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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Law is a global profession. An understanding of more than one legal system, language and culture can open up a world of opportunity.On this four-year, joint honours course you will develop your language and cultural knowledge of German to degree level alongside core units in civil and common law – the world’s most prominent legal systems. You will have the chance to spend your third year at a German-speaking university. For more information about the year abroad visit Global Opportunities.The course is structured to help you think, write, reason and argue like an international lawyer while gaining a rich understanding of German language, linguistics, literature, history and culture. It will also help you develop key skills in research and analysis.Our exciting range of optional units will help specialise your degree. Many law and language students choose options suited to global law firms and international businesses, such as human rights, environment or technology law – subjects that may open doors to top-flight careers the world over.As you progress, second-year optional units provide the flexibility to focus on what interests you most about Germany, its culture and impact on the wider world. You will also have opportunities to develop your linguistic skills.Typically, you will spend your third year abroad studying units in German law. The final year of your Bristol degree includes further optional units to support your professional aspirations, and your final-year dissertation allows you to critically engage with your chosen topic.A broader cultural experience, advanced language skills and the ability to articulate both the distinctive and common features of different legal systems will see you graduate with a valuable skill set, ideally tailored to the globalised workplace.Accreditation: The routes to qualification for solicitors and barristers have changed. For more information visit the Solicitors Regulation Authority or the Bar Standards Board.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,100per year

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

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A level : AAB - A*AA

A*AA or A*A*B, including B in German.Contextual offer: AAB including German.Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.

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University information

University of Bristol

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Bristol, Senate House, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1TH, England

Bristol is one of the UK’s leading research universities, with a curriculum informed by the latest research and degrees taught by expert academics.
Around a quarter of Bristol students are international, with students from over 150 countries helping to create a friendly and diverse community.
The Careers Service offers advice, events and resources for international students during their studies and for up to three years after graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 40 8

    9th out of 104 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    166 85%

    9th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    7th

    20
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    23rd

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    173 77%

    14th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    16th

    31
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    94th

    17

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