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In most countries that offer the degree, a Bachelor of Laws, or an LLB, is a first professional law degree and is usually completed as an undergraduate course of study.  The LLB originated in England, where the abbreviation LL.B referred to the Latin Legum Baccalaureus with the genitive plural indicating the study of both canon and civil law.  In most common law countries, LLBs are designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to enter into a legal career.

The LLB is the most common undergraduate law degree in the UK, where university students can enroll in programs directly after completing their secondary education.  In the US, the LLB was replaced by the Juris Doctor (JD) in the 1970s. While other countries also are moving away from the LLB degree in favor of the JD, the degree is still applied in many common law countries. Some countries, like Canada, offer both LLBs and JDs and graduates with LLBs obtain a license and complete a year of articling before being able to practice law. The length of study to complete an LLB ranges from three to six years.  In countries like Australia and New Zealand, LLB studies are generally longer (four to five years) and combined with another degree. In some instances, LLBs are considered a second-level degree with LLB students having completed a previous undergraduate degree or qualification in another field of study.

If you are considering an LLB in order to enter the legal profession, it is important to determine the level of qualification you wish to obtain in relation to the country where you intend to practice law.  Some LLBs are offered online and can be transferred or converted to equivalent law degrees in your country.  Others will require additional courses of study, examinations or certification before you are qualified to practice law.

Explore the list below and find LLB programs around the world.  You can read more about each program by clicking on ‘Read More.’  The form on each page allows you to contact the program’s admissions officials directly.

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The University of Law Undergraduate Programmes

Our LLB (Hons) Law with Foundation Year is a Qualifying Law degree studied over four years. The first year is a Foundation year, which focuses on developing an understand ... [+]

LLB (Hons) Law with Foundation Year

Our LLB (Hons) Law with Foundation Year is a Qualifying Law degree studied over four years. The first year is a Foundation year, which focuses on developing an understanding of the legal sector and the key skills required to undertake the LLB (Hons) Law Degree. The subsequent three years then follow our Full-time LLB course. The University of Law was awarded a silver rating in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) in June 2019. We were found to deliver high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students and consistently exceed rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher education.

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United Kingdom London Manchester Bristol Birmingham Leeds Nottingham  + 3 More
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
College of Law & Business

The College of Law and Business offers a global LL.B. Bachelor of Law degree in Israel for English Speakers. This program is an opportunity for students who are looking t ... [+]

Law Degree LL.B. for English Speakers

Taught in English and Hebrew by top legal scholars from U.S. and Israel law schools.

To succeed in today's globalizing market, you must possess the knowledge and the tools to apply it.

The College of Law and Business invites you to enroll to our first of its kind bilingual LL.B. degree. This unique opportunity combines the best of all worlds: Live in Israel, Study in its center, Speak Hebrew, Graduate with the ability to practice law in both languages and qualify to take the NYS bar exam.

How it works

Earning your Bi-Lingual LLB takes 3.5 years unless you already have a B.A which will shorten the period to 3 years. Our LLB degree requires 140 academic credits, 70 in Hebrew and 70 in English. Knowledge of the Hebrew language in necessary however we are aware of the challenges this requirement poses. Our solution: Students may turn in assignments, as well as take exams in English in all core classes. For those students requiring additional language assistance, our program offers tutoring, guidance, and counseling all to ensure your success.... [-]

Israel Ramat Gan
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Full-time
36 - 42 months
Campus
Arden University

Looking to kick off your career as a legal professional? Look no further: the LLB (Hons) with Qualifying Status is the one for you. You’ll delve into all the must-knows o ... [+]

LLB (Hons) with Qualifying Status

Looking to kick off your career as a legal professional? Look no further: the LLB (Hons) with Qualifying Status is the one for you. You’ll delve into all the must-knows of the UK and EU legal system, building up an in-depth knowledge of the law - and all the job smarts you’ll need too. This LLB (Hons) is recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board. Being a successful lawyer is all about applying your legal knowledge to a complicated situation and providing a well-reasoned solution. Each year, you’ll explore the core principles of law. Once you’ve got this under your belt, you’ll be free to pick two of the four optional modules.... [-]

United Kingdom Coventry
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Online
University of Derby

Take your first steps into a rewarding legal career. The Derby LLB offers high-quality teaching, first-rate facilities and real-world learning. With excellence in legal p ... [+]

Take your first steps into a rewarding legal career. The Derby LLB offers high-quality teaching, first-rate facilities and real-world learning. With excellence in legal practice at its core, it paves the way for you to qualify as a solicitor or barrister.

Why choose this course?

As a ‘qualifying law degree’ – meeting the criteria of the Bar Standards Board and Solicitors Regulation Authority – the Derby LLB is an important foundation for practising law professionally. Our graduates are highly sought after for their strong practical skills underpinned by academic rigour.

