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Study a degree in Law

A Leeds Beckett degree prepares you for a career in law whether you are starting your studies with an LLB Bachelors or want to enter the profession with our conversion course Postgraduate Diploma in Law. All our courses are developed by expert practitioners in UK law.

 We offer the following courses:

  • LLB (Hons) - Law
  • LLM - Law
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Law (PGDL)

LLB (Hons) - Law

Gain a UK Bachelors degree in law developed by experts in the legal profession.

  • Start your first year at Rushmore Business School and complete two years at Leeds Beckett University in the UK
  • Choose to study your final year in the UK at Leeds Beckett University
  • Law modules dedicated to Mauritian law and legal system
  • An LBU Bachelor degree enables you to enrol on the Bar in Mauritius and the UK.

Gain a comprehensive and contemporary knowledge essential for a career in the legal profession. You can select modules that match your career aspirations and interests, providing practical insight into the Mauritian legal landscape. You can qualify as a solicitor or barrister as determined by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Standards Board as well as Law Practitioners Qualification Requirements in Mauritius.

Length of study: 3 years

Mode of study: Full-time

Start date: September 2020 and 2021

Year One:

  • English Legal System, Method and Skills
  • The Law of Contract
  • Public Law
  • Tort Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Career Development and Employability Skills

Year Two:

  • Applied Criminal Law
  • Property Law
  • Civil Code I
  • Equity and Trusts
  • EU Law
  • International Trade Law

Year Three:

  • Dissertation I
  • Company Law
  • Civil Code II
  • Media and Entertainment Law
  • International Human Rights Law and Practice
  • Dissertation II

This course provides you with the option to study in the UK. You could choose to study for one or two years at Rushmore Business School. Your second year or third year of study would be at Leeds Beckett University based in the vibrant city of Leeds.

Gain a comprehensive and contemporary knowledge essential for a career in the legal profession. You can select modules that match your career aspirations and interests, providing practical insight into the Mauritian legal landscape. You can qualify as a solicitor or barrister as determined by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Standards Board as well as Law Practitioners Qualification Requirements in Mauritius.

Length of study: 3 years

Mode of study: Full-time

Start date: September 2020 and 2021

Year One:

  • English Legal System, Method and Skills
  • The Law of Contract
  • Public Law
  • Tort Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Career Development and Employability Skills

Year Two:

  • Applied Criminal Law
  • Property Law
  • Civil Code I
  • Equity and Trusts
  • EU Law
  • International Trade Law

Year Three:

  • Dissertation I
  • Company Law
  • Civil Code II
  • Media and Entertainment Law
  • International Human Rights Law and Practice
  • Dissertation II

This course provides you with the option to study in the UK. You could choose to study for one or two years at Rushmore Business School. Your second year or third year of study would be at Leeds Beckett University based in the vibrant city of Leeds.

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LLM - Law

Gain the expertise to further your career in a specialised area of law or business.

  • Develop your law career by studying part-time to fit around your career and personal commitments
  • Study modules dedicated to Mauritian Law and the legal system

Gain insightful contemporary knowledge that is at the forefront of the legal profession. You will formulate a plan for your dissertation by identifying, evaluating and synthesizing primary and secondary research materials relevant to your chosen area of law.

Length of study: One year

Mode of study: Part-time

Start date: September 2020 and 2021

The LLM Master of Laws adheres to the QAA’s descriptor for a higher education qualification at level 7: master’s degree (England, Wales, and Northern Ireland). It is a 180 credit award.

Semester One:

  • Dissertation/research methods

Semester Two:

  • Dissertation (cont'd)

Gain insightful contemporary knowledge that is at the forefront of the legal profession. You will formulate a plan for your dissertation by identifying, evaluating and synthesizing primary and secondary research materials relevant to your chosen area of law.

Length of study: One year

Mode of study: Part-time

Start date: September 2020 and 2021

The LLM Master of Laws adheres to the QAA’s descriptor for a higher education qualification at level 7: master’s degree (England, Wales, and Northern Ireland). It is a 180 credit award.

Semester One:

  • Dissertation/research methods

Semester Two:

  • Dissertation (cont'd)

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Postgraduate Diploma in Law (PGDL)

If you want to enter the legal profession but don’t have a current law degree, you can study our postgraduate diploma.

  • Change your career and enter the law profession
  • Study the foundation subjects to complete the academic stage of training to become a barrister or solicitor
  • Study modules dedicated to Mauritian law and legal system
  • Part-time option so you fit study around your current job and personal commitments.

Gain an education in law and become professionally qualified with a Leeds Beckett Diploma. You can select modules that match your career aspirations and interests while gaining valuable insight into the Mauritian legal landscape.

Length of study: One year / two years

Mode of study: Full-time / part-time

Start date: September 2020 and 2021

The PGDL modules cover the seven foundations of law:

  • Public Law
  • Law of the European Union
  • Criminal Law
  • Contract Law
  • Tort Law
  • Property Law
  • Equity and the Law of Trusts.

Additional modules include:

  • Law, Institutions and Skills
  • Dissertation

Gain an education in law and become professionally qualified with a Leeds Beckett Diploma. You can select modules that match your career aspirations and interests while gaining valuable insight into the Mauritian legal landscape.

Length of study: One year / two years

Mode of study: Full-time / part-time

Start date: September 2020 and 2021

The PGDL modules cover the seven foundations of law:

  • Public Law
  • Law of the European Union
  • Criminal Law
  • Contract Law
  • Tort Law
  • Property Law
  • Equity and the Law of Trusts.

Additional modules include:

  • Law, Institutions and Skills
  • Dissertation

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