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SCQF Level 08 (25 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
LAWS08134 SV1 Business Entities Semester 1 10
LAWS08134VV1 Business Entities Semester 1 10
LAWS08058 SV1 Business Law Semester 1 20
LAWS08104 SV1 Civil Law Ordinary Full Year 40
LAWS08131 SV1 Commercial Law (Ordinary) Semester 2 20
LAWS08127 SV1 Contract and Unjustified Enrichment Semester 1 10
LAWS08142 SS1 Criminal Law (Ordinary) Semester 1 10
LAWS08139 SV1 Critical Legal Thinking Semester 2 10
LAWS08135 SV1 Delict Semester 2 10
LAWS08120 SV1 Employment law Semester 2 20
LAWS08125 SV1 European Union Law (Ordinary) A Semester 2 10
LAWS08141 SS1 Evidence (Ordinary) Semester 2 10
LAWS08122 Evidence and Criminal Law Not delivered this year 20
LAWS08126 SV1 Family Law (Ordinary) Semester 1 10
LAWS08114 SV1 International Law Ordinary (semester 1) Semester 1 20
LAWS08140 International Law Ordinary 2 Not delivered this year 20
LAWS08119 SV1 International Private Law Ordinary Semester 2 10
LAWS08136 SV1 Introduction to Criminal Justice Semester 2 20
LAWS08137 SV1 Introduction to Criminology Semester 1 20
LAWS08129 SV1 Jurisprudence Semester 1 10
LAWS08133 SV1 Property Law (Ordinary) Full Year 20
LAWS08132 SS1 Public Law and Individual Rights Semester 1 10
LAWS08123 SV1 Public Law of the UK and Scotland Semester 2 20
LAWS08118 SV1 Revenue Law Semester 2 10
LAWS08128 SV1 Scottish Legal System Semester 1 20
LAWS08130 SV1 Succession and Trust Law Semester 1 10

SCQF Level 10 (97 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
LAWS10167 Administrative Law Not delivered this year 20
LAWS10157 Advanced Legal Methods Not delivered this year 20
LAWS10182 Advanced Legal Methods (online) Not delivered this year 10
LAWS10202 SS1 Advanced Legal Writing Semester 1 20
LAWS10214 SS1 Advanced Legal Writing (Online) Semester 1 10
LAWS10194 SV1 Advertising, Commercial Speech and the Law Semester 1 20
LAWS10175 Asylum and Refugee Law and Policy Not delivered this year 20
LAWS10191 Books, Law and Lawyers in Scotland: From Humanism through Enlightenment Not delivered this year 20
LAWS10208 SV1 Brexit: Legal Issues around an Exit from the EU Semester 2 20
LAWS10067 SV1 Civil Law Full Year 40
LAWS10086 SV1 Commercial Law Full Year 40
LAWS10177 SV1 Commercial Leases Semester 2 20
LAWS10083 SV1 Company Law Full Year 40
LAWS10066 Comparative Law Not delivered this year 40
LAWS10090 Constitutional Law Not delivered this year 40
LAWS10165 SV1 Contemporary Issues in Medical Jurisprudence Semester 2 20
LAWS10150 SV1 Contemporary issues in Competition Law and the Single Market Semester 2 20
LAWS10078 SV1 Contract Full Year 40
LAWS10131 Copyright & Copycats: Protecting Your Work in the Creative Industries Not delivered this year 10
LAWS10204 SV1 Crime and Punishment in Enlightenment Scotland Semester 2 20
LAWS10133 Criminal Law Not delivered this year 40
LAWS10123 SV1 Criminal Law A: Harm, Offence and Criminalisation Full Year 40
LAWS10122 SV1 Criminal Law B: Doctrine and Theory Full Year 40
LAWS10056 SV1 Criminology Full Year 40
LAWS10129 Criminology (VS1) Not delivered this year 20
LAWS10104 SV1 Criminology 1 Semester 1 20
LAWS10193 SV1 Current Issues in Administrative Justice Semester 2 20
LAWS10134 SS1 Delictual Liability Full Year 40
LAWS10097 SV1 Dissertation in Law Full Year 40
LAWS10137 EU Law Honours Not delivered this year 40
LAWS10209 SV1 EU Law Honours (20 credit) Semester 1 20
LAWS10151 SV1 EU and UK Equality Law Semester 2 20
LAWS10153 Economic analysis of corporate finance law Not delivered this year 20
LAWS10044 SV1 European Institutions Full Year 40
LAWS10107 European Studies Dissertation 1 Not delivered this year 20
LAWS10108 European Studies Dissertation 2 Not delivered this year 20
LAWS10135 European Union Regulation of Culture and the Mass Media Not delivered this year 40
LAWS10075 SV1 Family Law Full Year 40
LAWS10188 SV1 Foundations of Modern Sovereignty Semester 2 20
LAWS10190 SS1 Freedom of Expression Law Clinic Full Year 40
LAWS10211 SS1 Fundamental Issues in Comparative Constitutional Law Semester 2 20
LAWS10166 SV1 Fundamental Issues in Medical Jurisprudence Semester 1 20
LAWS10156 SV1 Fundamentals of Competition Law Semester 1 20
LAWS10059 SV1 Gender and Justice Full Year 40
LAWS10148 SS1 Gender and Justice 1 Semester 1 20
LAWS10168 Global Environmental Law Not delivered this year 20
