What you study
The Scottish legal system and the main building blocks of Scots law are covered in Years 1 and 2 of the degree. At these stages you will also study complementary subjects from a range of disciplines which helps you develop a view of the differing contects in which law operates. In Years 3 and 4 the degree offers specialist options in European law and dynamic areas such as Intellectual Property Law, Information Law and Investor Protection Law.
For more information on the course content, download the LLB with Honours
How you learn and are assessed
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, in all of our students, knowledge and understanding of the subjects studied, together with the research and employability skills needed for a world of constant change. So, you will learn in a variety of settings, including interactive lectures, tutorials, computer labs, oral presentations and through group exercises such as negotiations. We use exams, courseworks, presentations and a range of practical oral and written assessments which will develop your ability to present sophisticated arguments and complex information.
We use exams, courseworks, presentations and a range of practical oral and written assessments. Examinations or class tests feature in the majority of accredited subjects at stages 1-3.