About BARBRI Foundations in Law
BARBRI Foundations in Law is a 6-week short course designed to help you familiarise yourself with the study of law in England and Wales. It can also be taken prior to BARBRI SQE Prep to help students build knowledge ready to tackle the SQE prep courses with greater confidence.
Who is this course for?
BARBRI Foundations in Law has been designed for anyone looking for an introduction to the study of law in England and Wales. It is ideal for:
"BARBRI's personal learning plan helped me to fit studying into my busy life. I never need worried about what to learn when. Every time I logged-on I was directed towards what I needed to do."
What you will learn
The BARBRI Foundations in Law course runs over six weeks, and you will need to dedicate around 10 hours of study per week to complete the course.
The law covered in this course will also be covered in the SQE1 Prep course through additional lectures and exercises. Foundations in Law is a chance to acclimatise yourself to the study of law and, also to get you thinking like a lawyer.
The syllabus will give you an introduction to three key areas including:
- The legal system of England & Wales;
- Legal research – how to conduct and present it;
- Core legal terms, concepts, and areas of practice.
An online study guide will provide you with overviews and guidance on each subject.
Short, interactive lectures break down each of the subjects and are easy to schedule around your time commitments.
Interactive, online exercises incorporated into the curriculum help to consolidate knowledge and understanding of the materials.
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Online pre-recorded, interactive workshops help to consolidate learning in legal thinking, the application of law, interpreting case law & statute, legal research and presenting client advice.
Self-review questions to help further understanding, including an introduction into SQE1 format of questioning.
Access to Westlaw enables candidates to start developing their legal research skills.
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Enrol in BARBRI Foundations in Law
Choose from either a standalone 6-week Foundations in Law course, which is available for you to start at a time most convenient to you, or the Foundations in Law + SQE1 Prep course bundle if you are planning to proceed on to the SQE for optimum course alignment and discounted pricing.
Foundations in Law
Foundations in Law & BARBRI SQE1 Prep Package [Focused]
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Foundations in Law & BARBRI SQE1 Prep Package [Flexible]
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"The content is concise and whilst there is a lot to learn, the way the material is set out with BARBRI has meant I have never felt too overwhelmed."