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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 - 4 Years

Course summary

Law is a hugely diverse field with so many paths you can go down. This qualifying degree is your classic route into the profession. You’ll cover core subjects like contract and criminal law, but you’ll also have the freedom to explore areas you’re passionate about like human rights or medical law.At Leicester Law School, our research-led teaching is delivered through lectures, tutorials and seminars. In small group tutorials of around eight students, you’ll receive individual support to make sure you have fully understood the topic.You can broaden your perspective with a year studying overseas, or make a difference by giving free legal advice to real clients through our Pro-Bono group. We will also encourage you to build practical skills through our award-winning extracurricular activities.The Law LLB is the traditional route into the legal profession and gives you the freedom to explore the areas of law that most interest you. It is an excellent stepping stone to graduate level employment as it is a thought-provoking and challenging subject, giving you legal knowledge as well as transferable skills such as reasoning, research and problem solving. Your study will take a variety of approaches, including analysis of cases and statutes and the role of law within its social, economic and political context. The foundation subjects that you will study are recognised by the Law Society and the Bar Council.Throughout the course you will study the core branches of law while gaining more freedom each year to choose your modules from a broad list of specialist areas. This will not only broaden your understanding of the legal system, but also help you to make an informed decision as to which area of law you might wish to pursue after graduation.As you gain an understanding of the legal system, you will refine your own thought processes and become well-practiced in in adapting your problem-solving skills to different cases.You will graduate with guidance for completing the Solicitor’s Qualifying Exam and barrister training courses. Employment prospects are excellent with 95% of our law students employed (or studying for a Master’s degree) six months after graduating. The analytical and practical skills you will learn will be your platform to a successful career in whichever field you choose.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University of Leicester

  • University League Table

    38th

  • Campus address

    University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 7RH, England

More than 4,000 international students call Leicester home, sharing their cultures, faiths and ideas with each other and with students and staff across campus.
Leicester is in the centre of England with great transport links, making it easy to explore the whole country while studying there.
Want to explore further afield? Leicester has great European links – with one change of train, Leicester students can be in Paris by lunchtime.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 103

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    136 62%

    38th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    57th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    47th

    11

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