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BA in Law with International Politics (Full Time)

Aberystwyth University

Bachelor Degree , International Politics

Course Description

LLB Law with International Politics is a joint honours degree where you will explore two challenging, stimulating and complimentary disciplines.

Elements of this degree are recognised by the Bar Standards Board and the Solicitors Regulation Authority - a direct route to the legal profession.

The degree encompasses a range of traditional and contemporary legal and international politics topics equipping you with the skills and competences demanded in many industries that will become available to you.

You will emerge with "real world" capabilities, enabling you to shape your future and develop the career you deserve.

  • Taught by experienced staff including legal professionals and world-renowned international politics academics;
  • Well balanced degree between theory and practice designed to meet employer needs and expectations;
  • Learn at the oldest and most established Law Department in Wales;
  • The Department of International Politics is regarded as world leading and internationally excellent, and is the best in Wales with our pioneering Research (Ref 2014);
  • The department that was founded in 1919 after the end of World War I, and it’s the world’s first university department of International Politics;
  • Taught by professionals who are active for large organisations e.g. GRETA, the Country Side Commission for Wales, the Youth Justice Board, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights;
  • Exciting International Politics opportunities to participate in: a renowned three-day role-playing exercise called "Crisis Games", a prestigious Parliamentary Placement Scheme, and contribution to the oldest student-run internal politics journal, "Interstate";
  • Option to participate in our Mooting Society, in order to develop your key advocacy and litigation skills, and compete in national competitions.

LLB Law with International Politics is a joint honours degree where you will explore two challenging, stimulating and complimentary disciplines. Elements of this degree are recognised by the Bar Standards Board and the Solicitors Regulation Authority - a direct route to the legal profession. The degree encompasses a range of traditional and contemporary legal and...

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Course Content

First Year:

In your first year, you will be introduced to Legal and Criminal Justice Systems, central concepts and core skills in International Politics with the choice of other modules such as Criminal Law or Politics in the 21st Century.

Second Year:

In the second year, you will be able to tailor teaching and learning to your academic interests by picking modules from a range of topics including commercial law, international law, international relations and global inequality & world politics.

Third Year:

In the third year, there is a sole focus on Law-related modules that you can choose to study from. You can build on modules chosen in your second year or choose something completely new. These include criminal law through to the treatment & rehabilitation of offenders.

First Year: In your first year, you will be introduced to Legal and Criminal Justice Systems, central concepts and core skills in International Politics with the choice of other modules such as Criminal Law or Politics in the 21st Century. Second Year: In the second year, you will be able to tailor teaching and learning to your...

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Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff 104 - 128

A Levels ABB-BCC

GCSE requirements (minimum grade C/4):
English or Welsh

BTEC National Diploma:
DDM-MMM

International Baccalaureate:
30-28

European Baccalaureate:
75%-65% overall

UCAS Tariff 104 - 128 A Levels ABB-BCC GCSE requirements (minimum grade C/4): English or Welsh BTEC National Diploma: DDM-MMM International Baccalaureate: 30-28 European Baccalaureate: 75%-65%...

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Assessment Methods

You will be assessed through essays, reports, exams, study logs, book reviews, individual/group projects and oral presentations, including mooting exercises.

You will be assessed through essays, reports, exams, study logs, book reviews, individual/group projects and oral presentations, including mooting exercises.