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Course summary

The LLB degree offers you a sound understanding of the foundations of legal knowledge, which must be successfully completed at the academic stage of your legal career as well as offering you an opportunity to explore other exciting areas of law. The core modules meet the requirements of a Qualifying Law Degree (QLD) as you progress to the vocational stage of your career where you will either undertake the Solicitors Qualifying Examinations (SQE) or the training requirements of the Bar Standards Board, if you intend to pursue a career as a solicitor or barrister. However, the degree will also equip you with skills and knowledge to pursue a range of different graduate careers. Our degree offers an opportunity to develop sound legal knowledge alongside practical legal and transferable skills. In addition, our LLB students are offered the opportunity to develop key employability skills in the real world. Our LLB is distinctive in offering the rare ability to undertake Professional Practice Placements in each year of the degree, allowing students to gain invaluable experience in the workplace. What Birmingham Newman University has to offer Student focused high quality learning which is supported by small class sizes and an interactive teaching style enabling you to feel engaged with and enthused by their learning of law. Small group workshops and seminars enable you to test out your knowledge and skills and learn from subject experts. ‘Real world’ law where your learning is related to the solving real life legal problems. Excellent facilities including our full sized courtroom with integrated video facilities, designed to enable you to develop your practical legal skills. A supportive diverse and inclusive environment where you will be supported by the wide Newman team, the law academic team, and your personal tutor whom you will meet with regularly to discuss your personal and academic development Opportunities for developing employability skills through Professional Practice Placements to prepare you for a range of legal and non-law graduate careers. Learn about social justice through a range of learning opportunities enabling you to learn about the law in action, connect with the local legal community, so you are to better able to understand the role of law and lawyers in society and to understand and think critically about how the law is and how it could be improved.


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Assessment method

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Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

This course is currently unable to accept applications from international learners.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

The University will review tuition fees and increase fees in line with any inflationary uplift as determined by the UK Government, if permitted by law or government policy, on enrolment and in subsequent years of your course. It is anticipated that such increases would be linked to RPI (the Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments).
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