English and European Law (4 years) at Queen Mary University of London - UCAS

Course summary

Experience of life in a European country. Build knowledge of the law in a different jurisdiction. Develop a diversified legal portfolio beyond the UK. In London, we’ll connect with legal experts from major firms such as Reed Smith, practices focusing on social justice and charities, including Z2K, and in-house legal teams of major corporations such as CHANEL. Your year abroad gives you the freedom to explore different law areas in different jurisdictions. We partner with universities in Belgium, Denmark, the Netherlands and Italy (where tuition is in English), as well as France, Germany and Spain (where tuition is in the native language). Diversify your legal expertise This four-year degree follows the same module structure as the traditional Law LLB, with an additional year studying abroad. You’ll start with the basics like Acts of Parliament and EU legislation, as well as mastering the skills you need to understand legal documents. Then you’ll pick from a range of specialist fields such as criminology, intellectual property or medical negligence. Our campus is a hub for leaders in law including experienced practitioners, podcast hosts, King’s Counsel members. It’s also home to the QM Legal Advice Centre where we provide free legal advice to students, staff and the public. All of this makes it the perfect place to start your career in this sector and prepare for success. Armed with this course, you’ll impress employers with your analysis skills, attention to detail and ability to construct solid arguments.


Compulsory Modules YEAR 1 Public Law Land Law Contract Law I: Formation and Vitiation Contract Law II: Terms, Breach and Remedies Law in Context – Semester A European Union Law Please note that all modules are subject to change.

Assessment method

The English and European Law LLB is assessed through examinations, coursework, oral presentations and mid-term essays. In your third year spent at a European university, assessment will focus on written assignments and examinations. In the final year of all our law programmes, students have the option to research and write a dissertation on a legal topic in place of a taught module. Year 4 •Jurisprudence and Legal Theory Plus full or half modules totaling three full modules from the list below. You can also choose to write a dissertation on a legal topic of your choice as an alternative to a taught module. Full modules •Family Law •Public International Law •International Human Rights Law •Law of Evidence •Criminology •Competition Law •The Practice of Law in a Clinical Environment •Law Review •Health Law •Principles of Revenue Law •Securing Human Rights Compliance: A Case Study on the United Kingdom •Media Law •Dissertation •Company Law •Law and Pharmacology Half modules •United Kingdom Human Rights Law •Advanced United Kingdom Human Rights Law •Employment Law: Tribunal Practice and Procedure •Commercial and Consumer Law •Corporate Insolvency Law •Intellectual Property - Copyright and Related Rights •Intellectual Property - Industrial Property •Criminal Sentencing

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

All applicants to QMUL must show they meet a minimum academic English language standard for admission and to be successful on the course. Please refer to the website below for details on our English Language requirements by course and acceptable alternative qualifications. You will also find important information regarding UKVI's English requirements if you are applying as an international student who will require Tier 4 immigration permission to enter the UK.

Queen Mary University of London: English Language Requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Our most recent information regarding tuition fees can be found at http://www.qmul.ac.uk/tuitionfees/
English and European Law (4 years) at Queen Mary University of London - UCAS