• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Keen to develop your evaluation skills and enhance your ability to interpret and explain complex information clearly? Eager to sharpen your reasoning and critical judgement? Ready for a career in a prestigious and rewarding profession? A law degree from Abertay awaits.

Law (Hons) at Abertay University  explores the Scottish legal system and the building blocks of Scots law, neatly complemented with subjects from other disciplines. This approach helps you develop a view of the differing contexts in which law operates.

Delivered by staff in the Division of Law in Dundee Business School, this degree:

  • Enables graduates, on successful completion of postgraduate studies and a traineeship, to become Scottish solicitors
  • Offers extracurricular activities such as Mooting.

You’ll also use the university’s moot room for debates and other exercises where you’ll present legal arguments. Work placement and single-term overseas study opportunities may be available in Year 3, with both opportunities designed to broaden your knowledge of the law and legal systems.

Careers 

You'll graduate with excellent employment prospects. The transferable skills gained during your degree will make you highly sought-after by employers, with many of our graduates moving into careers in areas such as: 

  • The court service 
  • The police 
  • The civil service 
  • Law centres or advice bureaus 

Graduates have also found careers in banks, financial services and journalism. Others have chosen careers as legal academics, and some have used their legal knowledge to assist them in setting up their own businesses. 

Accreditation

Accredited by the Law Society of Scotland and the Faculty of Advocates

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Legal Systems and Method 
  • Law of Contract 
  • Public Law
  • Law of Delict
  • Criminal Law
  • Law of Succession

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    78

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

All applicants must have passes in English and Maths - National 5 English grade C or GCSE grade C/4 or equivalent.  National 5 ESOL is accepted in lieu of National 5 English. National 4 Maths or National 5 Maths/Lifeskill Maths grade C.

Below are the literate subjects we accept for entry on this course:

  • Business Management
  • Classical Studies
  • Economics
  • English
  • English for speakers of other languages
  • Geography
  • History
  • Media Studies
  • Modern Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Politics
  • Psychology
  • Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies
  • Sociology

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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English, Welsh and Northern Irish Students: 9,250 GBP

Living costs for Dundee

  • 787 - 1500 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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