LLB (Hons) Law ranked number 2 in the UK for student satisfaction, with 97% overall satisfaction, and ranked number 1 for academic support. (NSS 2020) Solent University’s LLB has been designed to give graduates maximum flexibility when choosing their future progression. The course complies with Solicitors Regulation Authority requirements for graduate entry and Bar Standards Board requirements for a qualifying law degree and is designed to prepare you for the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) giving you a recognised base of legal and professional knowledge that can make you the ideal choice for a wide range of legal and corporate roles. Taught by experts with strong links to the legal profession, the course gives you plenty of opportunities for practical experience and to develop your own professional network. The course team’s practical expertise and open-door policy ensure you will be well supported academically – while the university’s dedicated support services offer plenty of help with any other aspects of student life. And as a founding member of Southampton City Law Network, we offer a programme of workshops and guest lectures from visiting professionals – as well as events, work experience opportunities, and chances to explore the legal profession and decide which career path to follow. You will have access to specialist facilities, too – from the University’s moot courtroom, which enables you to practice your legal skills in a realistic environment, to an extensive library of legal journals, case law and online materials. But the LLB offers training for other avenues of legal practice as well, delivering a range of professional and transferrable skills tailored to the corporate and business world. The modules incorporate both theory and practice – enabling you to understand legal processes and the fast-changing legal environment. You will be encouraged not only to develop habits of lifelong learning, but also to develop the professional awareness and personal attributes to effectively continue your development as a professional long after you graduate. A law degree that builds towards the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s new pathway to qualification, the Solicitor’s Qualifying Examination. What does this course lead to? A law degree provides a wide variety of transferable skills relevant to both legal practice and other areas. Following graduation, many students go on to train as a solicitor or barrister, while others pursue careers as legal executives, company secretaries or licensed conveyancers, or in areas such as business, property management and marketing, taxation, legal and financial compliance, local and central government, the police service, or paralegal work. Who is this course for? Solent’s LLB degree is ideally suited to students looking to pursue a career as a solicitor or barrister and also to those seeking a career in other legal and business professional environments, from commerce to the civil service.
YEAR 1 - CORE MODULES Professional Practice 1 Civil and Criminal Litigation and Procedure Criminal Law and Practice Constitutional, Administrative and EU Law Contract Law and Practice Tort and Dispute Resolution YEAR 2 - CORE MODULES Professional Practice 2 Company and Commercial Law and Practice Equity and Trusts: Law and Practice Landlord and Tenant and Planning Law Legal and Criminological Theory YEAR 2 - OPTIONS (please note that not all options are guaranteed to run each academic year) Employment Law Intellectual Property Law Placement Year YEAR 3 - CORE MODULES Developing Independent Learning Land Law and Practice Employability YEAR 3 - OPTIONS (please note that not all options are guaranteed to run each academic year) Medical Law and Practice Family Law and Practice International Law and Human Rights Entertainment and Media Law
You will be assessed in a variety of ways, including case notes, assignments, case studies, problem solving exercises, examination, individual and group presentations and individual interviews.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
For information about applying to Solent as an International applicant, please visit https://www.solent.ac.uk/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/help-for-international-students
• Direct entry to years 2 (Level 5) or 3 (Level 6) We welcome applications from students currently studying a Foundation Degree, DipHE, HNC, HND or modules of an undergraduate degree course at another university, who wish to enter directly into Years 2 or 3 of one of our undergraduate degree courses. • Level 5 (year 2) entry To directly enter the second year of this course you will need to show appropriate knowledge and experience. For example, you are an ideal candidate if you have 120 undergraduate credits at Level 4 or a CertHE in a related subject area. • Level 6 (year 3) entry To directly enter the third year of this course you need to show appropriate knowledge and experience. For example, you are an ideal candidate if you have 240 undergraduate credits (at Levels 4 and 5), a DipHE, Foundation Degree or HND in a related subject area.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||with 5.5 in each individual component.|
|TOEFL (iBT)||80||with a minimum of 20 in each individual compoenent.|
Solent University can also accept the following English Language Test: Duolingo English Language Test 115 overall with a minimum of 95 in each component. All international applicants need to be aware that the English language requirements to attend Solent University, and the English language requirements to obtain a visa from the Home Office, may be different. This means that if you meet the Solent University language requirement to gain a place on the course, you may still have to meet additional requirements to be granted with a visa by the Home Office. We strongly advise all applicants to visit the Home Office website which outlines all the requirements for a successful visa application and to take a look at this PDF document which outlines both Solent University and Home Office requirements for a number of language tests.
The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Solent University offers a number of bursaries, grants and scholarships. For more information, please visit https://www.solent.ac.uk/finance/grants-bursaries-scholarships/bursaries
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