LLB - Bachelor of Laws
The study of law involves examining and analysing the rules and institutions that society establishes to promote justice and order. In addition to being a preparation for the legal profession, knowledge of law and the analytical and logical reasoning skills it develops will be valued by many employers.
Recent graduates have pursued a variety of careers including accountancy, tax advice, banking, insurance and the Civil Service.
Features of LSE courses
We aim to encourage you to develop a broad outlook on legal issues and gain an understanding of the functions of law in society and of the legal system and the formal rules of law.
Our staff expertise covers an unusually wide range of specialist options.
The qualities we hope you will develop while studying law are independent and original thought, and analytical and logical reasoning about many varied aspects of human activity, which will be of value even if you are not necessarily planning to become a lawyer.
The Law Department at LSE organises a series of lively events and evening lectures, given by distinguished lawyers, throughout the academic year. Recent speakers include Lord Philips, Present of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, Justice Scalia, a senior Justice of the US Supreme Court, and Professor Jeremy Waldron, from New York University School of Law.
Last updated March 10, 2016