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LLB in Law with History (Full Time)

Bangor University

Bachelor Degree , History

Course Description

Law with History is a three-year Qualifying Law Degree (QLD) that explores the links between Law and History. You can choose from a wide range of History modules and periods, such as the Norman, the Tudor and modern periods, in order to better appreciate how these historical periods had an influence on the development of legal principles. Those who have studied history in school will have the opportunity to continue their studies at university, but to broaden the appeal of their degree by combining it with the major discipline of Law, with which there is a natural interface. 

International Experience

Students have the opportunity to enhance their degree programme and extend their understanding of their degree subject area by spending a period of study at an overseas host institution. This route is optional and if you choose to follow it, you will extend your period of study from three years to four and will gain an enhanced degree qualification: LLB Law with History (International Experience). 

Law with History is a three-year Qualifying Law Degree (QLD) that explores the links between Law and History. You can choose from a wide range of History modules and periods, such as the Norman, the Tudor and modern periods, in order to better appreciate how these historical periods had an influence on the development of legal principles. Those who have studied history in school will have the...

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Course Content

During your LLB Law degree you will study the seven foundation subjects to obtain a Qualifying Law Degree plus additional legal and/or non-legal subjects which allow for specialisation. You will be encouraged to study in areas which complement your chosen law degree scheme.

The Foundations of Legal Knowledge are:

  • Public Law
  • Law of the European Union
  • Criminal Law
  • Obligations (including Contract, Restitution and Tort)
  • Property Law
  • Equity and the Law of Trusts
  • Legal Research

Year 1

Compulsory modules:

  • Introduction to Law and Legal Systems
  • Contract Law
  • Public Law
  • Legal Skills

Plus optional modules from the School of History.

Year 2

Compulsory modules:

  • Criminal Law
  • Tort
  • European Union Law
  • Equity and Trusts
  • Debating History / Dehongli’r Gorffennol

Plus optional module from the School of History.

Year 3

Compulsory modules: 

  • Company Law
  • Land Law

Plus optional modules from the Schools of Law and History.

During your LLB Law degree you will study the seven foundation subjects to obtain a Qualifying Law Degree plus additional legal and/or non-legal subjects which allow for specialisation. You will be encouraged to study in areas which complement your chosen law degree scheme. The Foundations of Legal Knowledge are: Public Law Law of the European...

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Entry Requirements

Typical offer is based on a minimum 128 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g.:

  • A Levels
  • BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: DDM
  • City & Guilds Advanced Technical/ Extended Diploma: case by case
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Access: Pass
  • Welsh Baccalaureate is accepted.

International Candidates: school leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements). More information here. 

We also welcome applications from mature applicants.

*For a full list of accepted Level 3 qualifications, go to www.ucas.com.

Prospective students should be aware that if they wish to practice as a solicitor or barrister following their university studies, they would need to meet the requirements of the Solicitors Regulation Authority or the Bar Standards Board to become qualified. This would include meeting requirements in relation to criminal offences and behaviour. Prospective students with a criminal conviction are advised to contact the relevant professional body for advice. 

Typical offer is based on a minimum 128 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g.: A Levels BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: DDM City & Guilds Advanced Technical/ Extended Diploma: case by case International Baccalaureate Diploma Access: Pass Welsh Baccalaureate is...

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Assessment Methods

In compulsory modules you will usually have 2 hours of lectures every week and one hour-long tutorial every fortnight, while in optional courses tuition is by means of weekly seminars, 2 hours in length. Reading and library-based research are required before tutorials and seminars. Written essays and/or class tests are also set. Final assessment is by means of coursework and examinations.

In compulsory modules you will usually have 2 hours of lectures every week and one hour-long tutorial every fortnight, while in optional courses tuition is by means of weekly seminars, 2 hours in length. Reading and library-based research are required before tutorials and seminars. Written essays and/or class tests are also set. Final assessment is by means of coursework and examinations.