LAWS10200 SV1 Governance of the European Union Semester 2 20
LAWS10142 Human Rights Not delivered this year 40
LAWS10212 SS1 Human Rights Honours (20 credit) Semester 1 20
LAWS10087 Intellectual Property Not delivered this year 40
LAWS10132 Intellectual Property (VS1) Not delivered this year 20
LAWS10206 SS1 Intellectual Property: Copyright and Related Rights Semester 1 20
LAWS10207 SS1 Intellectual Property: Industrial Property Semester 2 20
LAWS10199 SV1 International Investment Law (Honours) Semester 2 20
LAWS10171 SV1 International Law and Global Affairs Full Year 40
LAWS10146 SV1 International Private Law Honours Full Year 40
LAWS10136 International Trade Law Not delivered this year 40
LAWS10160 SV1 Issues in Child Law Semester 2 20
LAWS10062 SV1 Justice, Ethics and Law Full Year 40
LAWS10073 SV1 Labour Law Full Year 40
LAWS10140 SS1 Law 3rd Year Abroad (120 credits) Full Year 120
LAWS10139 SS1 Law 3rd Year Abroad (60 credits) Full Year 60
LAWS10126 SS1 Law study abroad Full Year 60
LAWS10149 SV1 Law, Culture and Rights in a Transnational World Semester 2 20
LAWS10064 SV1 Law, Democracy and Citizenship Full Year 40
LAWS10152 SV1 Law, Information and Technology Semester 1 20
LAWS10197 Law, Legitimacy and Globalisation Not delivered this year 20
LAWS10178 Legal Issues in Adult Relationships Not delivered this year 20
LAWS10186 SV1 Lords and Vassals in Medieval Scotland Semester 2 20
LAWS10093 SV1 Media Law Full Year 40
LAWS10205 SV1 Mental Health Law Semester 1 20
LAWS10203 SV1 Monetary Law Semester 2 20
LAWS10184 Negligence Law (Honours) Not delivered this year 20
LAWS10176 SV1 Neuroscience and the Law Semester 2 20
LAWS10183 Personality Rights: Scots Law in a European Context Not delivered this year 20
LAWS10180 Power and Politics: the Papacy in Medieval Europe Not delivered this year 20
LAWS10163 SV1 Principles of Taxation Semester 2 20
LAWS10172 Private Law Theory Not delivered this year 20
LAWS10084 SV1 Property Law Full Year 40
LAWS10057 SV1 Punishment and Society Full Year 40
LAWS10213 SV1 Reasoning Using Civilian Authority Semester 2 20
LAWS10196 SS1 Robotics and the Law Semester 1 20
LAWS10173 Rulers and Subjects - the Medieval Origins of the Nation State Not delivered this year 20
LAWS10185 Slavery in Eighteenth-Century Scotland Not delivered this year 20
LAWS10201 SS1 Studying Law in Context Full Year 20
LAWS10154 SS1 Taxation of transactions Semester 1 20
LAWS10170 The Age of Mercantilism: the Dutch Republic and the Law, 1648-1795 Not delivered this year 20
LAWS10210 SV1 The Changing Constitution Semester 1 20
LAWS10162 SV1 The Law of Fiduciary Duties Semester 2 20
LAWS10158 The Law of Promise Not delivered this year 20
LAWS10181 SV1 The Origins of Modern Commerce Semester 2 20
LAWS10179 SV1 The Practice of Legal Argument Semester 2 20
LAWS10174 SV1 Trade, Commerce and Society in the Roman Empire Semester 1 20
LAWS10096 SV1 Trusts and Succession Law Full Year 40
LAWS10155 Unjustified Enrichment Not delivered this year 20
LAWS10169 SV1 WTO Law Semester 1 20
THET10062 SV1 Islamic Law: From Prayer to Politics Semester 1 20

SCQF Level 11 (190 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
LAWS11385 SV1 Advanced Comparative Constitutional Law Semester 2 20
LAWS11362 SS1 Advanced Issues in International Economic Law Semester 2 20
LAWS11156 Banking and Finance Law Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11371 SV1 Biotechnology, Bioethics and Society Semester 2 10
LAWS11372 Biotechnology, Bioethics and Society Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11181 Biotechnology, Law & Society Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11378 SS1 Brexit: Withdrawal from the European Union Semester 2 20
LAWS11252 SS1 Civil Court Practice Semester 2 10
LAWS11300 SS1 Communications Law Semester 1 20
LAWS11311 Communications, networks, and the law Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11016 SV1 Company Law Full Year 40
LAWS11250 SS1 Company and Commercial Blocks 1-3 (Sem 1-2) 10
LAWS11283 Comparative Corporate Governance Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11333 Comparative Family Law: Adult Relationships Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11240 SS1 Comparative Property Law Semester 1 20
LAWS11239 Comparative Unjustified Enrichment Law Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11306 SS1 Comparative and International Corporate Governance Semester 2 20
