Law and English Literature (LLB (Hons))

University of Kent the United Kingdom

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The award
LLB (Hons)

How long you will study
4 Years

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Course starts
September

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About Law and English Literature at University of Kent

Covering the foundations of law alongside compulsory and optional modules in English (taught by our highly regarded School of English), you develop an understanding of the law, taught from a critical perspective which allows you to engage in informed debate about contemporary legal issues (with an understanding of its history and development), and the space to study modules in English Literature, ranging from the medieval period to the 21st century. Kent Law School is recognised as one of the leading law schools in the UK. It has an international reputation both for its world-leading research and for the high quality, innovative, critical and socio-legal education that it provides. Accreditation All of our undergraduate Law degrees are recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority as Qualifying Law Degrees for entrants in 2020. They also contain the foundations of legal knowledge required by the Bar Standards Board to satisfy the academic component of professional training for intending barristers.Law

Kent Law School emphasises research-led teaching which means that the modules taught are at the leading edge of new legal and policy developments. Kent Law School is renowned nationally for research quality, being ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’. All of our research-active staff teach so you are taught by influential thinkers who are at the forefront of their field. We also have one of the best student-staff ratios in the country, which allows small, weekly seminar-group teaching in all of our core modules, where you are actively encouraged to take part.

Most modules are assessed by end-of-year examinations and continuous assessment, the ratio varying from module to module, with Kent encouraging and supporting the development of research and written skills. Some modules include an optional research-based dissertation that counts for 45% or, in some cases, 100% of the final mark. Assessment can also incorporate assessment through oral presentation and argument, often in the style of legal practice (such as mooting), and client-based work and reflection through our Law Clinic.

English Literature

Modules are taught by weekly seminars. Core modules include a weekly lecture, plus individual supervision is offered for the Long Essay. Assessment at Stage 1 is by a mixture of coursework and examination. Some modules may include an optional practical element.

Knowledge and understanding

Intellectual Skills

Subject-specific skills

Transferable skills

For programme aims and learning outcomes please see the programmes specification for each subject below. Please note that outcomes will depend on your specific module selection:

  • Law (joint honours)
  • English Literature (joint honours)

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardLLB (Hons)How you will study find outHow long you will study4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Notes about fees for this course

Full Time UK/EU: TBC EUR | Full Time Overseas: TBC EUR | Part Time UK/EU: TBC EUR | Part Time Overseas: N/A

Entry requirements for this course

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