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LLB (Hons) Law with Foundation Year

Course Overview

This LLB Law with Foundation year degree will provide you with the professional competencies of functioning legal knowledge and applied skills as required for the solicitors qualifying examination to become a solicitor in England and Wales. It also satisfies the academic stage of training to become a barrister and allows you to proceed to the vocational state of training, .

This course offers many flexible study options, meaning you can choose which style of learning suits your lifestyle better, whether that’s at weekends, evenings, or during the daytime. Unlike many other Law degrees, this course is taught in small group sizes, giving you the individual attention and support needed for success. Alongside the course, we are pleased to offer all of our students the chance to learn about RCL’s unique Personal, Leadership, and Growth programme called Thinking Into Character, which is designed to teach you how to manage and lead yourself effectively in order to be successful in all aspects of
your personal and professional life

Why study this course?

  • This LLB Law with Foundation year degree will provide you with the professional competencies of functioning legal knowledge and applied skills as required for the solicitors qualifying examination
  • Learn the knowledge and transferable skills needed to stand out to future employers.
  • Online learning provides additional flexibility with your studies

Course details

  • Location

    London
  • Duration

    4 years
  • Study mode

    In-person
  • Fees

    £ 9,250 per year,
  • Timetable

    Flexible options with weekday, evening, and weekend classes available. Check when you apply.
  • Delivered in partnership with

Modules

Level 3

  • Academic and Research Skills (core)
  •  Law in Context (core)
  • Mooting and Interviewing (core)
  • Core Legal Principles (core)
  • Academic Language and Skills 3 (option)

Level 4

  • English Legal System and Foundation Legal Skills (Core)
  • Criminal Law (Core)
  • Public Law (Core)
  • Equity and Trusts (Core)
  • Contract Law (core)
  • Professionals in Practice (core)

Level 5

  • Tort Law 1 (core).
  • Land Law (core)
  •  EU law (core)
  •  Legal Skills (core)
  • Preparation for Practice (core)
  • Professional standards and the commercial environment
    (core)

Level 6

  • Dissertation (core) (all others are options, students
    choose 4)
  • Employment Law
  • Family law
  • Company law
  • Intellectual property law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Advanced legal practice
  • International human rights law
  • Sports law
  •  Medical law and ethics
  • Professional standards and the commercial environment

Career progression

There are many possible careers that you can go into on
successful completion of the course, such as..

  • Becoming a barrister by taking an additional professional
    course and undertaking pupillage
  • Becoming an advocate in many countries by taking
    further assessments
  • Working in-house as a member of a legal team in a huge
    range of professions and fields.

Some examples:

• Government legal policy roles
• Civil Service administrator
• Consumer rights adviser
• Legal executive
• Customs officer
• Employment advice worker
• Insurance claims inspector
• Probation officer
• Charity officer
• Detective
• Diplomatic service officer
• Forensic accountant
• Local government officer
• Marketing executive
• Journalist

Entry Requirements

Standard

  • UCAS Tariff 48

Non-Standard –

  • IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in ny band (or equivalent)

 

 

Alternative assessment:

For mature students (those over 21 years old), or those requiring an alternative kind of assessment:

  • You must take part in an academic interview to demonstrate your non-academic achievements, such as work experience.

Academic Team

  • Kashif Khan
    Head of School (Business and Law)

How to apply

It's easy to apply online using our online application portal.
1
Register (you can log in to view or edit your application at any time)
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Choose your course and upload your details and documents
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Submit your application