Take your first step to becoming a solicitor or barrister at ARU London. Our course will qualify you for the next stage of your legal training. On the way, you’ll learn skills that will give you a step-up in other careers, and you could be awarded a Higher Diploma in Paralegal Practice in addition to your degree. This qualifying law degree, accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and the Bar Standards Board (BSB), will allow you to progress to the vocational stage of training as a solicitor or barrister. You’ll study both academic and practical aspects of the law, which, as well as preparing you for a legal career, will give you many skills that are highly valued in other occupations. We encourage you to focus on your areas of interest and develop specialisms, such as family law, criminal law and procedure and/or civil law and litigation. In addition you will be supervised for your major undergraduate project on a legal subject of your choosing.
Year 1 Legal Method & Skills Constitutional & Administrative Law Present Contract Law Foundations of Criminal Law Year 2 European Union Law Law of Tort Equity & the Law of Trusts Legal Research: Theory and Practice Optional Modules: Company Law in Context Family Law International Human Rights Law Law of Succession Year 3 Civil Litigation Land Law Undergraduate Major Project in Law Optional Modules: Child Law Criminal Litigation with Evidence Employment Law Public International Law Law of Information, Intellectual Property and Social Media Issues in Medical Law
We’ll assess your progress through a variety of methods from coursework, group assignments, activity-based assignments and exams. You can expect to part take in on-going problem-solving activities, projects and presentations. You’ll also be able to access support material through our ARU Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). All assignments are designed with your career progression in mind and give you opportunities to develop and improve transferable skills employers look for.
How to apply
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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||104 points|
ARU London's standard offer is 104 UCAS tariff points from 3 A Levels, e.g. BCC. Alternatively, ARU London asks for: Irish Leaving Certificate: BBCCC. Scottish Highers: BBCCC. BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma: DMM in a business-related subject. International Baccalaureate Diploma: 24 points. Applicants studying for other qualifications should contact ARU London to discuss their circumstances. We also welcome applications from mature individuals who can demonstrate appropriate, relevant work experience. All applicants are required to have at least 5 GCSEs at C/4 or above including English and Maths. Students whose first language is not English and who have not previously studied in the UK are required to have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on our assessment of your overall suitability for the course. We treat everyone as an individual which means we will look at your whole application including any relevant work experience and personal circumstances as well as your educational qualifications. Please contact [email protected] for more information.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|