Bath Spa University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Our Law degree develops your practical and vocational skills alongside your knowledge of legal theory.
- Put your legal knowledge into practice while you develop career-enhancing skills.
- Designed to prepare you for a wide range of careers, both within and beyond the legal sector.
- Meets the requirements of Bar Standards Board and prepares you for the Solicitors Qualifying Exam.
Year one - Gain a broad understanding of English Legal Systems, the British Constitution, and Criminal Law. Contextualise your learning and develop your professional identity and employability skills. Develop skills of case analysis, and understand legal research methods. Year two - Focus on extending your legal understanding to include subjects such as Contract Law, EU and International Law, and Settlements. Develop skills of negotiation, advocacy and drafting. Continue to contextualise your learning and extend your employability skills. Select from a range of law, business, criminology and sociology options such as Employment Law, Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Policing. You will also be supported and encouraged to take a Work Placement. Year three - Professional Placement Year. Year 4 - Hone your practice skills in our Law Clinic, or undertake a Law Project. Explore Property Law and Litigation whilst developing skills of drafting and mooting. Select from an interdisciplinary range of options, such as Entertainment, Media and Intellectual Property Law, Leadership, Exploring Violence, and Cybercrime.
The course will include a range of practice based assessments such as drafting, negotiating and mooting. It will also include a limited number of exams to prepare you for the SQE.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|A level||BBC - CCC||A-level – grades BBC-CCC expected. Applicants will need to hold GCSE English Language grade C/4 and demonstrate a strong interest in Law in their personal statement.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||BTEC – Extended Diploma grades Distinction, Merit, Merit (DMM) accepted. Applicants will need to hold GCSE English Language grade C/4 (or equivalent) and demonstrate a strong interest in Law in their personal statement.|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 30 credits||Access to HE courses – typical offers for applicants with Access to HE will be the Access to HE Diploma or Access to HE Certificate (60 credits, 45 of which must be Level 3, including 30 at merit or higher). Applicants will need to hold GCSE English Language grade C/4 (or equivalent) and demonstrate a strong interest in Law in your personal statement.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||27 points||International Baccalaureate – a minimum of 27 points are required. Applicants will be to achieve either English Grade 5 (Standard) or Grade 4 (Higher).|
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||English Language Requirements for International and EU Applicants IELTS 6.5 with a minimum score of IELTS 6.0 in each element.|
English Language Requirements for International and EU Applicants IELTS 6.5 with a minimum score of IELTS 6.0 in each element.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.