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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

As a joint honours programme, Law with Politics offers students the chance to study for a Qualifying Law Degree whilst also engaging with research in areas such as conflict, co-operation, power and decision making, the result being a highly nuanced degree option. The close relationship with the regional political infrastructure in Northern Ireland creates a unique environment for students to engage with and respond to political as well as legal developments on a local, regional, national and international level.

Law (Major) And Politics Degree Highlights

Law at QUB is ranked 7th in the UK in Complete University Guide 2019 Law was ranked 8th in the UK for Career Prospects in the Guardian University Guide 2019

Global Opportunities

  • There are opportunities to study or work abroad, supported by schemes such as Study USA. This can significantly enhance the employability of students and the global opportunities open to them.

Professional Accreditations

  • The degree offers students the opportunity to study the modules required for the academic stage of legal qualification. In addition, students are offered the opportunity to explore their interests in final year with modules offered that allow them to specialise in a particular area, or simply receive a more rounded sense of what ‘Law’ is. Many of these modules consider law and law-like interactions on a local, national and international level.

Industry Links

  • Those students more interested in politics orientated placements can avail of some of the opportunities within the Department of Justice, Equality Commission, Police Ombudsman’s Office, BBC Northern Ireland and so on.
  • The Law School at Queen's has a well-established tradition of regular consultation with legal professional bodies and top international law firms that is very beneficial for students.

Career Development

  • Past students have gained work placement with organisations such as the Council of the EU, European Commission, European Parliament, United Nations (UN), Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Council of Europe, and Thomson Reuters.

Career Prospects

Introduction
The following is a list of the major career sectors that have attracted our graduates in recent years:
• Management Consultancy
• Corporate Banking
• Purchasing Officer
• Fast Stream Civil Service
• Publishing, Media and Performing Arts
• Export Marketing
• Advertising
• Finance
• Law Enforcement and Public Prosecution
• Varied graduate programmes (Times Top 100 UK Graduate Recruiters/ AGR Association of Graduate Recruiters UK).

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,400per 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 : AAA

A-level General Studies and Critical Thinking are normally excluded from offers. However, the grade achieved may be taken into account when results are published in August and may be used in a tie-break situation.

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University information

Queen's University Belfast

  • University League Table

    27th

  • Campus address

    Queen's University Belfast, University Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland

Queen’s is a lively, international and diverse campus with global recognition. It currently has over 3,000 international students from 80 different countries.
The university provides a high level of support on UK student visas to help students make a smooth transition from their home country to life in Belfast.
Queen's offers international students a dedicated pre-semester and engagement programme on arrival.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 103 4

    40th out of 85 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    157 71%

    26th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    8th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%

    91st

    6
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    146 67%

    27th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    58th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    63rd

    3

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