University of Central Lancashire

Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

Course overview

  • Our Law degree provides the essential training you’ll need to become a successful solicitor or barrister and it’s truly fascinating. You’ll learn about ground breaking research topics such as the legal entrepreneurship.
  • One of the greatest benefits of studying this programme is the opportunity to enhance your learning and development through extra-curricular activities. Not only will you get the chance to gain hands-on experience with real legal cases, but you will also have the opportunity to take further training in mooting, mediation, negotiation and arbitration.
  • You will study a range of modules and receive guidance on the various pathways you can take in order to customise your learning, follow your interests and align your degree with your career aspirations. You can also learn about ground breaking research topics such as war crimes trials, hate crimes, and women in prisons from leading academics.
  • With our broad and insightful syllabus, you will graduate with a practical grounding in how the law operates and how legal practices work.
Why study with us
  • Law at the University of Central Lancashire is ranked 4th in the North West for overall student satisfaction - National Student Survey (NSS) 2019.
  • A qualifying law degree taught by experienced academics and practitioners that will set you up for a successful legal career.
  • We have excellent industry links. We regularly invite external speakers from the legal profession to talk to students.

Course details


Year 1: Core: Lawyers Skills and Personal Development, Legal System, Public Law, Contract Law. 2 options from a range offered (subject to numbers), including: Defamation and Privacy in the Media, Judicial Process, Foundations in Human Rights Year 2: Core: EU Law, Criminal Law, Tort Law, Legal Research and Reasoning and Professional Development. 2 options from a range offered (subject to numbers), including: Mooting and Legal Debating, Family Law, Media Law, Employment Law, Human Rights in the UK, Criminology, Sentencing & Treatment of Offenders, Sports Law, War Crimes Trials Year 3: Core: Land Law, Trusts & Equity, Interviewing Employability and Personal Development. 3 options from a range offered (subject to numbers), including: Medicine and the Law, Intellectual Property Law, Company Law, Criminal Law Relating to Sex & Violence, Criminal Evidence, EU Business Law, Placement (worked based learning for lawyers.), Terrorism and the Law, Dissertation, Project, Law Clinic

How to apply

Application codes

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

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

Unistats information

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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Law at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS