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Law with a Modern Language LLB (Hons)

University of Leicester

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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

    4 Years

Course summary

Understanding the law can take you places. Understanding another language can take you all over the world. In this degree, you’ll divide your time equally between law and your chosen language, making you a top candidate for multinational firms.At Leicester you will combine the research expertise of Leicester Law School with our excellence in teaching Modern Languages (ranked 10th in the UK by The Guardian University Guide 2020). You will also benefit from the opportunity to study abroad for a year, in a country related to your courses.As many leading law firms have branches in several countries, your language skills and the experience of having lived abroad will give you a competitive edge when beginning your legal career. The Law with a Modern Language LLB will divide your learning between law and your chosen modern language. Law modules will cover the fundamentals of the English legal system while your languages education will advance your spoken, written and cultural understanding. This is a joint honours course, in which Law modules make up 75% of the content, with Modern Languages modules accounting for the other 25%.You can choose French, Italian or Spanish - all of which can be taken at either beginner or advanced level. Your language studies will be supported by the excellent facilities for modern language students, including state-of-the-art language labs, a dedicated Modern Languages Study Centre, a film theatre, TV and internet resources.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,825per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : AAB

Applicants who choose to study a language at Advanced Level should have an A-Level in that language (French, Spanish or Italian). Applicants who choose to study a language at Beginner's level should have an A-Level (or equivalent) in a foreign language.

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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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