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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 Legal Innovation and Technology with Foundation Year* is a qualifying law degree studied over 4 years. It is aimed at students who wish to pursue ... [+]

LLB (Hons) Law with Legal Innovation and Technology with Foundation Year*

Our LLB (Hons) Law with Legal Innovation and Technology with Foundation Year* is a qualifying law degree studied over 4 years. It is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in the legal or wider commercial sector and who have an interest in 21st-century legal practice. In addition to studying key legal topics, you will also study modules on Legal Innovation and Legal Technology. The course covers the area of law such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, marketing, business psychology, and process analysis. 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 course, LLB (Hons) Law with Legal Innovation and Technology.... [-]

United Kingdom London Leeds Nottingham
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
November 2019
Full-time
36 - 42 months
Campus
Arden University

Studying Criminology and Law together provides a fascinating approach to two complementary fields in the Social Sciences. ... [+]

Studying Criminology and Law together provides a fascinating approach to two complementary fields in the Social Sciences. As well as gaining a detailed and in-depth understanding of the criminal justice system, you will examine related elements of the legal system and critically analyse their connection with criminal behaviour in terms of the individual and wider society, focusing on the political, psychological and social aspects of criminology.

Course Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent qualifications in two subjects at GCE A-level plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level. If you are not an English native speaker, you will be required to provide us with a proof of English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.0 or above.... [-]

United Kingdom Coventry
July 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Online
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
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
Middlesex University Mauritius

On the LLB Honours Law degree, you will gain an excellent grounding in legal skills and the foundation subjects and opportunities to gain specialist knowledge in optional ... [+]

If you want to practice law as a solicitor or barrister or to enter some other law-related form of employment, then the LLB Honours Law degree is your best choice. It is the only undergraduate course that offers a qualifying law degree for exemption from the academic stage of professional legal education, recognized by the Joint Academic Stage Board of Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and Bar Standards Board (BSB).

On the LLB Honours Law degree, you will gain an excellent grounding in legal skills and the foundation subjects and opportunities to gain specialist knowledge in optional modules such as Employment and Discrimination Law. Students who graduate with at least a lower second class honors will be guaranteed a place at the College of Law to undertake the Legal Practice Course (the next stage towards becoming a solicitor). If you are not successful in any of the core modules in years 1 and 2 you may opt to exit with the BA Honours Law.... [-]

Mauritius Vacoas-Phoenix
October 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
University of Essex Online

We are the first UK higher education provider to offer LLB (Hons) Law with Psychology in a 100% online and part-time format. ... [+]

We are the first UK higher education provider to offer LLB (Hons) Law with Psychology in a 100% online and part-time format. This combined-honours course brings the exciting worlds of law and psychology together, for those with a keen interest in these complementary and career-focused subjects*.

The presentation of multiple perspectives throughout the course will encourage you to develop your critical thinking and analytical skills when approaching different psychological theories and legal issues and improve your confidence when applying them to real-life situations.

The law elements of this course cover a comprehensive range of essential legal topics including contract law, criminal law, European Union Law, the English Legal System and much more. The course’s content also contains the seven foundations of legal knowledge required to practice law by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA).... [-]

United Kingdom Colchester UK Online
September 2019
Part-time
48 months
Online
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 Law Faculty of Trento offers a Bachelor’s Degree in Comparative, European and International Legal Studies (CEILS), taught entirely in English.

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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
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
University of Gloucestershire

Explore the fundamental principles of law in England and Wales on a qualifying law degree recognized by both the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Boa ... [+]

Explore the fundamental principles of law in England and Wales on a qualifying law degree recognized by both the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board.

You will gain a solid grounding in the key areas such as legal methods and skills, constitutional law, criminal law and property law. You can also specialize in a range of subjects including family law, media and entertainment law, company law and human rights, depending on your area of interest.

Throughout your degree you will learn how to argue a case effectively in court, interview clients and negotiate agreements, benefitting from simulated trials and tribunals in our Moot Court Room.

