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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site (Aberystwyth)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The LLB Law and Spanish 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 Spanish joint honours degree will provide you with a high level of competence in the Spanish 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 Spanish 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 Spain;
  • Option to participate in our national and international competing Mooting Society, in order to develop your key advocacy and litigation skills.

Employability

Your LLB in Law and Spanish 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

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,300per 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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University information

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Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    57th

  • Campus address

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

Welcoming international students since 1872. Over 100 different nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural learning environment.
Highly-rated teaching (TEF Gold) and a high rate of graduate employability.
Generous scholarships and bursaries for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    46th out of 49 36

    63rd out of 104 21

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    107 55%

    39th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55 55%

    40th

    39
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.36 87%

    3rd

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    102 45%

    77th

    20
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    57th

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    20th

    4

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