LAWS11243 SS1 Comparative and International Trust law Semester 2 20
LAWS11337 SS1 Compassionate Care and the Law Semester 2 20
LAWS11383 Contemporary Issues in Exploiting Intellectual Property Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11329 SS1 Contemporary Issues in Medical Jurisprudence Semester 2 20
LAWS11358 SS1 Contemporary Issues in the Law and Policy of e-Commerce, the Digital Economy and International Information Governance Semester 2 20
LAWS11101 SV1 Contract Law in Europe Full Year 40
LAWS11268 SS1 Contract Law in Europe Semester 1 20
LAWS11254 SS1 Conveyancing Full Year 20
LAWS11206 Copyright and Related Rights for the Creative Industries Not delivered this year 10
LAWS11273 SS1 Corporate Compliance: Case Studies in Law & Ethics Semester 1 20
LAWS11203 Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11284 Corporation Law and Economics Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11251 SS1 Criminal Court Practice Semester 1 10
LAWS11041 SV1 Criminal Justice and Penal Process Semester 1 20
LAWS11361 SV1 Criminological Research Methods Full Year 40
LAWS11364 SV1 Current Issues in Criminal Law Semester 2 20
LAWS11043 SV1 Cybercrime Semester 2 20
LAWS11188 SS1 Data Protection and Information Privacy Semester 1 20
LAWS11229 SV1 Delict and Tort Semester 2 20
LAWS11319 Diplomatic Law Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11270 SS1 Dispute Resolution Methods Semester 2 20
LAWS11324 SS1 Dissertation Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
LAWS11070 SV1 Dissertation LLM Commercial Law Full Year 60
LAWS11236 SS1 Dissertation LLM Comparative and European Private Law Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
LAWS11282 Dissertation LLM Corporate Law Not delivered this year 60
LAWS11262 SS1 Dissertation LLM Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
LAWS11069 SV1 Dissertation LLM European Law Full Year 60
LAWS11067 SV1 Dissertation LLM General Full Year 60
LAWS11213 SV1 Dissertation LLM Global Environment and Climate Change Law Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
LAWS11184 SS1 Dissertation LLM Information Technology Law Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
LAWS11068 SV1 Dissertation LLM Innovation, Technology and the Law Full Year 60
LAWS11177 SS1 Dissertation LLM Innovation, Technology and the Law Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
LAWS11183 SS1 Dissertation LLM Intellectual Property Law Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
LAWS11212 SV1 Dissertation LLM Intellectual Property Law Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
LAWS11308 SS1 Dissertation LLM International Commercial Law and Practice Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
LAWS11234 SS1 Dissertation LLM International Economic Law Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
LAWS11071 SV1 Dissertation LLM International Law Full Year 60
LAWS11205 SS1 Dissertation LLM Medical Law and Ethics Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
LAWS11126 SS1 Dissertation LLM by Research Full Year 180
LAWS11160 SS1 Dissertation LLM in History and Philosophy of Law Blocks 4-5 (Sem 2) 100
LAWS11276 SS1 Dissertation LLM in Law Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
LAWS11127 SS1 Dissertation LLM in Legal Research Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 100
LAWS11072 SV1 Dissertation MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice Full Year 60
LAWS11296 SS1 Dissertation MSc Global Crime, Justice and Security Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
LAWS11216 SV1 EU Competition Law Full Year 40
LAWS11151 SS1 EU Constitutional Law Semester 1 20
LAWS11376 SS1 EU Criminal and Immigration Law Semester 1 20
LAWS11384 SS1 EU Data Protection Law Semester 1 20
LAWS11242 EU External Economic Relations Law Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11351 EU Free Movement and Citizenship Law Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11323 SS1 EU Fundamental Rights Law Semester 2 20
LAWS11244 SV1 EU and National Climate Change Law Semester 2 20
LAWS11349 SS1 EUCOTAX Wintercourse Semester 2 20
LAWS11313 SS1 Electronic Commerce Law Semester 2 20
LAWS11271 SS1 European Competition and Innovation Semester 1 20
LAWS11208 European Environmental Law Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11256 SS1 European Health Care Law Semester 2 20
