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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Birkbeck’s Law LLB teaches you the foundational areas of law required by the legal profession and provides you with the key skills and knowledge to move towards successfully qualifying as a lawyer. You will gain highly transferable legal skills that are also valuable in other professions beyond a legal career.You will develop a sound knowledge and understanding of law across a range of foundational and specialist subjects. You will also learn to identify the political, economic, commercial, social and cultural factors that inform how we understand the law and the problems, tensions and contradictions within certain legal theories and doctrines.Upon graduating, you will be ready to prepare for the Solicitors’ Qualifying Exam (SQE), apply for a place on the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) or pursue a range of other careers.Our Law LLB allows you to specialise in your studies by choosing to follow one of three pathways and graduate with an LLB (Hons) in Law and Legal Practice, LLB (Hons) in Law and Human Rights, or LLB (Hons) in Law and Commercial Law. These popular and dynamic areas of law, taught by scholars and expert practitioners, span a range of legal careers.**HIGHLIGHTS**- Career development and skills enhancement are a key part of studying this course. You will have access to a huge range of careers support including Birkbeck's Careers Service. Birkbeck Talent is our professional recruitment service linking students and recent graduates with top UK employers. The Birkbeck Futures team assist in reviewing job/Bar applications, CVs and mock interviews.- You will have numerous opportunities to meet and network with real-world legal professionals through our Legal Practice Conversations, Legal Professionals Insight Evening, Careers Fair, commercial/risk awareness seminars and workshops are run by organisations including Aspiring Solicitors, Government Legal Department, and Sheridans. Open days are held exclusively for Birkbeck students at firms including Hogan Lovells and Field Court Chambers, while places are reserved for Birkbeck students at open days at firms including BCLP.- The Mentoring Pathways programme assigns final-year students professional mentors from such organisations as Clifford Chance, Ashurst LLP and Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC).- You will be have the opportunity to put your teaching into practice with the University of London Refugee Law Clinic, where students participate in a pro bono legal advice clinic for refugee clients. Furthermore you can join our Law Society, highly successful Mooting team, or the Birkbeck Law Review, one of the few fully student-run law journals in the country.

Application deadline

15 January 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 10,710per year

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

University information

Birkbeck, University of London

  • Campus address

    Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, United Kingdom, WC1E 7HX, England

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