Foundation in Law

Set your sights high with our Foundation in Law. The University of Plymouth Law School has strong public and private sector connections, and you can decide whether you want to qualify for the legal profession (LLB) or not (BSc). Students who choose a Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies pathway will examine how and why people commit crimes, and how we, as a society, deal with criminality.

Special features

  • The University of Plymouth Law Clinic gives student the opportunity to offer real advice and representation to real clients

Pathways at the University of Plymouth

High school

Stage 1

Stage 2



Your UoP degree


Fees for 2019/20

EU: £9,250

International: £12,750


Two semesters


January and September

Stage 1:Foundation


  • Academic Writing for Law

    You will learn about the importance of accounting and financial reporting. Topics include profit and loss, trading accounts and budgetary control.
    How will I be assessed? 70% exam, 30% coursework

  • Business Law

  • Business Studies

  • Constitutional Law

  • Contract Law

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

  • Legal Skills and the English Legal System

  • Principles of ICT

Stage 2:Degree

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