What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112-128 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers93%
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
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
If you're interested in becoming a solicitor, barrister or anything to do with the exciting world of the law, our course - accredited by Solicitors Regulation Authority and The Bar Standards Board – gives you the best possible start. You'll learn academic legal skills, but also how to interview clients, provide successful mediation and negotiate as a team, with opportunity to get plenty of hands-on experience, including working with clients, mooting and mock court proceedings, shadowing the Judiciary in Cumbria and Advocacy training days. Why Choose University of Cumbria We’re a modern, practice-oriented, forward-thinking law school and our teaching staff are experts in academia and legal professional work. They’ll share their experience to give you a great insight into pursuing a career in the legal profession. Plus, we have received 100% course satisfaction in the 2017 National Student Survey (NSS) and came second in the UK for student satisfaction for tutor feedback (Guardian League Tables 2017). Opportunity to work in law firms and local businesses alongside your law degree You'll love our in-house mooting society and can take part in competitive mooting, both in-house and nationally against other universities and organisations, bolstering vital professional and courtroom skills You’ll have the opportunity to participate in negotiation competitions – boosting your CV Our law team consists of former practising solicitors and barristers with national and international experience Opportunities to use your academic skills practically via our Street Law project, in which you research and advise on real legal issues to clients in our local community You’ll have the option to do a placement in a local law firm or legal service provider so you get work-based learning Small class sizes mean we get to know you as an individual to give you personalised support You’ll have access to the criminal courts for mock trials, presided over by real judges We have excellent links with local law firms and legal service providers and a strong working relationship with Solicitors Regulator Authority and the Law Society, which will give you vital professional insights, good placement and job prospects Through our Personal Development Planning you’ll develop employability skills, including support in CV writing Our unique virtual Law clinic platform enables you to develop digital lawyering skills training, boosting your awareness and application of legal ethics, professional values and responsibility Opportunity to work on international negotiation projects with students from international and European jurisdictions You’ll study in Carlisle, only 20 minutes from Scotland in one direction and the stunning Lake District National Park – now a UNESCO World Heritage site - in the other, so you’ll never be stuck for something to do outside of your studies. Our philosophy lies in ensuring that you graduate with strong legal and academic skills with an applied understanding of the modern professional sector, so you can make a real difference in using the law to improving the life of others in our communities. Not only has our course earned a great reputation, but we’ve seen former students represent us in a number of prestigious national competitions. So, you can be confident that by studying with us, you're learning the right skills to become a big success in the legal world.
The University of Cumbria has multiple campuses - from Carlisle to London! - each offering a unique learning experience which enables students to have that small campus feel but be part of a bigger university community. With strong focus on vocational learning, it is 2nd in the UK for graduate employability with 97% in employment or further study within six months.
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What do the numbers say for
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
What are graduates doing after six months?
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?