LLB (Hons)

Law Senior Status

The LLB (Hons) Law Senior Status is a specifically designed degree for students who already hold a degree and want to gain a Qualifying Law Degree in just two years. You can study all the necessary modules for a Qualifying Law Degree while enjoying the flexibility of being able to select three LLB course options to suit areas that interest you.

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Key Facts

Entry requirements

A degree at 2:2 or above in any subject

 

Full requirements

Locations

London Bloomsbury

Next start date

September 2020

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UCAS

 

UCAS code

M101

 

Institution code

L17

 

Short name

LAW

92% of our full-time UK LLB students graduating in 2017 secured employment or further study within six months of successfully completing their course.

Our LLB Senior Status degree features optional Canadian Law module:, ‘Foundations of Canadian Law’ and ‘Canadian Constitutional Law’.

Over 90% of our excellent tutors are qualified lawyers with real-life experience in practice allowing students to learn in a realistic, professional and contemporary context.

Course Details

Full-time two year LLB Senior Status

Our LLB (Hons) Senior Status degree is a two year LLB programme specifically designed for students who already hold a degree. In addition to gaining a Qualifying Law Degree in just two years, the programme offers you the additional flexibility of being able to select three LLB course options in your second year.

This degree is taught by the same experienced, professional tutors as our standard three year LLB , using the same high-quality teaching methods. The course combines academic rigour with practical legal skills, providing you with the essential groundwork of your legal education while you study with other students in a professional business-like environment.

Studying our degree will also mean you are prepared in part for the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE 1) or to progress onto our Bar Practice Course (if you wish to qualify as a barrister).

The Senior Status degree is a particularly good choice for overseas students  because you may benefit from some exemptions in your home jurisdiction – a good example of this is the Canadian Law modules available as electives in your second year. We recommend that you check any possible exemptions within your home jurisdiction prior to undertaking the course.

When you study the LLB Senior Status with us you receive:

  • The highest standard of teaching from experienced professionals
  • Small class sizes
  • A variety of specialist modules to enhance employment prospects

On successfully completing the course you will be all set to kick start your postgraduate study to become a qualified lawyer.

Canadian Juris Doctor Pathway

If you study this course at our London Bloomsbury campus you can choose our Canadian law modules in your third year, preparing you for qualification and practice in Canada.

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Course Structure

Semester 1

  • Common Law Method and Ethics
  • The Law of Contract
  • The Law of Tort

Semester 2

  • Public Law
  • European Union Law
  • Criminal Law

Semester 1

  • Business Law 2
  • Equity and Trusts
  • Land Law

Semester 2

Choose three*:

  • Access to Justice and Legal Services
  • Canadian Constitutional Law (London only)
  • Criminal Litigation and Evidence
  • Employment Law
  • Family Law
  • Foundations of Canadian Law (London only)
  • Human Rights Law
  • Real Estate
  • Research Project (double module)
  • Trade Law
  • Wills and Succession

*All options are indicative and subject to availability.

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Want to boost your leadership skills?

In the summer after Year 2 of this course you have the opportunity to attend our International Leadership Summer School in Berlin.

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Course Start Dates

  • Law (LLB) Senior Status
    • Full-time: London Bloomsbury
  • Law (LLB) Senior Status
    • Full-time: London Bloomsbury
SQE

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Legal qualification will be changing in 2021. Get the latest insight into how this may affect you.

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Course Information

 

To get a full picture of how studying this course works during the year, take a look at our course date breakdowns.

Please note: These documents are still being developed, please check back at a later date to get a full breakdown of the dates for this course.

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At the end of each semester you’ll get a week for revision before two weeks of assessments.

Exams: Two hours, ten multiple choice questions and two long-form questions

Coursework: Essay, project report or portfolio

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We run mock assessments to allow you to practise before too.

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You must pass each module to be awarded your degree. A pass mark is 40% and above.

70%                  1

60-69%             2.1

50-59%             2.2

40-49%             3

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Employability We Set You Up For Success

We care about your career, which is why we offer support with job applications and other work experience opportunities as soon as you accept your place.

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Fees and Applying

 

Applications for all our undergraduate courses are open.

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UK/EU students per year: £9,250
International students per year: £13,750

As this course can only be taken by those already possessing an undergraduate degree, it is not eligible for an undergraduate student loan.

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We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.

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