Law

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 2.13k / Academic year(s) Foreign:$ 12.6k / Academic year(s)  
StudyQA ranking:767 Duration:24 months

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Description

Course objectives

The main objectives of the Accelerated Graduate LLB course are to:

  • Develop fundamental in-depth knowledge and understanding of: the principles, concepts, values, substantive rules and development of the Scottish legal system and core areas of Scots law; the wider context within which the Scottish legal system operates; the main institutions and procedures of the Scottish legal system
  • Develop intellectual rigour, independence of mind, critical thought and legal problem-solving and research skills to a highly advanced level, as well as more general transferable intellectual skills which are of value in the practice of Law and a wide range of careers
  • Provide the in-depth knowledge, understanding and independent research skills needed to progress to further studies in Law, or in multi-disciplinary areas involving law
  • Provide our graduates with self-confidence, knowledge, understanding and skills that will provide added benefit to them as individuals, to the legal profession and to society as a whole

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline Early application is strongly advised Tuition fee
  • EUR 2130 Year (EEA)
  • EUR 12600 Year (Non-EEA)

Overseas students (non-EU)

  • £10750

Scottish and EU students

  • £5950
Start date September 2015 Duration full-time 24 months Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Part-time, Full-time Intensity Flexible

Course Content

Structure and content

The Accelerated Graduate LLB course is a two-year degree, with two semesters in each year. It requires a pass in 16 full modules, with four modules being taken in each semester.

Delivery and assessment

Teaching is delivered via a combination of lectures and seminars. Assessment is by class tests, essays, student presentations and final examinations which take place at the end of each semester. The coursework assessment methods and format of final examinations vary according to the specific requirements of each module. Every effort is made to develop key transferable skills in the delivery of teaching and the design of assessments.

Recommended reading

http://www.law.stir.ac.uk/Curr-undergrad/handbook

Example timetable

The timetable below is a typical example, but your own timetable may be different.

TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday09:00 LAW9TR LAW9FL 10:00 LAW9CC LAW9TR LAW9FL 11:00 12:00 13:00 LAW9CC 14:00 LAW9P2 15:00 LAW9P2 16:00 17:00 Module titles

The standard course is as detailed below. All of the listed modules must be completed.

In Semester 1 you will take:

  • Public Law & Legal System 1
  • Contract
  • Delict
  • Property Law

In Semester 2 you will take:

  • Public Law & Legal System 2
  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Trusts & Succession

In Semester 3 you will take:

  • Legal Research Methods
  • Commercial Law 1
  • Evidence
  • Advanced Law module of choice*

In Semester 4 you will take:

  • Jurisprudence
  • Commercial Law 2
  • Advanced Law modules of choice*

*These modules are selected from the list of available Advanced Level Law modules.

http://www.law.stir.ac.uk/Curr-undergrad/handbook/section2.php#S22A

English Language Requirements

IELTS band : 6.5

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test. More About IELTS

Requirements

Entrance requirements

A second class Honours degree or above, or a good General degree.

Application ProcedureFor full details of admission requirements and fees, please email the Student Recruitment and Admissions Service: recruitment@stir.ac.uk

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence of your proficiency such as a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 (minimum 6 in each skill), or TOEFL: Listening 23, Reading 23, Speaking 23, Writing 23.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

Related Scholarships*

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship

    "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

  • Access Bursary

    Bursary for UK students all subjects where the variable tuition fee rate is payable.

  • Alumni Bursary

    Alumni Bursary for UK Undergraduate students

* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than University of Stirling.

Accreditation

The Stirling LLB is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland and the Faculty of Advocates, which are the professional bodies for Scots lawyers.

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