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Queen Mary University of London

English and French Law/Master 1 (Maitrise)

UCAS Code: M106

Bachelor of Law (with Honours) - LLB (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

A*,A,A

Must include A level French As an alternative to A level French DELF (French studies Diploma) at B2 level will also be accepted Excluded subjects - General Studies and Critical Thinking.

Access to HE Diploma

D:45

We consider applications from students with the Access to Higher Education Diploma. We will hold all UCAS applications until January before drawing up a shortlist based on the information in the UCAS form about your pre-Access experience, academic record, personal statement and academic reference. In February and March, applicants are shortlisted and an updated academic reference may be requested. A shortlisted applicant may be invited for interview or further assessment. The minimum academic requirement is to achieve 60 credits overall, with 45 credits at Level 3, all of which must be at Distinction. (The School of Law may specify particular Level 3 subjects in which we require a Distinction.) Typically, successful candidates are aged 21 and above at the start of the Access programme. Applicants must also have an A-level in French at grade A (or equivalent).

Alternative offers may be made to applicants taking the Extended Project Qualification.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

A minimum of six GCSE passes at grades AAAABB or 777766 or an acceptable equivalent will be required, including English and Maths

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

36

To include a minimum of 6,6,6 from three HL subjects. This must include French at HL. As an alternative to HL French DELF (French studies Diploma) at B2 level will also be accepted

Queen Mary University of London welcomes applications from students currently studying Level 3 BTEC qualifications and will consider you for entry to the majority of our undergraduate courses. The typical entry requirements will vary according to the course you are applying for. Some of our courses require specific subject knowledge which you may not be able to cover as part of a Level 3 BTEC qualification and we may therefore require additional Level 3 qualifications to ensure that you are suitably prepared for relevant courses. A small number of our courses do not accept BTEC qualifications for entry, either as a standalone qualification, or in combination with other qualifications at Level 3. Information on our typical entry requirements and guidance for applying can be found at http://www.qmul.ac.uk/undergraduate/entry/btec/ If you are at all unsure about the acceptability of your BTEC qualification for entry, please contact the Admissions team for individual advice (admissions@qmul.ac.uk).

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About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time with time abroad | 2020

Subjects

Law

English law

Broaden your legal horizons by studying English and French law at world-class law schools in London and Paris.
Our double degree in English and French Law is run jointly with Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University. This new integrated programme brings together expertise from two first-class law schools, giving you an impressive knowledge of the French and English legal systems and a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in a bilingual legal culture.
Your first two years in London will cover the foundations of English legal knowledge - elements of contract law, land law, law in context, tort law, equity and trusts, criminal law, public law, and law of the EU. Your third and fourth years in Paris will cover French law, comparative law, international law and European law. Upon graduation you'll qualify to practice law in France, England and Wales.
If after your first or second year you wish to stay in London, you have the flexibility to transfer to our traditional Law LLB and complete your degree at Queen Mary.

Modules

Year 1
Taught in English at Mile End campus, Queen Mary
Elements of Contract Law
Land Law
Law in Context (half-module)
Law of the European Union (half-module)
Public Law

Assessment methods

Assessment typically includes a combination of coursework (presentations, assignments, essay report writing, in-class tests, research and project work) and/or examinations in May or June.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Queen Mary University of London

Department:

Law School

TEF rating:

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

75%
med
Law
75%
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English law

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Law

Teaching and learning

82%
Staff make the subject interesting
87%
Staff are good at explaining things
80%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
68%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

83%
Library resources
85%
IT resources
84%
Course specific equipment and facilities
68%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

32%
UK students
68%
International students
36%
Male students
64%
Female students
85%
2:1 or above
11%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

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After graduation


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Law

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£24,000
high
Average annual salary
93%
low
Employed or in further education
39%
low
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

26%
Legal associate professionals
11%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
10%
Business, research and administrative professionals
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

Law graduates tend to go into the legal industry, and they usually take similar routes. Jobs are competitive — often very competitive - but starting salaries are good and high fliers can earn serious money - starting on over £24k in London on average. Be aware though - some careers, especially as barristers, can take a while to get into, and the industry is changing as the Internet, automation and economic change all have an effect, If you want to qualify to practise law, you need to take a professional qualification — many law graduates then go on to law school. If you want to go into work, then a lot of law graduates take trainee or paralegal roles and some do leave the law altogether, often for jobs in management, finance and the police force. A small proportion of law graduates also move into another field for further study. Management, accountancy and teaching are all popular for these career changers, so if you do take a law degree and decide it’s not for you, there are options.

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

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This is usually because there were too few respondents in the data we receive to be able to provide results about the subject at this university.

English law

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

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£30k

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£30k

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Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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While there are lots of factors at play when it comes to your future earnings, use this as a rough timeline of what graduates in this subject area were earning on average one, three and five years later. Can you see a steady increase in salary, or did grads need some experience under their belt before seeing a nice bump up in their pay packet?

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