjects and devote the remaining one-third (120 units) of the degree to another subject area. This might be a Modern Language, Computer Skills, Psychology, Business or a wide range of others. The assessment of individual modules within each course varies according to the subject. Assessment is usually by examination, assessed coursework, or a combination of the two. Please check module information for more details.
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15 January

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A great small town, with the markets a definite highlight - they are a great opportunity to get bargain stuff for your flat, The locals are very friendly, and you'll definitely get to know everyone - the social life is quite intimate, think of it a bit like a giant 6th form rather than the typical university experience. The SU holds a lot of great events throughout the year, so there's loads to do.

Set for Whole course for EU at £25,200
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Set for Whole course for Channel Islands at £25,200
Set for Whole course for International at £34,800
Law Admissions:
Tel. 01280 828321
Email. [email protected]

Law Admissions:
Tel. 01280 828321
Email. [email protected]

 
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  • Lud's avatar by Lud on 24th January 2019
    So far its great. I also think that the semesters are well thought. Since recession summerjobs are not readily available for international students in the UK and I really don't want to waste four months of my year in doing nothing.
  • Dazza happy's avatar by Dazza happy on 20th November 2018
    This is a university that allows one to become the person they’ve always wanted to, in a stimulating and friendly environment
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