A Scots law degree [LLB] is not only the first step towards qualifying as a lawyer but is also an excellent springboard to many other professions, particularly those related to business and finance Fully accredited by the Law Society of Scotland, the LLB will enable you to apply for the Diploma in Legal Practice (also known as PEAT 1), the next step on the way to becoming a qualified solicitor or advocate in Scotland. Our friendly and open student experience is what makes us stand out from other universities. Please visit our website for full course and module details.
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible 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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Craiglockhart Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Standard Qualification Requirements
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||BCC||Including one of English/Latin/History/Law/Philosophy/Modern Studies. GCSE Grade C or 4 English is required and GCSE Maths is recommended.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||Minimum grades DMM (Distinction, Merit, Merit) in a related subject. GCSE Grade C or 4 English is required and GCSE Maths is recommended.|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 12 credits M: 33 credits||Pass Access to HE Diploma in a related subject with 45 credits overall with minimum 33 Credits at Merit & 12 Distinction. English and Maths at Level 2 or equivalent also required.|
|Scottish Higher||ABBB||Including one of English/Latin/History/Law/Philosophy/Modern Studies. ESOL can be considered at grade A. National 5 grade C English is required and National 5 Maths is recommended. If you are eligible for an adjusted offer under our Contextual Admissions Policy, please see the ‘Minimum Qualification Requirements’ below.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||29 points||Award of Diploma with 29 points overall with three HL subjects at grades 6, 5, 4 including one of English/Latin/History/Law/Philosophy/Modern Studies at minimum grade 5. 4 points in SL English is required and SL Maths is recommended..|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H2, H2, H3||Grades H2, H2, H2, H3 at Higher Level to include one of English/Latin/History/Law/Philosophy/Modern Studies Grade O4 at Ordinary Level in English is required and Ordinary level Maths is recommended.|
HNC for entry to year 1 only - Pass in Legal Services with A in the graded unit. HND for entry to year 1 only - Pass in Legal Services with Grades BB at SCQF Level 8 in the graded units. Must have achieved Grade A at HNC.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
|Scottish Higher||BBCC||To include English or another literary subject (noted in Standard Requirements) at grade B. National 5 grade C English is required and National 5 Maths is recommended. The grades listed above are our minimum entry requirements for applicants who meet our widening participation criteria. For further information about our entry requirements and our widening participation criteria as outlined within our Contextual Admissions Policy please visit our website.|
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||IELTS 6.0 overall with no component below 5.5.|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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Course contact detailsVisit our course page
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