UOL Level 5 LLB Modules

The Level 5 modules offer students the opportunity to delve deeper into specific areas of law. These modules provide a more advanced understanding of key legal concepts and principles. Here is an overview of the Level 5 modules you study in the second year:

Tort Law
This compulsory module introduces students to the organising principles of tort law. Students study topics such as negligence, nuisance, occupiers' liability, and strict liability. They explore how tort law addresses civil wrongs and provides remedies for individuals who have suffered harm or injury due to the actions of others.

Administrative Law
This optional module focuses on the legal principles that govern the actions and decisions of administrative bodies and public authorities. You examine topics such as judicial review, the grounds for challenging administrative decisions, and the relationship between citizens and the state in the context of administrative law.

Commercial Law
This optional module explores the legal framework governing commercial transactions. You study topics such as contract law, sale of goods, agency, and the legal aspects of commercial activities. This module provides you with an understanding of the legal principles and rules that regulate business relationships.

EU Law
This optional module examines the legal framework of the European Union and its impact on member states. You learn about the sources of EU law, the institutional structure of the EU, and key areas such as the internal market, free movement of goods and persons, and EU fundamental rights. This module is particularly relevant for students interested in European law and regulations.

Family Law
This optional module focuses on the legal regulation of family relationships. You study topics such as marriage, divorce, cohabitation, child custody, and financial provision upon relationship breakdown. You also explore the legal principles and societal considerations that shape family law and its role in addressing family-related disputes.

International Protection of Human Rights
This optional module examines the international legal framework for the protection of human rights. You explore topics such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, regional human rights systems, and contemporary human rights issues. This module provides you with a deeper understanding of human rights law and its global significance.

Property Law
This optional module focuses on the legal principles governing interests in land. You study topics such as ownership, possession, leases, easements, and mortgages. You gain an understanding of property rights and the legal framework for the acquisition, use, and transfer of property.

These Level 5 modules allow you to specialise in specific areas of law and develop a more comprehensive understanding of the legal principles and concepts within those areas. By completing these modules, you acquire advanced knowledge and analytical skills that prepare you for further studies or professional practice in your chosen legal field.
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