Liverpool John Moores University

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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The professionally accredited LLB (Hons) Law at Liverpool John Moores University is taught by a supportive and highly qualified team of legal professionals and academic staff.

  • Sandwich year option providing students with the opportunity to undertake a supported, year-long work placement in the UK or overseas
  • Teaching from supportive and highly qualified legal professionals and academics
  • Direct progression onto professional practice training programmes
  • Opportunities to study in Europe as part of the School of Law's Erasmus + programme
  • High levels of student support including a mentoring scheme and law society
  • International Foundation Year course available offering direct progression onto this degree programme - visit LJMU's International Study Centre to find out more

Course details


Please note, a small number of option modules for this course are still under review and therefore changes may be made to some option modules and some may be removed. Level 4

  • Principles of Contract Law
  • Foundations and Independent Learning
  • Criminal Law
  • Public Law
  • Law of the European Union
  • Skills for Success: employability and commercial awareness
  • Law in Society
Level 5
  • Land Law
  • Law of Tort
  • Equity and Trusts
The following options are typically offered:
  • Introduction to Business Law
  • Succession, Wills and Admin
  • Sports Law
  • Law, Justice and Literature
  • Justice, Humans Rights and the State
  • LJMU Law and Clinical Legal Education
  • Immigration Law
  • Criminal Litigation and Advocacy
  • International Human Rights
  • Maritime Law
  • Law of the Single Market
Sandwich year:
  • Work placement in a legal or non-legal organisation
Level 6 The following options are typically offered:
  • Employment Law
  • Media Law
  • Negotiation Skills and Practice
  • Jurisprudence
  • International Law, Peace and Security
  • Family and Child Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Mediation Skills and Practice
  • Mooting
  • Company Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Evidence
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Bank Regulation and Financial Crime
  • Animal Welfare and the Law
  • Dissertation
  • Law and Social Justice
  • Legal History Dissertation
  • Law of Business Organisations
  • Constitutional Reform
  • Civil Dispute Resolution
  • Property Law and Practice
  • LJMU Law Clinical Legal Education II
Further guidance on modules Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal Academic Framework review, so may be subject to change. Students will be required to undertake modules that the University designates as core and will have a choice of designated option modules. Additionally, option modules may be offered subject to meeting minimum student numbers. Please see the programme specification document for further details on this course.

Assessment method

Assessment varies depending on the modules you choose, but will usually include a combination of exams and coursework. The School of Law prides itself on its assessment methods, which combine traditional exams (seen and unseen) and coursework (essays and reports) with pioneering skills-based assessments, such as mooting, dispute resolution and mediation. We acknowledge that every student is unique and may perform differently depending on how they are assessed, so we offer a variety of assessment options through tailored modules to suit your specific learning requirements.

Professional bodies

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

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Bar Standards Board

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.






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.

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 120 points We are looking for students who are keen to learn new skills and develop those they already possess. Your personal statement should be concise and to the point. We want to see a systematic approach behind your submission with evidence that you have organisational ability. Explain why you want to do the course at LJMU, show you’ve done some research into it and be aware of the career pathways. Work experience or contact with the legal system would be advantageous along with individual achievements. For the full time degree programme formal qualifications are essential, but if you think that there is something special you have to offer and your qualifications don't quite meet the entry requirements, contact us to discuss your application and you may be invited for an interview. What the Admissions Panel must see is that you have the ability and aptitude to complete the degree. ​Applications are welcomed from mature and non-standard applicants, who will be considered on an individual basis. These applicants may be required to submit an essay and/or attend an interview, and should demonstrate potential and motivation and/or have relevant experience. International applicants will be considered in line with UK qualifications.
A level BBB Minimum number of A Levels required: 2 Is general studies acceptable? Acceptable only when combined with other qualifications Are AS level awards acceptable? Yes Average A Level offer: BBB Maximum AS Level points accepted: 20
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM Extended diploma (QCF): Acceptable on its own and combined with other qualifications Extended diploma subjects / grades required: DDM if studied on its own or to the total of 120 UCAS points if combined with other qualifications
Access to HE Diploma D: 24 credits M: 21 credits Access to Higher Education Diploma acceptability: Acceptable on its own and combined with other qualifications Further information: At least 24 Distinctions and 21 Merits, or any other combination that equates to 120 UCAS Tariff points in a relevant subject
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 26 points International Baccalaureate: Acceptable on its own and combined with other qualifications Additional information: 26 IB Diploma Points
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) Irish Leaving Certificate: Acceptable on its own and combined with other qualifications Grades / subjects required: 120 UCAS Tariff points with a maximum 20 UCAS Tariff points from Ordinary Level

Applicants must have obtained grade 4 or grade C or above in English Language and Mathematics GCSE or • Key Skills Level 2 in English/ Maths • NVQ Level 2 Functional skills in Maths and English Writing and or Reading • Skills for Life Level 2 in Numeracy/English • Higher Diploma in Maths/ English • Functional skills level 2 in Maths/ English Prior to starting the programme

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
International £15600 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

All figures are subject to yearly increases. The Department for Education (DfE) have recently announced that they will be freezing tuition fees for the 2020/21 academic year.
Law at Liverpool John Moores University - UCAS