International Law LLB (Hons)Coventry University
£ 9.000 - (10.499 €)
- Bachelor's degree
- Scarborough (Inghilterra)
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This International Law course runs in 2016/17.
From international business transactions to matters relating to
war and peace and state responsibility, this course aims to equip you with an understanding and appreciation of the legal issues that arise in our globalised world.
This course is designed to put you in a stronger position for careers within the field of international law, international business or within international organisations such as the United Nations (UN).
If you choose this course you will benefit from:
- a course designed to meet the requirements of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board;
- the opportunity to volunteer in our Legal Advice Clinic, Business, Law and Enterprise Clinic or Employment Law Clinic and handle cases for real clients. Here you will be supervised by staff with many years experience in practice;
- experienced teaching staff who bring professional or research expertise into their teaching;
- support in applying for a work placement, which is not only a fantastic experience but will also give you an edge when applying for jobs;
- the option to spend a year studying overseas, which provides you with an international experience;
- regular guest lectures from employers who specialise in different areas of the law, giving you the opportunity to network with people already in the profession;
- a dedicated moot room, or mock court, where you will have the opportunity to develop your advocacy skills by presenting legal issues or problems against an opposing counsel and before a judge;
- the opportunity to present a paper at our Law Student Conference with the possibility of publication in the Coventry Law Journal.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
All qualifying law degrees are required to cover the foundations of legal knowledge. These subjects are Contract Law, Tort Law, Criminal Law, Law of the European Union, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Property Law, and Equity and Trusts, as well as the English Legal System.
Your specialist areas of study will ensure that you have the knowledge and skills employers expect of an international law graduate. You will study specialist international law subjects such as: Comparative Law, Public International Law, International Commercial Law, International Criminal Law, and Human Rights.HOW WILL THIS COURSE BE TAUGHT?
Topics are normally delivered through large group lectures and seminars of 15 students. Seminars are interactive and many involve hypothetical problem questions, case studies and the analysis of more theoretical issues. In addition, your personal tutor will review and discuss your progress and will be available for advice.
If you are interested in part-time study (which is taught during the day) please contact the Part-time Admissions team on +44 (0) 24 7765 4321 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information, but please note that not all courses have a part-time option.HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
An estimated percentage breakdown of how your final grade is assessed is as follows: formal examinations 65%; coursework, tests, essays 20%; practical or project work 5%; group work etc. 5%; presentations, posters etc. 5%TEACHING CONTACT HOURS
In a typical week you will normally have up to 14 hours of teaching contact with staff. In addition, you can meet with your personal tutor or lecturing staff during published “office hours sessions”. These sessions are bookable and allow you to discuss problems or help you investigate further topics that interested you in the lecture. An average teaching week would normally break down as follows:
Personal tutorial/small group teaching: 1 hour of tutorials each week
Medium group teaching: 4 hours of practical classes, workshops or seminars each week
Large group teaching: 9 hours of lectures each week
Personal study: 25 hours each week studying and revising in your own time – including some guided study using handouts, online activities, etc."