LLB (Hons) Law Unicaf - University of Suffolk
The entry requirements for admission are:
- 3 UK A Levels (BBC) or BTEC Extended Diploma (DMM) or international equivalent qualification, or a recognized Foundation Programme at the appropriate level
- GCSE Maths Grade 'C' and above or international equivalent
- English Proficiency: IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components), or GCSE English grade 'C' and above, or international equivalent qualification, or Unicaf English Placement Test (EPT) overall 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in all components)
- Personal Statement (minimum 500 words)
- Up to date CV
- 1 reference (academic or professional) stated on CV including referee’s full name, contact details, and relationship to the applicant
- Valid, national photo ID
- To develop extensive knowledge and understanding of a broad range of legal areas, including the core foundational subjects as well as specialist areas.
- To expose students to core legal concepts, principles and values to allow them to understand the context in which law operates and to facilitate the careful analysis of individual legal rules.
- To allow for the critical evaluation and engagement of a range of primary and secondary sources to encourage evidence-based legal analysis.
- To introduce a range of legal research methods to allow students to conduct objective and competent legal research to examine and propose solutions for legal problems.
- To facilitate opportunities for students to develop legal skills such as oral and written advocacy, legal writing, critical analysis of conflicting sources and arguments, and ability to conduct accurate and reliable legal research.
- To develop students into becoming independent learners and researchers.
- To develop subject specific, cognitive and employability skills for personal development, postgraduate study and a range of graduate careers including entering legal practice.
- To promote increasing participation in education for the local community by supporting a range of learners, including non-traditional entrants, at degree level.
Foundation Courses Name Code Induction Module UOS-IND-B-100Year 1 Name Code Legal Method & Advocacy UOS-1001-LLB Criminal Law UOS-1002 -LLB Constitutional Law UOS-1003-LLB Contract Law UOS-1004-LLB Legal Ethics UOS-1005-LLB Dispute resolution UOS-1006-LLBYear 2 Name Code Tort Law UOS-2001-LLB Land Law UOS-2002-LLB Equity and Trusts UOS-2003-LLB Research Methods in Law UOS-2004-LLB Public International Law UOS-2005-LLB Family Law UOS-2006-LLBYear 3 Name Code Administrative Law UOS-3001-LLB EU Law UOS-3002-LLB Company Law UOS-3003-LLB International Human Rights Law UOS-3004-LLB Independent Project UOS-3005-LLB
The following statements define what students graduating from the LLB (Hons) Law course will have been judged to have demonstrated in order to achieve the award. These statements, known as learning outcomes, have been formally approved as aligned with the generic qualification descriptor for level 6 awards as set out by the UK Quality Assurance Agency (QAA).
- Demonstrate extensive knowledge and understanding of a full range of foundational and specialist areas of law.
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of socio-legal concepts, values and principles with a range of different legal contexts, including nationally and internationally.
- Critically evaluate different interpretations of the law and the relationship between law and other concepts such as political ideology and social problems.
- Demonstrate sophisticated knowledge and application of legal research theories, methodologies, and methods as part of an independent project.
- Critically evaluate a range of primary and secondary sources, identifying limitations and weaknesses of particular sources.
- Discuss the law from different perspectives such as moral, social economic and political.
- Demonstrate intellectual independence through the design and development of an independent project drawing on a range of different sources, data, and/or first-hand experiences.
- Critically evaluate ambiguity, uncertainty, gaps and growth points in the law.
Capability and Employability Skills
- Manage own learning, including through independent research and learning.
- Analyse and distil a range of material from a range of appropriate sources to inform judgements and reach accurate conclusions.
- Present complex legal information clearly both orally and in writing, including responding to questions and instructions taking into account the needs of the audience.
- Articulate complex legal points and argument based on credible evidence using appropriate language and legal terminology.
- Demonstrate mastery of relevant professional legal skills.