LLB Law (graduate programme)
If you want to ...
- convert to law from a first degree in another discipline
- graduate with a qualifying law degree
- cover the seven foundations of legal knowledge
- pursue a programme that consolidates a three year law degree into two years
... then LLB law (graduate programme) is the programme for you.
LLB Law (graduate programme) provides you with the opportunity to learn about the law, both in the traditional sense of 'thinking like a lawyer' and in the broader sense of law as a social institution.
Our LLB Law (graduate programme) is a 'Qualifying Law Degree'. This status means that graduation from the programme exempts you from the Common Professional Examination: the initial stage of professional qualification as a solicitor or barrister for both the Law Society of England and Wales, and the Bar Council. This shortens your professional training, should you wish to practise in England and Wales, by one year.
This programme is for people who already hold a first degree. The pace of the course takes this previous academic experience into consideration.
Unlike the postgraduate LLM Law programme, which focuses more on the development of postgraduate research skills, LLB Law (graduate programme) follows undergraduate level structures of teaching and learning.
Develop your interests
We offer a wide range of study options throughout the LLB programme, allowing you to develop your interests in the specialist legal areas of your choice.
If you are interested in commercial and corporate law, you can take courses in Company Law and Employment Law. However, if your interests lie in the field of criminal justice, you can study Criminology, or Policing. Other options of more general interest include Environmental Law, Evidence and Family Law.