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Law with Philosophy

LLB
  • UCAS code M1V5
  • Option 3 years full time
  • Year of entry 2021

The course

Our Department of Law and Criminology and Department of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy within the School of Law and Social Sciences have excellent reputations for research and teaching.

This degree is aimed at you if you wish to study the disciplines of law and philosophy and develop a critical awareness of key moral and ethical issues relating to the law. It also  demonstrates how philosophical though and methods can be applied in the analysis of key legal issues.

The degree covers all the elements required to achieve an LLB whilst offering flexibility and freedom for you to choose philosophical subjects that are of interest to you.  You’ll explore topics such as the English Legal System, Law of Contract, Public Law, Human Rights and Jurisprudence whilst being able to choose modules relating to philosophy such as Empiricism and Rationalism and Aesthetics. In your first year you will study a number of core modules covering both law and philosophy whilst your second and third years will provide you with the opportunity to choose a number of optional modules tailored to your interests.

Upon completion of the course you will have acquired:

  • Qualifying law degree
  • An understanding of the key features of English and European law
  • Key legal research and communication skills
  • Key critical thinking skills to analyse and understand what informs central philosophical traditions
93%

of our graduates are employed or go on to further study within six months of graduating

Source: DLHE, 2018

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