Accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, and the Bar Standards Board, this all-encompassing law course will prepare for work in the law profession, as well as offer you lots of practical experiences by attending court, taking part in Moot Courts and Moot Show Trials, guest lectures and exploring life in the legal profession on various field trips.
We know it’s difficult to decide which area of law you’d like to focus on when you’re just setting out on your training, which is why all of our law pathways share a common first semester. This means that you don’t need to make any major decisions about which branch of law you’d like to specialise in until you’ve spent a term studying the subject area and have a better grasp of what each field entails. As well as LLB Law, we offer Entertainment Law and Law with Politics.
Many students play an active role in our Law Society, who organise a variety of events from the Christmas Law Ball to networking events or guest speakers with professionals in the legal sector. You'll also have the opportunity to learn a new language (French, German, Italian, Spanish, Arabic and Mandarin Chinese) through our Languages at BU Community.
A minimum 30-week work placement is taken in year three, at home or abroad, and is the perfect opportunity to experience the legal practice in a real-world setting and make contacts for the future. What’s more, if your placement meets the necessary criteria, it can count can count towards a portion of your training contract after graduation.
BU graduates who studied in this subject area were typically earning £20,400 after one year; this is 23% higher than all graduates who studied this subject. Join us on live chat now to find out more, or register to meet us at an Open Day.
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For September 2019 entry: In order to take advantage of new approaches to learning and teaching, as well as developments in industry to benefit our students we regularly review all of our courses. This course is currently going through this process and we will update this page in September 2018 to give you full information about what we will be offering once the review process has concluded.
All statistics shown throughout this page are taken from Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO 2017), Unistats, Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), BU institutional data and Ipsos MORI (National Student Survey) unless otherwise stated.
Next start date:
September 2018, September 2019
Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus
4 years (including a minimum 30-week placement) Full-time. 3 years (with an optional 30-week placement) for International students (non-EU/ non-UK)
Solicitors Regulation Authority, and the Bar Standards Board
For 2018 entry: 112 - 120 tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. For more information check out our 2018 entry requirements.