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Law with International Relations with a Year in Industry

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Law with International Relations with a Year in Industry

  • UCAS code MF05
  • Option 4 years full time
  • Year of entry 2019

The course

Our Department of Politics and International Relations and School of Law have excellent reputations for high-quality research and teaching, and for their engagement in policy and practice, through active involvement with government bodies and voluntary statutory agencies.

You will receive high-quality teaching, with the opportunity to take a range of modules from across the two disciplines and participate in small tutorial groups which are led by our friendly and engaging staff.

You will study law and cover all the elements required to achieve the LLB. The topics you will cover include English Legal System, Methods and Legal Practice (Legal Skills), Public Law, Criminal Law, Law of Contract, Law of Torts, Land Law, European Union Law and Equity and the Law of Trusts.  You will also study Politics modules, which include Introduction to International Relations, International Relations Theory and the Politics of Human Rights. Optional law modules include Public International Law, Family Law, Company Law and Medical Law as well as International Relations modules in War and Security in World Politics, International Organisations, US Foreign Policy, Global Energy Policy and Refugees and Migration in World Politics. By electing to spend a year in industry you will also have the opportunity to integrate theory and practice and gain real business experience.

You will have the chance to contribute to topics at the cutting edge of research in both politics and international relations and in law, with our research rated as internationally excellent. You will gain a wide variety of transferable skills, such as critical reading, report writing, interviewing, mooting, along with voice training and negotiation. Our graduates progress to a range of successful careers internationally, in and out of political and law-related fields, as well as go on to further study.

This course will provide you with a sound and extensive knowledge in the foundations and content of the law of England and Wales, and a rigorous grounding and understanding of the fundamental doctrines and principles underpinning the common law. You will critically evaluate modern legal developments and develop an appreciation of some of the historical developments international relations, as well as developing your awareness of the current debates in international relations.

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