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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site (Aberystwyth)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-23

  • 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.**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.**What will I learn?**You will receive core training in a number of subjects e.g. Contract law, Criminal Law and Tort Law, which must be studied and passed for exemption from the first stage of professional law examinations. Explore the structure and development of the English and Welsh Legal system; The relationship of the judicial precedent and the court system; Analyse the process of creating legislation and how it is interpreted by judges. You will also take the core language modules which include, listening, reading, writing, translation and speaking. Your third year will be spent on the Erasmus + Programme where you will study with one of our partner Universities in Spain.During the second and fourth year, you will be introduced to EU Law; Public Law; Equity and the Law of Trusts; Land Law. You will also develop your language skills further with intense language classes with the Department of Modern Languages. You will also be able to tailor your study through careful selection from a range of elective modules. 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.

Application deadline

25 January

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University information

Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    53rd

  • 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

    45th out of 49 1

    72nd out of 106 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    123 58%

    35th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    6th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    125 56%

    45th

    32
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56.0 56%

    82nd

    25
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.66 73%

    70th

    50

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