Kingston University has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
Reasons to choose Kingston
100 per cent of students from this course are in employment or further study six months after graduating (DHLE 2016/17).
Through practical modules, you’ll develop and practise the legal skills necessary to successfully complete Stage 1 of the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE).
- At the end of the course, you’ll graduate with legal knowledge and applied skills, and the relevant work experience valued by employers.
About this course
If you aim to become a barrister or solicitor, this degree will provide you with the knowledge and skills to enable you to progress to the vocational stage of
legal training. It is a qualifying law degree, recognised by the Bar Standards Board and Solicitors Regulation Authority.
You’ll gain a comprehensive foundation in the English legal system and legal method, which provides a gateway to the study of contract, property and criminal law.
There are options for professional internships and the opportunity to spend a year studying overseas – ideal if you are considering an international career. You can tailor your degree to suit your interests and career goals with a selection of optional modules.
The additional year is a study exchange year.
Examples of modules:
Year 1 (Core)
- English Legal System and Legal Method
- Law of Contract
- Public Law
- Law of Tort
- Professional Readiness (Stage 1)
Year 1 (Optional)
- Professional Experience Modules
- Professional Practice & Ethics
Year 2 (Core)
- Land Law
- Criminal Law
- EU Law
- Professional Readiness (Stage 2)
Year 2 (Optional)
- International & Comparative Law
- Commercial Law
- Professional Experience Modules
- Mediation (Professional Qualification)
Final Year (Core)
- Equity and Trusts
Final Year (Optional)
- Law Reform Project
- Remedies & Restitution
- International Trade Law
- Company Law
- Employment Law
- Dispute Resolution
- International Criminal and Human Rights Law
- International Property Law
- Family and Child Law
How 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||Main Site|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||120 points||UCAS points from a minimum of 2 A-Levels or equivalent Level 3 qualifications. General Studies not accepted.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 15 credits
M: 21 credits
P: 9 credits
Mature applicants (21 years and older) will need to pass a QAA-approved Access to Higher Education Diploma in a relevant subject with 60 credits, minimum 45 credits at Level 3 including 15 at distinction and 21 at merit.
Applicants under 21 years will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||27 points||4 in Mathematics at Standard Level. English Language required at 5 Standard Level or 4 Higher Level.|
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttps://www.kingston.ac.uk/undergraduate-course/law-llb/
Fees and funding
|EU||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.