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The course aims to:1. Provide students with a qualification that meets the SRA’s requirements allowing progression to the vocation part of legal training and ultimate qualification as a practising lawyer;2. Enable students to gain a good knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles of the main areas of law in England and Wales, the English Legal System, and the law of the EU;3. Provide an opportunity to students to study a range of challenging and vocationally-relevant law modules,
The course aims to:
1. Provide students with a qualification that meets the SRA’s requirements allowing progression to the vocation part of legal training and ultimate qualification as a practising lawyer;
2. Enable students to gain a good knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles of the main areas of law in England and Wales, the English Legal System, and the law of the EU;
3. Provide an opportunity to students to study a range of challenging and vocationally-relevant law modules, all with a focus on law in practice or legal skills development or both;
4. Enable students to develop a range of legal, practical and academic skills, including legal research and drafting skills, oral communication through mooting, group work, client interviewing and advocacy, legal analysis, problem solving and the giving of advice in a professional setting.
5. Empower students to become self-directed learners, demonstrating sound judgment and independent working, reasoning capability and critical thinking.
6. Develop personal attributes required of successful legal professionals and graduates more generally, such as personal resilience, professional values and a sound appreciation of the benefits of a collaborative, interprofessional approach to working in the legal sector;
7. Provide a course which places emphasis on active and participative education and provides an environment in which students can take responsibility for their own learning as well as career and personal development planning.
A further aim of the degree is to provide opportunities for students to engage in extra-curricular activities which will further develop legal skills, such as mooting and debating. Mooting is one of the most effective ways for students to develop the competencies needed to be a successful lawyer, developing skills such as research, analysis, presentation and argument. Students will also be able to participate in a Legal Research Project which will enable them to develop
research skills required by law firms.
Successful graduates of HNC will leads to HND in Law and Practice.