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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**If you’re interested in learning law from an academic and practical perspective, this LLB (Hons) Law degree course gives you skills, knowledge and experience that are valuable in legal and non-legal careers.The course is a qualifying law degree (QLD), which means it gives you the core legal knowledge to progress to the Legal Practice Course (LPC) or Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) to train as a solicitor or barrister. In your final year, you can also choose to take the CILEx Graduate fast-track diploma. This allows you to qualify as a Chartered Legal Executive following further professional experience.As well as core legal subjects, you can choose from various optional modules to suit your own interests. Optional modules currently include Commercial Law, Family and Child Law and White Collar Crime.After the course, you could continue your legal training or take up employment in areas such as finance, commerce, recruitment or the public sector. You could also continue your studies on a Master’s degree.**Accredited by:**This course is accredited by Bar Standards Board and Solicitors Regulation Authority.**What you'll experience**On this course, you can:- Bring what you learn to life in mock trials in our replica of a crown court, complete with dock, witness box, public gallery, jury room and interview room- Use your skills advising members of the public on a variety of aspects of the law, by working in one of our community settings- Opt for the CILEx Graduate Fast-track Diploma (Level 6 Diploma in Legal Practice) in your final year, which allows you to qualify as a Chartered Legal Executive lawyer when you get further experience after the course- Join our student law society and take part in team competitions such as negotiation and mooting**Careers and opportunities**After the course, you could progress to a graduate training scheme, go straight into employment in the private, public or voluntary sector, or continue your studies.If you chose a career in law, you can do the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) or Legal Practice Course (LPC), which are the traditional routes to becoming a barrister or solicitor.If you take the CILEx Graduate Fast-track Diploma module in your final year, you can work as legal executive or paralegal when you graduate and become a Chartered Legal Executive lawyer following 3 years of qualifying employment. This gives you similar career opportunities to barristers and solicitors.**What jobs can you do with a Law degree?**Roles our graduates have taken on include:- solicitor- barrister- legal executive- paralegal- insurance analyst- chartered company secretary- recruitment consultant- local housing authority manager- operations managerAfter you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 14,300per year

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University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    38th out of 103

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    126 57%

    50th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    83 83%

    29th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    88th

    27

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