What you learn
Modules you may study on this course may include:
Year 1 - Level 4
- Legal Foundations
- Professional Development
- Law of Contract
- Criminal Law
- Law of Tort
- Citizen and the State
Year 2 - Level 5
- Legal Research Method and Skills
- Work Related Learning
- Land Law
- Equity and Trusts
- Human Rights
- European Union Law
Year 3 - Level 6
- Civil Litigation
- Criminal Litigation
- Client Care
- Criminal Justice
- Commercial Law
- Family and Child Law
- Immigration Law
Benefits / Skills you will develop
The Degree aims to deliver a rigorous education in the discipline of law and inculcate the highest standards in clarity, integrity and objectivity.
It will develop analytical, problem-solving and critical skills in relation to the creation, interpretation, application and development of law.
There will be the opportunity to engage in extended research and study specialist modules.
The aim is to produce graduates who are equipped for training and employment in the legal professions and in other fields of employment or to undertake postgraduate study.
How you will be assessed
A varied assessment strategy is adopted.
The methods include
- practice-based assignments
- case studies
- problem based scenarios
- reflective assignments
- discussion boards
There will be summative and formative assessments using the varied methods so as to prepare students for both the assessments and employment.
Students are given detailed feedback and feedforward on summative and formative assessments.
There is standardisation of marking and a robust system of internal and external moderation.
The use of formative assessments, seminars and practice examination questions are fundamental features of the qualification so as to enhance student progression and development.
Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)
This course will be delivered at the University Centre where students will have access to a HE-specific study zone, including computer facilities, and social area.
For the latest version of the programme specifications for this course please see the following link:
The minimum requirements are 1 x E in a relevant A level; or other Level 3 qualification; or Access to Higher Education certificate. A GCSE grade C in English, or equivalent, is also required. However, candidates receiving this offer will have experience in this subject. A typical offer is 2 X D at A level or a merit/merit profile in a BTEC National qualification, alongside a number of GCSEs at C or above.
We welcome applications from mature candidates who do not have the qualifications, but have relevant experience. These applicants are likely to be invited for interview, and be asked to provide evidence of their experience.
All successful candidates will have the required literacy skills to complete the course.
Students who do not have GCSE grade Cs in Maths and English may need these in finding employment, and will be given the opportunity to gain these whilst on programme. International qualifications will be assessed against these criteria.
Speakers of other languages will need to possess an IELTS band score of 6.0 (with no-less than 5.5 in any one element) or a recognised English Level 2 qualification.
There are a number of additional fees that are associated with the CILEx route. Please note that this route is optional, and does not impact on the attainment of an LLB. You can achieve your law degree without achieving the CILEx qualification, and the decision does not need to be made until the second year of the degree.
Please note these fees are correct for academic year 2017-18, however are subject to change.
Assessment fees - £283
Manuals - £168 plus delivery charge
CILEx Exemption fee - £200
CILEx Associate membership - £230 (which includes the first registration fee)
Qualifying Employment application* - £70
Application for Fellowship** - £300
* this cost is payable after completing the course when you begin your qualifying legal employment stage.
** this cost is payable after you complete your qualifying legal employment.
How to apply
If you would like to apply for any of the Leeds City College full-time Higher Education programmes for 2019 entry, (unless otherwise stated) please do so via UCAS at www.ucas.com
The UCAS code for this course is 2R11 and the Leeds City College institution code is L21.
If you wish to apply for one of our part-time Higher Education courses, please apply here
If not already completed, there could be progression to Chartered Institute of Legal Executives Graduate Fast Track Diploma or to National Association of Licensed Paralegals Level 7 Diploma in Paralegal Studies.