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Scots Law (Graduate Entry), L.L.B.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #77 (QS) Glasgow, United Kingdom
The Scots Law (Graduate Entry) programme from University of Glasgow is a fast-track undergraduate degree, which is available to graduates of any discipline, including Law. 
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Overview

The accelerated LLB provides graduates of any discipline with a pathway towards professional qualification. The two-year degree is available to all applicants holding a first degree.

The Scots Law (Graduate Entry) programme from University of Glasgow is fully accredited by the Law Society of Scotland for entry into the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice.

This flexible degree offers courses that put an emphasis on developing the key skills required by employers.

The programme provides you with a sound general foundation for a range of careers, such as the civil service, local government, journalism, industry and commerce, international institutions, administration, banking, insurance, social work and the police service.

On successful completion of the LLB you will have the opportunity to combine your qualification with one of our seven specialised or general LLM (Master of Laws) degrees.

Career

If you intend to become a solicitor or advocate in Scotland you must, in addition to the LLB, complete a one-year postgraduate vocational qualification: the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice. There is then a period of full-time training for two years to become a solicitor, and up to two and a half years to become an advocate.

To qualify in England & Wales, in other member states of the EU or elsewhere, you must pass additional examinations in the appropriate legal system.

The flexibility of the law degree at Glasgow means that the LLB degree provides a sound general foundation for a range of careers. These include the civil service, local government, journalism, industry and commerce, international institutions, administration, banking, insurance, social work and the police service.

Accreditation

  • This programme is fully accredited to allow entry to the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice and the Scottish legal profession.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Obligations
  • Introduction to legal study
  • Family law
  • Constitutional law
  • Criminal law and evidence
  • Law and government
  • Jurisprudence
  • Legal profession and ethics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Minimum requirements: 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18370 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18370 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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England, Wales and Northern Ireland: £27,750 per total

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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