University of South Wales

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of South Wales (Prifysgol De Cymru)

Law

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Course summary

This law degree combines a balanced and stimulating legal education with practical skills and work-based learning. You will gain knowledge of the law and its application in the real world, learn how to analyse and solve problems, and be able to present logical, reasoned arguments. This emphasis on skills means you’ll be ready for the challenges of any career. This course is recognised as a qualifying law degree (QLD) for professional purposes in the UK. It satisfies the academic stage of training set by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board for progression to the vocational stage; the Legal Practice Course (LPC) to become a solicitor, or the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) to become a barrister. If you have already decided on a career as a solicitor, you should consider our LLB (Hons) Legal Practice (Exempting) course.

Course details

Assessment method

During the LLM dissertation stage, you will complete a 20,000-word dissertation under the guidance of an academic supervisor.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Legal Executives, Institute of
  • Solicitors Regulation Authority

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
M100
Institution code:
W01
Campus name:
Pontypridd
Campus code:
A

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSEs: The University normally requires a minimum 5 GCSEs including Mathematics/Numeracy and English at Grade C or Grade 4 or above, or their equivalent, but consideration is given to individual circumstances.


Unistats information

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77%
Student satisfaction
65%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
International £12600 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students have access to a wide range of resources including textbooks, publications, and computers in the University’s library and via online resources. In most cases they are more than sufficient to complete a course of study. Where there are additional costs, either obligatory or optional, these are detailed on the University website (on individual course pages). Of course students may choose to purchase their own additional personal resources/tools over and above those listed to support their studies at their own expense. All stationery and printing costs are at a student’s own expense. Students from Wales and the EU may be eligible for a means-tested Welsh Government Learning Grant. Please visit the University website for full details.
Law at University of South Wales - UCAS