LLB (Hons) – Law

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The LLB (Hons) provides a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of law and develops the academic skills associated with graduate studies and those skills essential for a career in law and elsewhere. The course includes opportunities to study the necessary elements of a qualifying law degree. It can satisfy the academic stage of training requirements for students wishing to qualify as solicitors and barristers as determined by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Standards Board as well as Law Practitioners Qualification Requirements in Mauritius. It seeks to provide a sound, contemporary and relevant education in law for those students who wish to become professionally qualified. The LLB (Hons) aims to offer students the opportunity to select for themselves a portfolio of modules that matches their career aspirations and interests, and provides a succinct practical insight into the Mauritian legal landscape with two modules of Mauritian Law, each tailored to cover the legal principles under the Mauritian Civil Code and elements of the Penal Code.

 

Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, it is expected that graduates will:

| Demonstrate comprehensive and coherent knowledge, understanding and application of underlying legal concepts and principles
| Act independently in planning and managing study tasks with limited guidance and with an ability to identify their own resources and to retrieve information relevant to the subject matter from multiple digital sources for practical application and integration into existing knowledge
| Autonomously analyse, critique and challenge contemporary issues in law and their development
| Demonstrate a conceptual understanding which enables the development and sustaining of supported reframing of knowledge to provide realistic and coherent strategic solutions to legal problems and the recognition of conflicts and tensions in the law
| Demonstrate a critical awareness and understanding of the position and rule of law, both in relation to specific subjects and generally within its social, economic, commercial, political, historical, ethical and/or cultural contexts
| Communicate fluently and coherently, both orally and in writing, including to audiences whose first language may not be English, using legal terminology effectively

Course Structure

 

Year 1: 
| English Legal System, Method and Skills
| The Law of Contract
| Public Law
| Tort Law
| Criminal Law
| Career Development and Employability Skills
Year 2: 
| Foundations of Equity and Trusts
| Applied Criminal Law
| Mauritian Civil Law**
| Foundations of Property Law
| Law of the European Union
| Commercial Law
Year 3: 
| Mauritian Criminal & Civil Law***
| Public International Trade Law
| Intellectual Property Law
| Company Law
| Dissertation

Entry Requirements

HSC or Equivalent

Awarding Institution

The degree is awarded by Leeds Beckett University UK and is offered in Mauritius in collaboration with Rushmore Business School.

DURATION

3 Years

STUDY MODE

Full Time/ Part Time

** | Introduction to “Droit des Obligations” and “Droit des Personnes”

*** | Introduction to Mauritian Criminal Law and “Droit des Biens”

| Mooting & Debating | Court Visits |Guest Lectures

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