City, University of London

Law City, University of London Degree level: Undergraduate


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The LLB (Hons) at City provides students with the essential legal and academic skills to be successful in law as well as a range of transferable skills sought after in many other sectors. As a qualifying law degree, students can progress their studies to either the Legal Practice Course (LPC) to become a solicitor, or the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) to embark on a career at the Bar. The LLB (Hons) at The City Law School provides students with the knowledge and skills to pursue a successful career in law. As one of London’s major law schools, the school offers  an impressive range of academic and professional courses, for students and practitioners at all stages of legal education. Our LLB is recognised by the Law Society of England and Wales/Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Council/Bar Standards Board as satisfying the initial or academic stage of legal training. City's LLB recognises the impending changes in legal training and will prepare students for this by providing a course that will give students a wide choice of law modules to choose from in the second and third year, the opportunity to prepare for the new Solicitor's Qualifying Exam (SQE) and the opportunity to graduate with a specialised named pathway. The City Law School offers a friendly and stimulating environment for you to study in with personal feedback sessions and tutorials to underpin student learning from lectures. Students are encouraged to take part in Pro Bono work and are taught essential mooting skills from the first year. This course is suitable for anyone looking to pursue a legal career - from becoming a barrister or solicitor to working as legal counsel in large organisations. The LLB is also suitable for those who wish to pursue careers in other sectors such as banking and finance, due to the transferable skills that students can gain from this reputable degree programme.

Course details


In year one and the first term of year two, students will study the core legal subjects common to all undergraduate law degrees. In the second term of year two and the final year, students can choose from a wide range of elective subjects that allow you to study in a specialised field and gain important professional skills for your future career. The range of elective subjects offered (subject to availability and demand), includes several electives rarely offered at undergraduate level such as Aviation Law, Forensic Science, Media Law, Sports Law and more.

Assessment method

LLB Law students are assessed by any or a combination of the following methods:                         

  • end of term unseen examination
  • end of term open book examination
  • end of term ‘take home’ examination
  • coursework
  • skeleton legal arguments
  • presentations (including mooting, giving oral legal advice or debate);
  • multiple choice questions tests
  • reflective logs/blogs
  • online discussions
  • project papers and reports

Professional bodies

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

  • Bar Standards Board
  • Solicitors Regulation Authority

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

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Course code M100
Institution code C60
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 128 points 128 points from the new UCAS tariff (typically ABB or BBB with an AS Level or a relevant EPQ).
A level ABB A level General Studies, Critical Thinking and Citizenship Studies are not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM Business or Business-related subjects preferred
Access to HE Diploma D: 24 credits
M: 21 credits
Extended Project We welcome applications that include the EPQ. Where relevant, this may be included in our offer, resulting in an 'A' Level offer reduced by one grade.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 A minimum of grade 4 (C) in English Language and Mathematics
Functional Skills and Key Skills are not accepted
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 29 points including 6 in Standard Level English Language

Fees and funding

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Provider information

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City, University of London
Northampton Square
City of London

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Admissions Office

020 7040 8877

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Undergraduate Admissions Office

020 7040 5060