Sequence of Study for Law Modules

Sequence of Study for Law Modules

The study sequence below is designed to give you a comprehensive understanding of both the foundational and advanced principles of law, ensuring that you develop the necessary analytical and critical thinking skills, gain familiarity with legal terminology and concepts, and acquire the ability to apply legal principles effectively. If you intend to self-study law with us using our high-performance law notes, you are strongly advised to follow a structured learning sequence for effective learning as follows:

PART 1: The following modules will give you a solid foundation for legal education and are often studied by first year law students. You should study them first.

Agency Law (useful for SQE)
Constitutional Law (useful for SQE)
Contract Law (SQE and QLD module)
Criminal Law (SQE and QLD module)
Introduction to Land Law (useful for SQE)
Legal System and Method (SQE module)
Public Law (SQE and QLD module)
The Law of Business Organisations (useful for SQE)
Tort Law (SQE and QLD module)

PART 2: The following modules require the foundation knowledge you have acquired in the previous modules for effective learning.

Administrative Law (useful for SQE)
Commercial Law (useful for SQE; LLM or LPC module)
EU Law (useful for SQE; QLD module)
Evidence (SQE or BTC module)
Family Law (LPC or LLM module)
International Protection of Human Rights
Property Law (SQE or QLD module)
Solicitors Accounts and Ethics (SQE or LPC module)

PART 3: The following modules are some of the most advanced subjects you will encounter in your legal education and are often studied by final year LLB, LLM, LPC, or BTC students.

Civil and Criminal Procedure (SQE, LPC or BTC module)
Company Law (SQE module; final year LLB, LPC or LLM module)
Conflict of Laws (useful for SQE; final year LLB or LLM module)
Criminal Practice (SQE, LPC or BTC module)
Dispute Resolution (SQE, LPC or BTC module)
Employment Law (useful for SQE module; final year LLB, LPC or LLM module)
Equity and Trusts (SQE or QLD module)
Intellectual Property (final year LLB or LLM module)
International Commercial Law (useful for SQE, final year LLB, LPC or LLM module)
International Human Rights Law (final year LLB or LLM module)
Jurisprudence and Legal Theory (final year LLB or LLM module)
Public International Law (final year LLB or LLM module)
Wills and Administration of Estates (SQE or LPC module)

*QLD: Qualifying Law Degree
*BTC: Bar Training Course
*LLM: Master of Laws
*SQE: Solicitors Qualifying Examination

This structured approach enable you to effectively build a solid base of legal knowledge, which is essential for mastering more complex and specialised areas of law. If you progress through the modules in the recommended order, you will more easily enhance your learning experience and be better prepared for examinations and practical legal applications.
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