Our distinctive Law (Senior Status) (Hons) programme from University of York combines academic rigour with applied, practical and inter-disciplinary perspectives, ensuring you develop an understanding of law in all its contexts.
We are the only law school in the UK to use a problem-based learning approach as the basis for our undergraduate programmes. We believe this modern, practical method will help you to develop the skills and techniques you will need to stand out as a professional. Our three learning streams allow you to choose a pathway based on your interests, while fitting closely together to form an integrated and comprehensive course.
We want you to feel a part of our vibrant community from day one. Our highly approachable, expert tutors are committed to providing you with high-quality teaching, feedback and support. Staff and students work alongside each other in the friendly and supportive surroundings of our purpose-built law school.
Careers and skills
Our pioneering Careers and Development programme will help to ensure you are ready to pursue your chosen career path. Created through collaboration with leading local, national and international firms and key vocational providers, the programme includes professional skills workshops, personal development, mentoring schemes and link days.
We also have a dedicated full-time Employability Tutor, who can give you advice on a wide range of matters, from CV and assessment centre techniques to general career planning.
We have established a wide range of professional links and partnering arrangements. Through these you benefit from 'real world' lawyers as part of the teaching team and gain access to practical, work-based learning opportunities that can help you to prepare for your career.
Qualifying as a solicitor or a barrister
If you wish to qualify as a solicitor or a barrister (in England and Wales) your Qualifying Law Degree* from YLS is recognised by the Bar Standards Board and the Solicitors Regulation Authority as fulfilling the academic stage of training.
Many of our graduates build careers as solicitors or barristers undertaking the LPC or BPTC.
Qualifying as a lawyer in another jurisdiction
If you want to qualify as a lawyer in another jurisdiction your Qualifying Law Degree* from YLS may be recognised as contributing to the entry requirements of the professional stage of legal training.
Undertaking further study or research
Our thriving research environment offers a number of postgraduate study opportunities. We have a number of taught postgraduate programmes and welcome proposals for MPhil and PhD study. As an LLB student here you can prepare for further study and experience working with academic colleagues through our research internship programme.
This degree is a Qualifying Law Degree (QLD), accredited by the Bar Standards Board and Solicitors Regulation Authority.
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- Professionalism & Ethics
- Legal Skills
- Legal Concepts
- Advanced Legal Skills
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesCivil & Private Law Public Law Legal Studies View 340 other Bachelors in Legal Studies in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 2:1 or the equivalent class of degree from an overseas higher education institution, in any subject. For graduates of Canadian universities, the requirement is a B+ degree or higher.
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International18350 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18350 GBP per year during 24 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 24 months.
Living costs for York
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
- UK government loans
- UK scholarships and bursaries
- International scholarships
- Country-specific funding
- US loans
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.