We would like to learn more about you, your interests, experiences and motivation to study. The information within this page is for students wishing to start their studies in September. If you would like to start this course in January, please visit ourJanuary pagesfor further details. Students choosing a period of paid work placement or study abroad as a part of their course should be aware that there may be additional travel and living costs, as well as tuition fees.

This module provides students with the opportunity to undertake a substantial piece of independent, scholarly research in a chosen area of law and present that research in the form of a 6,000 written dissertation. This module looks at some of the most pertinent issues driving British politics in the 21st century – ‘race’, class, identity, media control, imperial legacies. It covers the “long durée” of the Empire and its aftermath into the contemporary era.

Public Law 1

Our work includes acting for the Jewish Labour Movement in relation to the investigation into antisemitism in the Labour Party, acting for clients in relation to issues raised before the Charities Commission and advising in relation to attendances before Parliamentary committees. On our taught courses, much of your time outside of class will be spent on self-directed, independent learning, including preparing for classes and following up afterwards. This will usually include, but is not limited to, reading books and journal articles, undertaking research, working on coursework and assignments, and preparing for presentations and assessments.

  • Also during the spring term, students complete 10 hours of trial observations, which must take place in at least two different courts; the choice of courts is entirely of the student taking the placement module.
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  • It offers a more applied, contextualised approach to independent research than the more traditional dissertation route.
  • In Year 1, you will study a number of compulsory modules to ensure you learn the fundamentals of law.
  • This is a broad-based legal course situating law in its social context and in an intellectually stimulating environment.

This module provides students with an introduction to the core concepts of property law in both Northern Ireland and England and Wales. This module will directly prepare you for further detailed study of property law at level 5 and at level 6 as well as complementing the study of aspects of Tort, Contract and even Criminal Law. Completion of this module and Land Law in semester 2 year 2 allows you to meet the requirements of the professional bodies in both Northern Ireland and England and Wales. The module is designed to provoke thought and stimulate questions about the nature of politics and government within the UK. Thus, it considers the key aspects of British politics including political culture, the function and structure of political parties and pressure groups, sub national forms of government and the role of the mass media. In doing so, it examines the dispersal of power within the United Kingdom discusses the changing responsibilities of government, and the nature of political power in a modern state.

Methods of assessment on this course

Students who have completed the Candidatus Magisterii from a recognised institution will be considered for postgraduate study at Diploma and Masters level. The College of Arts and Law offers excellent support to its postgraduates, from libraries and research spaces, to careers support and funding opportunities. Small classes – teaching on the Masters-level modules involve mainly small-group seminars allowing you to really get to grips with the learning material. folderaccess.com The MA in International Law, Ethics and Politics will cover the application of International Law, European Law, ethics and international politics to problems such as poverty reduction; international trade; war and terrorism; climate change; and democracy. The mooting room is where Law and Policing students can train and practice their advocacy skills and cross-examination techniques, as well as preparing for giving evidence in court, in a mock courtroom setting.

International Students

There is also help available for those of you who are thinking about non-legal employers or academic routes following your LLM. You’ll write a 12,000-word dissertationon a topic of your choice, incorporating a legal dimension, under the supervision of a faculty member. You’ll be supported in the preparation of the dissertation proposal by specialist research training. You’ll also develop your research skills in preparation for a 12,000-word dissertation, which you will write during the Summer Term.