Law LLB (Hons)

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About the course

A qualifying law degree with full exemptions from the academic stage of the professional qualification for solicitors and for the Bar. The emphasis is on developing key lawyering skills, as well as academic skills and preparing you for a successful career in the profession.

  • Progress to our Legal Practice Course (LPC) after graduating (subject to conditions)
  • Our students are regular finalists and winners of mooting competitions
  • Take part in Pro Bono activities including Street Law and Law Clinic
  • Quality teaching and individual support from a personal tutor
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Key facts

UCAS course code: M100

Duration: Three years full-time

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About the course

A qualifying law degree with full exemptions from the academic stage of the professional qualification for solicitors and for the Bar. The emphasis is on developing key lawyering skills, as well as academic skills and preparing you for a successful career in the profession.

  • Progress to our Legal Practice Course (LPC) after graduating (subject to conditions)
  • Our students are regular finalists and winners of mooting competitions
  • Take part in Pro Bono activities including Street Law and Law Clinic
  • Quality teaching and individual support from a personal tutor
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Key facts

UCAS course code: M100

Duration: Three years full-time

Institution code: D26

Entry and admission criteria

  • Typical offers at 320 UCAS Points A Level candidates need to study at least two subjects at A Level and need to achieve one grade B or above in one subject
  • All students must have at least five GCSEs grades A–C including English Language.
  • International Baccalaureate: 30+ points.

We welcome applications from mature students with non-standard qualifications and recognise all other equivalent and international qualifications.

Interview required:

Yes

International students:

If English is not your first language, we require an English language level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching will be through lectures, tutorials and seminars, role play, case study analysis and self-directed study. Assessment usually includes essays, a moot and/or exams.

You will normally attend around 15 hours of timetabled taught sessions (lectures, tutorials etc) each week, and are expected to undertake at least 15 further hours of independent study to complete project work, research etc as required.

Course modules

First year

  • Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Contract
  • Criminal Law
  • English and European Legal Contexts

Second year

  • Land Law
  • EU Law
  • Tort
  • Plus an option

Third year

  • Equity and Trusts
  • Plus three options

Option modules in the second and third years might include:

  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Law of Civil Liberties
  • Labour Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Law and Medicine
  • Company Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Criminology
  • International Law
  • Family Law
  • Lawyering: Theory, Skills and Ethics
  • International Child Law
  • Contemporary Issues in Jurisprudence and Legal Theory
  • Immigration and Refugee Law
  • English Legal History
  • Sports Law
  • Dissertation
  • Law of Evidence
  • Administrative Law.
Programme/Module Information Handbooks:

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Work experience and placements

A range of Pro Bono activities include Law Clinic and Street Law. We also encourage you to take mini-pupillages and other work placements.

Graduate careers

Our graduates have an excellent track record of employment and of gaining places on further training courses. Many graduates go into the legal profession, but the opportunities for a student who has taken a law degree are infinite. We offer all successful graduates a place on our Legal Practice Course.

Fees and funding

UK/EU Fees: £9,000

International Fees: £10,750

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Facilities

Excellent facilities within the new £35 million Hugh Aston Building include an integrated law library, mock courtroom and law clinic.

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