What LLB Modules Will You Study on UOL Graduate Entry Route?

What LLB Modules Will You Study on UOL Graduate Entry Route?

The LLB programmes offered by UK universities are highly regarded undergraduate law degree programmes recognised globally for their academic excellence and comprehensive curricula. If you are a degree holder, you will study 9 modules (3 modules each year) through the graduate route.

Year 1

Contract Law: This compulsory module focuses on the principles and rules that govern legally binding agreements between individuals and entities. Students will study topics such as offer and acceptance, consideration, contractual terms, and remedies for breach of contract.

Criminal Law: This compulsory module explores the general principles and elements of criminal law. Students will study offences such as homicide, theft, assault, and examine topics like criminal liability, defences, and sentencing.

Public Law: This compulsory module examines the constitutional framework of the United Kingdom, including the division of powers, the role of Parliament, the judiciary, and administrative bodies. Students will explore fundamental principles of constitutional and administrative law, such as judicial review and human rights.

Year 2 

Tort Law: This compulsory module covers civil wrongs and liabilities, including negligence, trespass, and defamation. Students will study the legal principles governing compensation for harm caused by the actions or omissions of individuals or entities.

Administrative Law: This optional module explores the legal framework that regulates the actions of administrative bodies, such as government agencies and public officials. Students will examine principles of judicial review, procedural fairness, and the limits of administrative power.

Commercial Law: This optional module introduces the legal principles and rules that govern commercial transactions and business relationships. Topics covered include contract law relating to the sale of goods, consumer protection, and the law of agency.

EU Law: This optional module focuses on the legal framework of the European Union, including its institutions, sources of law, and the relationship between EU law and national law. Students will study areas such as the free movement of goods, persons, and services within the EU.

Family Law: This optional module explores legal issues concerning family relationships, such as marriage, divorce, child custody, and financial provision. Students will examine the legal framework governing family disputes and the welfare of children.

International Protection of Human Rights: This optional module examines the international legal framework for the protection of human rights, including the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and regional human rights systems. Students will explore topics such as civil and political rights, economic and social rights, and the enforcement of human rights standards.

Property Law: This optional module covers the legal principles and rules relating to the ownership, possession, and transfer of property. Students will study topics such as land law, personal property, and the rights and obligations of landlords and tenants.

Year 3

Jurisprudence and Legal Theory: This compulsory module explores the philosophical and theoretical foundations of law. Students will examine different schools of legal thought, theories of justice, and debates about the nature of law itself.

Company Law: This optional module focuses on the legal principles governing the formation, management, and regulation of companies. Students will study topics such as corporate governance, shareholder rights, and the legal responsibilities of company directors.

Conflict of Laws: This optional module examines the legal rules and principles that determine which legal system should apply in cases involving international or multi-jurisdictional elements. Students will explore issues such as jurisdiction, choice of law, and the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments.

Equity and Trusts: This optional module explores the legal principles and rules governing trusts and the equitable jurisdiction of the courts. Students will study topics such as the creation and administration of trusts, fiduciary duties, and remedies available in equity.

Evidence: This optional module focuses on the rules and principles that govern the admissibility and presentation of evidence in legal proceedings. Students will study concepts such as relevance, hearsay, burden of proof, and the examination and cross-examination of witnesses.

Intellectual Property: This optional module examines the legal framework for the protection of intellectual property rights, including copyright, patents, trademarks, and designs. Students will explore the principles and policies underlying intellectual property law and its role in promoting innovation and creativity.

Public International Law: This optional module focuses on the legal principles and rules governing the relationships between states and other international actors. Students will study areas such as the sources of international law, state sovereignty, diplomatic relations, and the settlement of international disputes.

Each module in the LLB Graduate Entry Route is carefully designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of different areas of law. Through the study of these modules, students develop analytical, research, and critical thinking skills, as well as a solid foundation in legal knowledge. These modules collectively prepare students for a wide range of legal careers or further study in law.

You are warned that many of the optional modules in Years 2 and 3 are irrelevant to the SQE and your Qualifying Law Degree for admission to bar training. You are advised to refer to our LLB Module List to select your modules wisely.
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