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LLB (Hons) Law
Take your first steps into a rewarding legal career. The Derby LLB offers high-quality teaching, first-rate facilities and real-world learning. With excellence in legal practice at its core, it paves the way for you to qualify as a solicitor or barrister.
Why choose this course?
As a ‘qualifying law degree’ – meeting the criteria of the Bar Standards Board and Solicitors Regulation Authority – the Derby LLB is an important foundation for practising law professionally. Our graduates are highly sought after for their strong practical skills underpinned by academic rigour.
Is this course for you?
We deliver a thorough undergraduate legal education so you can build all the key lawyering skills. Wide-ranging optional modules mean you can specialise in medical, international, family, employment or social and public law.
How you will learn
You will gain substantial practical experience of drafting, advocacy, interviewing, negotiation and problem-based research. We offer impressive study facilities, including courtrooms and interview suites which replicate real-life settings.
Opportunities and experiences
Our professional partnerships open doors for you to benefit from placements and internships, judicial shadowing and mentoring by established lawyers. Through ‘pro bono’ projects you can also help people who find it difficult to access justice.
Careers and employability
If you want to become a solicitor or barrister, the Derby LLB prepares you for the next stage of training. Our graduates secure roles in the Crown Prosecution Service, private practice, the courts and law centres. Others use the qualification as a stepping stone to careers in banking, industry and education.
Did you know? We also offer this course:
- As part of a Joint Honours degree
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||120 points||Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma etc. We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications. We usually consider an A Level in General Studies as a supplementary qualification. A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria / offer.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 15 credits
M: 24 credits
P: 6 credits
|Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits with 45 at Level 3|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification|
English language requirements
IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
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