Northumbria University’s Law LLB Degree (Hons) is designed for those looking for a stimulating and engaging law degree. The undergraduate degree provides a thorough grounding in legal principles while helping you to develop transferable skills and includes the study of the 7 foundations of legal knowledge. The foundation subjects are Public Law (Constitutional and Administrative Law), Law of Contract, Crime, Equity and Trusts, EU, Land and Tort.
- The 3 year LLB (Hons) route. Students graduating from this route will obtain a LLB (Hons) law degree. The LLB (Hons) route is also available as a 4-year programme in which students can choose to take a placement or study abroad year.
- The M Law programme route is designed for students who intend to pursue a career as a solicitor. This integrated Master of Law programme allows you to combine your LLB (Hons) law degree with an integrated master’s degree award and a final year of study designed to prepare you to sit the first part of the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE1) assessment required to qualify as a solicitor (see Solicitors Qualifying Examination section below).
- The M Law Exempting (Bar Course) route. The M Law Exempting (Bar Course) programme route is designed for students who intend to pursue a career as a barrister. This integrated Master of Law programme allows you to combine an LLB (Hons) law degree with an integrated master’s degree award and an exemption from the Bar Course.Entry on to the M Law Exempting (Bar Course) route is by application to transfer from LL.B to M Law during year 2 of the LL.B programme and is contingent on a number of requirements including successful completion of the BCAT aptitude test and admission to one of the four Inns of Court.