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This innovative course is tailored for aspiring legal professionals and individuals seeking entry into professional roles. This integrated master's degree combines the LLB (Hons) degree with a master's level qualification to encompass the essential knowledge and professional competencies vital for success as a solicitor.

With a strong emphasis on practical application, the course will immerse you in real-world legal practice within our renowned Student Law Office. Collaborating with seasoned legal practitioners, you'll have the opportunity to engage with real clients and real legal issues, enhancing your comprehension of law within its practical context.

The final year of the MLaw programme is strategically crafted to prepare you for Stage 1 of the SQE assessment (SQE1). Furthermore, it lays a solid foundation to support your career aspirations, positioning you to pursue subsequent stages of the SQE assessment (SQE2) following practical experience and/or further academic study. Find out more about the SQE.


Year 3 (Level 6) Modules

Please note, these modules may be subject to change.

Students have lots of freedom to choose according to their interests and career aspirations. There are many ways to achieve all the required credits throughout your third year – you must acquire 120 credits.

Experiential/research modules (40 credits):

Dissertation LW6005

Student Law Office: Advice and Representation  LW6060

Policy and Law Reform Clinic LW6061

Street Law: Empowering Communities LW6062

Compulsory Module:

Equity and Trusts LW6000 (20 Credits)


Optional Modules (all 20 credits):

Student Law Office: Advice Clinic (20 credits) LW6054

Intellectual Property Law LW6007

Commercial Contracts LW6010

Law of Outer Space LW6036

Legal History LW6026

Introduction to Comparative and International Criminal Law LW6014

Medical Law LW6011

International Law LW6022

Maritime Law LW6042

Family Law LW6012

Environment and Sustainability LW6055

Optional Modules (all 20 credits):

Law of the European Union LW6006

Student Law Office: Advice Clinic (20 credits) LW6054

Company Law LW6020

Fashion Law LW6050

Aviation Law LW6056

Employment Law LW6017

Sentencing and Punishment LW6009

International Family Law LW6028

Disability Law LW6057  

Consumer Law LW6008

Law in the Community LW6058

Sports Law LW6025



Students may opt to exit at end of year 3 with LLB (Hons).



Year 4 (Level 7) Modules

Students must acquire 120 credits.

Compulsory Modules

Business Law & Practice LW7134 (SQE1)

Dispute Resolution LW7135 (SQE1)

Wills & Administration of Estates LW7137 (SQE1)

Compulsory Modules:

Property Law and Practice LW7133 (SQE1)

Criminal Law & Practice LW7136 (SQE1)


Optional Modules (students may choose 1 optional module to study throughout Semester 2)

International Dispute Resolution LW7092

Corporate Finance LW7093

Sales and Acquisitions LW7094

International Commercial Law LW7095

Cyber Law LW7098

Terrorism Law LW7106

Artificial Intelligence and the Law LW7149

Law of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) LW7096

Law of Data Management LW7100

Child Protection Law LW7151

Housing Law LW7108

Clinical Negligence LW7116

Space Governance: Themes and Concepts LW7147

Theories of Punishment LW7130

Transnational Criminal Law LW7129

Comparative Law of Evidence LW7128

Police and Policing LW7152

Independent Research Project LW7153


Modules may be subject to change due to demand and subscription. Speak to our department staff at Open Days and Events for further information.

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