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English and French Law (Licence) LLB (Hons)

University of Essex

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UCAS CODE: M123

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    07-OCT-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our challenging and competitive course gives you the rewarding intellectual experience of discovering the richness of both the French and English legal cultures. We are one of only a few universities in the UK which put students on the right path to qualify for legal practice in both the UK and France.

Your first two years on our prestigious LLB English and French Law course are spent at Essex, where you take the required modules in English Law, meeting the requirements for the academic stages of training to become a solicitor or barrister in the UK. You also take French law in both years, which is taught in French.

Not only will you learn legal rules, but you will also consider the function of law in society, the philosophy of law, policy issues and law reform. For instance, you address the rights of consumers, family members, prisoners, householders, workers and children. You'll also cover topics including, but not limited to:

  • The functions of the three branches of government (executive, legislative and judicial)
  • UK and French constitutional law
  • Law of trusts
  • Principles of negligence
  • Criminal liability

Your future

We maintain close and well-established links with the legal profession.

Our recent graduates of LLB English and French Law have progressed towards various legal careers:

  • World Health Organisation (legal consultancy)
  • Jones Day
  • Slaughter and May, London
  • Lovells Law, Washington DC
  • SBKG, Paris

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,700per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    39th out of 106 8

    51st out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    114 56%

    55th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    32nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    69th

    27
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    103 47%

    85th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    61st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    60th

    32

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