Is this course for you?

We deliver a thorough undergraduate legal education so you can build all the key lawyering skills. Wide-ranging optional modules mean you can specialise in medical, international, family, employment or social and public law.... [-]

United Kingdom Derby
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
University of Central Lancashire - Cyprus

The course, unique to Cyprus, blends the English legal heritage with the current Cyprus law. For the benefit of our local students, education on the two systems is combin ... [+]

Overview

The course, unique to Cyprus, blends the English legal heritage with the current Cyprus law. For the benefit of our local students, education on the two systems is combined within some modules and, in those instances where the law is very different, separate Cyprus law modules are provided. Thus, our local students will graduate not only with an outstanding knowledge of both English and Cyprus law but also have knowledge of legal terminology in both English and Greek, besides fluency in both languages – essential in an ever more globalized world. It is important to note that the course has been designed in such a way so that students can avoid, if they want, all instruction in Cyprus law, be taught entirely in the English language and follow a regular UK LLB curriculum.... [-]

Cyprus Larnaca
October 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
EBS Universität

The professional demands on lawyers are rising. There is more that matters in a dynamic profession than just professional qualifications: Potential employers pay particul ... [+]

An innovative course of study with a conservative goal: success. Studying law at EBS Universität for business and law.

The professional demands on lawyers are rising. There is more that matters in a dynamic profession than just professional qualifications: Potential employers pay particular attention to communication and negotiation skills, as well as international and business experience. Which is exactly what is taught at EBS.

At a glance Degree: First Examination of Law // Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) Study duration: 12 Trimester Language: German Start: September ECTS: 242 Major field of study: Business Law Costs: 3.700 € / Trimester Highlights

Three academic degrees in less than five years 1. State examination (First State Examination in Law) Bachelor of Laws (LLB) optional Master in Business (MA / MSc)... [-]

Germany Oestrich-Winkel
October 2019
German
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Truman Bodden Law School

Our long-established LLB degree is a highly regarded programme, being the only qualifying LLB awarded and actually taught, in conjunction with the University of Liverpool ... [+]

Bachelor of Laws - LLB Overview

Our long-established LLB degree is a highly regarded programme, being the only qualifying LLB awarded and actually taught, in conjunction with the University of Liverpool, in the Caribbean region. The benefits of the Truman Bodden Law School (TBLS) of the Cayman Islands undergraduate degree programme involve the experience of studying for a degree in an island paradise with a relaxed way of life.

It also gives students the added advantage of obtaining a rigorous degree validated and supervised by a highly respected UK University, with the added bonus of small group teaching, individual attention and a genuine open-door policy. This is truly the ideal environment for a budding lawyer to study and thrive under the supervision of our dedicated academic team. The Law School boasts excellent feedback from current students who maintain that the personal touch and quality of teaching received is "exceptional".... [-]

Cayman Islands Cayman Islands Online
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Australian National University (ANU) - Law

The Bachelor of Laws (Honours) at ANU is an internationally respected, world-class undergraduate law degree. ANU is Australia’s top-ranked university with a global reputa ... [+]

Program description

The ANU Bachelor of Laws (Honours) is an internationally respected, world-class undergraduate law degree.

ANU is Australia’s national university with a global reputation in international, constitutional, public and private law. ANU is Australia's top-ranked university and is ranked 12th in the world for the study of law (QS World Rankings by Subject, 2018).

ANU Law School provides its undergraduate students with a unique understanding of current law and practice. Our teaching approach combines academic rigour with practical expertise. You will gain in-depth knowledge about the role and function of law, and develop an advanced understanding of how law influences and impacts almost every aspect of our world.... [-]

Australia Canberra
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 10 years
Campus
University of Trento – Faculty of Law

The CEILS program provides its students with an authentic international experience and an all-encompassing education in comparative, European, international and transnati ... [+]

The Bachelor’s Degree in Comparative, European and International Legal Studies (CEILS) of the Faculty of Law in Trento offers a thorough educational experience for a career in the market of international legal professions.

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The CEILS will provide its students with an authentic international experience and an all-encompassing education in comparative, European, international and transnational law. Together with other national legal systems, elements of Italian law will be taught within the European, comparative and international framework.

