Keen to develop your evaluation skills and enhance your ability to interpret and explain complex information clearly? Eager to sharpen your reasoning and critical judgement? Ready for a career in a prestigious and rewarding profession? A law degree from Abertay awaits.
Law at Abertay explores the Scottish legal system and the building blocks of Scots law, neatly complemented with subjects from other disciplines. This approach helps you develop a view of the differing contexts in which law operates.
This Law degree:
You’ll also use the university’s moot room for debates and other exercises where you’ll present legal arguments. Work placement and single-term overseas study opportunities may be available in Year 3, with both opportunities designed to broaden your knowledge of the law and legal systems.
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A blend of exams, class tests, coursework, presentations, mooting and a range of practical oral and written assessments combine together to develop your ability to present sophisticated arguments and complex information.
We recognise that our students have different learning styles and different skills when they start their studies. Our aim is to ensure that we nurture and reinforce understanding of the subjects studied, together with the research and employability skills required in a constantly changing world.
Please note: All applicants must have passes in English and Maths - National 5 English grade C or GCSE grade C/4 or equivalent. National 5 ESOL is accepted in lieu of National 5 English. National 4 Maths or National 5 Maths/Lifeskill Maths grade C.
Below are the literate subjects we accept for entry on this course:
One of the following: Business Management; Classical Studies; Economics; English; ESOL; Geography; History; Media Studies; Modern Studies; Philosophy; Politics; Psychology; Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies; Sociology
If there is a subject that does not appear, please contact our Admissions Office (firstname.lastname@example.org) who will be able to confirm whether or not it would be considered for entry.
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|Qualification Type||Grade Requirements||Essential Subjects|
|Higher (standard entry)||ABBB||Literate subject|
|Higher (minimum entry) We may make you an offer at the minimum entry grades if you meet the criteria. Find out if you're eligible for minimum entry (see below).||ABB or BBBB||Literate subject|
|Irish Highers||H2H3H3H3||Literate subject|
|International Baccalaureate||29 Points||Literate subject at S5 or H4|
|BTEC Extended Diploma||DMM||Business (Law)|
|HNC/HND||-||Our Entry from College pages list approved HNC/HND courses|