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Bachelor of Law (with Honours) - LLB (Hons) years full-time 2018
Ucas points guide


% applicants receiving offers


  • Law by topic
Student score
89% HIGH
% employed or in further study
96% MED
Average graduate salary
£18k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

120 UCAS Tariff points, including a minimum of 2 A Levels, excluding General Studies. Preferable subjects include English, History, Languages, Geography, Sociology, and Law, but any subjects are considered.

Scottish Highers
Not Available

Considered in combination with Advanced Highers.

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

Considered in combination

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

Any subject is considered.

International Baccalaureate

To include a Grade 4 in a preferable subject at Higher Level. Preferable subjects include English, History, Languages, Geography, Sociology, and Law. Maths and English accepted within

UCAS tariff points

Including a minimum of 2 A Levels, excluding General Studies. Preferable subjects include English, History, Languages, Geography, Sociology, and Law, but any subjects are considered.

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers


Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support


Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

Are you ready to make your mark? Our academically challenging, qualifying law degree will prepare you for a career in the legal profession. With strong public and private sector connections, and a clear focus on developing skills in the workplace, we’ll ground you in the fundamentals of law – so you can set your sights high. From national competitions to High Court appeals and community projects – our students win acclaim. Get ahead with a skills-focused, qualifying law degree designed to help you stand out with employers, whatever your career goals. Learn your practice while making a real difference to real clients, with work experience placements open to all in year 2 and 3 students supported by our well-connected Law Clinic. Benefit from working with a faculty of highly qualified law and criminal justice staff who provide a great mix of research-informed and practice-led teaching. Tailor your degree to match your career aspirations by studying LLB Law in conjunction with Business or Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies. Choose the subjects that most interest you from a range of elective modules, so you can shape your degree and prepare for a career inside or outside the legal sector. Take part in a range of competitions and social activities – as well as networking with high-profile guest speakers and prospective employers – as a member of our highly successful, student-run Student Law Society. Deepen your understanding and insight through a sophisticated array of online resources. Pursue your ambition to become a solicitor or barrister, or a range of other professions linked to law.


In your first year, you’ll learn about the core theories, principles and processes of the law, introducing you to how it’s studied and practised. You’ll be able to join the Student Law Society and take part in mooting, debating, negotiation and advocacy competitions. We’ve structured the curriculum so that alongside studying legal systems, contract, constitutional and administrative law (fulfilling the requirements of professional bodies), you’ll also start to develop the kind of critical thinking and self-reflective skills that will equip you for your chosen career. In your second year, you’ll focus on real-life scenarios and develop practical skills in areas such as negotiation and advocacy. You’ll study law of tort, land and EU law in depth and begin to tailor your degree to your specific interests by choosing from modules in company, environmental, media, commercial and consumer law. Unlike most other law degrees, where you have to wait until your final year, you’ll also start gaining hands-on experience through work-based studies and a compulsory skills module. In your final year, you'll complete the core subjects with criminal law and equity and trusts. You can choose to study electives such as family, employment and immigration law. You’ll be able to demonstrate your research skills with a dissertation on a legal issue that inspires you, or undertake a project based on your work experience within the Law Clinic. The modules shown for this course or programme are those being studied by current students, or expected new modules. Modules are subject to change depending on year of entry.

Plymouth University

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Plymouth is a top 50 UK research institution with genuine clusters of world class expertise across areas as diverse as marine science and engineering, medicine, robotics and psychology. With 21,000 students and a further 17,000 studying University of Plymouth awards at partner colleges, it is one of largest higher education providers in the country, and has a strong track record in teaching with one of the highest numbers of National Teaching Fellows of any UK university.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

The percentages below relate to the general subject area at this uni, not to one course. We show these stats because there isn't enough data about the specific course, or where this is the most detailed info made available to us.

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were taking courses within this subject area about things such as the quality of facilities and teaching - useful to refer to when you're narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether overall satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 93%
Student score 89% HIGH
Able to access IT resources


Staff made the subject interesting


Library resources are satisfactory


Feedback on work has been helpful


Feedback on work has been prompt


Staff are good at explaining things


Staff value students' opinions



Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
14% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
61% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
10% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
300 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
77% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
7% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 96% MED
Average graduate salary £18k MED
Graduates who are secretarial and related occupations


Graduates who are other administrative occupations


Graduates who are legal associate professionals


Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
Law graduates tend to go into the legal industry, and they usually take similar routes. Jobs are competitive — often very competitive - but starting salaries are good and high fliers can earn serious money - starting on over £24k in London on average. Be aware though - some careers, especially as barristers, can take a while to get into, and the industry is changing as the Internet, automation and economic change all have an effect, If you want to qualify to practise law, you need to take a professional qualification — many law graduates then go on to law school. If you want to go into work, then a lot of law graduates take trainee or paralegal roles and some do leave the law altogether, often for jobs in management, finance and the police force. A small proportion of law graduates also move into another field for further study. Management, accountancy and teaching are all popular for these career changers, so if you do take a law degree and decide it’s not for you, there are options.
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