Glasgow Caledonian University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Law

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Course summary

If you would like to pursue a career as a professional solicitor, the Bachelor of Laws LLB is the main route for entry to the profession. Accredited by the Law Society of Scotland, as a provider of the LLB, Bachelor of Laws which, together with other training, is the main route for entry to the legal profession. The main aim is to provide you with knowledge and understanding of the legal system and law of Scotland. You will develop your legal knowledge and skills through the study of core areas of private, public, criminal and commercial law. You also have the option from year 2 of the programme to take modules in risk management so that your final degree will be an LLB Bachelor of Laws with Risk. The management of risk in legal practice is an increasingly important issue and this LLB with Risk pathway is likely to be an attractive option for students.

Course details

Professional bodies

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

  • Law Society of Scotland

How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeM114
Institution code G42
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBB including English/Law at B & GCSE Maths C/4
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM plus A Level English/Law at B and GCSE Maths C/4
Access to HE Diploma Applications are considered from applicants with a relevant access course, such as University of Strathclyde PEC or University of Glasgow Access course. English and Law units are essential from these access courses.
Scottish Higher AABBB including English and National 5 Maths C
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 28 points including English and Maths
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H1, H2, H2, H3, H3 including English H2 and Maths H5 or O1
GCSE/National 4/National 5 National 5 Maths at C. PLUS Higher requirements. GCSE Maths at C/4. PLUS A Level/BTEC requirements (must include A Level English/Law at B)
Scottish HND Level 2 Entry: HND Legal Services with AAA in Graded Units

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Required for level 2 entry


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7IELTS of overall 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each element

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £1820 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £12250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Scottish domiciled and EU full-time undergraduate students studying in Scotland will not normally have to pay tuition fees, although you must still apply to have your fees paid on your behalf by Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS) each year. You should apply online through the SAAS website. You can usually apply from April onwards. For eligibility details and information on how to apply, visit www.saas.gov.uk. Students domiciled in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (rUK), should apply for a Tuition Fee Loan from their own Local Education Authority. If you live in: England - you should apply to Student Finance Direct Wales - you should apply to Student Finance Wales Northern Ireland - you should apply to Student Finance NI The rUK fees are £9250 per year capped at £27,750 for a 4-year honours programme. A £2,000 cash bursary is available for the first three years. Please see visit www.gcu.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/feesfinance/tuitionfees
Law at Glasgow Caledonian University - UCAS