International Study Centre
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The International Foundation Year in Law leads to a choice of degrees at Lancaster University Law School – one of the UK’s most respected law schools. To prepare for your degree, you will study core English language modules and subject modules for Law. Your degree options include Criminology, Law, and Law with Politics.
Ready to make a difference and change the world? Take the first steps to your law degree from a UK university with our specialist pathway programme. As a Law student the topics you will study include justice, ethics, democracy and political institutions. You will learn about important cases and the history of the law, complemented by either study Globalisation or Core Mathematics.
You will study core modules within the International Foundation Year programme alongside subject specific modules designed to help you on your degree.
Core modules focus on your English language and university-level study skills. At the end of the programme you will feel confident in taking notes, writing essays, giving presentations, and contributing to discussions. Study areas include:
Academic English Skills*
Project and research skills
*Subject to approval
Subject modules in Law, Economics and Politics give you the academic knowledge and confidence you need to progress to your chosen degree. You will study either Core Mathematics or Globalisation.
Study areas include:
Law 1 & 2
Economics 1 & 2
You will progress to your chosen degree when you have completed your International Foundation Year and achieved the grades you need.*
Our law school is consistently ranked as the best in the North West and one of the most respected in the UK. It often ranks higher than most Russell Group universities.
You can choose between five challenging law degrees within Lancaster Law School. The options include Criminology, and Law with Politics.
To see all degree options, visit our progression degrees page.
* Please note the degree aim / selected degree path is not fixed or guaranteed. During your first term at the International Study Centre you will be asked to select three degree choices from progression list. You will receive a conditional offer, this offer will be made unconditional on successful completion of the course and on achieving the required progression grades.
October and January
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