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2020/21 Undergraduate Programme Catalogue

LLB Law with French Law

Programme code:LLB-LAW/FRENUCAS code:MR11
Duration:4 Years Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Dr Chloe Wallace Contact address:c.j.wallace@leeds.ac.uk

Total credits: 480

Entry requirements:

AAA at A2 level including French or equivalent (see http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/assets/files/Copy%20of%20Equivalent%20Qualifications%20-%202014.pdf for a full list).

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

School of Law

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

School of Law

Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:

The QAA benchmarks are Law

Programme specification:

The focus on both skills and theoretical knowledge and understanding of the law will mark this programme out from more practice-based degrees, while the availability of other employability skills-enhancing opportunities (through our extensive School co-curricular opportunities) marks the degree out as a distinctive from many Russell Group universities. The degree places an appropriate emphasis on the academic rigour required of students progressing through an LLB programme at a Russell Group University.
The French Law and language aspect of the programme distinguishes it from other law degrees in enabling students to acquire specific cross-cultural competence through the study of two very different legal systems, as well as through the acquisition of a high level of linguistic competence in French. Both of these aspects are highly valued in the employment market. The Leeds Law with French Law degrees combines these aspects with the combination of research and skills training which characterises the Leeds Law degree.


Year1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

FREN1010French Language Awareness and Skills20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LAW1030Contract Law30 creditsSemester 2
LAW1200Foundations of Law30 creditsSemester 1
LAW1220Constitutional and Administrative Law30 creditsSemester 2
LAW1255European Constitutional Systems10 creditsSemester 1

Candidates must pass any 100 credits to be eligible for a Certificate of Higher Education in Law.


Year2 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

FREN2010French Language in Contexts20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LAW2065Criminal Law30 creditsSemester 1
LAW2610Torts20 creditsSemester 2
LAW2620Law and Society10 creditsSemester 1
LAW2655European Legal Systems10 creditsSemester 2
LAW2660Preparation for the Year Abroad
Pre-requisite for: LAW9005
5 creditsSemester 2
LAW2680Researching Law10 creditsSemester 1

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study 20 credits from the following level 2 optional modules:

FOSS2001State of Emergency: Social science and the COVID-19 pandemic20 creditsSemester 2, Semester 1
LAW2040Company Law20 creditsSemester 2
LAW2142International Human Rights Law20 creditsSemester 2
LAW2146International Law20 creditsSemester 2
LAW2330Family Law20 creditsSemester 2
LAW2420Youth Crime and Justice20 creditsSemester 2
LAW2427Competition Law20 creditsSemester 2


Year3 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory module::

LAW9005Study Abroad: Law with French120 creditsSemesters 1 & 2


Year4 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Candidates must take at least 100 credits of level 3 modules to obtain an honours degree.

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

LAW3145European Union Law20 creditsSemester 1
LAW3241The Law of Trusts20 creditsSemester 2, Semester 1
LAW3270Land Law20 creditsSemester 1
LAW3320Long Dissertation40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study 20 credits from the following level 3 optional modules:

FOSS3001State of Emergency: Social science and the COVID-19 pandemic20 creditsSemester 1, Semester 2
FREN3010Advanced French Language Skills20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LAW3032Cyberlaw: Law and the Regulation of the Information Society20 creditsSemester 2
LAW3055Disability Law20 creditsSemester 2
LAW3100Evidence20 creditsSemester 2
LAW3116Gender and the Law20 creditsSemester 2
LAW3172Crime, Law and Social Change: Crime and Criminal Justice in Historical Perspective20 creditsSemester 2
LAW3197Media Freedom20 creditsSemester 1, Semester 2
LAW3340Intellectual Property Law20 creditsSemester 2

Last updated: 07/08/2020 16:23:10

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