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

UCL (University College London)

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UCAS CODE: M142

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Within a dynamic and changing European context, knowledge of another European national legal system and its law is a valuable asset, both academically and professionally. This four-year programme includes a year at the Universität zu Köln or Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München in Germany and leads to the award of a Bachelor of Laws degree from UCL.

Your learning

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, and tutorials with approximately 8 students. We encourage substantial student participation and class discussion in seminars and tutorials, on the basis of prepared work. Considerable emphasis is placed on small-group teaching where you will benefit from individual attention and advice.

Each week of years 1 and 2 of the programme students will have at least four x two-hour lectures and 2 small group tutorials each week of terms 1 and 2. In addition to formal learning and teaching events such as lectures, seminars and tutorials, you will have to undertake independent private study. Whilst everybody is different, we expect you to dedicate about 30 hours of private study per week. It may be more some weeks. Many students organise informal study groups and find working with colleagues helpful.

Assessment

You are required to pass written assessments each year for each of your modules. Some modules are assessed by way of presentation, for example, too.

Careers

As a law student, you will be encouraged to develop a critical awareness of how the law works and how it may be changed, to sharpen your powers of reasoning, and to develop both a technical expertise in solving legal problems and a capacity to determine whether a solution is fair and just.

The wide range of skills and subjects learned throughout your degree open up many opportunities when you graduate. Many UCL Laws graduates move directly to further vocational study and train to become solicitors or barristers. Recent graduates have also chosen employment in government, political service and a range of industries. Some have selected to undertake further academic study.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 23,300per 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 : A*AA

German required.Contextual Offers: please visit the course webpage for further details about our Access UCL scheme.

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University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    8th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    3rd out of 104

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    207 92%

    3rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    4th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    17th

    22

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