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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Law (with Honours) - LLB (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**With a Portsmouth law degree you really can change the world, fight for what you believe in and make a difference to people’s lives. This Bachelor of Laws (LLB) is a fully accredited, qualifying law degree (QLD), which gives you the choice to study for your solicitor exams or your Bar exams after you graduate.If you take our Community Lawyer module you’ll gain 3 months work experience that can count towards your qualifying work experience for the new Solicitor’s Qualifying Exam (SQE). You’ll also have the option of a paid work placement between years 2 and 3 that will increase your employability.This law course also offers you another route to qualifying as a lawyer. If you take the CILEx Graduate Fast-track Diploma module in your final year, you’ll be able to apply for work immediately when you graduate as a paralegal or trainee legal executive. You can then complete your training to become a Chartered Legal Executive whilst you work.**New Solicitors Qualifying Exam**The route to qualifying as a solicitor is changing.If you complete or start this course, accept an offer of a place, or pay a non-refundable deposit (international students only) by 21 September 2021 (inclusive) you can choose to take either the Legal Practice Course (LPC) or the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) after graduation. If you accept an offer after 21 September 2021 you'll need to take the SQE to qualify as a solicitor. The content and mode of assessment of many of our modules provide a good foundation for further specific SQE preparation.**Accredited by:**This course is accredited by Bar Standards Board and Solicitors Regulation Authority.**What you'll experience**Your teaching is shaped by expert staff who have been practicing lawyers and who understand how the legal landscape is changing.Your teaching will also be informed by our research expertise in areas such as data protection, legal education and commercial law.You'll have a wide choice of optional modules, so you can choose the areas of law you're most interested in.You'll get lots of practice at the type of assessment used in the first part of the new Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE).You'll have unrivalled support to help you achieve your goals.You'll benefit from expert guest lecturers.You can choose to:Take our advocacy module, which prepares you to put a case in both criminal and civil courts.Volunteer in our General Legal Advice Clinic, getting real-world practice of applying what you've learned.Join in mooting competitions in our replica courtroom.Take a community lawyer placement with a local partner business.Take a 1-year paid placement to boost your employability and build contacts.Gain your CILEx diploma to set you on the road to qualifying as a Chartered Legal Executive.**Careers and opportunities**After the course, you could progress to a graduate training scheme, go straight into employment in the private, public or voluntary sector, or continue your studies.If you chose a career in law, you can do the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) or Legal Practice Course (LPC), which are the traditional routes to becoming a barrister or solicitor.If you take the CILEx Graduate Fast-track Diploma module in your final year, you can work as legal executive or paralegal when you graduate and become a Chartered Legal Executive lawyer following 3 years of qualifying employment. This gives you similar career opportunities to barristers and solicitors.**What jobs can you do with a Law degree?**Roles our graduates have taken on include:- solicitor- barrister- legal executive- paralegal- insurance analyst- chartered company secretary- recruitment consultant- local housing authority manager- operations managerAfter you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support f

Tuition fees

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£ 15,500per year

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Entry requirements

Guide UCAS points

120 UCAS points

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University information

University of Portsmouth

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  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    51st out of 104 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    122 54%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62.0 62%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%



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