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European Legal Studies (Honours), L.L.B.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #651 (QS) ,
The European Legal Studies (Honours) degree at the University of Westminster provides you with the foundation subjects required to obtain a Qualifying Law Degree along with the opportunity to spend a year of study in one of our partner universities in Europe. 

About

A law degree is seen as a valuable asset by a variety of employers, as is knowledge of another European legal system and another European legal language.

When you apply you will need to demonstrate an aptitude for European language study, but this need not necessarily take the form of a formal qualification. Depending on your language skills, while abroad you may study in English or in another European language. Student mobility takes place under the Erasmus+ scheme.

Career Path 

 The European Legal Studies (Honours) degree at the University of Westminster will prepare you for a range of legal careers including practice as a barrister or advocate, solicitor, clerk, officer of the court or legal executive. Graduates also pursue careers in legal interpreting, the Civil Service, international organisations, NGOs and local government.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    360 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Civil Law and Legal Systems
  • Equity and Trusts
  • EU Law
  • European Language
  • Legal Profession and Legal Services
  • Land Law
  • Contract Law
  • Criminal Law
  • European Language
  • Law: Policy and Practice
  • Public Law
  • Tort Law
  • Dissertation in European Legal Studies

            English Language Requirements

            You only need to take one of these language tests:

            • Minimum required score:

              80

              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.

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            Academic Requirements

            General Requirements

            UK

            • A Levels – ABC
            • International Baccalaureate – 28 points
            • Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma – DDM
            • Access to HE Diploma - Pass with 45 credits at Level 3 with a minimum of 36 Level 3 credits at Merit or Distinction plus Maths and English GCSEs at at least grade C.
            • GCSE minimum grade 4 (Grade C in grading system prior to 2017) in Maths and English.

            EU AND INTERNATIONAL

            • International Baccalaureate – 28 points 

            Tuition Fee

            • International

              13400 GBP/year
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 13400 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
            • EU/EEA

              9250 GBP/year
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
            We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

            Living costs for London

            • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
              Living Costs

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

            Funding

            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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