Subjects Offered

LLB Law Subjects

The Bachelor of Law has been designed in a manner that it includes every aspect of all the different types of laws. Follow a brief overview of the different LLB subjects offered at Denning Law School.

Administrative Law

Administrative law is one of the LLB subjects offered that is a hugely expanding field. Its core purpose is to ensure that any decisions or actions taken by government are lawful and, when they are not, to provide redress for grievances. The module will appeal to students who enjoy public law and have an interest in public affairs.

Commercial Law

Commercial law is concerned with obligations of commercial transactions of parties and the relationship pertaining to rules of personal property. Emphasis is placed on both knowledge of the principles and the ability to apply those rules to achieve practical solutions to problems. Students will become familiar with a range of issues. They include the ownership of/or title to goods; transfers of title and the effect on third parties and the passing of property between buyer and seller.

Company Law

Company Law is a vital module for people who wish to enter the corporate field. The syllabus centers around laws regulating the rights of individuals involved with a company. It focuses on benefits of company law such as limited liability and transferability of shares. Not only this but it also highlights corresponding burdens of company law. These include duties of disclosure and compliance with legal procedures.

Contract Law

This module places its emphasis on understanding the key underlying principles of English law. It covers core topics such as formation of contracts, capacity to contract and privity, performance and breach of contract and remedies for breach of contract.

Criminal Law

Criminal law refers to a body of laws that apply to criminal acts. This module examines general principles of criminal liability and a range of fatal and non-fatal offence. It also focuses on the trial of suspected persons and penalties and modes of treatment for convicted offenders.

Equity and Trusts

This course examines the principles of equity and analyses the doctrinal structure of the law of trusts. It provides students with coherent knowledge and understanding of the relevant principles of law related to trusts. These include express trusts, trusts arising as a matter of law and breach of trust, fiduciary relationships and equitable remedies.

EU Law

This is perhaps the most exciting and important time to study EU law, as Brexit starts to take effect. As a core area of law and a career path in it’s own right, this subject appeals to students having an interest in public affairs, politics and international relations. This module also examines EU institutions and law-making powers. It also focuses on the impact of EU law on national law and its overall consequences for business enterprises and individuals.

Law of Evidence

The law of evidence governs the rules and legal principles that govern the facts in a legal proceeding. It includes a study of the different kinds of evidence that may be presented and contested in the courtroom. Also, focus on techniques for eliciting evidence and the role of the lawyers, jury and judge in an adversarial system is part of the course. Highly relevant to actual day-to-day legal practice, this module will appeal particularly to students intending to become courtroom lawyers.

Introduction to Islamic Law

This module offers an overview of Islamic law, which is derived from the precepts of Islam mainly Quran and Hadith. It addresses the religious and historical foundations of Islamic law. Then proceeds to address its application in contemporary jurisdictions.

Jurisprudence and Legal Theory

The word jurisprudence is derived from the Latin terms juris prudentia, which means “the study, knowledge or science of law. This module poses fundamental questions about the nature of law and its place in society. It also analyzed how a legal system operates as a system of rules and as a social institution; while engaging with ideals of justice and often conflicting moral codes.

Legal System and Method

The aim of the module is to achieve an overview of the central institutions and processes of the English legal system. It has been developed to convey what is distinctive about the common law approach as a legal methodology. It helps in introducing students to techniques involved in the process of legal research and the understanding of legal reasoning.

Property Law

Property law is the area of law that governs the various forms of ownership and tenancy in real property and in personal property; within the common legal system. It centres on the various interests that can exist in land; the principles governing the creation, transfer and extinction of these interests and the extent to which those interests are enforceable against third parties.

Public Law

Public law is a fascinating and challenging subject area which will give you the chance to engage with fundamental issues affecting how law works in the context of democratic government. Students analyse key issues governing the relationship between citizens and the state; such as sovereignty and the division of powers between the judiciary, executive and administration.

Tort Law

Tort Law one of the LLB Subjects offered at DLS, introduces students to the organizing principles of tort law, such as damage, fault and vicarious liability. Students will explore each element of the cause of action in a negligence claim, with particular emphasis on the duty of care concept. The module builds on the duty of care concept to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of principles of liability governing pure economic loss, psychiatric harm and liability of public authorities. The module also explores those torts aimed at the safe and quiet enjoyment of land and protection of reputation.