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While studying the dual qualification LLB English Law and French Law/Master 1 (Maîtrise en Droit) at the University of Exeter you will spend your first three years in Exeter studying in English the necessary foundation subjects for the LLB. At the same time, each year, you will also study French as a foundation course, which is taught and assessed in French.
In your fourth year you will study at the University of Rennes 1 and follow the Master 1 (Maîtrise en Droit) programme. On successful completion you will obtain the dual qualification of LLB English Law and French Law (University of Exeter) and Master 1 (Maîtrise en Droit) (University of Rennes 1).
This dual qualification in English and French law will make you highly attractive to employers as it has become increasingly important for lawyers to understand and apply systems of law belonging to various legal traditions, especially with the harmonisation of legal systems between EU member states and the growing globalisation of legal practice.
All our undergraduate degree programmes are accredited by the Law Society and have a series of compulsory modules which give you exemption from the academic stage of professional training in the UK. On graduation you can proceed to the Solicitors’ Legal Practice Course or Bar Professional Training Course.
In addition to being exempt from the academic stages of professional training in the England and Wales, graduates of the LLB English Law and French Law/Master 1 (Maîtrise en Droit) will have completed a French Masters degree in additional to their Exeter LLB. Graduates can then study for Certificat d'aptitude à la profession d'avocat (the French equivalent of the English LPC / BPTC).
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!
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|Campus name||University of Exeter (Exeter Campuses)|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||AAA - AAB||
Excluding General Studies.
French at grade B required.
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDD||A' level French grade B also required|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 12 credits
M: 21 credits
|Pass the Access to HE Diploma with 12 L3 credits at Distinction grade and 21 L3 credits at Merit grade to include 12 L3 credits in French or equivalent. Please also see our GCSE requirements|
|Scottish Higher||AAABB - AABBB||French at grade A required|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||36 - 34 points||Applicant will be considered with IB 36-34 OR 666 or 665 in three Higher Level subjects. All applicants will be required to have Grade 5 in HL French.|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||AAB - AAB||French at grade B required|
English language requirements
GCSE English Language with a minimum pass of Grade C or 4
For further details on our English Language requirements please visit our website
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|