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LLB (Hons) Law

The LLB (Hons) Programme is a one-year full time or two-year part-time programme that tops up your foundational studies to a full LLB (Hons) Law degree. The new course means that students can now qualify with a full law degree in Cornwall.

Why Choose This Course?

This degree is accredited by the University of Plymouth who will issue your qualification. But this course enables you to study locally which has many advantages. The qualification is extremely portable – it meets the standards recognised across England and Wales for entry into the legal profession and allows you to gain your degree whilst remaining in the County. This means you can make the most of your local contacts, and those of the College. You can also save £thousands by not having to move away from home. Consolidated teaching means you can keep your part time jobs and connections that will help support you through your professional development. Whilst this degree can take you anywhere you wish to go, If you want a legal career in Cornwall this is the very best place to start! Excellent links with the local legal profession and free membership of Cornwall Law Society will get you networking from the beginning and will pave the way for your career.

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Start date: 19/09/2022

Course code
HELAWLB22T
Level
Level 6
Location
Truro College
Duration
1 year
Qualification
University courses
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*Please contact us if you would like to apply to study part time.

Top Course Highlights

Exceptional Resources

Teaching Excellence

Industry Links

Small class sizes

Opportunities to gain clinical legal and interdisciplinary experience

Local pro-bono advice providers attend the college with practical examples of real community issues that are currently being dealt with. Students are invited to contribute to interdisciplinary discussions about real clients and help to resolve the challenges that face them.

Excellent links to the local Profession

Excellent links with the local legal profession and free membership of Cornwall Law Society will get you networking from the beginning and will pave the way for your career.

The qualification is extremely portable

The course is a qualifying law degree that satisfies the requirements of the academic stage of training for the legal profession in England and Wales and will equip students with the skills and knowledge required to enter the legal profession or to take advantage of other graduate opportunities or additional academic, vocational or professional qualifications.

What Will I Learn?

The programme has been designed to cover the Foundations of Legal Knowledge recognised by the profession. Students will have already studied Contract Law, Criminal Law, Public Law and Tort Law. This course extends the repertoire to include International and European Law, Land Law and The Law of Trusts. Students will complete a dissertation on a topic of their choice linked to their studies and also have the option of studying one of the following modules to reflect their interest: –

  • Environmental Law
  • Pro-Bono
  • Business and Employment Law

Core Modules:

  • Land Law
  • Equity and Trusts
  • International and European Law
  • Dissertation

Optional modules (choose 1): Business and Employment Law

  • Environmental Law
  • Pro-bono

*Modules may be subject to change

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Where Will It Take Me?

The programme has been designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge required to enter the legal profession or to take advantage of other graduate opportunities. It also creates a platform from which students can undertake additional academic, vocational or professional qualifications.

The course is suitable for those hoping to become:

  • Solicitors
  • Barristers
  • Legal Executives
  • Police Officers
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Assessment Arrangements

Assessment methods include written examinations and a range of coursework tasks including essays, reports, portfolios, presentations and a research project. In addition to summative assessments, which count towards your final mark, there are plenty of opportunities to gain formative feedback to aid your progression.

Entry Requirements

For entry to our top-up degrees, candidates must be holders of a relevant foundation degree, HND or equivalent Level 5 qualification. Applications from students who have completed other programmes will be considered on a case by case basis but typically students will have completed any one of the following programmes:

• FdSc Law

• FdSc Law with Business

• FdSc Law with Criminology and Criminal Justice

Additional entry requirements:

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Interview

Additional Information

Duration: One year full time, two years part time

Awarding body: University of Plymouth

Location: Truro College

UCAS code:M203

All students will have the opportunity to become a member of the Cornwall Law Society, free of charge, which is an excellent networking platform for those interested in gaining work experience or employment locally.

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