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


% applicants receiving offers


  • Law by area
Student score
83% MED
% employed or in further study
95% LOW
Average graduate salary
£16.5k LOW
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
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Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

UCAS tariff points

• 120 UCAS points from at least two A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. We accept up to two AS levels. We accept general studies. Or • 104 UCAS points from three A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. We accept general studies.

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 104-120 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

This fully qualifying law degree is designed and developed in consultation with professional law firms. It satisfies the standards of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Council for academic legal training. You can choose from a variety of law options to match your specific areas of interest with the opportunity to study legal areas including criminal law, personal injury, medical negligence, corporate law, state powers, human rights, civil liberties, family law, employment law, property law, and sports law. Real client work We are home to the Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice (HKC) where many areas of legal study involves real client work. All our work based legal professional practice areas give you valuable experience that improves your legal skills and impresses future employers. Under the umbrella of our various ‘Legal Professional Practice’ modules, there are four legal departments where you can gain practical, graduate skills and experience. Those legal departments are: • Business and Commercial • Litigation • Property and Private Client • Professional Voluntary Work and Human Rights Areas include • HKC law clinic • Law in practice placement • HKC criminal appeals clinic • Human rights clinic • Prison clinic • Street law/Urban Lawyers • Advocacy and mooting • Law in practice placement (international) • Combined court helpdesk Study overseas You may also be able to study overseas in the second year. We have links with • Anadolu University, Turkey (some taught in English) • University of Toulouse, France (taught in English) • Carleton University, Canada (taught in English) • Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia (taught in English) • Université Paris XII Val de Marne, Paris (taught in French) • Georgia Southern University, USA (taught in English) • Hogeschool van Amsterdam, Holland (taught in English) • Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic (taught in English) This qualifying law degree exempts you from the Common Professional Examination of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Council. Professional recognition This qualifying law degree exempts you from the Common Professional Examination of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Council.


**Year one core modules** • introduction to law and practice • UK constitutional law and practice • criminal law and practice • dispute resolution in contract. **Year two core modules** • dispute resolution in tort • land, property law and practice • trusts and equitable wrongs (including wills and administration of estates) • legal professional practice development (see grid below for practice areas). **Year two options** choose two from • commercial law • international human rights • law and medicine • sports law • foreign language **Year three optional modules** In year 3, you can select two options from the list of modules below (subject to availability) • commercial law and practice • dissertation • employment law and practice • family law, policy and practice • immigration law and practice • international human rights • law and medicine • law of business organisations • sports law and practice • foreign language **Legal professional practice department** **Business and Commercial department** Advising SMEs. Business start ups. Placements in businesses. **Property/Private client department** Domestic property disputes. Leasehold and freehold transactions. Wills and probate. **Litigation department** Advocacy and mooting. County court representation. Court Help Desk - Civil. Court Help Desk - Family. Small claims. Fast Track Claims. Insolvency. Personal Injury. **Pro bono/ Human rights department** Criminal Appeals Clinic. Human Rights Clinic. Placements in legal practice – UK and International. Prison Clinic. Refugee Advice Clinic. StreetLaw/Urban Lawyers. These legal practice areas are indicative and are subject to change dependent upon client demand.

Sheffield Hallam University

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Sheffield has all the excitement of a major city but the friendliness of a small town. The university and students' union work together to enhance the student experience; your employability is at the top of our agenda. We have lots of societies, sports clubs and volunteering opportunities, plus the largest number of students in Britain on courses with a year's paid work placement.

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 92%
Student score 83% MED
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
4% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
66% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
4% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
282 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
76% 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 95% LOW
Average graduate salary £16.5k LOW
Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers


Graduates who are business, finance and related associate professionals


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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