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University of Portsmouth LLB (Hons) Law
University of Portsmouth

LLB (Hons) Law

Southsea, United Kingdom

3 Years

English

Full time

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GBP 9,250 *

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* for UK/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students/EU residents | £16,200/year: international students

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Introduction

With a Portsmouth law degree, you can change the world, fight for what you believe in and make a difference in people's lives. This Bachelor of Laws (LLB) is a fully accredited law degree that gives you a choice to go on to study for your solicitor exams or your Bar exams after you graduate.

If you take our Law in Practice module, you'll gain three months of work experience that can count towards your qualifying work experience for the new Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE). You'll also have the option of a paid work placement between years 2 and 3 that will increase your employability.

Course highlights

  • Get lots of practice at the type of assessment used in the first part of the new Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE).
  • Cover in-depth all the foundations of legal knowledge you need to go on and take your Bar exams.
  • Take our advocacy module, which prepares you to put a case in criminal and civil courts.
  • Apply your learning in our community settings, gaining real-world legal practice skills.
  • Benefit from teaching that's shaped by expert staff who have been practising lawyers and who understand how the legal landscape is changing.
  • Enrich your learning through our research expertise in data protection, legal education and international business law.
  • Benefit from expert guest lecturers.

New Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE)

The route to qualifying as a solicitor has changed for new applicants.

If you accept an offer on this course after 21 September 2021, you'll need to take the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) after you graduate to qualify as a solicitor. The content and mode of assessment of many of our modules provide a good foundation for further specific SQE preparation.

If you completed or started this course, accepted an offer of a place, or paid a non-refundable deposit (international students only) before 21 September 2021 (inclusive), you can choose to take either the new SQE or the Legal Practice Course (LPC) after graduation.

Accreditation

This course satisfies all the degree requirements laid down by the Bar Standards Board.

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