48 months
20000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


You will spend your first three years of the English Law and French Law course at The University of Exeter in Exeter and your final year at the University of Rennes.  A law degree also provides a range of skills which are sought by other sectors such as business, finance and administration.

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  • Provides students with the foundation to pursue a professional legal career in both the UK and France
  • You’ll study French law as a foundation course during your three years in Exeter which is taught and assessed in French
  • Your modules in French law will be taught by highly qualified French lawyers in the relevant language

Your future

We have an excellent relationship with members of the legal profession who are in regular contact with students  through activities such as workshops, skills sessions, mooting, networking, internships, shadowing and mentoring.

Students of the English Law and French Law course at The University of Exeter also benefit from our strong links with alumni all over the world. Many of our alumni are in senior positions and include:

  • His Hon Judge Phillip Waller CBE
  • Steve Edge, Partner – Slaughter and May
  • Fiona Shackleton, Partner – Payne Hicks Beach
  • Dato Ambiga Sreenevasan – President of the Malaysian Bar Council
  • Sarah Turvill – Chairman of Willis International Ltd

Many graduates go on to further study in the law and then enter a training contract with a firm of solicitors or a pupillage in a barrister’s chambers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Law of Contract
  • French Constitutional Law
  • Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Legal Foundations
  • The Law of Torts
  • Land Law
  • French Administrative Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A-Level AAA B in French
  • IB 36/666 HL5 in French
  • BTEC DDD Applicants studying a BTEC Extended Diploma are also required to achieve B in French
  • GCSE C or 4 English Language

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20000 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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