Swansea University

Law and Politics Swansea University Degree level: Undergraduate


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Study LLB Law & Politics at Swansea University and you will gain a qualifying law degree taught by industry experts in a supportive environment, giving you an understanding of both legal and political systems. Together, the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law and College of Arts and Humanities will offer you an exceptional student experience, enhanced employability, and a progressive curriculum, which equips you to understand the changing legal landscape on an international scale.

Key Features

  • A qualifying Law degree combined with an understanding of politics, which will form a strong academic base for a legal career with a political specialism

  • Top 200 for law (QS World Ranking)

  • Overall rating for teaching in Law is 92% (National Student Survey 2017)

  • 99% of students agree that staff are good at explaining things (National Student Survey 2017)

  • 90% of Swansea LLB graduates and 91% of Politics graduates are in employment and/or further study. 75% of those employed held a professional or managerial job six months after the course

  • The second and third years of study include optional modules – with an extensive list to choose from!

  • The opportunity to complete a semester abroad in Hong Kong or the USA

  • Experiential learning (Clinical Legal Education, Miscarriage of Justice Project)

  • The opportunity to enter annual mooting competitions

  • Learn through lectures (which are recorded), seminars and tutorials

We guarantee that you will be made a conditional offer for 2019 for a course at Swansea University. Subject requirements will apply. Please come along to our next Open Day or get in touch for further information.

Course details


Years 1 and 2 consist of the 7 core modules of a qualifying Law degree; Contract Law, Criminal Law, Land Law, Equity and Trusts, EU Law, Law of Tort and Public Law.

Years 2 and 3 will give you the option of choosing both your own Law modules and Politics modules. This will give you the chance to choose from an extensive list, allowing you to shape your own learning.

Assessment method

Assessments are through examinations and assessments.

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 LM21
Institution code S93
Campus name Singleton Park Campus
Campus code -

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

International applicants

We welcome applications from international students from across the globe. Swansea University’s dedicated international team provides advice on applying, fees, funding and settling into life here at Swansea. For applicants whose first language is not English we require a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent). Find out more at www.swansea.ac.uk/international

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level AAB - BBB
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM - DMM
Access to HE Diploma D: 27 credits
M: 15 credits
P: 3 credits
Scottish Higher Advanced Highers
Extended Project We recognise the EPQ as an excellent indicator of success.

If you are predicted a grade B or above in the EPQ, you will receive an offer with a one
grade reduction, to include your EPQ with a grade B.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 32 points
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) 360-390 points.
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) Requirements are as for A-Levels where you can substiutue the same non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Level Core Grade.

Minimum grade C in GSCE English.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

Swansea University offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries which may be available to help finance your studies. Scholarships can be awarded to Welsh medium or international students, or for students excelling in exams, music or sport. Our income-related bursaries help students from lower income backgrounds. Find out more: www.swansea.ac.uk/scholarships

Provider information

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Swansea University
Singleton Park

Course contact details

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Swansea University Admissions Office

01792 295111

The Admissions Office, Swansea University

01792 295111

Fax: 01792 295110