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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Cambridge Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

You want to become a solicitor or barrister, or hone your legal knowledge for careers in business, finance and public service. Our LLB (Hons) Law degree is accredited by the SRA and BSB, so you know you’re in good hands. Study in Cambridge or Chelmsford, work with qualified lawyers in our law clinics, and get hands-on experience in mock court rooms. When you graduate, you’ll be equipped with in-demand skills that will take you far, whichever career path you choose.Join the course with the UK’s most satisfied Law students 2015 and 2016*Pick up many of the top ten most required skills for 2020**, including critical thinking and problem solvingGain work experience helping the public: volunteer for our Cambridge-based Law Clinic from your first year onwards, or the personal support unit at Chelmsford County Court.Partner with a professional from a regional law firm on our mentoring schemeJoin our Law Society and take part in national competitions including mooting and Client Interviewing (won by ARU a record six times)Choose to graduate with two awards: our LLB (Hons) and the Higher Diploma in Paralegal Practice from the National Association of Licensed ParalegalsOur three year LLB (Hons) Law degree is accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and the Bar Standards Boards (BSB), and as such is the first step to becoming a solicitor or a barrister in the UK. But if you hope to use your interest in law for a different career, such as business or policy making, our LLB (Hons) will help you develop key transferable skills, including critical thinking and problem-solving, that can broaden your options.Our modules blend the academic with the practical, with options including Human Rights Law, Sports Law and Intellectual Property Law. Your assessments will range from exams and essays to mooting, online discussions and group work, allowing you to test your progress using career-oriented methods. In the final year, you will also have the option to take up work experience with a local law firm and use your analytical and reflective skills to investigate your own future career options.This combination of professional and academic law is reflected in our staff team, which consists of practising solicitors as well as research-active academics. You will always find someone to talk to, whether it’s about the course, your career or more personal matters.We work actively to improve your career prospects. Our personal tutor system will offer you structured support, and we have a dedicated law employability champion as well as faculty employability staff. You can also take part in our mentoring scheme, to get first-hand advice and guidance from a legal professional.Outside of the course, you will find more help and advice at our careers events, and through the Student Union’s Law Society, who arrange entry to competitions such as the national Mooting and Client Interviewing competitions as well as guest speakers and field trips.Additionally, by choosing and completing particular modules on the course, you can graduate with two awards: the LLB (Hons) and the Higher Diploma in Paralegal Practice from the National Association of Licensed Paralegals, which can help you secure a job as a paralegal.From your first year, you will have the opportunity to work in our Law Clinic in Cambridge, supporting and advising members of the public on legal issues. In Chelmsford, you will have the chance to volunteer for the personal support unit at Chelmsford County Court, where you will help people who are going to court without a lawyer through the trial process. We are also planning to open a law clinic on our Chelmsford campus during Semester 1 2018-19.Course leaders: John O'Leary (Chelmsford) - Alex Murray (Cambridge)* The Complete University Guide 2015

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

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Anglia Ruskin University

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  • Campus address

    Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1PT, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    75th out of 104 23

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    91 41%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%



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