LLB (Hons)


Award LLB (Hons)
Locations  Birmingham, Bristol, Chester, Guildford, Leeds, London Bloomsbury, Manchester, Nottingham and online
UCAS Institution Code L17
UCAS Institution Short Name LAW
Next Start

September 2019 

Our Online 4.5 year course has an additional start date of January 2019

Course Fees: 3 Year Full-time & Online, per year

£9,250 (UK/EU) / £13,500 (International)

 

Course Fees: Accelerated, per year

£11,100 (UK/EU) / £16,150 (International)

Course Fees: Online (4 & 4.5) per year £6,935 (UK/EU/International)
Course Fees: Online (6 Year) per year
£4,625 (UK/EU/International)
  Further information on course fees

Our undergraduate law degrees deliver the highest standards in teaching on campus and online whilst offering students the greatest flexibility in study locations, modes and specialist disciplines:

  • The University of Law has been awarded a gold ranking in the Government led Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The TEF panel judged that ULaw delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK
  • 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 unique Switch It Up facility may allow you to study in two or more cities and/or add a specialist discipline. Find out more about CampuSwitch and CourseSwitch. Terms and conditions apply.

A law degree is an excellent starting point for a whole range of careers. The legal industry offers a huge amount of diversity; from solicitor and barrister to judge or paralegal. Outside of the legal industry, a law degree can lead to careers in journalism, politics, HR, finance and many more.

As over 90% of our tutors are qualified lawyers you will be learn how to apply law in practice and develop the transferable skills demanded by employers. Whether you’re considering a career in law or the wider commercial world, our LLB is a great place to start your journey.  

All of our law degrees are qualifying law degrees and you can study our  LLB (Hons) Law degree on campus or online, with a variety of courses to meet your particular needs:

View the full range of our online law courses.

Full-time (Three years)

Locations Birmingham, Bristol, Chester, Guildford, Leeds, London Bloomsbury, Manchester, Nottingham and Online
UCAS Code M110 (apply direct to ULaw for Online option)

Our LLB (Hons) Law is very different to a traditional three-year law degree. It’s designed to be the most relevant and rounded degree-level education available to help you achieve your career ambitions – the first truly professional three-year undergraduate law degree.


Accelerated (Two years)

Locations London Bloomsbury, Nottingham
UCAS Code M100

Our LLB (Hons) Law two-year Accelerated is designed to get you to the next stage of your professional training as a lawyer or start your career as quickly as possible, without compromising on quality.

It’s a faster more intensive route, taught by the same tutors and using the same high-quality teaching methods as our three-year law degree.


Law with Foundation Year 
(Four years)

Locations Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, London Bloomsbury, Manchester, Nottingham
UCAS Code M111

Our LLB (Hons) Law with Foundation Year is a Qualifying Law degree studied over four years. The first year is a Foundation year, which focuses on developing an understanding of the legal sector and the key skills required to undertake the LLB (Hons) Law Degree. The subsequent three years then follow our full-time LLB course.

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Course Content

Our modular structure enables you to get experience of the areas of law that are most useful in legal practice.

There are two main Semesters per academic year. Each Semester is 15 weeks long with 12 weeks tuition, one week consolidation/revision and two weeks to complete the assessments.

Three year full-time study

You will study a total of 18 modules with 36 hours devoted to our Employability programme. In each year you will study three modules per semester.

12 of the modules are set. You select six of the modules from a list to suit your particular areas of interest/career intention.

These options include the chance to do a double module researching and writing on an area of law of your choice.

Students studying at campuses who are also offering Law with Criminology, Law with Criminal Justice, Law with Legal Innovation and Technology, Law with Government & Politics and Business School courses, may be able to choose options from these programmes as well.

Each single taught module consists of face-to-face tuition in 11 large groups and 11 x two-hour face-to-face sessions in small-group workshops. 

  Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
12 set modules:

Common Law Method & Ethics

Academic & Professional Skills

Law of Contract

Law of Tort

Public Law

European Union Law

Criminal Law 

Law of Organisations

Land Law

Equity & Trusts

Transactions

Actions

List of Module Options*: None

Choose three Level 5 options*

 

Choose three Level 6 options*

 

 

* All options are indicative and available subject to numbers. 

Level 5 Options: Human Rights, Family Law, Employment Law, Access to Justice and Legal Services, Real Estate, Extended Essay in Law

Level 6 Options: Wills & Succession, Companies: Governance, Tax and Insolvency, Human Rights, Intellectual Property, Criminal Litigation and Evidence, Research Project (double module); Canadian Constitutional Law (London only), Canadian Criminal Law (London only)

Please note: Some modules are available at Level 5 and 6, select once only.

