Law Northumbria University, Newcastle

Undergraduate

Awarded by: Northumbria University Newcastle

Our 3-year LLB (Hons) (or 4 years with an optional sandwich year either doing a placement or study abroad) is designed for those looking for a stimulating and engaging law degree. It provides a thorough grounding in legal principles, including the study of the 7 foundations of legal knowledge which are required to make this a Qualifying Law Degree (QLD), the first stage of legal education for those intending to pursue a career as a solicitor or barrister. These are Constitutional and Administrative Law, Law of Contract, Crime, Equity and Trusts, EU, Land and Tort. In addition specialist options may be studied. Study abroad or work placement opportunities on this course also offer professional experience and industry contacts, further enhancing your career prospects.
In addition from 2016/17 it is possible to study an LLB (Hons) with business pathway. This means that you can add to your knowledge of the law with a research-led understanding of business and management.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Law (with Honours) - LLB (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    3 years


Course details

Modules

For a full list of the modules on your course, please access the course pages at www.northumbria.ac.uk

Assessment method

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.


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 M101
Institution code N77
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 - 136 points
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM
Access to HE Diploma D: 27 credits
M: 18 credits
Scottish Higher BBBBC - BBBBB
AS Subjects studied at AS level and not carried forward to A level will be accepted and the UCAS Tariff points achieved will count towards your total UCAS Tariff score.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal M1, M1, M1 - D3, M1, M1
Extended Project The Extended Project Qualification is welcome and the UCAS Tariff points you achieve from an EPQ will count towards your total UCAS Tariff score.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme The International Baccalaureate Diploma programme is accepted by Northumbria University. Please contact Admissions for more information on specific entry requirements.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H4, H4, H4 - H3, H3, H3, H3, H3, H4
OCR Cambridge Technical Certificate The OCR Cambridge Technical Certificate is accepted in combination with other qualifications.
OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma The OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma is accepted in combination with other qualifications.
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate The OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate is accepted in combination with other qualifications.
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma DDM
OCR Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma The OCR Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma is accepted in combination with other qualifications.
OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma The OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma is accepted in combination with other qualifications.
OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma The OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma is accepted in combination with other qualifications.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) The Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate is accepted in combination with other qualifications.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) The Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma is accepted in combination with other qualifications.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) The Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate is accepted in combination with other qualifications.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) The Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma is accepted in combination with other qualifications.
Scottish Advanced Higher BCC - BBC
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) The Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate is accepted in combination with other qualifications.

The University also accepts many other qualifications that attract UCAS tariff points. If the qualification you are studying is not listed here, then please contact the Admissions Team for advice.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £14,000 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

Some courses have additional costs which are not covered by your tuition fee. These may be, for example, to cover printing and photocopying; for additional specialist equipment, materials or clothing/footwear; for books; for field study or placement visits or membership of professional bodies. It is important to consider these additional costs when planning how you will use your money. You will be advised of additional costs in your offer letter but you can also find out more on the ‘Money Matters’ pages of our website. If your course involves either a mandatory or optional placement (sandwich) or study abroad then you will need to pay a reduced tuition fee for this year. For 2018 entrants this has been set at 20% of the full tuition fee for the placement (sandwich) and 15% of the full tuition fee for study abroad. You can apply for funding to cover this cost from your student finance provider.’