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Course summary

The LLB Law (Senior Status) is a Law degree taught over two years for non-Law graduates from outside the UK. If you want to study Law and already hold a degree in a different discipline, then the Senior Status LLB is for you. You will gain a comprehensive grounding in the seven areas covered by a Law degree: Contract Law, Criminal Law, Land Law, Equity and Trusts, EU Law, Law of Tort and Public Law. Alongside the core compulsory modules, you can study optional modules from a wide range of subject areas including: Family Law, Employment Law, Cyber Crime, Competition Law, and Medical Law. All our Law programmes contain the foundations of legal knowledge needed to enter the legal profession. Our programmes provide a strong foundation for those who wish to go on to take the Solicitors Qualifying Exams (SQE) and they also satisfy the academic stage of training required by the Bar Standards Board for those looking to become Barristers. The School of Law provides you with exceptional student experience, excellent employability support, and a progressive curriculum. We offer: • Sector-leading facilities, including an award-winning Law Clinic, authentic Court Rooms and student study and social spaces • An extensive range of work placement opportunities • Experiential learning through Advocacy, Clinical Legal Education and our Miscarriage of Justice Project, all designed to give you opportunities to learn essential skills • The opportunity to enter a range of Mooting competitions • Your full range of lectures and books available online, to access when you need them Swansea University has an established and growing reputation for Law. The School is committed to continuous improvement in teaching and learning, and to putting students at the centre of its activities. Law at Swansea is ranked: • 3rd in the UK for Course Satisfaction (Guardian University Guide 2023) • Top 10 in the UK for Teaching Satisfaction (Guardian University Guide 2023) • Top 10 in the UK for Student Satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2023) • 11th in the UK for Student Voice (NSS 2022) • 67th in the World (THE World University Rankings 2023) Swansea University: • Has a TEF Gold Rating for Teaching (Teaching Excellence Framework


Your first year of study is made up of compulsory modules covering a range of themes. Compulsory modules are studied by all students on the programme, meaning you are automatically enrolled. Examples of compulsory modules include: • Public Law • Law of Tort • Contract Law • European Law • Legal System and Skills In your second year you will study a mixture of compulsory and optional modules, Examples of optional modules in recent years have included: • Clinical Legal Education • Advocacy • Legal Issues in Sport • Environmental Law • Media Law Your final year will include an optional independent dissertation project. For the full programme structure and module breakdown, please visit our webpage at:

Assessment method

"We offer a variety of assessment methods within our programmes. In addition to traditional examinations and essays, examples of alternative assessment include: • Writing a letter of advice to a client • Creating a vlog • Personal reflections Throughout your undergraduate law degree, you will develop excellent research and analytical skills and learn to present your ideas effectively both verbally and in writing. For full breakdown of course structure and assessment please visit our course page at: or get in touch with us at [email protected]

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

Undergraduate degree in a subject other than law, from outside of the UK.

English language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English we require a minimum overall IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) and no less than 5.5 in each component.

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Law (Senior Status) at Swansea University - UCAS