The Bachelor of Laws (Hons) programme has the following content.
DBS Employability Pillar
In line with the DBS philosophy of ensuring its graduates have a suite of knowledge, skills and competence that make them readily employable, the programme contains an Employability Pillar of modules that complement the programme specific modules. This pillar of modules ensures students are aware of employer expectations on graduating, enhances their communication skills and time management while positioning the student for academic development during the course of their degree studies.
|Year 3 |
|Employability in Action ||Lifelong Learning: Learning for Life |
|Year 2 |
|Employability Skills |
|Innovation & Entrepreneurship |
|Year 1 |
|Learning to Learn ||Communication For Personal Success |
The DBS Employability Pillar, which runs throughout the duration of the degree, will demonstrate an awareness of transferable skills and their applicability in ‘real-life’ situations, projects undertaken and how they are applied in different circumstances so that students can take ownership of your own career management. Students will present themselves and their skills, attributes, experiences and qualifications, through effective job applications, CVs, interviews and voluntary activities. This will enable students to develop the necessary skills to compete effectively for a broad range of employment, postgraduate study options and innovative opportunities available to them and further develop lifelong learning and continuous professional development.
Teaching and Assessment
The BA (Hons) in Business is taught mainly through lectures and tutorials, with students taking responsibility for a significant amount of study outside scheduled class contact times. Assessment takes a variety of forms, including essays and reports, individual and group assignments and formal examinations. The majority of subjects are assessed through a combination of coursework and examination.
Teaching and Assessment
The law degree programme is taught mainly through lectures, seminars and workshops with students taking responsibility for a significant amount of study outside scheduled class contact hours. Most subjects are assessed by way of an assignment worth 15% of the overall marks, with 10% devoted to in seminar assessment and a sessional examination worth 75% of the overall marks for the subject.