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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 pathway will examine how and why people commit crimes, and how we, as a society, deal with criminality.

Special features

Law Clinic

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

Student Satisfaction

We’re very proud of our National Student Survey (NSS) 2018 return showing that 91% of students agreed staff were good at explaining things and 98% agreed the course is intellectually stimulating.

Work Placements

Work experience placements are available for all Year 2 and Year 3 students. Our Careers Guidance team are also on hand to support you in finding a suitable placement.

Pathways at the University of Plymouth

High school

Stage 1

Stage 2

 

Foundation

Your UoP degree

From Foundation to First-Class Honours

"I cried when I found out I got a First. It felt amazing to graduate... I called my family straight away; my brother first. He was with my mum and the time and I could hear her scream with excitement in the background."

Hadiza - Nigeria

Foundation in LAW Leading to First-Class Honours in LLB (Hons) Law

Location

 

Fees for 2019/20

EU: £9,250

International: £12,750

Fees for 2020/21

EU: £9,250

International: £13,200

Duration

Two semesters

Intakes

January and September

Foundation Syllabus

Modules

  • LAWAW - 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? 80% essay, 20% coursework/portfolio

  • BUS108 - Business Law

  • BUS105 - Business Studies

  • LAW103 - Constitutional Law

  • LAW101 - Contract Law

  • ILS1AND3 - Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

  • LAW100 - Legal Skills and the English Legal System

  • BUS107 - Principles of ICT

     

Progression rule to Stage 2

Minimum 50% pass mark in all modules with minimum 85% attendance required across all modules.

Stage 2:Degree

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