Last but not least, CEILS students will have the opportunity to apply for internship programmes in international institutions. The diversity of the students’ community will enhance their learning commitment and intensify their contact with other cultures. The CEILS curriculum will be taught by Italian and foreign professors, who have wide-ranging research and teaching experience in Trento and abroad.... [-]

Italy Trento
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Full-time
3 years
Campus
University of the South Pacific USP

The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) programme, along with Masters of Laws, Masters of Environmental Law, and PhD, are offered by USP’s School of Law. These programmes specifically ... [+]

The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) programme, along with Masters of Laws, Masters of Environmental Law, and PhD, are offered by USP’s School of Law. These programmes specifically focus on the legal systems of the South Pacific region, particularly those of USP's 12 Member Countries: the Cook Islands, Fiji Islands, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tokelau, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu. Also included in the program is an understanding of the laws of the region's former imperial powers such as Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and France. The School has a strong research profile in a number of areas including environmental law and policy, customary law and land law.... [-]

Fiji Suva
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Kaplan Singapore

This LLB Law programme is perfect for working adults who wish to study for a Law Degree with practical real-world application knowledge. ... [+]

Birmingham City University Programme Description

This LLB Law programme is perfect for working adults who wish to study for a Law Degree with practical real-world application knowledge.

By immersing students in our unique mock courtroom, students will gain experience of realistic legal scenarios and wider academic and practical understanding across a range of legal subjects. Students will also be undertaking individual assignments and examinations to assess their skills.

This LLB Law Degree programme is recognised by the Bar Council of India. It is also accredited by the Joint Academic Stage Board of England and Wales as a Qualifying Law Degree (which enables students to progress to qualifications for a Barrister or Solicitor in the UK).... [-]

Singapore
September 2019
Part-time
36 months
Campus
University of Essex Online

Our online LLB (Hons) Law degree will provide you with a thorough academic training in the discipline of law. ... [+]

LLB (Hons) Law About the LLB (Hons) Law course

Our online LLB (Hons) Law degree will provide you with a thorough academic training in the discipline of law. It will enable you to develop a critical awareness of the common law and legal principles, build knowledge of the UK and EU legal systems and gain the analytical and problem-solving skills needed to build a successful career in what is a dynamic and challenging discipline. You will be given the opportunity to study a wide range of topics and develop your expertise in specific areas of law.

Law is a widely recognized and highly respected subject and the knowledge gained on our LLB (Hons) Law degree online will open up many opportunities for you to develop your career both inside and outside the legal field. It can also act as a foundation for postgraduate study on a Master of Law (LLM) programme or business Masters courses such as an MSc or MBA.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online Colchester
Open Enrollment
Part-time
4 years
Online
Lancashire Law School - University of Central Lancashire

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 tr ... [+]

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 a university-level study - we’ll give you all the support you need to become a highly employable, knowledgeable legal professional.

We adopt a wide range of learning and teaching methods, designed to support you to develop as an independent learner. These include interactive online sessions, e-learn activities, workshops, reflective clinical legal education, group work, research exercises, presentations, mooting and debating as well as the more traditional seminars and lectures. You will have more structured class contact in year one of your law programme to support your transition to Higher Education.... [-]

United Kingdom Lancashire
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 5 years
Campus
Online
GCU - Glasgow School for Business and Society

With the growth in regulation across all sectors, there is a rising need for expertise in business & legal risk. Accredited by Law Society of Scotland, this LLB offer ... [+]

Accredited by: Law Society of Scotland

This programme, the first of its kind in Scotland, has been developed in response to the growth of legal regulation across all sectors, and the corresponding need for business organizations to meet their compliance requirements.

Recent events, including the global financial crisis and more recently the 'Brexit' vote, have highlighted the uncertain and expanding range and degree of risk facing business, and so have highlighted the need for expertise on business and legal risk. Thus, there is an increasing expectation on lawyers to be pro-active in the prediction and prevention of unethical as well as unlawful behavior across all areas of society.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
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Full-time
4 years
Campus
Diploma University of Applied Sciences

The study Business Law can be completed at the nationwide DIPLOMA study centers as a part-time distance learning or face teaching full-time at the Bad Sooden-Allendorf wi ... [+]

The Program in Business Law can be used as the nationwide study centers DIPLOMA distance studies alongside career or as presence studies full-time at the Bad Sooden-Allendorf with the state-approved Bachelor's degree be completed. The standard period of study in Distance learning 7 semester and in Presence study 6 semesters.

Bachelor's degree in Business Law

The aim is to acquire generalist knowledge and skills in the fields of science Business Administration and Right and a recess in the technical Elective field of financial services, mergers and acquisitions or Real Estate Law.

The Bachelor Program in Business Law is aligned with the current needs of the economy and thus meets the demand qualifications of corporate lawyers, who works in an increasingly legally regulated working environment. The course aims at providing a comprehensive service expertise to solve technical issues that require both legal and economic know-how.... [-]

Germany Bad Sooden-Allendorf Aalen Baden-Baden Berlin Bochum Bonn Friedrichshafen Hamburg Hanover Heilbronn Kaiserslautern Kassel Kitzscher Magdeburg Mainz Mannheim Munich Ostfildern Würzburg Regenstauf Nuremberg Wiesbaden Wuppertal Germany Online  + 21 More
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German
Full-time
Part-time
6 - 7 semesters
Campus
Online