What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
• 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.
% applicants receiving offers91%
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.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
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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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 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.
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