Bachelor Of Laws 

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Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) has a rich cultural heritage and traces its origins back to 1823.

It is now proud to be a new civic university offering degrees that are driven by internationally acclaimed research and based on practical learning. The university is ranked among the world's top 150 universities by The Young University Rankings 2019.

LJMU is one of the UK’s leading engineering schools with a supportive staff team and excellent facilities including testing laboratories and digital design studios operational at its franchise campuses, which you have full use of in practical sessions.

LLB (Hons) - An Overview

The professionally accredited LLB (Hons) Law is uniquely placed by giving students the opportunity to observe law in action from their very first year, through the award-winning Legal Advice Center. While the study of law prepares you for a career in the legal profession, it also develops vital personal skills in teamwork, communication, writing and time management, so that you are more than ready to face the challenges of a range of careers should you decide that law isn't for you.

LJMU is one of very few law schools currently offering a qualification in Law, which combines a range of unique features, such as our student mentoring scheme, and our active student law society, which will provide you with excellent ways to develop future employment opportunities and learn variety of disciplines including Contract Law, Public Law, Criminal Law and Human Rights Law to include some.

Programme Structure, Courses and Specification

The academic team is made up of solicitors, barristers, former police officers, commercial professionals and academics, giving you a solid grounding in all aspects of the law. You will be taught in a mixture of large and small groups led by our experienced tutors. You will also be expected to study independently with tutor support.

Programme Structure

You will study 18 courses over a period of three years to earn the Bachelor of Laws (LLB Hons.) degree.

Core Modules Level-4

Six mandatory modules (20 credit each):
  • Law of Tort
  • Criminal Law
  • Contract Law
  • Foundations and Independent Learning
  • Constitutional Law
  • Legal and Professional Ethics

Core Modules Level-5

Six mandatory modules (20 credit each)
  • Equity and Trusts
  • Justice, Human Rights and the State
  • Land Law
  • Law of the Single Market of the EU
  • International Trade Law
  • Clinical Legal Education I
  • Criminal Litigation and Advocacy (10 credits)
  • Succession, Wills and Admin (10 credits)
  • Maritime Law

Core Modules Level-6

Six Optional modules (20 credit each)
  • Dissertation (40 credits)
  • Commercial Law (20 credits)
  • Mediation Skills and Practice (20 credits)
  • Civil Dispute Resolution (20 credits)
  • Mooting (20 credits)
  • Property Law and Practice (20 credits)
  • Jurisprudence (20 credits)
  • Company and Business Organisations Law (20 credits)
  • Employment Law (20 credits)
  • Evidence (20 credits)
  • Negotiation Skills and Practice (20 credits)
Final Year Students also undertake a Year-long dissertation course

Each 20-credit course is structured around key learning methodological approaches. Learning focuses on;

  • Contemporary Issues
  • Case Studies & Articles
  • International Field Work
  • Action Research

Assessment Methods

Each Module of LLB (Hons) programme is assessed using a mix of coursework and examination. As a general principle, approximately 75% of the assessments will be via coursework submission, and 25% by examination. However, this percentage may vary for different modules.
The coursework is usually due at the end of the semester. Coursework may consist of essay, report and/or presentations.
Where a written exam is part of the assessment method of a module, the written examinations will take place at the end of semester.

To be eligible for the degree, you must:

  • Age 17+ by 30 November in the year of registration.
  • A Levels with minimum 120 UCAS points in A’ Level
    26 IB Points
    BTEC Business awards (provided grade DMM or above is achieved)
    any other relevant high school qualifications
  • Provide proof of competence in English by having UK GCSE/GCE ‘O’ level at grade C. Otherwise a test of proficiency may be required.
  • Each application will be considered on an individual basis, and the decision will be taken at the discretion of the Liverpool John Moores University.

As an accredited qualifying degree this LLB (Hons) in Law provides the essential academic training required to become a solicitor or barrister in England and Wales, allowing you to progress directly onto the Legal Practice Course or the Bar Professional Training Course.
The qualification is Recognized by the Pakistan Bar Council and provides opportunities for Progression to Bar-at-Law / LLM in UK.

Liverpool John Moores graduates find career opportunities in:

  • Arbitrator
  • Barrister
  • Barrister's clerk
  • Chartered legal executive (England and Wales)
  • Company secretary
  • Costs lawyer
  • Detective
  • Licensed conveyancer
  • Paralegal

See below for some profiles of graduates who have gone on to find career success after graduating from Liverpool John Moores University.

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