Law Accelerated Entry (graduates only) at University of Stirling - UCAS

Course summary

Our LLB will give you an in-depth knowledge and understanding of legal principles, theories, institutions and rules – as well as the wider social and political context in which law operates. This two-year course gives you a well-rounded qualification that can be your first step towards becoming a Scots lawyer or entering other prestigious professions. On completion, graduates wishing to become lawyers in Scotland can apply for entry to the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice course. The main objectives of this accelerated law degree are to help you: • develop fundamental in-depth knowledge and understanding of the principles, concepts, values, substantive rules and development of the Scottish legal system and core areas of Scots law, the wider context within which the Scottish legal system operates and the main institutions and procedures of the Scottish legal system • develop intellectual rigour, independence of mind, critical thought and legal problem-solving and research skills to a highly advanced level, as well as more general transferable intellectual skills which are of value in the practice of Law and a wide range of careers • gain the in-depth knowledge, understanding and independent research skills needed to progress to further studies in Law, or in multi-disciplinary areas involving law • get the self-confidence, knowledge, understanding and skills that will provide added benefit to you as individuals, to the legal profession and to society as a whole You’ll also develop your commercial awareness in the module on the Business of Law which has been designed to enhance your employability. Spread over the duration of your degree, this module will draw on your own experience, external industry speakers and interactive seminars to enhance your business skills and develop entrepreneurship which is sought after by employers. It will culminate in a tailormade project on an area of legal business that interests you.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • The Law Society
  • Advocates, Faculty of

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
M115
Institution code:
S75
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

A degree in any subject is required for this course (minimum of a second class Honours degree 2:1 preferred)


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6Obtain IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 minimum in each skill or equivalent.

If you don’t meet the entry requirements there are English language courses which can help you prepare for your degree: https://www.stir.ac.uk/international/international-students/pre-sessional-english-language-courses/

English language requirements

https://www.stir.ac.uk/international/international-students/english-language-requirements/


Student Outcomes

Operated by the Office for Students
65%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1

Additional fee information

Scottish students can apply to the Student Award Agency for Scotland (SAAS) to have tuition fees paid by the Scottish government. Students from the rest of the UK can apply for financial assistance, including a loan to cover the full cost of the tuition fees, from the Student Loans Company. Fee information for International and EU students, can be found on the course webpage: https://www.stir.ac.uk/courses/ The University of Stirling offers a range of scholarships, further information can be found on our website: https://www.stir.ac.uk/scholarships/
Law Accelerated Entry (graduates only) at University of Stirling - UCAS