University of Suffolk

Law with Politics (with Professional Placement) University of Suffolk Degree level: Undergraduate

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This course allows you to benefit from a firm grounding in law while taking modules in politics. You will develop a comprehensive understanding of the contexts in which political and legal institutions function, as well as the ability to conduct both legal and political analysis of current problems and issues. This program also offer a professional placement.

We draw on a range of perspectives in our teaching, combining the finest traditions of legal education and political science. You will notice a substantial change in your confidence and ability to engage with topical issues and current affairs, including international relations.

If you wish to pursue a career in legal practice after graduation, this course is designed to meet the requirements for completion of the academic stage of legal training as determined by the Bar Standards Board and the Solicitor’s Regulation Authority.* You may also seek exemptions from aspects of the CILEX programme.

During a period of profound and fast-moving political change, a combined law degree with politics will give you an additional edge to lead and succeed in a rapidly changing world.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority is implementing additional qualifying requirements for solicitors with effect from 2019.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code L1M1
Institution code S82
Campus name University of Suffolk
Campus code I

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points
A level BBC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
Access to HE Diploma M: 30 credits A minimum of 30 Level 3 credits at merit grade or above.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 Applicants are expected to hold GCSE English and Mathematics at Grade 4/C or above.


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 IELTS 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) where English is not the students' first language.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £11,790 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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