It provides the essential training – delivered by professionally qualified academics - that you need to go on and become a successful solicitor or barrister - and it’s truly fascinating. You’ll learn about ground-breaking research topics like war crimes trials and women in prison from leading academics – and because of their experience in the field, you’ll also get a good practical grounding in how the law operates and how legal practices work. Weekly seminar support and regular catch-ups with your dedicated personal tutor will ease you into the university-level study - we’ll give you all the support you need to become a highly employable, knowledgeable legal professional.
- Lawyers Skills and Personal Development
- Legal System
- Public Law
- Contract Law
- EU Law
- Criminal Law
- Tort Law
- Legal Research and Reasoning and Professional Development
- Land Law
- Trusts & Equity
- Interviewing Employability and Personal Development
You can take up a wealth of opportunities for real-life work experience and personal skills development, for example, taking part in numerous national competitions in mooting, negotiating and mediation, undertaking work placements and mini-pupillages.
You also have an opportunity to study or work abroad, through the Erasmus scheme or via international exchanges and placements. In addition, you can gain the benefit of visits, for example, to the European Commission in Brussels, the European Parliament and the European Commission in Luxembourg.
Successful completion of the LLB (Hons) enables you to go on to the professional element of legal training either as a solicitor (the Legal Practice Course) or as a barrister (the Bar Professional Training Course).
The further academic study can be pursued by way of a Masters in Law, LLM, or a doctorate, Ph.D.
Our students are valued highly by employers due to their aptitude and skills profile. They have an impressive track record of gaining graduate-level jobs or professional training contracts.
UCLan graduates are highly sought-after and you’ll find our alumni working as judges, Queen’s Counsel, barristers and solicitors across the UK and around the world. You’ll develop skills that are attractive to a range of employers - you could find yourself working for a football club or insurance company, within the probation service or the police force, for the civil service or a local government office - in a variety of roles over and above solicitor or barrister: CEO, business leader, teacher, academic, researcher, board representative...
- 120 points at A2; General Studies accepted
- OCF BTEC Extended Diploma: Distinction, Distinction, Merit
- Pass Access to Higher Education: 122 points
- International Baccalaureate Diploma: 30 Points
- GCSE: 5 GCSEs at grade C including Maths and English or equivalent
- IELTS: grade 6 with no subscore lower than 5.5
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