Politics and Law BA

We can help you to manage your funds, create a budget and ensure that you receive any funding for which you may be eligible. We also offer financial support such as the Keele University Hardship Fund and emergency loans. Successful completion of any Ulster University Foundation Degree with an average of 60% in Level 5 modules.

Each module of study usually involves a weekly two-hour lecture and one-hour seminar. In addition, students are required to undertake substantial directed independent learning. The Criminal Justice and Human Rights pathway leads to an LLB Law with Criminal Justice and Human Rights. This programme gives you the opportunity to obtain specialist knowledge and deepen your understanding of criminal justice and human rights, and their challenging interactions. It’s not currently possible for international students to study part-time if you require a Student Visa, however this is currently being reviewed and will be confirmed in the new year. If you think you might be eligible to study part-time while being on another visa type, please contact our Admissions Team for more information.

Studying in Welsh

This module critically explores the definition, scope and application of criminal offences and the theories that underpin them. You will gain a systematic understanding of the practical, cultural, ethical, institutional and socio-political context within which these apply, with reference to feminist and human rights perspectives. Analysis will be continually informed by reference to criminalisation theories, with a view to identifying, and critically reflecting upon, liberal or more conservative interpretations.

  • At least 62 overall with a minimum of 69 in writing and a minimum of 62 in all other communicative skills.
  • You will learn how to interview and advise clients, research the law using practitioner databases, and give practical legal advice.
  • The law of succession is a core area of legal and socio-economic practice enabling, and sometimes mandating, the transfer of wealth from one generation to another.

The module will enable students to consider the relevance, or otherwise, of international human rights law to historical and/or contemporary challenges and to critically assess its limitations and effects. The texts used in the module are situated in a diverse range of disciplines, including history, social theory, philosophy, literature, cultural studies and law. They cover key themes such as race, community, identity, ‘otherness’ gender, sexuality, sovereignty/border folderaccess.com making, governmentality, bio-politics, epistemic violence of western regimes of knowledge including legal knowledge, and justice. To students who are interested in undertaking research in the areas of human rights, international law, indigenous rights, jurisprudence and critical legal theory, an understanding of these texts is indispensable. The module will start by introducing students to essential knowledge and understanding of contemporary art.

Key information

St Philips Medical Centre-based in Pethwick-Lawrence House the centre provides NHS Primary Care services to registered patients. Accommodation service- they can offer advice on living in halls and offer guidance on private accommodation related queries. Academic support librarians– they will be able to help you navigate the library and maximise its resources during your studies.

Teaching, Learning and Assessment

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