LLB (Hons) Law with Investigative Journalism with Foundation Year
The LLB (Hons) Law with Investigative Journalism with Foundation Year is a 4-year law degree. It is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in the legal or wider commercial sector and who have an interest in the British media; investigative journalism; and the relationship between the media, law, and democracy. The four investigative journalism modules required for this award are an Introduction to Journalism; Reporting; Investigative Journalism and, The Investigation of Miscarriages of Justice. The first year is a Foundation year, which focuses on developing an understanding of the legal sector and the key skills required to undertake the LLB (Hons) Law Degree. The subsequent three years then follow our full-time course.
Applicants who possess 48 UCAS Points from a maximum of 3 A Levels or equivalent qualifications, plus GCSE Maths at Grade D/4 and GCSE English at Grade C/4, will receive an offer following a successful interview with an academic as part of the admissions process which will take place either face-to-face or via phone/skype.
A non-standard application route is also available. Any applicant with no or limited formal qualifications will be invited in-center to complete an in-house numeracy and literacy test (for those without GCSE Maths and English at grades D/4 and C/4 respectively), as well as a formal face-to-face interview. They will also need to provide 2 years of appropriate work experience evidenced in a full CV and one reference.
Students under the age of 18, but no younger than 17, are able to apply for our Birmingham, London Bloomsbury and Manchester centers only.
International entry requirements: An English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.0 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.
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Last updated September 10, 2018