UOL Level 6 LLB Modules

The Level 6 modules mark an advanced stage in legal education for your third year of study, where you delve deeper into specific areas of law and enhance your analytical and research skills. These modules offer a comprehensive exploration of diverse legal subjects, enabling you to gain a thorough understanding of complex legal principles and their practical application.

Jurisprudence and Legal Theory
This compulsory module delves into the study of jurisprudence, which examines the nature of law, its role in society, and the underlying philosophical and theoretical foundations of legal systems. You explore different jurisprudential theories, such as legal positivism, natural law, and legal realism. You also critically analyse legal concepts, principles, and the relationship between law and morality.

Company Law
This optional focuses on the legal framework governing companies and corporate entities. You study topics such as corporate governance, company formation, directors' duties, shareholder rights, and corporate insolvency. You also explore the legal rules and principles that regulate the establishment, operation, and dissolution of companies, as well as the rights and responsibilities of different stakeholders.

Conflict of Laws
This optional module, also known as private international law, deals with legal issues that arise when a case involves elements from different legal systems or jurisdictions. You study principles for determining jurisdiction, choice of law, and the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments. You also examine conflicts between legal systems, evaluate applicable laws in cross-border disputes, and explore mechanisms for resolving conflicts.

Equity and Trusts
This optional modules focuses on the principles and rules governing trusts, which are legal arrangements for holding and managing property. You study topics such as the creation and administration of trusts, fiduciary duties, equitable remedies, and the interplay between equity and common law. You also explore the historical development of equity, analyse key cases, and examine the role of trusts in various contexts.

Evidence
This optional module examines the rules and principles governing the admissibility and presentation of evidence in legal proceedings. You learn about the roles of lawyers, judges, and juries in assessing and evaluating evidence. You study topics such as burden of proof, types of evidence, rules of admissibility, witness testimony, expert evidence, and the use of technology in the courtroom. You also analyse the ethical considerations related to the presentation and use of evidence.

Intellectual Property
This optional module explores the legal protection of intellectual creations, such as patents, trademarks, copyrights, and designs. You study the laws and principles governing intellectual property rights, as well as the societal and economic considerations involved. You also examine topics such as the requirements for obtaining and enforcing intellectual property rights, the balance between protection and innovation, and the challenges posed by emerging technologies.

Public International Law
This optional module focuses on the legal principles and rules governing relations between states. You explore topics such as state sovereignty, international organisations, diplomatic relations, the use of force, and the protection of human rights. You also examine the role of treaties, customary international law, and international courts in the resolution of disputes and the promotion of global cooperation.

Employment Law
This optional module explore the legal framework governing the relationship between employers and employees, including topics such as employment contracts, workplace discrimination, health and safety, and termination of employment. These courses equip students with a comprehensive understanding of workers' rights, employer obligations, and the regulatory mechanisms that ensure fair treatment in the workplace.

These Level 6 modules offer you the opportunity to deepen your understanding of specific areas of law, engage in critical analysis, and develop advanced legal research and writing skills. They provide a comprehensive exploration of diverse legal topics and prepare you for further study or professional careers in the legal field.
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