Law is one of the world’s oldest professions. Filled with intrigue and complexities, law is a fascinating and exciting subject area that is an essential component of everyday life. A degree in law can lead you to a wide number of career options, including a lawyer, legal executive or costs negotiator.
Success in this field demands discipline, strategic thinking, a solid knowledge of legislation and the ability to adapt to different scenarios. As legal knowledge is key for success in this career, this course focuses on teaching you key theoretical principles and fundamental best practices such as how to make succinct legal arguments.
Why CU Scarborough
We offer a style of education which is flexible and designed to fit around your life, allowing you to benefit from a modern, forward-thinking higher education institution, reinforced by the quality and reputation of Coventry University. We aim to provide career-focused courses, wherever possible, coupled with placement opportunities to help prepare you for the world of work. We are dedicated to making higher education accessible and enjoyable to everyone, so we keep our fees low and most of our courses cover one module at a time, allowing you to become a specialist in each topic before moving onto the next.
This course aims to provide you with a thorough understanding of law and practice in the modern world.
Focusing strongly on developing practical real-world skills, the degree covers a broad range of topics, from engaging critically with the principles of constitutional law and how EU law has evolved, through to contractual and tortious liability.
You will develop mooting, advocacy and presentation skills, building a solid foundation for you to become a competent and knowledgeable practitioner of law.
Why choose this course?
Completing a law degree requires hard-work, discipline and determination. If you are ready to utilise your originality, passion and mental capacity to excel in a career in law, our programme will equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to start your journey.
You’ll be based in the spacious Civic Centre building, which provides an outstanding learning environment. You will have access to our Library & Learning Services, fully equipped seminar rooms and impressive IT suites.
This course has been developed by practising professionals and industry experts. Our academics bring a wealth of expertise to the classroom with many continuing to undertake research and other projects alongside teaching, meaning our students gain a well-rounded and relevant teaching experience.
Throughout your studies, you will find that the course is underpinned with practical elements.
At CU Scarborough, we put a strong focus on getting our graduates ready to enter the job market. With this degree, you are given the opportunity to undertake short and long-term placements in between your second and third year.