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Programme structure and content

Key Facts

Start dates:

  • 9 September 2019
  • 6 January 2020 (restricted subject range may apply)
  • 7 September 2020

Colleges:

  • Kings London

Course length:

  • 1 Academic Year (3 terms)

Lessons:

  • Average 21 hours per week, plus homework and private study

Entry requirements:

  • Completed 11 – 12 years of schooling (GCSE or equivalent)
  • Minimum IELTS 5.5 (5.0 in Reading and Writing) or equivalent

Minimum age:

  • 16.5

Class size range:

  • 8 – 12

Learning outcomes

  • Gain a sound understanding of law in society, criminal and civil process, hand the sources of national and international law
  • Gain a qualification which is accepted by nearly all of the UK universities, including most of the UK universities currently approved by the Singapore Bar
  • Raise English to university level
"The staff are amazing — they were so supportive and helpful with everything and you really need that as an international student. "
Tsz Tung Nicole Pong
University of York

Modules

Core modules

These core modules give you the vital platform you need to acquire subject specific knowledge.

  • Communications and Study Skills
  • Data Handling and Information Technology

Law modules (compulsory)

Term 1 (Legal Process)

  • Civil and criminal process: jurisdiction of courts and principles of sentencing
  • Legal personnel and lay participation: judiciary, roles of barristers and solicitors, lay magistrates and juries
  • Sources of law: legislation, precedent and European law

Term 2 (Contract Law)

  • Formation and terms of the contract
  • Sale and supply of goods
  • Vitiating factors
  • Discharge of the contract
  • Remedies

Term 3 (International Law)

  • Sources of international law
  • International legal personality
  • International institutions
  • The relationship between international and domestic law
  • Jurisdiction and immunity

Additional elective modules

Choose two from:

  • Art and Design
  • Biology
  • Business Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Government and Politics
  • History
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Further Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Psychology
View Law Foundation factsheet

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