The LLB degree provides a qualifying law degree enabling successful graduates to progress to further study on the Legal Practice Course (Solicitor) or the Bar Professional Training Course (Barrister) and is therefore designed in accordance with the professional body requirements and will include:- Subject specific knowledge of the areas of law known as the Foundations of Legal Knowledge comprising: Constitutional and Administrative Law and Human Rights Law; Law of the European Union; Criminal Law; Contract; Tort; Property Law and Equity & Trusts with an initial study of Legal Skills and English and European Legal Systems and training in legal research. Application (including problem solving) Research, analysis, evaluation, critical judgement and synthesis An ability to work independently Effective communication, literacy (including proficiency in IT skills) and other key skills. The course aims to provide students with knowledge of the English Legal system, familiarity with its institutions and procedures and a basic understanding of how law fits together and operates in England and Wales and the European Union. Students will demonstrate progression through their course of study and develop the ability to apply knowledge to legal problems and provide solutions to a wide number of legal issues. In addition to the designated mandatory subjects for study there will be the opportunity to select options at Levels 5 and 6 as preparation for areas of future employment and/or specialism. The overall aim is that students will be able to act independently in planning and managing tasks. Core and option areas which they have studied and will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the use of IT and engage with blended learning and technology supported learning.