LAWS11316 SS1 European Healthcare Law Semester 2 10
LAWS11294 European Labour Law Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11377 SS1 European Law Moot Court Semester 1 20
LAWS11286 European Law of Capital Markets Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11359 Family Law in Comparative Perspectives Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11228 Financial Models and Derivatives in a Legal Context Not delivered this year 40
LAWS11249 SS1 Financial Services and Related Skills Blocks 1-3 (Sem 1-2) 10
LAWS11174 SS1 Forensic Computing and Electronic Evidence Semester 2 20
LAWS11024 SV1 Fundamental Issues in International Law Full Year 40
LAWS11328 SS1 Fundamental Issues in Medical Jurisprudence Semester 1 20
LAWS11380 SS1 Fundamentals of Comparative Private Law Semester 1 20
LAWS11046 SV1 Gender, Crime and Criminal Justice Semester 2 20
LAWS11363 SV1 General Principles of Criminal Law Semester 1 20
LAWS11292 SS1 Global Crime and Insecurity Semester 1 20
LAWS11350 Global Environmental Law and the Comparative Legal Method Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11381 SS1 Governance of Innovative Medicine Semester 1 20
LAWS11302 SS1 Health Research & Commercialisation Semester 1 20
LAWS11241 History and Theory of International Law Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11326 SS1 Human Rights Law in Europe Semester 2 20
LAWS11318 SS1 Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Semester 2 20
LAWS11163 SS1 Information Technology Law Semester 1 20
LAWS11180 SS1 Information: Control and Power Semester 2 20
LAWS11246 SS1 Information: Control and Power Semester 2 20
LAWS11297 SS1 Insolvency Law Semester 2 20
LAWS11202 Intellectual Property - Law and Society Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11125 SV1 Intellectual Property Law 1: Copyright and Related Rights Semester 1 20
LAWS11129 SV1 Intellectual Property Law 2: Industrial Property Semester 2 20
LAWS11370 SS1 Intellectual Property Law, Innovation and Creativity Semester 2 20
LAWS11258 SS1 Intellectual Property Law: Copyright and Related Rights Semester 1 20
LAWS11257 SS1 Intellectual Property Law: Industrial Property Semester 2 20
LAWS11369 SV1 Intellectual Property and Human Rights Semester 2 20
LAWS11221 SS1 Inter-state Conflict and Humanitarian Law Semester 1 20
LAWS11245 SV1 International Climate Change Law Semester 1 20
LAWS11269 SS1 International Commercial Arbitration Semester 1 20
LAWS11317 International Commercial Arbitration Not delivered this year 10
LAWS11207 SV1 International Commercial Arbitration (one semester) Semester 1 20
LAWS11028 International Criminal Law Not delivered this year 40
LAWS11219 SS1 International Criminal Law (one semester) Semester 2 20
LAWS11030 SV1 International Environmental Law Full Year 40
LAWS11325 SS1 International Human Rights Law Semester 1 20
LAWS11142 SV1 International Intellectual Property System Semester 1 20
LAWS11179 SS1 International Intellectual Property System Semester 1 20
LAWS11131 SS1 International Investment Law Semester 1 20
LAWS11224 SS1 International Law of the Marine Environment Semester 2 20
LAWS11132 SV1 International Law of the Sea Semester 1 20
LAWS11304 SS1 International Oil and Gas Law Semester 2 20
LAWS11190 SV1 International Private Law: Jurisdiction and Enforcement of Judgments Semester 2 20
LAWS11021 International and European Human Rights Law Not delivered this year 40
LAWS11347 SV1 International and European Media Law Semester 2 20
LAWS11348 SS1 International and European Media Law Semester 2 20
LAWS11341 SS1 International law, human rights and corporate accountability Semester 2 20
LAWS11340 SS1 International public health law & ethics Semester 1 20
LAWS11272 Introduction to European Union Law Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11278 SS1 Law & Medical Ethics (10-credit) Semester 1 10
LAWS11278 SS1 Law & Medical Ethics (10-credit) Semester 2 10
LAWS11260 SS1 Law and Medical Ethics: Fundamentals in Consent and Negligence Semester 1 20
LAWS11259 SS1 Law and Medical Ethics: Start and End of Life Issues Semester 2 20
LAWS11063 SV1 Law and New Technologies: Artificial Intelligence, Risk and the Law 2 Semester 2 20
LAWS11119 Law and the Enlightenment Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11301 SS1 Law of Climate Change Semester 1 20
