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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3109C: Law Placement

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Please note that this module is only delivered on the Penryn Campus.


NQF Level 6
Credits 120 ECTS Value 60
Term(s) and duration

This module ran during term 1 (12 weeks), term 2 (12 weeks) and term 3 (6 weeks)

Academic staff

This module is only available to students on either the LLB with Professional Legal Placement pathway or the LLB with Industrial Placement pathway.



Available via distance learning


This module forms part of the LLB Law with Business with Professional Placement and LLB Law with Business with Industrial Placement programmes. When taking this module, you undertake a professional legal placement either with a law firm or an in-house legal team, or undertake a non-law related placement in industry.

You will use one or more placements to gain skills that equip you to work in the global jobs market. You will be encouraged to deepen your understanding of the workplace and issues relating to legal and business professionalism. The module will develop and deepen your understanding of business and legal practices.

Placement durations are as follows:

  • for a single placement, a minimum of 28 weeks, excluding statutory and other holidays;
  • for two placements, a minimum of 14 weeks per placement, excluding statutory and other holidays.
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