University of Greenwich

Law Senior Status University of Greenwich Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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Our law senior status degree is a two-year qualifying course designed for students who already have an undergraduate degree in another subject and a real interest in the law.

As well as teaching substantive law, this degree explores legal issues from a social, political, moral and economic perspective.

Much like our other LLB courses, this senior status course is geared towards employability. With links to a range of legal, and related, employers in London, you'll have access to a range employability events, including talks and networking opportunities. You can also apply to assist volunteer lawyers on real cases at the university's Legal Advice Centre or apply to assist with the Innocence Project London.

What you should know about this course

  • The course offers an in-depth analysis of the law for those who already hold a degree in a subject other than law

  • You’ll gain knowledge of substantive law and develop transferable skills. Wherever possible, this degree places law in various contexts

  • Apply to assist volunteer lawyers on real cases at the university’s Legal Advice Centre or apply to assist with the Innocence Project London.

  • Our links with employers in London, through our Law Advisory Forum, include law firms, barristers’ chambers and financial institutions.

  • Benefit from guest speakers and networking events with employers, professional bodies and alumni to help your career planning.

Course details


Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.
•European Union Law (30 credits)
•Law of Torts (30 credits)
•Advocacy and Professional Ethics (15 credits)
•Legal Skills 1 (Level 5) (15 credits)
•Law of Contract (Level 5 ) (30 credits)
•Public Law (LEVEL 5) (30 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.
•Equity and Trusts (30 credits)
•Land Law (Level 6 ) (30 credits)
•Criminal Law Senior Status (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.
•Company and Partnership Law (30 credits)
•Law of Evidence (30 credits)
•Family Law (30 credits)
•Intellectual Property Law (30 credits)
•Dissertation in Law (30 credits)
•Financial Services: Law, Regulation and Practice (30 credits)
•Competition Law (30 credits)
•Legal Work Placement (30 credits)
•Commercial Law (30 credits)
•International Law (30 credits)
•Advanced Criminal Law (30 credits)
•Family Court Project (30 credits)
•Information Technology Law (30 credits)
•International Human Rights Law (30 credits)

Assessment method

Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include ‘practice’ assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.

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 M200
Institution code G70
Campus name University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus)
Campus code G

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE English and Mathematics (Grade 4 / C)

You should have an undergraduate degree at 2.1 or above in a subject other than law from a UK or EU university, or an equivalent qualification from a recognised overseas university.

Additional entry requirements


Applicants may be interviewed.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £13,000 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

Fees are set for 19/20 intake and may be subject to change for 20/21.

Provider information

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University of Greenwich
Old Royal Naval College
Park Row
SE10 9LS

Course contact details

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School of Law

Recruitment Office

020 8331 9000