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You will learn how the world of legal services is changing through modules such as Legal Tech and Access to Justice whilst gaining hands-on experience by volunteering with professionals in the University of Manchester’s Justice Hub and Legal Advice Centre.
While this course 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.
- 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.
Why choose University of Manchester?
The University of Manchester prides itself as one of the most respected institutions in the world, a reputation earned through the high quality of education offered throughout its almost 200-year history. Its position in the global top 30 – 6th in the UK and 27th in the world (QS World University Rankings 2021) – reinforces its position as a globally-respected university. The University of Manchester is also a member of the Russell Group, a group of elite universities renowned for their high-quality teaching and research. From the splitting of the atom to the birth of the first working computer - the University of Manchester has been at the heart of scientific and social innovations that have changed the world. With as many as 25 Nobel Prize winners among former students and staff, the university's academic pedigree is among the very best across the globe.
How Do I Get In?
- 5 Credits for SPM (including English), and
- Foundation in Law, BAC, or
- 2 A-Level Passes / 2 STPM Principals or its equivalent, or
- 5 B’s in UEC or equivalent, or
- A recognised Diploma or Degree
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Common Law & Reasoning
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.
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 the criminal law and will be able to apply its principles to the facts of given scenarios.
Elements of the Law of Contract
This core module introduces you to the principles of contract at common law and in 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.
Malaysian Legal System & Malaysian Constitution Law
This module introduces you to the central institutions within the Malaysian Legal System and helps you appreciate as well as understand the Federal Constitution of Malaysia through the study of the Constitution and the historical context behind it with significant references to case laws and relevant legislations.
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.
As per the University of Manchester
As per the University of Manchester
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