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Law with International Relations

LLB
  • UCAS code MF50
  • Option 3 years full time
  • Year of entry 2019

The course

Our School of Law and School of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy have excellent reputations for research and teaching, and for engaging with policy makers in the legal profession and government, public bodies, journalists and other opinion formers.

This degree is for anyone looking to start a career in the law or in public affairs. You will gain an extensive knowledge of the foundations and content of the law of England and Wales and learn about the latest developments in both law and global politics.

The degree covers all the elements required to achieve an LLB. You will explore topics such as the English Legal System, Public Law, Criminal Law and European Union Law. Politics modules include Introduction to International Relations and a wide range of more specialist second- and specialist final-year modules in global governance and policy and IR theory.

On graduation, you will be equipped with a wide range of analytical and transferable skills, and will have been trained in conducting negotiations, speaking, mooting and interviewing.

Upon completion of the course you will have acquired:

• A sound and extensive knowledge of the law of England and Wales
• A rigorous grounding in the fundamental doctrines and principles underpinning the common law
• A critical understanding of modern legal developments
• A knowledge and understanding of contemporary global politics and key concepts in international relations
• An awareness of the major global political and policy challenges facing governments and citizens.

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