THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH

DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2020/2021

Information in the Degree Programme Tables may still be subject to change in response to Covid-19

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Year 1 Academic year: 2020/21, Starting in: September

Notes:
Students wishing to pursue qualification towards legal practice in Scotland should note the courses required as indicated in the Degree Programme Table for the LLB Honours (Year 1 and Year 2) and the notes on progression towards legal practice. It cannot be guaranteed that a curriculum enabling progress towards professional qualification will be possible on this programme.

Before selecting any optional courses please ensure that you have met your Personal Tutor.

Please note, students who are retaking a compulsory course, or who have chosen to enrol in a course for professionally qualifying reasons, may have timetable clashes.

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Year 2 Academic year: 2020/21, Starting in: August

Notes:
Students wishing to progress towards legal practice should note that passes in the following courses (totalling 100 credits) are required to qualify as a solicitor in Scotland: LAWS08134 Business Entities, LAWS08132 Public Law and Individual Rights, LAWS08135 Delict, LAWS08141 Evidence (Ordinary), LAWS08131 Commercial Law (Ordinary), LAWS08142 Criminal Law (Ordinary), LAWS08130 Succession and Trust Law, and LAWS08133 Property Law (Ordinary).

Please note: To progress to Honours in Social Policy, students must achieve marks of at least 50% at first attempt in the required Social Policy subjects in Year 2.

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Level 8 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W

Select exactly 20 credits from Level 8 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W
AND

Courses from School(s) F - Joint Honours (LLB Hons) - Level(s) 8

Select exactly 60 credits of the following courses
Notes:
All 80 credits of designated optional courses in Year 2 can be drawn from Law Level 8 courses. Students wishing to pursue qualification towards legal practice in Scotland should seek advice from their Personal Tutor to discuss course requirements.

Year 3 Academic year: 2020/21, Starting in: August

Notes:

Please note: To progress to Honours in Social Policy, students must have achieved marks of at least 50% at first attempt in the required Social Policy subjects in 2nd year.

Students who opt to spend their third year abroad will be expected to do the equivalent of 120 credits. All students who spend their third year abroad must take the compulsory course 'LAWS10214 Advanced Legal Writing (Online)'.

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Level 10 courses in the School of Law

Select exactly 60 credits from Level 10 courses in the School of Law
AND

Social Policy Hons optional Courses from School(s) J - Law and Social Policy (LLB Hons) - Level(s) 10

Select exactly 20 credits of the following courses

Year 4 Academic year: 2020/21, Starting in: August

Notes:
Students who opt to spend their third year abroad will be expected to enrol in the 'LAWS10097 Dissertation in Law' and 80 Social Policy credits in Year 4.

Compulsory courses

You must take these courses

Course options

Level 10 courses in the School of Law

Select exactly 40 credits from Level 10 courses in the School of Law
AND

Level 10 courses in the School of Social and Political Science


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