Kingston University London - Law with professional experience LLB (Hons)

Kingston University London

Law with professional experience LLB (Hons)

We recognize that in the competitive legal world, graduates need to be more rounded than ever. Our LLB with Professional Experience delivers all the benefits of a conventional Law degree, and a lot more.

If you're considering a legal career, this course is ideal. You'll gain an understanding of the English legal system and graduate with the legal knowledge, skills, and experience valued by employers. Even if you're not considering a career in the legal profession, a law degree develops critical thinking, logical analysis, the power of argument, and effective oral and written communication skills.

Throughout this degree, you may lead mock trials and cross-examine forensic experts and witnesses in court. You might work in our Legal Advice Centre, giving legal advice in domestic and consumer disputes, or you might participate in one of our international mooting or client interviewing competitions.

You'll graduate with legal knowledge, applied skills, and work experience that is highly valued by employers. This degree offers the opportunity to do internships during the degree, a sandwich placement, or study abroad as an additional year.

Reasons to choose Kingston University

  • This course is accredited as a Qualifying Law Degree by the Bar Standards Board (BSB) and the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).
  • Professional Experience modules will help you develop both legal practice and general employability skills.
  • You'll get a choice of industry work internships, that will give you real-life experience in the Law career field.

Entry Requirements

  • 120-136 UCAS tariff points (to include at least two A-levels or equivalent qualifications)
  • BTEC Lvl3 National: Distinction, Distinction, Merit (DDM).
  • Candidates are normally required to hold five GCSE subjects at grade C/4 or above, including Mathematics and English Language.
  • IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no element below 5.5

Career Prospects

Many graduates become solicitors or barristers. Other graduates work in law-related positions within business, government and non-profit organisations. Some also progress to study at masters level.

Career opportunities after completing Law with professional experience LLB (Hons)

  • Barrister
  • Associate
  • Junior analyst
  • Legal assistant
  • Paralegal
  • Account development executive
  • Insolvency practitioner
  • Financial consultant
  • Court clerk

Course Details

This course 

introduces the English Legal System and Method, including how to access and use legal materials. Public Law covers the UK's constitution and relationships between individuals and the state. Law of Tort considers civil wrongs such as negligence, nuisance and occupier's liability. Law of Contract explores binding agreements and breaches. You will also undertake the first Professional Readiness module. In the summer term, you will undertake your chosen professional experience module: either Internship or Mediation.

Year 1

Core Modules:
English Legal System and Methods
Law of Contract
Public Law
Law of Tort
Law Professional Readiness and Skills (Stage 1)
Year 1 Professional Experience Modules

Year 2

Core Modules:
Land Law
Criminal Law
EU Law
Law Professional Readiness and Skills (Stage 2)
Optional Modules:
International and Comparative Law
Commercial Law
Year 2 Professional Experience Modules
Professional Practice and Ethics

Final Year

Core Modules:
Equity and Trusts
Capstone optional modules (choose 1):
Remedies and Legal Skills in Context
Law Reform Project
Optional Modules (choose 2):
International Trade Law
Company Law
Employment Law
Family and Child Law
Dispute Resolution
International Criminal and Human Rights Law
Intellectual Property Law
Law, Technology and Innovation
International Law Dissertation

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