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The Magee Law Programme is designed to fulfil your academic and professional aspirations.
LLB courses are qualifying law degrees for admission into vocational programmes that prepare students for legal practice as solicitors or barristers. The Magee law programme is designed to deliver this primary objective.
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About this course
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The primary aim of the course is to prepare students for the qualifying degrees for vocational or practice training programmes for solicitors and barristers. Students are expected to undertake 9 core law modules in order to satisfy the requirements for qualifying law degrees that are prerequisite for vocational training for legal practice either as solicitors or barristers in Northern Ireland and England & Wales. To apply for professional legal education in the Republic of Ireland, students must also take the Jurisprudence module, which forms part of the single honours programme. Additionally, the course teaches core knowledge for the development of critical skills that range from advocacy, reasoning, negotitation, problems solving and reflective learning. In this combined programme, students also take one module per semester in Accounting or a related field.
Diploma in Professional Practice DPP
Diploma in International Academic Studies DIAS
Diploma in Professional Practice International DPPI
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Each module of study usually involves two hours of lectures plus a one hour seminar each week. In addition, students are required to undertake substantial directed independent learning. Generally, three modules are studied per semester.
- September 2020
- August 2021
We recognise a range of qualifications for admission to our courses. In addition to the specific entry conditions for this course you must also meet the University’s General Entrance Requirements.
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The A Level requirement for this course is BBB.
Applied General Qualifications
*** To note that only qualifications defined as “Applied General” will be accepted for entry onto any undergraduate course at Ulster University.***
QCF Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma / OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma (2012 Suite)
Award profile of DDM (to include a minimum of 9 unit Distinctions)
RQF Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma(2016 Suite)
Award profile of DDM
Irish Leaving Certificate
Overall Irish Leaving Certificate profile H3H3H3H3H3.
English Grade H6 (Higher Level) or above, or Grade O4 (Ordinary Level) or above, if not sitting at Higher Level, is required.
The Scottish Highers requirement for this course is BBBCC.
Scottish Advanced Highers
The Scottish Advanced Highers requirement for this course is CCC.
Overall International Baccalaureate profile minimum of 26 points (13 at higher level).
Access to Higher Education (HE)
Overall profile of 70% (120 credit Access Course) (NI Access Course).
Overall profile of 24 Distinctions and 21 Merits (60 credit Access Course) (GB Access Course).
You must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements for admission to a first degree course and hold a GCSE pass in English Language at Grade C/grade 4 or above (or equivalent).
Level 2 Certificate in Essential Skills - Communication will be accepted as equivalent to GCSE English.
English Language Requirements
English language requirements for international applicants
The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.
Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.
Additional Entry Requirements
Acceptable alternative qualifications include:
Pass HND with overall Merit to include 60 level 5 credits at Distinction.
Pass HNC with overall Distinction to include 90 level 4 credits at Distinction.
You may also meet the course entry requirements with combinations of different qualifications to the same standard as recognised by the University.
For further information regarding combination offer requirements, please contact Admissions Office staff on T: +44 (0)28 7167 5678 or E: email@example.com
Teaching and learning assessment
The principal teaching methods are lecture, seminar and independent learning. Typically, lecture comprises a two-hour interactive teaching involving oral presentations by the lecturer. The seminar session is typically for one hour, and it involves interactive discussions of answers and solutions to assigned tasks. Additionally, students are expected to carry on independent study in the library and at homes.
Assessment methods range from coursework, written examination, to class presentations. Assessments are moderated and sent to external examiners. Each module handbook contains information on the assessment criteria for the module.
Careers & opportunities
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Our graduates have gone on to study law at Postgraduate level both at Ulster and other institutions (e.g. Masters courses such as the LLM, or doctoral studies, PhD); others are now in practice as Solicitors or Barristers, having completed the Certificate in Professional Legal Studies. Others have pursued careers in related areas such as the Business or Finance sector, Human Resources, Politics, and the Community sector.
Work placement / study abroad
In the third year of their studies students may elect to undertake a year at a partner institution outside the UK under the Diploma in International Academic Studies.
Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations through the Accredited degree accelerated route.
Accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) for the purpose of exemptions from some professional examinations.
Accredited by Chartered Accountants Ireland for the purpose of exemption from some professional exams.
Accredited by the Bar Standards Board for the purpose of a Qualifying Law Degree.
The qualifying law degree is recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) for the purposes of satisfying the academic stage of training.
Recognised by the Law Society of Northern Ireland (LSNI) for the purpose of a Qualifying Law Degree.
Fees and funding
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Fees (per year)
Important notice - fees information
Fees illustrated are based on 19/20 entry and are subject to an annual increase. Correct at the time of publishing. Terms and conditions apply. Additional mandatory costs are highlighted where they are known in advance. There are other costs associated with university study.
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- Northern Ireland & EU:
- England, Scotland, Wales
and the Islands:
£9,250.00 Discounts available
- £14,060.00 Scholarships available
Additional mandatory costs
Tuition fees and costs associated with accommodation, travel (including car parking charges), and normal living are a part of university life.
Where a course has additional mandatory expenses we make every effort to highlight them. These may include residential visits, field trips, materials (e.g. art, design, engineering) inoculations, security checks, computer equipment, uniforms, professional memberships etc.
We aim to provide students with the learning materials needed to support their studies. Our libraries are a valuable resource with an extensive collection of books and journals as well as first-class facilities and IT equipment. Computer suites and free wifi is also available on each of the campuses.
There will be some additional costs to being a student which cannot be itemised and these will be different for each student. You may choose to purchase your own textbooks and course materials or prefer your own computer and software. Printing and binding may also be required. There are additional fees for graduation ceremonies, examination resits and library fines. Additional costs vary from course to course.
Students choosing a period of paid work placement or study abroad as part of their course should be aware that there may be additional travel and living costs as well as tuition fees.
Please contact the course team for more information.
International Admissions Office
Course Director: Mark Simpson
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