International Legal Studies with a Year Abroad at University of Kent - UCAS

University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

International Legal Studies with a Year Abroad

Course summary

At Kent Law School our International Legal Studies programme gives valuable added depth and a global dimension to your degree, as well as offering an unforgettable experience in another country, without any requirement to learn another language. If you want to start a successful legal career in the UK and globally, our International Legal Studies programme is the first step to wherever you want to go. You spend a year abroad between Stages 2 and 3 at one of our partner universities, where you are taught in English. Our current destination list includes Australia, Canada, France, Hong Kong, Japan, and many more. Our research-led teaching encourages you to take a critical view of the law, engaging with the latest research undertaken by expert academics. Our diverse, international community of staff and students provides a dynamic and engaging environment to gain the professional legal skills and knowledge you need to change the world we live in. Accreditation This degree will help you prepare for a career in law as a solicitor or barrister. All of our undergraduate Law degrees contain the foundations of legal knowledge required by the Bar Standards Board to satisfy the academic component of professional training for intending barristers, and provide a strong foundation for students who wish to take the Solicitors Qualifying Examinations (SQE). Your future The University has an excellent employment record, with Kent Law School graduates commanding some of the highest starting salaries in the UK. Law graduates can go into a variety of careers, including:

  • Solicitor or barrister in a private practice
  • Company lawyer
  • Legal work within government
  • Legal work within the charity and NGO sector
  • Non-legal careers, such as banking, finance and management.
Our degree course contains the foundations of legal knowledge required by the Bar Standards Board to satisfy the academic component of professional training for intending barristers. They also provide a strong foundation for students who wish to take the Solicitors Qualifying Examinations (SQE). Location Our city, your time. It has never been a better time to study in Canterbury. Our high student population creates a vibrant, diverse and student-friendly atmosphere. We are a hub of exciting new ideas emerging from a stunning historic city - join us and get involved!


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
M131
Institution code:
K24
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

For further information about applying to Kent as an international student you can visit our International student webpages: https://www.kent.ac.uk/international. From here you will find useful information on country entry requirements, scholarship information, events and application guidance. Kent has dedicated support available to international students through groups, networks, English language and more specialist services through our Student Support and Wellbeing team. Visit our guide for international students to find out more on how we can support you during your time at Kent: www.kent.ac.uk/guides/support-for-international-students

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

Please visit our website for further information:

https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/how-to-apply/english-language-requirements.html


Student Outcomes

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64%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
88%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

All fees for 2025/26 are to be confirmed. Please see the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding options.

Sponsorship information

Kent offers generous financial support schemes to assist eligible undergraduate students during their studies. See our funding page for more details - https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/fees-and-funding

International Legal Studies with a Year Abroad at University of Kent - UCAS