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Robert Gordon University Law School Undergraduate entry

  

KOM Consultants is the official Canadian representative of Robert Gordon University in Scotland. Canadian applications to Robert Gordon University’s Undergraduate Entry Bachelor of Laws LLB (Hons) program are submitted directly through KOM Consultants 1-877-318-8203 or info@komconsultants.com.

Overview

Robert Gordon University Bachelor of Laws LLB (Hons) Overview

Robert Gordon University’s Bachelor of Law LLB (Hons) degree in Scotland aims to provide students with a practical and diverse education in the discipline of law.

The combination of private and public law subjects taught at Robert Gordon’s Law School in the UK will equip students with the knowledge to meet the challenges and demands across a wide spectrum of employment sectors, whether in the legal profession or elsewhere.

Practical experience is an integral part of RGU’s Bachelor of Laws LLB (Hons ). Students at RGU Law School in the UK will also develop the key intellectual, professional and personal skills which are highly valued in the workplace. Practical experience is developed through regular mooting exercises (legal debating), oral presentations, group work, research and writing exercises. RGU Law also has a dedicated moot court room where you will find out how to present cases in a courtroom environment. RGU students also have the opportunity to take part in internal, national and international mooting competitions. This course is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland.

Robert Gordon’s Law School in the UK also offers the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice (DLP). This is a one-year postgraduate qualification and is mandatory in order to practice as a solicitor in Scotland. Many of RGU Law graduates who have taken this route have an excellent record for securing quality employment in the legal profession. The Sunday Times University Guide 2010 placed RGU Law graduates in the top five earners in the UK within Law.

Course Structure

Robert Gordon University’s Bachelor of Laws LLB (Hons) Course Structure

Year 1

  • Legal Systems
  • Legal Methods
  • Criminal Law
  • Law of Contract
  • Constitutional Law
  • Human Rights
  • Property Law
  • Commercial Law
Year 2

  • Family Law
  • Delict
  • Law of Evidence
  • Law of Succession
  • European Union Law
  • Legal Theory
  • Company Law
  • Property Rights in Land
Year 3

  • Semester 1 – One elective module from:
    • Forensic Practice
    • Entrepreneurship in the Legal Sector
    • Three modules from the list in Year 4 below
Year 3

  • Semester 2
    • Practical Legal Skills
    • Taxation Law
    • One elective module from
      • Forensic Psychology
      • Management Studies for Law
      • Managing Projects
    • One module from the list in Year 4
Year 4

  • Dissertation
  • Semester 1 – Three elective modules from
    • Roman Law
    • Employment Law
    • Criminal Justice
    • European Union Law
    • Legal Issues in Construction
    • Sports Law
    • Criminal Responsibility
    • Child Care Law
    • Environmental Law
    • Regional Human Rights Systems
    • Judicial Review and Public Administration
    • Property Law (Honours)
    • Public International Law
    • International Trade Law
    • Comparative Company Law
    • Comparative and International Tax Law
    • Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility
Year 4

  • Semester 2 – Three elective modules from:
    • International And Comparative Family Law
    • UK Oil And Gas Law
    • International Private Law
    • Equality Law
    • Legal History
    • Criminal Law: Specific Crimes
    • Medical Law
    • Consumer Law & Policy
    • Intellectual Property Law
    • Comparative Law
    • Criminology
    • Medical Ethics
    • Media Law
    • Information Technology Law
    • Dispute Resolution
    • Evidence Law and Psychology

Why RGU

Why choose Robert Gordon University in Scotland

  • Top Modern University for Graduate Employment in the UK
  • Integrated placements and close links to industry
  • Professional Accredited Courses
  • Sate-of-the-art facilities
  • High level of student satisfaction for the quality of teaching, location, facilities and city

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition in Canada

Robert Gordon University’s Bachelor of Laws LLB (Hons) in Scotland is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland, a key factor for those seeking to enter the legal profession in Scotland. Recognition by the Faculty of Advocates has also been obtained.

Graduates of Robert Gordon University’s Bachelor of Laws LLB (Hons) are eligible to apply for licensing in Canada, however, it is critical students understand the requirements needed to complete this process before licensing will be granted.

KOM Consultants understand the process and requirements needed to enter the legal profession in Canada. Contact KOM Consultants for more information

All students applying directly through KOM Consultants will be supported with the latest information on the accreditation process.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Award Title: Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Hons)
Length of Program: 8 Semesters completed over 4 years
Intake: September
Prerequisites: completed high school diploma. Contact KOM Consultants for full details
LSAT Score: not required for Robert Gordon University Law School
Interview: not required for Robert Gordon University Law School
Application Dates: Applicants are advised to apply 9 months in advance
Annual Tuition Fees: Contact KOM Consultants for latest tuition fees 1-877-318-8203
Faculty: Law
Country: Scotland