Answering the legal problem questions, used in many of our law modules, will help develop your problem solving skills and give you experience applying the law to factual situations. To enhance the student experience, at the end of year two of undergraduate study, many students opt to participate in a number of year-long programmes, including StudyUSA, the Erasmus scheme and the International Student Exchange Programme. In participating in these schemes, student fees are paid and a small stipend provided to assist with the purchase of books and such like. The professional bodies that accredit LLB degrees place restrictions on the extent to which credit can be given for study undertaken on other courses and/or at other institutions.

The module will also examine the relationship between parents, children and the state, which might include reproductive technology, parenthood, children’s rights, and private law disputes over post-separation arrangements for children. The module will therefore introduce students to the skills of legal persuasion via written and oral advocacy. The theoretical background will provide the basis upon which students will learn, in particular, to understand and construct effective arguments and to practice the skills learned in a variety of contexts including the drafting of skeleton arguments and in mooting. This module examines the intersections between forms of legal regulation, conceptions of power and spatial configurations and plans. It traces elements of such intersections accessibly with the aid of insights from a variety of the most relevant fields .

Advanced Parliamentary Studiesequips you with a thorough and deep understanding of the workings of the UK Parliament and Parliamentary systems. The module explores the history, culture and potential future of Parliament, examines aspects of Parliamentary process in-depth, and considers related issues such as regulation and ethics. You will have the opportunity to interact with practitioners from the workforce in the Houses of Parliament. Media Lawexamines current laws governing libel, social media, privacy, malicious communications and contempt of court. It explores these rules within the context of areas such as press regulation, the regulation of the internet and the regulation of media broadcasting.

Criminal Law: Theory and Practice

Provided that a candidate has met the standard entrance requirements for the course, consideration will be given to an application to transfer or for exemption from specific modules. This module explores and evaluates the legal framework within which surveillance operates in the United Kingdom. The School of Law seeks to achieve excellence in teaching, research and professional development. The School provides a range of LLB courses, all of which are Qualifying Law Degrees for the purposes of the legal professions, as well as a range of postgraduate courses.

  • First, the module will analytically inquire about the possibilities, challenges and opportunities in relation to trade with the EU after Brexit.
  • It will appeal to anyone with a background in law or politics and beyond, who is interested in understanding constitutions from a number of different disciplines.
  • The amount of tuition fees you will need to pay, and any financial support you are eligible for, will depend on whether you are classified as a home or overseas student, otherwise known as your fee status.
  • Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places.

For the Politics component of the joint degree, students will take the core module in Political Analysis in their first year together with Political Theory or Comparative Politics. In year 2 and 3, they will have the opportunity to choose from a wide range of regional and disciplinary modules and open options. Throughout the course, you’ll develop transferable skills that will be essential as you embark on a professional career. You’ll build your confidence and abilities in communication, research, evaluation, critical judgement, time management, team working, and meeting tight deadlines. We’ll also support you with specialist training in areas such as writing and advocacy skills, and we will help to prepare you for the next steps in your career, for example by doing one-to-one mock interview sessions. You’ll be challenged to develop both academically and professionally through a combination of theoretical learning and practical skills development.

Visiting Professor of Politics and Law

Students are asked to engage with the ways in which British politics have been and continue to be shaped by such legacies as ‘race’ and class politics. Employment Law – The importance of the employment relationship between employers, employees, unions and other statutory bodies and agencies is such that a thorough knowledge of both the context and the substantive law is necessary for those involved in this area. The module attempts to provide the basis for this knowledge and to put you in the position where you may not only have an understanding of the law both conceptually and substantively, but also be in a position to use that knowledge in the solution of problems. Politics in Europe -The module aims to examine the nature of the modern state and politics with particular emphasis on post-war European liberal democracies. The module seeks to examine and assess some of the main challenges to the status quo with reference to the ability of the state and mainstream forces to contend with problems of change, challenge and discontent.

About The University

LLB students are able to apply to participate in the programme during their second year. They spend their first two years at LSE, during which they must complete the Law Society/ Bar Council core or ‘foundation’ subjects if they intend to secure a ‘qualifying’ degree for professional exemption purposes in England and Wales. If admitted to the double degree programme, students then transfer to Columbia Law School for two years there, the first of which shall, if successfully completed based on the requirements of both LSE and Columbia Law School, satisfy the requirements of their third year at LSE. This module aims to investigate the different roles and experiences of human beings at and in war. Following an introduction to approaches to agency in social and political theory, the course will examine the roles of combatants (both state and non-state), civilians , and third parties . Engaging with the fluidity of each category , the categories will first be analyzed as a social group , then investigated in terms of their political functions and roles.