LLB (Hons)

Law

Our law degree, known as an LLB or Bachelor of Laws, is equivalent to a BA or BSc. If your career aspiration is to be a solicitor or barrister in the UK, this degree is perfect for you as it is recognised as a Qualifying Law Degree. And if you have set your sights on a career in politics, business, or journalism our Qualifying Law Degree, with the transferrable skills it gives you, is an excellent launch pad for these ambitions and more. With our professionally focused qualification, you can expect to learn practical skills coupled with a focus on your future employability.

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Key Facts

Entry requirements

A Level: BBB

GCSE: English Language Grade C/4 or above, or equivalent

Requirements for the Foundation Year differ from those listed.

Full requirements

Next start date

September 2020

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

We are one of the UK's longest-established specialist providers of legal education and have trained more practising lawyers in the UK than anyone else.

We were awarded Silver in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) for delivering high quality teaching, learning and outcomes.

Course Details

Full-time three year LLB

You can expect something different to the traditional three year Bachelor of Laws degree when you study our LLB. Over 90% of our tutors are qualified solicitors, barristers and judges so you will learn to apply law and we focus on teaching you the most relevant and practical skills that employers are looking for. We have designed our LLB to be the first truly professional undergraduate law degree.

Studying our law degree is the start to a wide, varied and exciting legal career. It offers more diversity than almost any other profession, whether you want to be a company secretary, a solicitor, a paralegal or a high court judge. It is also one of the best qualifications for going on to succeed in other careers. You can find our graduates working in politics, journalism, business, HR and finance and more all over the world.

When you study an LLB with us you receive:

  • The highest standard of teaching from experienced professionals
  • Small class sizes
  • Options to study on campus and online
  • A choice of campuses across the UK
  • Access to a large specialist careers service and pro bono clinics
  • 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.

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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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Foundation Year

You can choose to take an additional Foundation Year before you start your LLB. This introductory year focuses on developing an understanding of the legal sector and the key skills required to undertake the LLB (Hons) Law Degree. The Foundation Year involves studying six modules to develop the necessary skills and introduce students to key concepts to enable progression onto our three year Law degrees.

Course Structure

Semester 1

  • Citizenship
  • Academic and Report Writing
  • Numeracy in Context

Semester 2

  • Foundations of Business Management
  • Foundations of Law
  • Foundations of Social Science

Semester 1

  • Common Law Method and Ethics
  • Academic and Professional Skills
  • Law of Contract

Semester 2

  • Law of Tort
  • Public Law
  • European Union Law

Semester 1

  • Criminal Law
  • Business Law 1
  • Land Law

Semester 2

Choose three*:

  • Extended Essay
  • Human Rights
  • Family Law
  • Employment Law
  • Real Estate

*All options are indicative and subject to availability. Please note that some modules are available in Years 2 and 3; please select only once. If you are studying at a campus offering Law with Government and Politics, Law with Legal Innovation and Technology, Law with Criminology, Law with Criminal Justice or Business School courses you may be able to choose modules from those programmes as well.

Semester 1

  • Equity and Trusts
  • Business Law 2
  • Civil Dispute Resolution

Semester 2

Choose three*:

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

*All options are indicative and subject to availability. Please note that some modules are available in Years 2 and 3; please select only once. If you are studying at a campus offering Law with Government and Politics, Law with Legal Innovation and Technology, Law with Criminology, Law with Criminal Justice or Business School courses you may be able to choose modules from those programmes as well.

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Want to finish faster?

Why not consider our two year Accelerated LLB?

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Course Start Dates

  • Law (LLB)
    • Full-time: Birmingham, Bristol, Guildford, Hong Kong, Leeds, London Bloomsbury, Manchester and Nottingham
    • Part-time: Online (Hong Kong)
  • Law (LLB)
    • Part-time: Online (Hong Kong)
  • Law (LLB)
    • Full-time: Birmingham, Bristol, Chester, Guildford, Hong Kong, Leeds, London Bloomsbury, Manchester and Nottingham
    • Part-time: Online (Hong Kong)
  • Law (LLB)
    • Part-time: Online (Hong Kong)
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Study Online

You can also study this course 100% online.

The online version of this course covers the same content as the on campus version, while still offering you the same high level of professional tutor support. The only difference is that you can study when, where and how you want, over a variety of different course lengths.

If you’re looking for true flexibility in your studies, why not consider our online study option?

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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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This course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.

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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, except courses at our Hong Kong campus. Please note: Our Hong Kong courses are not yet open for applications. If you are interested in finding out more about studying in Hong Kong, please register your interest today.

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UK/EU students per year: 21,000 Euro per academic year.

International students: please contact IE University for more information.

If you need to fund your studies with a student loan you can apply via Student Finance.

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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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