Course Overview: Law is for everyone. You don`t need to have studied law before, no matter what background you are, your contribution will be valuable. Studying law is a highly valued qualification. They are trained to think, question and question. Many students study law to become a legal professional such as a legal executive, lawyer or lawyer, but a Teesside law degree opens up a wide range of professional roles, including criminal justice, within probation services, law enforcement agencies and in the third voluntary and nonprofit sector. You could also succeed in management, recruitment or human resources. Whether you`re starting a career, developing an existing one, or changing direction, studying law offers you plenty of opportunities. The law can and will change every day – that`s what makes it a fascinating and dynamic field of study. As a graduate, you are a creative problem solver and an effective researcher, interpreting, analyzing and critiquing complex information. They have strong written and oral communication skills and are able to formulate reasoned arguments and challenge decisions. You will gain a valuable set of skills and traits, confidence, adaptability and resilience to succeed in your chosen career.
Studying law in Teesside isn`t just about attending traditional lectures and taking exams. We know that students learn in different ways, and our innovative approaches to teaching, learning and assessment methods prepare you for the 21st century workplace. You will have the opportunity to provide access to justice to members of the local community through the work of our award-winning student law clinic. The top three reasons to study this course at Teesside University: 1. Your skills are transferable and highly valued by a number of employers. 2. Their experienced and knowledgeable course team is active in research and many are highly respected researchers in their field. 3. Our well-established links with the legal profession and other professions create opportunities for work experience, internships and permanent employment. Note: We will fully assess the Solicitors Regulation Authority`s (SRA) proposal for changes to legal education and take into account the recent introduction of the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE). These developments will be taken into account in the future. For more information about these changes, see www.sra.org.uk on the SRA website.
After the course: Many of our graduates choose to continue their studies through a series of professional courses or more in-depth academic research opportunities. Others have been successful in obtaining employment in fields as diverse as teaching, management, human resources, media, retail, and a range of criminal justice agencies and related organizations and stakeholders. Our award-winning career service works with regional and national employers to advertise graduate positions and support all Teesside University alumni after graduation. You will study the fundamentals of legal knowledge, including contract law, administrative and constitutional law, tort law, land law, criminal law, equity and trusts, and European Union law. These topics are necessary for you to undergo further training to qualify as a lawyer or lawyer and will be valuable for your future qualification as a lawyer. In addition, you will study carefully selected modules aimed at providing a thorough foundation in criminology and criminal justice. Please note that module titles are subject to change. We are fully aware of the changes made by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) in legal education and take into account the recent introduction of the Solicitors` Qualifying Examination (SQE). Our courses are designed to respond to these changes, more information can be found on the SRA website sra.org.uk. While many of our graduates choose to continue their education through a range of professional courses or opportunities for further academic research, others have managed to find employment in fields as diverse as teaching, management, human resources, media, retail and a range of criminal justice agencies, as well as related organizations and advocacy groups. Our award-winning career service works with regional and national employers to advertise graduate positions and support all Teesside University alumni after graduation. This is the deadline for applications that must be completed and submitted for this course.
If the university or college still has vacancies, you can apply after this date, but your application is guaranteed not to be considered. Our Disability Services team provides an inclusive and stimulating learning environment and has specialized staff to help students with disabilities access additional resources tailored to them. If you have a learning disability, mental health problem, autism, sensory disability, chronic health problem or other disability, please contact a disability service as soon as possible. Learn more about our disability services. They examine the relationship between an individual and the state, focusing on constitutional principles relating to the UK and the EU after Brexit. The British Constitution includes a number of powers and customs based on the traditional role of the monarch. Much of this power is now exercised by parliament and government, and this module explores the interaction between state bodies. You will develop an understanding of the EU`s most important institutions and explore the relationship between EU law and national law before and after Brexit. A postgraduate degree in law enhances your professional, ethical, intellectual and personal development and confidence. They develop recognised specialist knowledge and understandings, cognitive, intellectual, practical, technical and generic key skills and qualities that have a direct positive impact on future employability in a wide range of industries.
This module examines the legal provisions and common law principles that deal with the regulation of the employment relationship. You will study the employment contract, statutory labour rights and discrimination in terms of gender, race, disability, age and equal pay. They take into account collective bargaining, trade union rights, labour disputes and practical elements such as the preparation of application forms. You will carry out an in-depth, self-directed and self-directed research project on a chosen material area of law. You will develop a thorough knowledge and understanding of the chosen subject and develop your academic and transferable skills to a high level. This module fosters a deep and critical understanding of the theories underlying our criminal law and the key substantive legal issues facing judges and legislators in criminal law today. They examine guilt and guilt and examine these theories in the context of specific scientific debates. They also examine factors and circumstances related to specific crimes of mala per se, both against the person and against property.
You will gain a comprehensive understanding of the principles and structures that underpin international law, the sources and means of developing international law, the nature of important international institutions, and the functioning and application of international law in specific areas and in the context of current international issues. They critically examine the extent to which international law fulfills its function of maintaining the international legal order. To examine the history of victim research and the development of victimology as a discipline of criminology. The role of the victim in criminal justice is at the heart of the debate in this area, and you examine the growing trend of decision-makers to establish a victim-centred system.