Coventry University

Law LLB (Hons)

Law is a diverse subject and studying it could lead you to careers in law, business and similar sectors. 

By studying Law you will benefit from

  • A course that will focus on the ‘foundations of legal knowledge’ in years one and two and then offers you the opportunity to specialise in a specific area of law in your final year. These specialist areas include: Business Law, Trade and Finance Law, International Law, Criminal Law and Justice, Social Justice, and General Law.
  • Learning facilities, which include a mock court room known as the Moot Room, our teaching expertise and hands-on approach aim to provide you with the confidence and knowledge to explore legal topics and issues.
  • Over 50 years’ experience of teaching law.
  • A course designed for students looking at potential career options in law, but is equally suitable if you wish to pursue a potential future career in business.

The LLB Law degree at Coventry Law School is recognised as a ‘qualifying law degree’ and thus satisfies the academic stage of training for those students considering a career option as a Barrister, as required by the Bar Standards Board.

From 2021, in order to qualify as a solicitor, the Solicitor Regulation Authority prescribes that a person must:

  • have a degree in any subject (or equivalent qualification or work experience)
  • pass both stages of the SQE assessment - SQE1 focuses on legal knowledge and SQE2 on practical legal skills
  • two years' full-time (or equivalent) qualifying work experience'
  • pass the character and suitability requirements.

Entry Requirements

A levelBBB
GCSEMinimum 5 GCSE's graded 9-4 / A* - C including Maths and English
BTECDDM
IB Diploma30 points 

English language requirements

IELTS: 6.0 overall, with no component lower than 5.5. If you don't meet the English language requirements, you can achieve the level you need by successfully completing a pre-sessional English programme before you start your course. 

Career Prospects

Once you successfully complete this course, you have choices of a variety of different career pathways that meet your particular interests.

Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your future career and aims to give you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. The university's Talent Team provide a wide range of support services to help you plan and prepare for your career.

Where our graduates work

Previous graduates of Law courses at Coventry Law School have gone on to work for firms such as Brethertons LLP, Dentons, Ince and Co, PwC and Hays International, as well as bodies such as the Crown Prosecution Service.

Course Details

The Law course at Coventry University aims to put you on the right path to a career in Law or similar sectors.

By studying this course you will have the opportunity to:

  • Get hands-on in our dedicated ‘Moot Room’- to give you the chance to develop your advocacy skills and provide the opportunity for you to experience a modern courtroom environment.
  • Benefit from a course that blends theory, practical legal skills and employability throughout.
  • Benefit from a Law School which is currently a member of the International Association of Law Schools.
  • Study a course which gives you the opportunity to gain a solid grounding in Law alongside a number of options for specialisation.
  • Opportunity to gain from our experience - Law has been taught at Coventry University for over 50 years.
  • Chance to participate in the Coventry Law Centre Legal Clinic, which could help give you the opportunity to gain legal skills in a real world environment, working with real clients (subject to availability and a competitive application process).
  • Opportunity to study an Add+vantage module each year; allowing you the chance to specialise in a subject not related to Law, such as a language, and the potential to obtain that added extra when applying for potential future jobs, upon successful completion.
  • Access to ‘Grow’ a national mentoring scheme supported by Allen & Overy (subject to availability).
  • Regular guest lectures from employers who specialise in different areas of the law, which aim to help to assist you to build your professional network (subject to availability).
  • Opportunity to take part in our annual mooting competition (subject to competitive application availability).

Year One

Legal Method
Contract Law
Public Law
Legal Method 2
Tort Law
Continuing Professional Development 1
Law Course Level Assessment
Add+vantage module

Year Two

Criminal Law
Land Law
Introduction to Practical Legal Skills
Equity and Trusts
European Union Law
Continuing Professional Development 2
Add+vantage module

Final Year

Business Law Pathway
Trade and Finance Law Pathway
International Law Pathway
Criminal Law and Justice Pathway
General Law Pathway
Social Justice Pathway

*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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