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Law (Scots) - Accelerated (Hons), L.L.B.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) Dundee, United Kingdom
The Law (Scots) - Accelerated (Hons) programme from University of Dundee provides a unique combination of skills that is attractive to many employers including law firms and many other employers in business, politics and government, international relations, journalism, the police and armed forces, international NGOs and charities.

Overview

Some of the students in the Law (Scots) - Accelerated (Hons) programme from  University of Dundee participate in the Law Society of Scotland’s Street Law programme, delivering classes on the law and legal issues to school pupils. If you join the Street Lawyers, you will learn to plan and deliver classes, and make use of your legal knowledge in a practical way. 

This will boost your presentation skills and confidence, and also encourage school pupils to consider studying law.

The University Library has a large collection of law materials and offers a wide range of electronic resources including access to many important legal databases.

How you'll be taught

You will be taught using a combination of face to face lectures, seminars and tutorials.

Your lecture sizes will never be more than 165 students. Seminars are limited to usually around 25 students and tutorials are limited to around 15.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Foundations of Law
  • Private Law of Scotland 
  • Public Law  - Sources of Power
  • Scots Criminal Law & Evidence
  • Public Law: Controls on Power
  • Commercial Law
  • Scottish Property Law
  • Public Law – Rights and Freedoms
  • Law, Society and Human Rights
  • Scottish Family Law

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Honours degree

  • Minimum of second class (2.2 or higher)
Ordinary degree
  • Appropriate degree with 60% or above in all Level 3 modules.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17275 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17275 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Dundee

  • 787 - 1500 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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