University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

English and French Law (4 years)

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Course summary

This four year programme provides a sophisticated introduction to French Law, with the third year spent at one of our partner universities in France, taught in French. You study French law and language in your first two years at Kent, alongside compulsory modules in English law. Your third year is spent at university in France, where you are taught in French, and you return to Kent for your final year, gaining a strong grounding in two legal systems. Kent Law School brings the study of law to life and prepares you for a successful career in law. Our LLB in Law develops your critical and analytical skills, enables you to think about the role of law in society, and provides hands-on experience through opportunities to work on real cases in our Law Clinic. A law degree from Kent prepares you for a career in law and opens doors to many other professions. 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. Choose English and French Law at Kent because: • we’re Top 20 in The Guardian University Guide 2022 and The Times Good University Guide 2022 • we offer state-of-the-art facilities including a dedicated moot courtroom • you study the issues that matter to you through our broad range of modules • this degree helps facilitate your ambitions to work in law as a solicitor or barrister, or as a lawyer internationally • you can get involved in real legal practice and assist real clients through Kent Law Clinic • you will take part in co-curricular activities including lawyering skills modules in Mooting, Mock Trial Advocacy, and Negotiation • you can join one of our student-led law societies • you participate in innovative and meaningful projects like Critical Law TV and the Kent Law Review • you learn from legal professionals on our Professional Mentoring Scheme • we have a supportive environment with academic advisors and our Skills Hub which helps you succeed and achieve. Our law degree sharpens your thinking and your powers of persuasion whilst you gain extensive legal knowledge. You study the detail of the law, as well as its history. You analyse judgments and legal developments while considering the political, ethical and social dimensions of the law. This critical approach facilitates your ability to interrogate and investigate the law. Not only does this enhance what is already a fascinating subject, but it also enables you to build well researched evidence bases and advocate your position, which is critically and vitally important in whichever professional occupation you aim to pursue. Our popular mooting programme develops your advocacy skills in a simulated courtroom setting before a bench comprising local judges, practising barristers, solicitors and lecturers. Our Employability Support enables you to make connections, build your network, develop an understanding of the profession and plan for your future.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
M121
Institution code:
K24
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
55%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
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 2022/23 are to be confirmed. Please see the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding options.
English and French Law (4 years) at University of Kent - UCAS