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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
80% MED
% employed or in further study
96% MED
Average graduate salary
Not Available
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level

Scottish Highers

BTEC Diploma

Accepted at DM with an BTEC Subsidiary Diploma or Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma at Merit, or with an A-level at C.

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

International Baccalaureate

UCAS tariff points

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 108 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

Not available

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

Our Law LLB course is accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Standards Board as a Qualifying Law Degree in England and Wales. The course gives exemption from the academic stage of qualification for both branches of the legal profession. If you are intending to qualify as a solicitor or barrister then this is the course for you. As part of this course you will have the chance to visit courtrooms and prisons. Our Law team has strong links with the local legal profession and invite law firms and barristers to visit to provide you with career advice and allow you to learn from their experience. If you choose to study Law with us you will benefit from a varied and imaginative modular scheme that is designed to offer you a wide range of options in addition to the foundation subjects that are required by legal professional bodies. Our approach to teaching and learning is centred around you, we ensure that we teach Law in its social, political, and economic context across all three stages of the course. We offer a wide range of additional voluntary activities, such as court visits, mooting, client interviewing and negotiating as part of the Law LLB. There is also the opportunity for you to join the Student Law Society, which organises social and professional activities that help to prepare you for a legal career. You will also be encouraged to get involved with our Pro Bono Advice Clinic that will allow you to put your learning to practice in real-life scenarios and make a positive difference within the local community. Our Law division also has links with local organisations such as the Northamptonshire Rights and Equality Council and Citizens Advice, that you can benefit from and explore as work experience opportunities. By studying at the University of Northampton, you can be sure that: Students enrolling on this course at Northampton will be provided with their own brand new Hewlett Packard laptop* to keep at no additional cost. All sports clubs and societies are free to join at Northampton and every essential course text book is available via the library, meaning you won’t have to purchase copies. For more information on this visit our website (northampton.ac.uk/benefits). If you join us in September 2018 you will be the first to experience student life at the University’s brand-new Waterside Campus. Come along to an Open Day to find out more. Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Northampton delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK. ✱ terms and conditions apply. See northampton.ac.uk/benefits for more information


STAGE 1: • Law of Contract (compulsory) • Introduction to Public Law (compulsory) • Criminal Law (compulsory) • Learning the Law (compulsory) • Law and Society (designated) • Professional Legal Skills (designated) • Business and Company Law (designated) • Immigration, Asylum and Nationality (designated) STAGE 2: • Law of Tort (compulsory) • Law of European Institutions (compulsory) • Public Law (compulsory) • Academic and Employability Skills (designated) • Environmental Law (designated) • Organised Crime (designated) • The Criminal Process (designated) • Child Law (designated) • Human Rights in the United Kingdom (designated) • Consumer Law (designated) • Intellectual Property Rights Law (designated) • Discrimination Law (designated) • Law in the Community (designated) • Law in Context (designated) STAGE 3: • Land Law (compulsory) • Equity and Trusts (compulsory) • Law Dissertation (double module)* • Law Dissertation (single module)* • Employment Law (designated) • European Law (designated) • Family Law (designated) • Medical Law (designated) • Company Law (designated) • Sales of Goods and Agency (designated) • Sentencing and Prisons (designated) • European and International Human Rights Law (designated) • Terrorism (designated) • Legal Advice in the Community (designated) • Practical Legal Skills (designated) *must take either double or single dissertation module Module information is quoted for 17/18 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

University of Northampton

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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 88%
Student score 80% 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
33% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
30% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
21% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
248 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
44% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
15% 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 Not Available
Graduates who are business, finance and related associate professionals


Graduates who are legal associate professionals


Graduates who are customer service occupations


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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