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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**Would you like to learn skills in business leadership and people management at the same time as gaining a fully accredited law degree?This Bachelor of Laws (LLB) is a fully accredited law degree which gives you the choice to study for your solicitor exams or your Bar exams after you graduate. Alongside your study of law you'll gain knowledge of:- corporate social responsibility- ethical decision making- strategic management- people managementThis course is ideal if you're considering a career in corporate law, or a career in business.**Course highlights**- Gain real-world business and legal practice skills in community settings- Benefit from teaching that's shaped by expert staff who have been practicing lawyers and business people and who understand how the legal and business landscapes are changing- Enrich your learning through our expertise in areas such as data protection, international business law and legal education- Take our Law in Practice module and gain 3 months work experience that can count towards your qualifying work experience for the new Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE)- Get practice at the type of assessment used in the first part of the new Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE)- Cover in-depth all the foundations of legal knowledge you need to go on and take your Bar exams- Take our advocacy module, which prepares you to put a case in both criminal and civil courts**Accreditation**This course satisfies all the degree requirements laid down by the Bar Standards Board.**New Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE)**The route to qualifying as a solicitor has changed for new applicants.If you accept an offer on this course after 21 September 2021 you'll need to take the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) after you graduate to qualify as a solicitor. The content and mode of assessment of many of our modules provide a good foundation for further specific SQE preparation.If you completed or started this course, accepted an offer of a place, or paid a non-refundable deposit (international students only) before 21 September 2021 (inclusive) you can choose to take either the new SQE or the Legal Practice Course (LPC) after graduation.**Careers and opportunities**Law is an incredibly flexible degree. When you graduate you'll be ready to take your next step to train as a solicitor, a barrister or a Chartered Legal Executive. Law degrees are in the top 10 degrees for employability. You'll graduate with a wide range of transferable skills that will make you very employable across a range of other sectors. Your knowledge of business will be particularly helpful when applying for roles within corporate law or business management.Graduates of this course have gone on to work for companies such as:- ABN Amro Bank- Oracle- Barlow Robbins Solicitors- Moss & Coleman Solicitors- Phaidon International (recruitment)- Zurich Insurance- Digital Advertising Consultants (DAC)- Wansbroughs Solicitors- GSK (GlaxoSmithKline)- Travers Smith LLPGraduates of this course have secured jobs as:- trainee solicitor- paralegal- recruitment consultant- business development manager- project management consultant- compliance officer- estate agent- teacher (post 16)After 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

25 January

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University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    69th

  • Campus address

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

Over 5,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling into the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    38th out of 106 13

    51st out of 124 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    117 52%

    60th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    11th

    67
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    45th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    115 54%

    78th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    42nd

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    67th

    34

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