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LLBLaw

University of Essex
United Kingdom, Colchester
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Overview

We teach the law that matters. We are ‘freer, more daring and more experimental’ than a traditional law school, so your legal education is relevant and responsive to the needs of a changing society. Our approach is global in outlook, based on justice, and engaged with real-world problems.

Our LLB Law provides you with a rigorous academic training in the discipline of law. We enable you to develop an approach to the discipline so that you can see each subject area as part of an integrated whole. We emphasise an awareness of the place of the law of England and Wales in its European and international frameworks.

You develop a critical awareness of the nature of law within its social, political and economic contexts. Not only will you learn legal rules, but you will also consider the function of law in society, the philosophy of law, policy issues and law reform. You learn to consider, evaluate and respond to alternative and, possibly, conflicting points of view.

You cover all the key areas of law, as well as a wide range of optional topics including:

- Investigating miscarriages of justice
- Music law and intellectual property law
- How judges are involved in the law
- Human rights
- The use of evidence

At Essex we specialise in commercial law, public law, and human rights law. We are top 20 in the UK for research excellence (REF 2014), and we are ranked among the top 200 departments on the planet according to the QS World [University] Rankings [2016] for law.

Our law course allows you to develop your intellectual and critical faculties, encourage you to think independently and teach you to present rational, coherent and accurate arguments orally and in writing.

Programme structure

Year 1

Contract Law
Foundations of Public Law
Criminal Law
Academic, Legal and Professional Skills
Foundations of the Law of Obligations
Foundations of Property Law
Career Management Skills

Year 2

Tort Law
Land Law
Public Law II
Law of the European Union
Equity and Trusts
Introduction to comparative law
Research project in comparative law
Career Management Skills

Final year

Jurisprudence I
Intellectual Property Law (optional)
Family Law (optional)
Investigating Miscarriages of Justice (optional)
Cybercrime (optional)

Career opportunities

Our graduates pursue careers in the law and in a wide range of other sectors including business and commerce, accountancy, insurance, banking, central and local government, academia, teaching, social work and the police force.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States