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Our School of Law is a leading international centre for world-class legal teaching, research and scholarship and is the most rapidly expanding law school within the University of London.
We are among the top 10 law schools in the UK and in the top three in London in the Times Higher Education 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) rankings, while our research environment was judged conducive to producing research of the highest quality. Our academic staff are internationally recognised authorities in their fields, delivering stimulating and relevant teaching programmes.
Dedicated academic skills workshops are run at Birkbeck by our Senior Learning Development Tutor, who can advise on essay writing, time-management, efficient reading and note-making, giving presentations and participating in seminars.
We encourage our students to participate in the wide range of extracurricular activities we offer, including lectures by internationally renowned guest speakers, our Student Law Society, our annual retreat to Cumberland Lodge in Windsor, which allows you to explore contemporary issues in law with specialist speakers, and our successful mooting and mock trial programme, where advocacy training is given by experienced practising barristers.
Students may also apply to take part in the mentoring programme and an externship with the Hammersmith and Fulham Law Centre. During each year, we offer a range of career-related talks.
The LLB is accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, and students awarded the degree will be entitled to receive a Certificate of Completion of the Academic Stage of Legal Education for solicitors. It is also recognised by the Bar Standards Board as a qualifying law degree for the purposes of completing the Academic Stage of Training for the Bar. The degree is accredited as LLB Law.
You take a combination of compulsory and option modules to a total of 360 credits. The first year introduces you to the essential concepts and methods of legal study, while the following two years build on that knowledge and allow you to study core subjects in depth. Each year allows for specialisation, with a range of option modules to choose from in Year 2 and Year 3, one of which may be a dissertation.
In Year 1, you take an induction module and four compulsory 30-credit modules, to a total of 120 credits.
In Year 2, you take three compulsory 30-credit modules and choose option modules worth 30 credits, to a total of 120 credits.
In Year 3, you take three compulsory 30-credit modules and choose option modules worth 60 credits, to a total of 120 credits.
CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITY
Graduates can pursue careers in the legal profession, human resources or local government. This degree can also be useful in becoming a barrister, solicitor, chartered legal executive or human resources officer.
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We offer a comprehensive Careers and Employability Service to help you advance your career, while our in-house, professional recruitment consultancy, Birkbeck Talent, works with London’s top employers to help you gain work experience that fits in with your evening studies.