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Study Mode Part-time
Year of Entry 2019/20
LLB (Hons)

Law

Part-time Law

Learn the law, gain practical experience and enhance your career prospects.


Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £4,625 per year
International: £6,625 per year
How long will I study? 6 Years
Where will I study? Collegiate Campus
When do I start? September

Course summary

  • Study the theories, concepts, principles and rules of public and private laws.
  • Gain legal work experience in our own legal practice.
  • Take part in real legal work in a range of practice areas including private litigation, criminal appeals, and pro bono advice clinics.

Prepare for your career with practical experience in SHU Law, our on-campus law firm, designed to give you the edge needed in today's competitive employment market. This course is a fully qualifying law degree, satisfying the standards of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Standards Board for legal training.

How you learn

You are supported throughout your studies by a dedicated academic advisor, committed to your development as a confident, reflective and autonomous learner.

You learn through

  • case studies in both simulated and live client environments
  • live client case work, conducted in small groups under the supervision of qualified solicitors and paralegals

Course leaders and tutors

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Gillian Pastuch
Senior Lecturer in Law

I joined Hallam in February 2014 after more than eight years in practice at the Sheffield office of a national firm of solicitors.

Applied learning

Professional work-related learning

You will have opportunities to advise, assist and represent real-life clients in a range of different areas, giving you transformational experiences and transferable skills.

All our work-based legal professional practice areas provide valuable experience that improves your legal skills and impresses future employers.You can gain practical, graduate skills and experience in the following four areas:

  • business and commercial
  • litigation
  • property and private client
  • professional voluntary work and human rights

Placements

We have excellent links with the local, regional and national legal profession. Local firms provide assessed one-day-a-week placements for many of our students. Local professionals also provide work experience opportunities, give guest lectures, advise on casework and provide career guidance where appropriate.

Global focus

You study English law in its international context and encounter cross-jurisdictional issues through simulated and live client work.

Additionally, you have the opportunity to undertake work placements abroad, including opportunities to spend time in the summer working at law firms across the USA on predominantly criminal law cases. Typical placements involve working in a public defender's office.


Future careers

Your degree can be the first step towards a legal, business or public sector career. With a law degree, you will also be in the top 25% of those who secure graduate jobs in the wider commercial and business sector. The practical and work-based learning you take part in gives you a range of transferable skills of value in any future career path.

This course prepares you for a career in

  • solicitors' firms
  • barristers' chambers
  • the legal services sector
  • business
  • the police, probation and prison services
  • financial services
  • the Crown Prosecution Service
Student success story

Sheffield Hallam students are visiting schools across Yorkshire to make the law accessible to young people.

Where will I study?

You study at Collegiate Campus

Collegiate campus

Collegiate Campus can be found just off Ecclesall Road, a bustling student district.

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Location

Collegiate Crescent
Sheffield
S10 2BP

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Collegiate Library can be found just off Ecclesall Road. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.

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Entry requirements

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Modules

The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Dispute Resolution In Contract Credits: 30.00 Assessment: Exam:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Introduction To Law And Practice Credits: 30.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%

Year 2

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Criminal Law Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Law Of Tort Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%

Year 3

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Law Of The European Union Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Simulated Legal Practice Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Commercial Law Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: International Human Rights Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Law And Medicine Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Sports Law Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Exam:
Practical:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%

Year 4

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Equity & Trusts Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Land Law Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Commercial Law Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Company Law Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Employment Law Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Family Law And Policy Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Immigration Law Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Law Of Evidence Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Legal Perspectives On Criminal Justice Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%

Year 5

Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Advancing Social Justice Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Advocacy And Mooting Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Practical:
&:nbsp; 25%
75%
Module: Commercial Law Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Company Law Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Criminal Appeals Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Dissertation Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Employment Law Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Family Law And Policy Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Immigration Law Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Law Clinic Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Law In Practice Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Law In Practice International Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Law Of Evidence Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Legal Perspectives On Criminal Justice Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Street Law Schools Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting part-time study in 2019/20 is £4,625 per year (based on studying 60 credits per year).

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

International students

Our tuition fee for international students starting part-time study in 2019/20 is £6,625 per year (based on studying 60 credits per year). This course is not eligible for full-time Tier4 visa sponsorship. International students may apply for part-time Tier4 sponsorship on an individual basis. Please contact Admissions for further advice.
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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

Additional costs for Law courses (PDF)

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