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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
Not Available
% employed or in further study
92% LOW
Average graduate salary
£18k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level

Two AS levels are not accepted in place of one A level. We welcome all A level subjects from Arts, Humanities, Mathematics & Science, including Law. However, we do not accept General Studies or Critical Thinking.

Scottish Highers
Not Available

Scottish Advanced Highers

We normally require Advanced Higher grades of BBB or BB and additional Highers. We welcome all subjects from Arts, Humanities, Mathematics & Science. English Language and Mathematics not taken at Higher/Advanced Higher must have been achieved at SCQF level 5 (minimum National 5 grade C / Intermediate 2 grade C / Standard Grade Credit level grade 3). If you require further clarification about the acceptability of this qualification please contact the Academic School(s) you plan to apply to.

BTEC Diploma

We consider the National Diploma for entry, the BTEC subject will be taken into consideration when making a decision. Entry requirements are based on achievement of the full National Diploma with grades Distinction, Distinction plus an additional level 3 qualification such as an A Level at grade A.

BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma

We consider the National Foundation Diploma for entry, the BTEC subject will be taken into consideration when making a decision. Entry requirements are based on achievement of the full National Foundation Diploma with grade Distinction plus A Level grades of AA.

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

We consider the National Extended Diploma for entry, the BTEC subject will be taken into consideration when making a decision. Entry requirements are based on achievement of the full National Extended Diploma with grades Distinction, Distinction, Distinction

International Baccalaureate

37 points overall including 6, 6, 6 at Higher Level.  We welcome all subjects from Arts, Humanities, Mathematics & Science.

UCAS tariff points
Not Available

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 144 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

The LLB Law at Manchester is a specialised undergraduate law degree, which will enable you to develop the skills, knowledge and professional network to be highly employable, whether you have ambitions to practise law or enter a different field of work. You will learn the necessary foundational subjects of a qualifying law degree, as well as being able to choose from the extensive range of optional units offered by our diverse team of legal, criminological and ethical specialists. Studying at one of the UK's most international universities means you will be given opportunities to develop connections with legal practitioners and industry professionals from across the world. Our commitment to improving our local communities will further expose you to the real impact of our work and research, and offer unique opportunities to develop the awareness and practical experience needed to forge your own career.


The University of Manchester

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As the biggest single-site University in the country, in one of the most vibrant cities in Europe, the University of Manchester gives students an unrivalled and unique learning experience. You'll enjoy studying at a world-class institution and being at the centre of a dynamic student population. The Students' Union has more than 300 student-run societies, from Aikido to Zoology.

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?

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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
29% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
65% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
1% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
415 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
81% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
6% 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 92% LOW
Average graduate salary £18k MED
Graduates who are welfare and housing associate professionals


Graduates who are legal 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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