• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
The Law, Human Rights and Social Justice (Hons) at De Montfort University is a qualifying law degree, which means you will cover the core law content that the Bar Standards Board and the Solicitors Regulation Authority require, as well as studying how individuals are protected and how they interact on issues such as immigration, housing and state benefits.

Overview

 This Law, Human Rights and Social Justice (Hons) degree at De Montfort University is ideal if you want to focus on how individuals are protected and interact on issues such as immigration, housing and state benefits

Reasons to study Law, Human Rights and Social Justice at DMU:

  • Specialist options such as human rights, refugee law, social justice and immigration
  • Enjoy an international experience with #DMUglobal trips include New York, Berlin, Toronto and Doha
  • A fully qualifying law degree with full exemptions from the academic stage of the professional qualification for solicitors and barristers
  • A dedicated law environment including a mock court room, client interviewing room and an integrated law library

Graduate careers

Many graduates go into the legal profession, but the career opportunities for law graduates are infinite.

Recent graduates from our Law School have gone onto careers such as Legal Associate at Barratt Developments PLC, Case Worker at Ministry of Justice, Investigation Support Assistant at Leicestershire Police and Prosecution Manager at Arriva Rail North.

Accreditation

This course meets the requirements of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board, which means that you will graduate with full exemptions from the academic stage of the professional qualification for solicitors and barristers. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      four years with a placement

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits

    390 (with a placement)

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Law of Contract
  • Criminal Law
  • English and European Legal Contexts
  • Human Rights
  • European Union Public Law
  • Substantive Law of the European Union
  • Land Law

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

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General Requirements

  • A typical offer is 112 UCAS points. You need to study at least two subjects at A-level or equivalent (eg BTEC)
  • You must have at least five GCSEs at grades A–C including English language
  • Pass Access with 30 Level 3 credits at Merit (or equivalent)
  • English (Language or Literature) and Maths GCSE required as separate qualifications at grade C
  • We will normally require students to have had a break from full time education before undertaking the Access course
  • International Baccalaureate: 26+ Points

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • 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

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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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