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Programme structure: Honours Law (LLB) - what's running in 2021/22

The following units are must pass: LAWD20002 Land Law and LAWD20023 Law and Policy of the European Union For further information and a definition of must pass units please see the Glossary of Terms

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Teaching Block
Land Law LAWD20002 20 Mandatory TB-4
Law and Policy of the European Union I LAWD20023 20 Mandatory TB-4
Jurisprudence LAWD20004 20 Mandatory TB-4
Choose at least one 20 credit point second year law unit from the list below:
Comparative Law LAWD20001 20 Optional TB-4
Crime, Justice and Society LAWD20034 20 Optional TB-4
Medical Law LAWD20039 20 Optional TB-4
British Immigration, Nationality, and Citizenship Law LAWD20045 20 Optional TB-4
Roman Law LAWD20046 20 Optional TB-4
Family Law 1: Adult Relationships LAWD20047 20 Optional TB-4
Choose up to 40 credit points from the list below. Students may choose only one Open Unit.
Company Law LAWD20037 20 Optional TB-4
Evidence LAWD20038 20 Optional TB-4
General Principles of International Law LAWD20041 20 Optional TB-4
Introduction to Intellectual Property LAWD20043 20 Optional TB-4
Open unit OPEN 20 Optional
Diploma of Higher Education   120    

Progression/award requirements

Unit Pass Mark for Undergraduate Programmes:

  • 40 out of 100 – for level C/4, I/5 & H/6 units
  • 50 out of 100 – for level M/7 units

For details on the weightings for classifying undergraduate degrees, please see the Agreed Weightings, by Faculty, to be applied for the Purposes of Calculating the Final Programme Mark and Degree Classification in Undergraduate Programmes.

For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.

Please refer to the specific progression/award requirements for programmes with a preliminary year of study, the Gateway programmes and International Foundation programmes.

Exit awards

All undergraduate degree programmes allow the opportunity for a student to exit from a programme with a Diploma or Certificate of Higher Education.

  • To be awarded a Diploma of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 240 credit points, of which at least 90 must be at level 5.
  • To be awarded a Certificate of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 120 credit points at level 4.

Integrated Master's degrees may also allow the opportunity for a student to exit from the programme with an equivalent Bachelor's degree where a student has achieved 360 credit points, of which 90 must be at level 6, and has successfully met any additional criteria as described in the programme specification.

The opportunities for a student to exit from one of the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry with an Award is outlined in the relevant Programme Regulations (which are available as an annex in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes).

Additional progress information

Students are permitted to conditionally progress to the next year of study and make up a credit deficit where they have failed a particular unit or units provided this meets the conditions of the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes.
For further information and a definition of must pass units and conditional progression please see the Glossary of Terms.

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