University of London
Here's the BIG Picture
This programme is the first step on your pathway to an internationally recognised law degree which will open up a world of professional opportunities in various industries.
Upon completing the course, you will join a distinguished group of solicitors, barristers and judges around the world who began their careers by obtaining their law degree from the University of London.
While it is an essential qualification for those of you who intend to pursue a career as a Barrister and Solicitor, the LLB (Hons) degree is also perfect if you do not wish to practice law as it gives you the critical knowledge and transferable skills to unlock a plethora of career opportunities across a wide range of professions.
With this Course You Will:
- Develop the ability to identify and understand key concepts in substantive law, legal theory, and procedure in domestic and international law contexts.
- Apply knowledge and critical thinking skills to perform legal analysis, reasoning and problem solving competently, and learn to collaborate in a variety of legal settings and contexts.
- Develop vital communication skills including effective listening and critical reading, objective and persuasive writing, advocacy, as well as the ability to conduct in-depth research, both domestic and international.
Why Choose BAC College (Singapore)?
Established in 1996, BAC College Singapore (formerly known as ITC School of Laws) offers a wide range of pre-university, and articulation to degree programmes. We provide our students a great educational experience, along with graduate recognition and mobility. Well known for our innovative teaching methods, we offer students an exceptional educational journey, with the choice to graduate from over 25 UK universities that are affiliated to the BAC Education Group.
You will also benefit from our Student-Teacher Ratio.
- Lectures: 1 to 100
- Tutorials: 1-50
In line with our mission of providing quality education that meets international standards, we are consistently lauded for our excellence in the field. We have received consecutive awards of the prestigious 4-year Edutrust, and voted the Gold standard for the JobsCentral Learning TED Awards in 2017.
How Do I Get In?
- 2 subjects at GCE A Level + at least 3 further subjects at GCSE or GCE O' Level (not less than a Grade C or a 'Pass')
- A GCE 'O' Level credit in English or an IELTS score of 5.5
- Other qualifications that the university deems fit (e.g. Diplomas, etc.)
- Be 17 years old & above
- Recognised undergraduate degree in any field
- A 'Pass' in English GCE 'O' Level or IELTS 5.5
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This core module introduces you to the principles of contract in common law and equity, and helps you understand how these principles are applied to agreements. It covers core topics such as formation of contracts, capacity to contract and privity, performance and breach of contract and remedies for breach of contract.
This core module covers the general principles of criminal liability, a range of fatal and non-fatal offences against the person and selected offences against property. It also looks at attempts to commit offences, secondary liability and defences. You will develop the ability to explain and analyse criminal law and will be able to apply its principles to the facts of given scenarios.
Legal Systems & Methods
This core module introduces you to the operations of the English legal system, including classifications of law, the court structure, and the sources of law. You'll develop knowledge and understanding in this area, providing an understanding of why the English legal system is what it is today. You will be introduced to the techniques of interpreting statutes and legal cases and learn how to use legal sources to substantiate legal arguments.
This module focuses on the core features of the UK constitution, the institutions of government, their powers and functions. You'll be introduced to key constitutional principles, and the legal and political issues related to the operation of the British Constitution. You will critically analyse the doctrines and institutions of the constitution, the checks and balances within the institutions of the state and constitutional change over time.
Law of Tort
This subject develops your understanding of the nature of Tort Law, the different torts recognized by statutory and common law, the legal elements for liability for different torts and their respective defences. You will also receive an in-depth understanding of the similarities and differences in the different torts, the role played by policy in determining liability; and develop the ability to identify the commission of a particular tort, advice on liability for a tortious wrong and critically evaluate the adequacy of tortious principles.
This module aims to give you an overview of property law in England and Wales and processes of in which estates and interest over land are created and protected. You will also understand the key elements of property law and its protection methods in terms of land ownership.
This module explores the application of legal principles to particular commercial transactions and the practical issues involved. Commercial law is concerned with obligations between parties to commercial transactions and the relationship with rules of personal property. You will learn about a range of issues including ownership of or title to goods; transfers of title and its effect on third parties; passing of property between buyer and seller.
European Union Law
This module covers the creation of the European Union and its larger role in integrating the different systems that are available in Europe. You will learn how the different types of systems within Europe are integrated to ensure uniformity/harmonization of laws and policies.
This module covers matters arising from the breakdown of family relationships, including divorce, dissolution of a civil partnership, financial relief remedies, child maintenance, children, domestic abuse, and cohabitees.
Jurisprudence & Legal Theory
This core module delves into jurisprudence - a branch of Legal Philosophy. It introduces you to the reasoning behind laws that have been passed, and the different schools of thought in the interpretation of laws. This subject investigates the history and development of law from a philosophical point of view.
Equity & Trusts
This module deals with the rules and principles governing the creation and operation of trusts - a particular method of holding property that developed historically primarily to preserve family wealth, particularly by minimising liability to taxation. You will gain a solid understanding of the fundamental principles of the modern law of trusts.
This elective module centres on the way the law regulates companies. It introduces you to the facilities that company law offers, such as limited liability and transferability of shares, as well as corresponding burdens such as duties of disclosure and compliance with statutory procedures.
Conflict of Laws
Also known as private international law, this module introduces you to the body of rules applied by the English courts to cases with a foreign element, dealing with core issues of jurisdiction, substantive decision making and recognition of the laws of other jurisdictions.
This elective module is highly relevant to daily legal practice. The law of evidence governs what evidence may be presented and contested in the courtroom, techniques for eliciting evidence and the role of the lawyers, jury, and judge in an adversarial system.
This module covers an area of law that deals with the protection of creative materials/ideas, etc. You will learn about issues such as trademark, copyrights, etc. and discuss possible legal disputes that may arise in light of breach of creative content/materials.
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