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Law (Senior Status) LLB (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

If you want to study law and already hold a degree in a different discipline from outside the UK, then this two-year Senior Status LLB is for you.

You will learn how the legal and criminal justice systems work in England and Wales and gain a comprehensive grounding in the seven areas covered by a qualifying law degree; Contract Law, Criminal Law, Land Law, Equity and Trusts, EU Law, Law of Tort and Public Law.

Alongside the core compulsory modules, you can study optional modules from a wide range of subject areas, including: family law, employment law, cybercrime, competition law, and medical law.

Throughout your senior status degree, you will develop excellent research and analytical skills and learn to present your ideas effectively both verbally and in writing.

LAW (SENIOR STATUS) EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Studying a qualifying law degree can lead to a range of careers. We aim to equip students with multiple skills to enhance their graduate prospects. Our graduates go on to a wide variety of careers, which include being a:

  • barrister, chartered accountant, civil servant, lecturer, legal executive, local government officer, paralegal, police officer, prison officer, researcher, solicitor, stockbroker or trading standards officer.

Professional Body Accreditation

All of our undergraduate law programmes are qualifying law degrees that cover the foundations of legal knowledge specified by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

EMPLOYABILITY AT THE SCHOOL OF LAW

The School of Law takes a proactive approach to enhancing graduate employability, with a dedicated Employability and Placements Officer. The School offers a range of local, national and international work placements, professional courses and the advice and support to help you develop the skills to achieve your ambitions.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,550per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : BBB - AAB

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    36th out of 103 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    129 59%

    47th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    33rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    24th

    1

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