From 2018, the University of Gloucestershire Business School will move to a brand-new, state-of-the-art home at our Oxstalls campus in Gloucester. The £16 million development will be home to our Business, Marketing, Human Resource Management and Accounting and Finance courses.... [-]

United Kingdom Cheltenham
September 2019
Full-time
2 - 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
Lancashire Law School - University of Central Lancashire

If you have a non-law degree and would like to be a solicitor or barrister, this two-year course, which you can also study partly online, will provide you with the academ ... [+]

If you have a non-law degree and would like to be a solicitor or barrister, this two-year course, which you can also study partly online, will provide you with the academic training you need to move on to the professional training stage of legal education. It is particularly appropriate for those overseas students whose home professional bodies require a traditional LLB. You’ll graduate with a broad range of transferable legal and academic skills and an understanding of the principal institutions, processes and doctrines of English law.

The LLB (Hons) Senior Status allows you to undertake a professionally accredited law degree in just two years.

You have the opportunity to complete the course on campus or by distance learning. If you are taking the distance learning option then online support is provided by UCLan's innovative and highly commended online teaching team.... [-]

United Kingdom Lancashire
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
Online
Lille Catholic University - Faculty of Law

The European LL.B in Law (Lille) is a bilingual bachelor degree program for students who are interested in international careers. This Bachelor Degree program is designed ... [+]

Accredited degree in cooperation with Toulouse Capitole 1 University "Licence Droit, Economie, Gestion - mention Droit - parcours Européen multilingue et mulitculturel"

Training duration: 3-Year programTraining location: campus Lille

Prerequisites A holder or future holder of degree obtained within EU = Baccalauréat, A-Levels, VWO, etc. B2 English level (European Language Levels) Objectives Study of French law. Study of comparative law (United Kingdom, Germany, Spain). Mastery of fundamental subjects, guaranteeing access to a broad choice of careers. Introduction to continental legal s... [-]
France Lille
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
University Of Professional Studies Accra

It is announced for the information of prospective applicants and the general public that application for admission to Undergraduate Programmes of Study at the University ... [+]

3-Year Post First Degree Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

It is announced for the information of prospective applicants and the general public that application for admission to Undergraduate Programmes of Study at the University for the 2017/2018 Academic Year is now open.

Undergraduate Degree Programmes Bachelor of Science in Accounting Bachelor of Science in Banking and Finance Bachelor of Science in Marketing Bachelor of Business Administration Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations Management Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science 4-Year Bachelor of Laws (LLB) 3-Year Post First Degree Bachelor of Laws(LLB) Regular (Morning) Session available for Level 100 entry only ... [-]
Ghana Accra
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
University of Dundee

Dundee is a truly unique law school. We offer a modern, forward-looking approach to learning and a rigorous preparation for the professional world, whether in the legal s ... [+]

Dundee is a truly unique law school. We offer a modern, forward-looking approach to learning and a rigorous preparation for the professional world, whether in the legal sphere or elsewhere.

We offer two fully qualifying law degrees for the legal profession either in Scotland or in England and Wales and Northern Ireland. Dundee is the only law school in the UK to offer this choice.

For students on the Scots stream of the LLB at Dundee, there is also a unique and intellectually demanding option to achieve a dual qualification. On graduating with this degree, students have a choice of jurisdictions where they can study for their postgraduate professional qualification, giving our graduates a significant competitive advantage in the marketplace.... [-]

United Kingdom Dundee
September 2019
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
Universidade Católica Portuguesa - Porto Campus Law School

The Law course is the natural choice for those who wish to dedicate themselves to any of the legal professions, such as advocacy, judicial or prosecutorial magistracy, so ... [+]

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The Law course is the natural choice for those who wish to dedicate themselves to any of the legal professions, such as advocacy, judicial or prosecutorial magistracy, solicitude, registrations and notarization, business consultancy, to mention only those that we jump right into the memory.

A quick observation of reality shows, however, that they are jurists or professionals with legal training in multiple areas of activity. The truth is that the law course gives a training that enables the exercise of many professions, which not only the traditional legal professions.

Prerequisite

The prerequisite for candidates for a degree in law consists in the performance of a written test, with an eliminatory character, which aims to evaluate only the candidate's ability to express himself in Portuguese language, not requiring or evaluating any knowledge, or other branches of knowledge.... [-]

Portugal Porto
October 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus