Lancashire Law School - University of Central Lancashire

Introduction

Lancashire Law School is proud of its national and international reputation, offering a range of law and criminology courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Our highly qualified staff include internationally renowned research experts, award-winning teachers and legal professionals with extensive practical experience. We pride ourselves on providing a vibrant, stimulating and friendly environment in which to study. Employability is at the heart of all we do and the School enjoys an excellent reputation within the professions, business and industry for the impressive quality of its graduates, who bring academic calibre, professionalism and commercial awareness to the workplace.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL

Over the last 40 years, Lancashire Law School has developed an outstanding international reputation for delivering graduates that enter the professional world with the skills employers are looking for. Teaching sessions are small and personal, vibrant and intellectually stimulating, as well as being practical. Our aim is to provide you with a superlative student experience so that you can achieve to the best of your potential and graduate well equipped to make an impact in the professional world of your choosing.

The School offers a full portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, in both law and criminology. Our undergraduate law courses are all validated by the legal professions as qualifying law degrees enabling students to pursue the professional side of training as either a solicitor or barrister. Our criminology courses provide students with an opportunity to critique the criminal law and criminal justice system from a social, economic and cultural viewpoint and to pursue careers within the broader public and community-based services. The School also offers a wide range of Continuing Professional Development opportunities, many of which are tailored to individual stakeholder needs.

The School aims to:

  • be sector leading in the provision of law and criminology education
  • maintain a learning community based on innovation and excellence and committed to maximising strengths and attainment
  • maintain a research community which impacts law, criminal justice and policy
  • ensure the widest possible access to education for all with the ability and commitment to succeed
  • embed transferable skills throughout the curriculum to maximise student employability

RESEARCH

As a Law School, we complement our commitment to academic and professional legal education with high-quality research activity. Research staff have entered and achieved excellent results in all national research exercises since the 1990s and our research scholarship continues to impact on court decisions, policy development and law reform in the UK, Europe and more broadly in the international arena. The expertise of our staff informs not only our undergraduate programmes but also our taught and research-based postgraduate degrees.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Diploma

Graduate Diploma in Law

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2019 United Kingdom Lancashire + 1 more

The GDL is a conversion course which gives non-law graduates or those with an overseas law degree an opportunity to pursue a career in law. It provides a rigorous and challenging learning experience, which is commended by employers. On successful completion of the GDL students can progress to the vocational stage of training; either the Legal Practice Course (LPC), for those wishing to become a solicitor or the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) for barristers. [+]

The GDL is a conversion course which gives non-law graduates or those with an overseas law degree an opportunity to pursue a career in law. It provides a rigorous and challenging learning experience, which is commended by employers. On successful completion of the GDL students can progress to the vocational stage of training; either the Legal Practice Course (LPC), for those wishing to become a solicitor or the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) for barristers.

Our aim is to consolidate and enhance your intellectual capability for independent learning through legal research, reasoning, and argument. You will acquire valuable transferable skills including oral/written communication, group-work, advocacy, interviewing and negotiation, critical thinking, and e-presentations.... [-]


LLB

LLB in Law

Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 years August 2019 United Kingdom Lancashire + 1 more

It provides the essential training – delivered by professionally qualified academics - that you need to go on and become a successful solicitor or barrister - and it’s truly fascinating. You’ll learn about ground-breaking research topics like war crimes trials and women in prison from leading academics – and because of their experience in the field, you’ll also get a good practical grounding in how the law operates and how legal practices work. [+]

It provides the essential training – delivered by professionally qualified academics - that you need to go on and become a successful solicitor or barrister - and it’s truly fascinating. You’ll learn about ground-breaking research topics like war crimes trials and women in prison from leading academics – and because of their experience in the field, you’ll also get a good practical grounding in how the law operates and how legal practices work. Weekly seminar support and regular catch-ups with your dedicated personal tutor will ease you into the university-level study - we’ll give you all the support you need to become a highly employable, knowledgeable legal professional.

Core Courses Lawyers Skills and Personal Development Legal System Public Law Contract Law EU Law Criminal Law Tort Law Legal Research and Reasoning and Professional Development Land Law Trusts & Equity Interviewing Employability and Personal Development Opportunities ... [-]

LLM

LLM in Financial and Commercial Law

Online Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2019 United Kingdom Lancashire + 2 more

The LLM Financial and Commercial Law is available to students from both a legal and non-legal background. Our students have typically been law graduates, business graduates, legal professionals and people working in commercial fields both nationally and internationally. Within finance and commerce law is a fast-changing and increasingly complex area. [+]

The LLM Financial and Commercial Law is available to students from both a legal and non-legal background. Our students have typically been law graduates, business graduates, legal professionals and people working in commercial fields both nationally and internationally. Within finance and commerce law is a fast-changing and increasingly complex area.

This postgraduate course provides students with analytical and reflective skills and expertise in financial and commercial law. It provides a learning experience which will enable students to develop their academic ability and enhance their performance in employment and further develop their career opportunities. It provides the successful candidate with a recognized postgraduate qualification in Financial and Commercial Law.... [-]


LLM in International Business Law

Online Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2019 United Kingdom Lancashire + 2 more

The LLM International Business Law is available to students from both a legal and non-legal background. Our students have typically been law graduates, business graduates, legal professionals and people working in commercial fields both nationally and internationally. Within industry international business law is a fast-changing and increasingly complex area. [+]

The LLM International Business Law is available to students from both a legal and non-legal background. Our students have typically been law graduates, business graduates, legal professionals and people working in commercial fields both nationally and internationally. Within industry international business law is a fast-changing and increasingly complex area.

This postgraduate course provides students with analytical and reflective skills and expertise in international business law. It provides a learning experience which will enable students to develop their academic ability and enhance their performance in employment and further develop their career opportunities. It provides the successful candidate with a recognized postgraduate qualification in International Business Law.... [-]


LLM in Legal Practice

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2019 United Kingdom Lancashire + 1 more

UCLan’s new combined LLM and LPC course gives students the opportunity to gain the professional qualification needed to become a solicitor, at the same time as achieving a Masters qualification. [+]

UCLan’s new combined LLM and LPC course gives students the opportunity to gain the professional qualification needed to become a solicitor, at the same time as achieving a Masters qualification. You will:

Obtain an internationally recognized qualification Gain a fully-accredited LPC and a Masters upon successful completion of your course Show employers a higher level of professional and academic competence Study in a highly practical learning environment designed to prepare you for real-life legal situations Receive excellent individual support to maximise your personal potential and career aspirations LPC

Students not wishing to pursue the full LLM, may pursue the traditional LPC qualification and obtain a postgraduate diploma.... [-]


Contact
Location address
Lancashire Law School,
University of Central Lancashire

Lancashire, England, PR1 2HE GB