University of Huddersfield has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Whether you’re looking to become a solicitor or a barrister, the LLB is the main route that people take towards getting qualified in the legal profession. It’s your first step on the way to what could be a brilliant, dynamic and rewarding career.
This course gives you the chance to gain a firm understanding of legal principles and core legal concepts. As you progress you’ll be able to start focussing on the topics that interest you, particularly in your second and third years, when you can choose from a range of specialised modules.
Whichever side of law you go into, employers will be looking for a wide variety of skills, not just an understanding of law, but how to apply that understanding, how to put forward an argument, attention to detail, and the ability to work in a team. We’ll help you to build your skills while you study and make yourself more attractive to potential employers.
To help you take the first steps on your legal career we aim to give you as much experience as possible. Our Partners in Law scheme is a pretty unique service that could give you all the support you need. We can provide you with networking, mentoring and training opportunities through our links with regional and internationally renowned legal firms.
Firms that are currently part of Partners in Law include Pinsent Masons, DLA Piper, Walker Morris, Eversheds, Hammonds, Chadwick Lawrence, Armitage Sykes, Ramsdens Solicitors, Eaton Smith, Ridley and Hall, Switalskis, Wilkinson Woodward and Kirklees Council Legal Services.
Year 1: Core modules: Constitutional and Administrative Law; Principles of Law of Contract; Law of the European Union; Professional Skills and Legal Method.
Year 2: Core modules: Tort; Principles of Criminal Liability; Option modules: Choose three from a list which may include: Administration of Justice and Human Rights; Commercial Law; Evidence; Company Law; CONSUMER LAW; Intellectual Property and Competition Law. Please note that it is a barred combination to take Honours module if you study the module above:Intellectual Property and Competition Law; Legal Advice Clinic.
Final year: Core modules: Principles of Equity and Trusts; Principles of Land Law. Option modules: Choose four from a list which may include: Employment Law; Medical Law and Ethics; Family Law; Immigration and Asylum Law; Intellectual Property and Competition Law; Strategic Management. Please note that it is a barred combination to take the module above if you have previously studied Intermediate module: Intellectual Property and Competition Law.
Assessment will include exams, multiple choice questions, seen and open book examinations, research exams, projects, reports essays and presentations.
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||from a combination of Level 3 qualifications.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 45 credits|
Applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.
Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements: http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/howtoapply/entry-requirements/
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Please see our website for full details of the scholarship http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/