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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site (Aberystwyth)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The LLB Law and German Degree at Aberystwyth University has been designed to meet the need and demand for multi-lingual legal experts within the United Kingdom. This programme combines the expertise of the Department of Law and Criminology with that of the Department of Modern Languages.

This Law and German joint honours degree will provide you with a high level of competence in the German language, and a good understanding of the culture. You will benefit from the experience and enthusiasm of the expert staff in both departments. The Law component of this degree will provide you the opportunity to be taught and mentored by staff within the most established Law department in Wales. Some of our teaching staff have also practiced as solicitors, which will provide you with a practical application to your theoretical studies.

Overview

Why study Law and German at Aberystwyth University?

  • A practical degree designed to meet employer needs and taught by experienced professionals, and academics;
  • Taught by professionals who are active for large organisations e.g. GRETA, the Youth Justice Board, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights;
  • Excellent social and professional opportunities, e.g. visits to Law Fairs and Inns of Court in London;
  • Experience a Year Abroad under the Erasmus + Programme and study with one of our partner Universities in Germany and Austria.

Employability

Your LLB in Law and German opens up a range of exciting opportunities for you. You will be a strong candidate for training to become a barrister or a solicitor . Your LLB in Law offers you the possibility to succeed in many different areas including criminology, financial management, business, human resources, international relations, journalism and education.

Your future is important to us and our degrees will equip you with the following:

• Possess the confidence in selecting and deploying the most appropriate range of legal methodologies.

• Ability to write and communicate with a range of audiences, evaluating and organising information.

•Ability to gather, assimilate and interpret a wealth of legal information quickly and accurately.

• The ability to express ideas and communicate information in a clear and structured manner, in both written and oral form • effective problem-solving and creative thinking skills.

• The ability to work independently.

• time-management and organisational skills, including the ability to meet deadlines.

• Self-motivation and self-reliance.

• Team-working, with the ability to discuss concepts in groups, accommodating different ideas and reaching agreement.

• Research skills.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,600per year

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

University information

Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    58th

  • Campus address

    Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, SY23 3FL, Wales

Over 100 nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural and cosmopolitan learning environment.
The university’s research is internationally recognised. Some departments work with global organisation such as NASA and the UN.
Aberystwyth University has been welcoming students from all over the world since 1872, drawn by its reputation for teaching excellence.

Subject rankings

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    42nd out of 103

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  • Graduate prospects

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    95 95%

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  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    15th

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    119 54%

    57th

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    43rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    24th

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