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Programme structure: Law with Study Abroad (LLB) - what's running in 2022/23

Please note: It is possible that the information shown for future academic years may change due to developments in the relevant academic field. Optional unit availability varies depending on both staffing, student choice and timetabling constraints.

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Teaching Block
Trusts LAWD30120 20 Mandatory TB-4
Select one of the following:
Final Year Research Project LAWD30091 20 Optional TB-4
Dissertation LAWD30132 40 Optional TB-4
Choose 60 or 80 credit points of optional units by selecting either (i) one 20 credit point open unit (at level I/5 or H/6) OR one 20 credit point second year Law unit AND three 20 credit point final year units OR instead (ii) Four 20 credit point final year units from the below list
Issues in Corporate Governance LAWD30001 20 Optional TB-4
Information Technology Law LAWD30003 20 Optional TB-4
Clinical Legal Studies LAWD30005 20 Optional TB-4
Rich Law, Poor Law LAWD30017 20 Optional TB-4
Commercial Law LAWD30028 20 Optional TB-4
Banking Law LAWD30090 20 Optional TB-4
Criminology LAWD30100 20 Optional TB-4
Insolvency Law LAWD30104 20 Optional TB-4
Law and Government LAWD30105 20 Optional TB-4
Legal History LAWD30106 20 Optional TB-4
Sex, Gender and Law LAWD30110 20 Optional TB-4
Employment Law LAWD30113 20 Optional TB-4
Environmental Law LAWD30123 20 Optional TB-4
Human Rights in Law, Politics and Society LAWD30125 20 Optional TB-4
Transnational Arbitration LAWD30128 20 Optional TB-4
Corporate Law Simulation LAWD30112 20 Optional TB-4
International Dispute Settlement LAWD30117 20 Optional TB-4
Law and Race LAWD30135 20 Optional TB-4
Family Law 2: Child Law LAWD30131 20 Optional TB-4
Open unit at level I/5 or H/6 OPEN 20 Optional
Law with Study Abroad (LLB)   120      

Progression/award requirements

Unit Pass Mark for Undergraduate Programmes:

  • 40 out of 100 – for level C/4, I/5 & H/6 units
  • 50 out of 100 – for level M/7 units

For details on the weightings for classifying undergraduate degrees, please see the Agreed Weightings, by Faculty, to be applied for the Purposes of Calculating the Final Programme Mark and Degree Classification in Undergraduate Programmes.

For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.

Please refer to the specific progression/award requirements for programmes with a preliminary year of study, the Gateway programmes and International Foundation programmes.

Exit awards

All undergraduate degree programmes allow the opportunity for a student to exit from a programme with a Diploma or Certificate of Higher Education.

  • To be awarded a Diploma of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 240 credit points, of which at least 90 must be at level 5.
  • To be awarded a Certificate of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 120 credit points at level 4.

Integrated Master's degrees may also allow the opportunity for a student to exit from the programme with an equivalent Bachelor's degree where a student has achieved 360 credit points, of which 90 must be at level 6, and has successfully met any additional criteria as described in the programme specification.

The opportunities for a student to exit from one of the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry with an Award is outlined in the relevant Programme Regulations (which are available as an annex in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes).

Degree classifications:

  • First Class Honours 70 and above
  • Second Class Honours, First Division 60-69
  • Second Class Honours, Second Division 50-59
  • Third Class Honours 40-49
  • Fail 39 and below

An Ordinary degree can be awarded if a student has successfully completed at least 300 credits with a minimum of 60 credits at Level 6.

The pass mark for the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine and Dentistry is 50 out of 100. The classification of a degree in the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry is provided in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes.

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