University of Northampton

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The University of Northampton

Law (two-year accelerated)

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Course summary

Our LLB Law (two-year accelerated) course has been designed to provide students with the grounding they need to pursue a successful legal career. This LLB course will teach you the seven foundations of legal knowledge, which meets the Bar Standard Board’s core academic requirements for entry onto the Bar Training Course. This two-year intensive option is ideal for those seeking faster progression of a career in law, allowing you to complete your law degree in two years rather than the standard three. At the University of Northampton, our Law LLB course includes additional optional modules alongside the traditional foundations of legal knowledge. These cover Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE) topics, such as property law and practice, civil litigation, business law and criminal litigation, making it the ideal choice for students aspiring to take the SQE and qualify as solicitors. This course is also ideal for those who may not be considering a law career, as it offers flexibility to help you achieve your goals and equips you with desirable skills to stand out to employers. The two year accelerated LLB (Hons) provides an alternative to the three year qualification, allowing you to graduate and fast track your career and move onto the next stage. The intensive degree enables you to complete your degree in two years by extending the academic year into the normal vacation periods. You will need a strong academic ability and time management skills in order to be able to cope with the demands of this course. By studying at the University of Northampton, you can be sure that:

  • You will experience student life at the University’s £330 million Waterside Campus. Come along to an Open Day and find out more.
  • Students enrolling on this course at Northampton will be provided with their own brand new laptop* to keep at no additional cost. All sports clubs and societies are free to join at Northampton and every essential course text book is available via the library, meaning you won’t have to purchase copies. For more information on this visit our website (
  • Our expert academics teach in small groups supported with one to one assistance. Our academics and students form a tight bond, providing individualised support and guidance whilst challenging students academically.
  • We invest more money into your education than 90% of Universities in the UK**
  • Whatever your ambitions, we’re here to help you to achieve them. We’ll support you to identify the skills you’re learning during your course, find your strengths and secure practical experience so that when it comes to applying for jobs or further study you’ll feel confident in standing out from the crowd.
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STAGE 1 • Learning the Law (Compulsory) • UK and EU Constitutional Law (Compulsory) • Law of Contract (Compulsory) • Criminal Law (Compulsory) • Ethics, Discrimination, and Human Rights (Compulsory) • Current Legal Issues and Jurisprudence (Compulsory) • Law of Tort (Compulsory) SUMMER • Graduate and Academic Skills Development (Compulsory) • Social Action Research Project (Compulsory) STAGE 2 • Judicial Protection under UK and EU Law (Compulsory) • Criminal Litigation (Designated) • Child and Family Law (Designated) • Law of the Worlds (Designated) • Organised Transnational Crime (Designated) • Intellectual Property Law in Commerce (Designated) • Medical Law and Ethics (Designated) • Law of Equity Wills, Probate and Trusts (Compulsory) • Land Law (Compulsory) • Business Law and Practice (Designated) • Property Practice (Designated) • Civil Litigation and ADR (Designated) • Everyday Law (Designated) • Legal Skills in Practice (Designated) • Sentencing and Penal Policy (Designated) • Contemporary Issues in Human Rights (Designated) • Information Technology Law (Designated) SUMMER • Law Dissertation (Compulsory) Module information is quoted for 22/23 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly. 23/24 entry modules will be updated in June 2023.

Assessment method

Assessment methods vary on this course. Modules involve a variety of activities such as seminar and workshop debates, group and individual presentations and project work.

Professional bodies

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

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Bar Standards Board

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £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

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Law (two-year accelerated) at University of Northampton - UCAS