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2020/21 Undergraduate Programme Catalogue

LLB Law with German Law

Programme code:LLB-LAW/GLUCAS code:MR12
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:

Entry Requirements including English Language
AAA at A level or equivalent, including German.
English Language: standard Law School Requirement (6.5 IELTS overall with no lower than 6.0 in any component)

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

LAW

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:

Programme specification:

This programme offers a qualifying law degree and thus much of its content is constrained by the requirements of the legal profession. 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 German 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 German. Both of these aspects are highly valued in the employment market. The Leeds Law with German Law degree 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:

GERM1010German Language Awareness and Skills20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LAW1030Contract Law30 creditsSemester 2
LAW1200Foundations of Law
Pre-requisite for: LAW2680; LAW2620
30 creditsSemester 1
LAW1220Constitutional and Administrative Law30 creditsSemester 2
LAW1255European Constitutional Systems10 creditsSemester 1


Year2 - View timetable

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

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

GERM2010German Language Skills in Context20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LAW2065Criminal Law30 creditsSemester 1
LAW2610Torts20 creditsSemester 2
LAW2620Law and Society10 creditsSemester 1
LAW2655European Legal Systems10 creditsSemester 2
LAW2660Preparation for the Year Abroad5 creditsSemester 2
LAW2680Researching Law
Pre-requisite for: LAW3320
10 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:

LAW9006Study Abroad: Law with German Law120 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

Optional modules:


Year4 - View timetable

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

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
GERM3010Advanced German Language in Contemporary Discourses20 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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