LAWS11136 Law of E-Commerce Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11339 SS1 Legal Aspects of Managing Intellectual Property Semester 2 20
LAWS11345 Legal Aspects of Multilateral Climate Negotiations Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11355 Life Sciences, Society and Law Not delivered this year 10
LAWS11261 Managing Intellectual Property Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11100 SV1 Media and Crime Semester 2 20
LAWS11287 Medical Jurisprudence Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11336 SS1 Medical Negligence Semester 2 10
LAWS11114 SV1 Mental Health and Crime Semester 2 20
LAWS11368 SS1 Migration and Refugee Law Semester 2 20
LAWS11373 SV1 Natural Law: An Historical Introduction Semester 2 20
LAWS11215 Penal Politics Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11265 Philosophical Foundations of Criminal Law Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11047 SV1 Police and Policing Semester 2 20
LAWS11247 SS1 Practical Electives Block 4 (Sem 2) 40
LAWS11321 SS1 Practice of Corporate Finance and the Law Full Year 40
LAWS11322 SS1 Practice of International Banking and the Law Full Year 40
LAWS11238 Principles of Competition Law for Innovation Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11357 SS1 Principles of Corporate Finance Law Semester 2 20
LAWS11124 SV1 Principles of European Tax Law Semester 2 20
LAWS11201 SS1 Principles of Insurance Law Semester 2 20
LAWS11217 Principles of Internal Market Law Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11123 SV1 Principles of International Tax Law Semester 1 20
LAWS11307 SS1 Principles of International Taxation Semester 1 20
LAWS11314 SS1 Principles of International Taxation Semester 1 5
LAWS11253 SS1 Private Client Blocks 1-3 (Sem 1-2) 10
LAWS11248 Professional Responsibility Not delivered this year 10
LAWS11310 SS1 Professional Skills and Responsibility Blocks 1-3 (Sem 1-2) 10
LAWS11327 SS1 Project-Based Report (LLM Human Rights) Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
LAWS11334 SS1 Reasoning with Precedent Semester 1 20
LAWS11382 SS1 Regulation of Health Research & Innovation Semester 1 20
LAWS11237 Regulation of Innovation: Advanced Issues in Competition and Intellectual Property Law Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11338 SS1 Regulation of autonomous systems: the law of robotics Semester 1 20
LAWS11285 SS1 Regulation of international Finance: the Law, the Economics, the Politics Full Year 40
LAWS11113 Regulatory Governance in the European Union Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11293 SS1 Responding to Global Crime and Insecurity Semester 2 20
LAWS11289 Rhetoric, Law and Literature Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11335 Risk Society and Regulatory Frameworks Not delivered this year 10
LAWS11342 SS1 Risk and Regulation: Health and the Environment Semester 1 20
LAWS11330 Robotics and the Law Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11374 SS1 Robotics, AI and the Law Semester 1 20
LAWS11264 SS1 Sexual Offending and the Law Semester 2 20
LAWS11191 Sport and the Law Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11231 SV1 Surveillance and Security Semester 2 20
LAWS11222 The Anatomy of Private Law Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11214 SS1 The Anatomy of Public Law Semester 2 20
LAWS11375 SS1 The Law of Advertising and Commercial Speech Semester 1 20
LAWS11223 The Law of International Trade Not delivered this year 40
LAWS11379 SS1 The Law of International Trade (one semester) Semester 1 20
LAWS11360 The Law of Secured Finance Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11137 SV1 The legal challenges of information technologies Semester 1 20
LAWS11058 SV1 Theoretical Criminology Semester 1 20
LAWS11104 Theories and Philosophies of Legal Research Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11122 Traditions of Legal Inquiry Not delivered this year 20
LAWS11267 SS1 WTO Law Full Year 40
LAWS11312 Willem Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (LLM) Not delivered this year 40
PGSP11249 Global Crime, Justice and Security: Theories and Frameworks Not delivered this year 20
Key
Available to all students - SV
Not available to visiting students - SS
Part-year visiting students only - VV
 
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