Law - Course Outline
Part First 'A'
Year First 'A'
In the first year, students take part first 'A' of the Law course. The par first has four papers including:
- Criminal Law
- Law of Tort
- Civil Law
- Constitutional Law
Part First 'B'
In the second year, students choose five papers from a broad rage of options. Some of the students take land law and contract law. Other options may include:
- Family Law
- Administrative Law
- International Law
- Civil Law II
- Legal History
- Criminal Procedure and Criminal Evidence
In the third year, students have to take part second of law where they choose and study five papers from an extensive range. Some of the students take Equity and European law. In the third year, students may develop their interest in various subjects such as public law subjects, commercial law subjects and in more theoretical aspects of law (jurisprudence).
Students may take certain half-papers. These papers have ranged in modern years from taxation, landlord and tenant law through media law and European human rights law, to English legal history 1500-1700. In this year, students have an excellent opportunity to participate in a seminar course where they submit a dissertation in place of one paper. It must be noted that seminar courses vary with each year, however, in the past have included law and ethics of medicine, women and the law, international law, public law, criminal law and ethics. Upon completing a degree course in law, students have a wide career prospect. They may get into a number of fields such as law, business, government and non-government sectors, etc.
Cambridge Law Test - Law
Many colleges require candidates who are applying for law, to take the Cambridge law test. This test is created to provide an evaluation of students' ability for the course. In many cases, students will take the test when they are in Cambridge for appearing an interview.
Applicants who take the test for admission to the law course may require answering one question in one hour (candidates who are offered an interview at one of the departments' overseas interview centers sit a slightly different side of the test wherein they are required to answer two question within two hours). Students do not require any previous knowledge of the law for admission to the course. Students do not need to register for this test and the college coping with their application shall contact them about the arrangements in case they are using it. It must be noted that there is no charge related with appearing for the Cambridge Law Test. Students are advised to visit the faculty of law website www.law.cam.ac.uk/admissions/ to know more information about the test, questions and answers, etc.