Two year accelerated study

There are two main semesters per academic year and you will study 18 modules over the two years.

In each year you will study four modules per semester and you will study one module over the summer. All modules are compulsory and employability sessions form part of the programme.

Each single taught module consists of face-to-face tuition in 11 large groups and 11 x two-hour face-to-face sessions in small-group workshops.

  Year 1 Year 2
Semester 1:

Common Law Method & Ethics

Academic & Professional Skills

The Law of Contract

The Law of Tort

Land Law

Family Law

Employment Law

 Equity and Trusts

Semester 2:

Public Law

European Union Law

Criminal Law

 Law of Organisations

Transactions

Actions

Wills & Succession†

Companies: Governance, Tax and Insolvency†

 Canadian Constitutional Law (London only) 

Canadian Criminal Law (London only)

  Over the summer you will study an extended essay Over the summer you will study Criminal Litigation and Evidence

*All options are indicative and are available subject to course numbers                                               

† If students have an interest in Canadian law they will be able to replace Wills & Succession and Companies: Governance, Tax and Insolvency with the two Canadian law modules.

Four year Law with Foundation Year

In each year you will study three modules per semester; six modules a year.

The Foundation year will involve the study of six modules to develop the necessary skills and introduce students to key concepts to enable progression onto our three year Law or Law degrees.

Students studying at campuses who are also offering Law with Criminology, Law with Government & Politics and The University of Law Business School courses, may be able to choose options from these programmes as well.

  Foundation Year Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Compulsory modules

Introduction to Legal Personnel and Principles

Academic and Report Writing

Numeracy

Introduction to Marketing

Public/Private Law

Citizenship and the Law

Common Law Method & Ethics

Academic & Professional Skills

The Law of Contract

The Law of Tort

Public Law

European Union Law

Criminal Law

Law of Organisations

Land Law

Equity & Trusts

Transactions

Actions

Module options* NONE NONE

Choose 3 options*:

Family Law

Employment Law

Access to Justice and Legal Services

Real Estate

Extended Essay

Choose 3 options*:

Wills & Succession

Companies: Governance, Tax and Insolvency

Human Rights

Intellectual Property

Criminal Litigation & Evidence

Canadian Criminal Law (London only)

Canadian Constitutional Law (London only)

Research Project

*All options are indicative and are available subject to course numbers

 

Online Study

Our online courses are taught by the same tutors, using the same materials as our full time courses. See our online i-LLB page for full details of modules.


Course Structure

Full-time

Each year is made up of two semesters consisting of 12 teaching weeks and one week consolidation/revision and two weeks to complete assessments. You will study three modules per semester, six modules a year.

  • Year 1: 31 study weeks including a one-week induction
  • Year 2: 30 study weeks
  • Year 3: 30 study weeks

Accelerated

Each year is made up of two semesters consisting of 12 teaching weeks and one week consolidation/revision and two weeks to complete assessments. You will study four modules per semester. Over the summer at the end of each year you study one module; so a total of nine modules a year.

  • Year 1: 39 study weeks including a one-week induction
  • Year 2: 38 study weeks

Full-time Law with Foundation year

Each year is made up of two semesters consisting of 12 teaching weeks and one week consolidation/revision and two weeks to complete assessments.  You will study three modules per semester.

  • Foundation Year: 31 study weeks including a one-week induction
  • Year 1: 31 study weeks including a one-week induction
  • Year 2: 30 study weeks
  • Year 3: 30 study weeks

 


Assessment

Assessments are spread out throughout the duration of the course, rather than having lots of exams at the end of the year.  This means at the end of each semester, you have a revision/consolidation week followed by two weeks for assessment in each module.

Method of assessment

Throughout the course you are assessed by a variety of different assessment methods to enable you to demonstrate the development of your knowledge and skills throughout the programme. The methods of assessment include:

Examinations – two hours, ten multiple choice questions and a choice of two from six long form questions.

Coursework – essay, project report or portfolio.

Oral presentation.

The range of assessment methods reflects the practical nature of the programme and aligns the assessment with the learning outcomes of the programme. A mock assessment is included.

Your degree classification

You must pass each module to be awarded your LLB (Hons) Law Degree. The pass mark for each subject is 40%.

In calculating the overall average, for purposes of deciding the degree classification, the assessments are weighted as below.

 

Weighted average Degree classification 
70% and above  1
60-69%  2.1
50-59%  2.2
40-49%  3

Course Fees per year

LLB (Hons) Law
with or without Foundation Year & online
£9,250 (UK/EU)
£13,500 (International)
LLB (Hons) Law
Accelerated 2 Year programme
£11,100 (UK/EU)
£16,150 (International)