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English with Law BA

The Law minor aims to provide a thematic basis to academic legal studies which aligns to career paths that are attractive to alumni of the College, in particular careers in which knowledge and understanding of corporate, commercial and employment matters are valuable; provide legal knowledge and skills.

English with Law BA

Studying the English with Law BA will help you to analyse texts in both a creative and a technical manner. You will study rhetoric, stylistics, and learn to compare different texts and other art forms. You will engage with literary criticism, as well as well as studying literature from 1550 to the present day. You’ll complement these studies with the both theoretical and applied nature of studying law, in which you will use your skills of language analysis to make precise arguments about the nature of different legal documents.

Award:

BA (Hons) English with Law

UCAS code:

Q3M1

Location:

Bloomsbury, London.

Entry requirements:

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Study mode:

Full-time

Start date:

16th September 2019 (see term dates)

Duration:

3 years

Annual tuition fees:

UK, EU, EEA & Swiss: £9,250

International: £14,000

Teaching & learning

You will experience an average of over 10 high-quality contact hours with academics per week, typically consisting of:

  • 6 hours of degree lectures
  • 1-hour one-to-one tutorial
  • 1-hour small group tutorial
  • 1.5 hours LAUNCH seminar
  • 2 hours NCH Diploma lectures

Timetables

Timetables are usually made available to students during Freshers’ Week. Teaching can be scheduled to take place during any day of the week. However, when possible, Wednesday afternoons are usually reserved for sports and cultural activities.

Your qualification

New College of the Humanities’ degrees have been designed and created by the College’s world-class professors and faculty. The courses reflect their areas of expertise and research interests, meaning that they are strongly engaged with the material that they will teach you, and there may be opportunities for students to participate in active research. Read more

In the case of the English major and minor, the curriculum is overseen and advocated by Professor Sir Christopher Ricks BA, MA, BLitt (Oxon), FBA, Warren Professor of the Humanities and co- director of the Editorial Institute at Boston University, formerly Professor of English at the universities of Bristol and Cambridge, and Professor of Poetry at the University of Oxford.

In the case of the single honours Law LLB and the Law major and minor, the curriculum is overseen and advocated by Professor Adrian Zuckerman LLM (Jerusalem), MA (Oxon), Visiting Professor of Law at NCH, Professor of Civil Procedure at the University of Oxford, and tutor at University College London and King’s College London. A leading figure in civil litigation and the administration of justice, his book, Zuckerman on Civil Procedure, is the foremost scholarly work on the subject. He contributed to Lord Woolf’s inquiry into access to justice in 1995, and to Lord Justice Jackson’s Review of Civil Litigation Costs 2010.

New College of the Humanities has undergone a review for educational oversight by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). NCH is subject to educational oversight by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) under the UK Visas and Immigration’s Tier 4 sponsorship requirements. See the QAA for more information.

The New College of the Humanities undergraduate degree programmes have been validated by Solent University as being of an appropriate standard and quality and will lead to the Solent University award of the BA (Hons).

To reflect the greater richness of your studies and the additional Core Courses and professional development programme that you study at the College, you will be awarded the NCH Diploma in addition to your degree. The diploma sets you apart from other graduates by marking the greater breadth of your education at the College. The NCH Diploma is a non-credit bearing award.

Programme specifications