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Law with French Law (4 years) LLB (Hons)

University of Birmingham

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This undergraduate Law degree has been designed to meet the need for legally and linguistically equipped lawyers who can cooperate and negotiate with European partners within a changing European context.

The French legal system belongs to the continental European family of legal systems known as Civil Law. By contrast, England is the home of Common Law, a family of legal systems which also embraces many nations outside Europe including the USA. During this undergraduate Law degree course you will familiarise yourself with both legal systems, thereby gaining comparative experience of two of the world's major legal families.

Primarily a qualifying law degree course with French as an important subsidiary element, during years one, two and four of the programme, you will study approximately two-thirds English law subjects and one-third French language and French law subjects. In your third year you will have the exciting opportunity to study in France or French-speaking Canada.

Employability

Birmingham Law School's Centre for Professional Legal Education and Research (CEPLER) provides a diverse range of opportunities and activities to enhance knowledge, skills, confidence and employability - all the things that help graduates to stand out from the crowd in a competitive jobs market.

Careers

  • CEPLER's extensive provision of careers lectures and skills workshops offers advice and guidance on a range of specialist areas of law and legally-related careers, in addition to practical skills sessions on how to present yourself and succeed at interview. View information on our careers lectures provision. Or find out about other careers activities.
  • We are forging links right across the legal community and beyond to public, third sector and non-law commercial organisations to provide valuable work experience placements.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    19th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

A member of the Russell Group, Birmingham is a research-intensive institution. Its world-leading academics have included 11 Nobel Prize winners.
A diverse and global community, with over 8,500 international students from approximately 150 countries.
In the glorious heart of England, Birmingham is a diverse, modern and exciting city with a long cultural and intellectual heritage.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 50 7

    19th out of 104 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    146 70%

    23rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    9th

    7
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.75 75%

    47th

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    154 69%

    24th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    16th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    84th

    16

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