Law LLB at City, University of London - UCAS

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Course summary

Our accredited, qualifying Law degree provides you with essential legal and academic skills. Study the core subjects common to all undergraduate law degrees to gain a strong grounding in law and supplement them with a wide choice of specialist elective modules. Develop your commercial awareness and confidence with pro bono clinics, volunteering and mooting opportunities. This degree provides the first stage of professional training for aspiring barristers and covers topics of interest to those wishing to qualify as solicitors, laying the foundations for a rewarding legal career whichever path you choose. It is also suitable for anyone who wants to develop important transferable skills for future employment, such as research and analysis, critical thinking, reasoning, judgement, as well as public speaking and communication skills. You’ll be trained to deal with challenging situations, excel under pressure, and demonstrate professionalism in your work environment. From our home in The City Law School Building, LLB students have access to our dedicated Law Library and quiet studies spaces, alongside a state-of-the-art moot courtroom and pro bono legal clinic. Choose to specialise in a broad variety of legal fields, giving the option to graduate with the LLB Law with Commercial Law, International Law, Human Rights Law, or Professional Practice. You can make this choice at the end of your 2nd year. Develop your commercial awareness and professional network with an intensive five-week micro-placement with a range of our partner employers. Get quick and easy access to the latest research materials and legislative updates with Lawbore, our acclaimed legal resource portal. This course is accredited by the Bar Standards Board, and The General Council of the Bar. Specialist pathways You will have the option to choose specialist pathways in:

  • LLB Law with Commercial Law
  • LLB Law with International Law
  • LLB Law with Human Rights
  • LLB Law with Professional Practice.


This three-year LLB Honours degree covers all of the core foundations of legal knowledge required by the Bar Standards Board for a qualifying law degree. Year 1 - Begin studying the core legal subjects common to all undergraduate law degrees.

  • Debates in the English Legal System (15 credits)
  • Constitutional Law (15 credits)
  • Foundations of Contract Law (15 credits)
  • Foundations of Criminal Law (15 credits)
  • Foundations of Tort Law (15 credits)
  • Contract Law and Practice (15 credits)
  • Administrative law and Human Rights (15 credits)
  • The City Law Student: Legal Reading, Writing and Research for Degree, Careers and Employability (15 credits)
Year 2 - Study the remaining foundations of legal knowledge:
  • Foundations of EU Law - Core module (15 credits)
  • Foundations of Land Law - Core module (15 credits)
  • Foundations of Trusts Law - Core module (15 credits)
Choose five modules from a wide range of elective subjects (subject to change each year):
  • Legal Career Enhancement and Employability Skills (15 credits)
  • Small Venture and Social Enterprise Law (15 credits)
  • Commercial Awareness and Risk (15 credits)
  • Mediation (15 credits)
  • Politics and Law (15 credits)
  • Legal Design (15 credits)
  • Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility (15 credits)
  • Further Issues in Criminal Law (15 credits)
  • Further Issues in Tort Law (15 credits)
  • The UK and The European Union (15 credits)
  • Company Law (15 credits)
  • Family Law (15 credits)
  • Foundations of Public International Law (15 credits)
  • Immigration Law (15 credits)
  • Intellectual Property Law (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Islamic Law (15 credits)
  • Law relating to Domestic Banking (15 credits)
  • Law, Rights and Context (15 credits)
  • Regulation of Leisure Industries (15 credits)
  • Contemporary issues in EU Constitutional law (15 credits)
  • Micro-Placement (15 credits)
Year 3 - Specialise in your chosen area of the law with eight elective modules from a wide range of subjects (subject to change each year).
  • Further Issues in Equity (15 credits)
  • Further Issues in Land law (15 credits)
  • Law of the European Convention of Human Rights (15 credits)
  • EU Law and the Global Legal Order (15 credits)
  • Human Rights Law in the UK (15 credits)
  • International Human Rights Law (15 credits)
  • Law of Domestic Sales (15 credits)
  • Cross Border Commercial Law (15 credits)
  • Global Issues in Corporate Law (15 credits)
  • International Banking Law (15 credits)
  • Media Law (15 credits)
  • Competition Law (15 credits)
  • Maritime Law (15 credits)
  • Advanced Issues in International Law (15 credits)
  • International Economic Law (15 credits)
  • International Criminal Law (15 credits)
  • International Commercial Arbitration (15 credits)
  • Discrimination Law (15 credits)
  • Labour Law (15 credits)
  • Criminal Justice (15 credits)
  • Medical Law and Bioethics (15 credits)
  • Forensic Science and the Legal Process (15 credits)
  • Law of Evidence - The Evidential Implications of Criminal Investigation (15 credits)
  • Law of Evidence: Safeguarding Reliability and Protecting Witnesses (15 credits)
  • Legal Skills (15 credits)
  • Introduction to the Solicitor’s Professional Qualification (15 credits)
  • Canadian Constitutional Law – Foundational Principles (15 credits)
  • The Canadian Charter of Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (15 credits)
  • Canadian Law of Business Organisations (15 credits)
  • Constitutional Law of the USA – Foundational Principles (15 credits)
  • Constitutional Law of the USA – Modern Controversies (15 credits)
  • Child Law (15 credits)
  • Justice Law and History (15 credits)
  • Micro-Placement (15 credits)
  • Comparative Constitutional Law (15 credits)
  • International and Comparative Intellectual Property Law
  • Law, Race and Colonialism (15 credits)
  • Dissertation (30 credits)
  • Movement of Products and People into and within the EU (15 credits)
  • Industry Projects (15 credits)
- Pro bono (15 credits)

Assessment method

Law students are assessed by a variety of methods. Those include written coursework, mooting, portfolios, multiple choice questions tests, oral and written examinations, as well as project work and activities undertaken as part of a team. Formative assessment and mock examinations and feedback are given throughout the academic year to help you prepare for your assessments. We recognise the importance of prompt and helpful feedback to you. Academic staff highlight the learning outcomes at the start of each module, ensure that core skills are developed and refined as part of the course and provide students with effective feedback on individual and group assignments. Although the balance of assessment formats varies dependent upon the elective modules taken, in the 2022/23 academic year the approximate percentage for each stage was as follows: Year 1

  • Written examination: 41%
  • Coursework: 59%
Year 2
  • Written examination: 80%
  • Coursework: 20%
Year 3
  • Written examination: 41%
- Coursework: 59%

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £18140 Year 1
International £18140 Year 1

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Law LLB at City, University of London - UCAS