• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #242 (QS) Leicester, United Kingdom
Law is a hugely diverse field with so many paths you can go down. This qualifying Law degree offerd at the University of Leicester is your classic route into the profession. You’ll cover core subjects like contract and criminal law, but you’ll also have the freedom to explore areas you’re passionate about like human rights or medical law.
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Overview

Programme Overview

The Law LLB programme offered at the University of Leicester is the traditional route into the legal profession and gives you the freedom to explore the areas of law that most interest you. It is an excellent stepping stone to graduate level employment as it is a thought-provoking and challenging subject, giving you legal knowledge as well as transferable skills such as reasoning, research and problem solving. Your study will take a variety of approaches, including analysis of cases and statutes and the role of law within its social, economic and political context. The foundation subjects that you will study are recognised by the Law Society and the Bar Council.

Throughout the course you will study the core branches of law while gaining more freedom each year to choose your modules from a broad list of specialist areas. This will not only broaden your understanding of the legal system, but also help you to make an informed decision as to which area of law you might wish to pursue after graduation.As you gain an understanding of the legal system, you will refine your own thought processes and become well-practiced in in adapting your problem-solving skills to different cases.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      • Year Abroad (optional)
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Civil Justice
  • Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Law and Legal Reasoning
  • Law of Contract
  • Law of Tort

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.

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • A-levels: AAB. General Studies accepted 
  • EPQ with A-levels: ABB + EPQ at grade B
  • GCSE: English language at Grade C/4 or above 
  • Access to HE Diploma: Pass relevant diploma with 45 credits at Level 3, including 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit 
  • International Baccalaureate: Pass diploma with 33 points. Plus grade 4 in SL English if not held at GCSE.
  • BTEC Nationals: D*D*D with a strong GCSE background 

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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