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View our current Laws undergraduate modules, and find out how to apply to study one if you're an interdepartmental or intercollegiate student.

Modules for LLB Students

Year 1 

During year one of the programme, you will take four compulsory modules:

Students enrolled on one of the 'Laws with' language programmes, or the LLB English and German Law programme will also be required to take one of the following non-credit bearing modules:

All year 1 modules above are considered FHEQ Level 4.

Year 2

During year two of the programme, you will take four compulsory modules:

Students enrolled on one of the 'Laws with' language programmes, or the LLB English and German Law programme will also be required to take one of the following modules in place of LAWS0011 Jurisprudence and Legal Theory:

All year 2 modules above are considered FHEQ Level 6.

Final Year

During year three (four with a year abroad) of the programme, you will be able to choose four optional modules. The modules available may include:

All final year modules above are considered FHEQ Level 6.

Interdepartmental and Intercollegiate students

Please note: Applications can be made throughout the summer and no later than Friday 20 September 2019

Eligibility

Students who have no experience of studying Law at university level are eligible to apply to Year 1 LLB modules only – Contract, Public Law, Property I, and Criminal Law.

Any student applying to take a module in Laws must be of a good 2:1 standard or, alternatively, A*AA at A level, or the equivalent, if the student is in their first year of study. In addition, students wishing to study one of the Year 2 or Final Year options must have already completed and passed the pre-requisite Year 1 module in the same subject (if applicable).

Even if a student fulfils the above criteria, the Undergraduate Programme Director maintains the right to refuse a student a place on one of the Laws modules should they consider them not suited to the module, or should the module have already reached its full capacity.

How to apply for a place on a Laws module

In addition to the module information links above, interdepartmental and intercollegiate students should refer to the document below for the list of modules available to them and further course information for 2019-20 (including any necessary pre-requisites or special requirements):

 

Students may also wish to consult the draft timetable for lectures and seminars in 2019-20 in order to plan around their home department/home institutions' timetable.  ELS modules are not included in the below document; students requiring information for any European Legal Studies module should contact the UG office at ug-law@ucl.ac.uk

 

Please note that all LLB modules are full credit modules (i.e. they run for the full academic year, covering both terms).

UCL Interdepartmental Students (excluding ESPS - see next drop down for details)

Students from other departments at UCL wishing to take a module in Laws should contact the Undergraduate Office by emailing (ug-law@ucl.ac.uk) in the first instance. This email should include your details (name, year of study and programme of study), the module you wish to apply for and a short statement outlining your interest and motivation to study the module. We will be able to download your results to date from Portico; if you are enrolling on to your first year of your degree programme in September please forward the details of your most recent school qualifications/grades).

Applications can be made over the course of the summer. The deadline for all applications is Friday 20 September 2019. Please note that spaces are in high demand and courses are likely to close well before the deadline.

Applications will be referred to the Undergraduate Programme Director for consideration and the Undergraduate Office will notify candidates of the final decision over the course of summer. If your application has been approved we will instruct you to enter the module via Portico.

Please bear in mind that when timetabling the undergraduate teaching we cannot take into account the timetables of other UCL departments. If there is a timetabling clash it is your responsibility to resolve this.

UCL European Social and Political Studies BA Applicants

This section contains information for students enrolled on the European Social and Political Studies BA at UCL. Students enrolled on other degree programmes at UCL should read the guidance in the section above for UCL Interdepartmental Applicants.

Students on this degree programme are able to select the Laws modules they wish to complete via Portico Module Registration and your choices will be approved/rejected accordingly. Please see below under the Available Laws modules heading a list of modules available and any specific pre-requisites.

Those who have not studied any Law modules before are required to take a first year Law module. Final year Law modules should only be applied for by those who are entering the final year of their degree programme. It is unlikely that those who are not entering their final year will be accepted on to these modules. However, if you are interested in taking these modules in your second year then please get in touch with the Undergraduate Office (ug-law@ucl.ac.uk).

If you are interested in taking the first year European Legal Systems I (French/German/Spanish) module then you will need to meet with the Module Convenor to test your language ability before you can be accepted onto the module. These modules are a pre-requisite for the second year European Legal Studies II (French/German/Spanish) module. Please select the relevant module code (listed below) in your Portico Module Registrations and then email the Undergraduate Office (ug-law@ucl.ac.uk) to ask to arrange an appointment with the Module Convenor.

  • European Legal Studies I (French) – LAWS0003
  • European Legal Studies I (German) – LAWS0004
  • European Legal Studies I (Spanish) – LAWS0005

Applications can be made over the course of the summer. The deadline is Friday 20 September 2019.

Please bear in mind when timetabling the undergraduate teaching we cannot take into account the timetables of other UCL departments. If there is a timetabling clash it is your responsibility to resolve this.

Non-UCL Intercollegiate Applicants

Students from the other University of London institutions wishing to apply to take a UCL Laws module should contact the Undergraduate Office by email (ug-law@ucl.ac.uk) in the first instance. This email should include your details, the module you wish to apply for, a copy of your transcript/grades achieved to date and a statement outlining your interest and motivation to study the module. Intercollegiate students are also required to complete and submit an Intercollegiate Registration Form (see document below) to the Undergraduate Office, either in hard copy to: Undergraduate Office, Bentham House (Room 301), 4-8 Endsleigh Gardens, London, WC1H 0EG, or by email.

 

Applications can be made over the course of the summer. The deadline for all applications is Friday 20 September 2019. Please note that spaces are in high demand and courses are likely to close before the deadline, therefore all requests are subject to availability.

Applications will be referred to the Undergraduate Programme Director for consideration and the Undergraduate Office will notify candidates of the final decision over the course of summer.

Please bear in mind that when timetabling the undergraduate teaching we cannot take into account the timetables of University of London institutions. If there is a timetabling clash it is your responsibility to resolve this.

More information

If you are interested in taking a course unit in Laws and have any questions, or require any further information, please email the Undergraduate Office at: ug-law@ucl.ac.uk, or telephone: 020 3108 8300.  You may also visit us in person at Bentham House (Room 301), 4-8 Endsleigh Gardens, London, WC1H 0EG.  Our office opening hours are 10am-12pm and 2-4pm Monday-Friday.