Law at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

Studying our Law LLB(Hons) course can start you off on your career journey in the field of Law, as well as provide plenty of transferrable skills that will make you stand out to potential employers, such as critical thinking, researching and interviewing. Why Study Law LLB(Hons) at University of Huddersfield? You’ll be taught my both practitioners and legal academics who bring their industry and research expertise into classroom teaching. Our flexible course structures mean that you can wait until the end of Year 2 to decide whether you want to study on an academic course, i.e., LLB (Hons) Law or one of our practice-focused courses, i.e., Law and Practice or Master’s in Law and Practice. You’ll participate in national and international Moot competitions, professional mentoring scheme, the Law School challenge and law Careers Fair. In doing so, you’ll develop legal and employability skills, and network for future careers. In addition to specialised legal databases (i.e. Westlaw, Lexis Library) and journals (via Heinonline, Jstor), you’ll have access to over 200 law eBooks (textbooks) via Law Trove. These are all included in your course fees. On campus, you’ll have access to our purpose-built mock courtroom (which gives you the chance to benefit from real-life scenarios, to hone your skills), and Legal Advice Centre to apply law in practice, developing advocacy, drafting, interviewing, and researching skills. The course will prepare you not just for a career in the legal field but also in other professions, such as those in business, finance, education, public policy, and public service. After the second year, you’ll put your knowledge and skills to the test in an optional 48-week work placement in your area of interest, in the UK or abroad. This course will prepare you for a variety of potentially exciting careers in a range of fields in the industry. Becoming a solicitor or a barrister is the most common path, but you could also work as a paralegal, legal assistant, or legal consultant. You can also advance to a postgraduate course to deepen your legal knowledge. Professional Bodies You’ll be studying at an Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International-accredited Business School. Globally, fewer than six per cent of institutions offering business degrees achieve this accreditation. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.


Modules on the first year of this course include: • 21st Century Legal and Employability Skills • Contract Law • Criminal Law • English Legal System and Method • Law in Society • Public Law. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

Based on your choice of modules, assessments vary from essays and exams to reports, case notes, briefs, oral presentations, moots, skills-based, reflective learning, and clinic-based learning. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.

Professional bodies

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

  • AACSB International

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16500 Year 1
International £16500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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Law at University of Huddersfield - UCAS