University of Roehampton

LLB (Hons) Law

The best preparation for the legal profession is to think like a lawyer from day one. Our practice-based approach means you’ll learn to understand the law in the context of everyday life and legal practice, and apply your learning in a number of ways.

This law degree has been designed by experienced academics and practitioners, with input from our internationally-renowned Crucible Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice. It is designed specifically to focus on your career development. 

Our dedicated Law Careers Advisor has established links with graduate recruiters and can give you ideas and tips to help you gain a good graduate job. Together, you will map out your aptitudes and create a career plan. We also provide personalised sessions in CV and application writing, presentations, mock interviews and commercial-awareness training, as well as giving you opportunities to develop your networking skills. Our Law degree is ranked 1st in the UK for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2022).

Entry Requirements

Entry Tariff:

Year 1 entry (September 2022): 112 UCAS points (or equivalent).

Degree with Foundation Year:

Foundation Year entry (September 2022): 48 UCAS points (or equivalent)

Requirements:

A-level (or equivalent qualification) required in Humanities, Social Sciences, and Business preferred.
GCSE (or equivalent) requirement: English and Maths, Grade C / 4.

Career Prospects

This course will prepare you well for a range of legal careers including working as a practising solicitor, barrister or paralegal, working in academic law, or working in any career that demands critical reasoning skills. 

Our careers team is available to support you from the start of your studies until after you graduate. They will help you build your CV, prepare for interviews, and meet and learn from successful graduates working at the top of their careers. You’ll also have opportunities to work with our partners across London and beyond, and to attend a Roehampton jobs fair where you can find out about graduate opportunities and meet employers. 

Course Details

Throughout your degree, you will work with practitioners from the legal sector. You will gain the practical experience of putting law into action through our pro bono activities at the Law Clinic and the Citizens' Advice Bureau and have the opportunity to go on work placements.

From the start, you will be encouraged to engage with legal issues and reflect on what you learn as an integral part of your experience. A high proportion of your time will be spent working face to face with tutors and developing your understanding of legal issues, particularly the core skills and competencies legal practitioners are expected to have. 

Modules currently available include Legal Systems, Ethics and Skills, which covers the structure and function of the English legal system; Public Law and Human Rights, which explores civil liberties and human rights; and our Law in Practice modules in year one, focusing on legal communication, and in year two, on business and commercial awareness.

Year 1

Compulsory modules:
• Legal Systems, Ethics and Skills
• Law in Practice 1: Legal Communication
• Law of Contract 1
• Public Law and Human Rights
• Criminal Law
• Law Reform
• Student Induction
• Law Induction

Year 2

Compulsory modules:
• The Law of Torts
• European Union Law
• Law of Contract 2
• Law of Property
• Law of Business Enterprises
• Legal Practice and Commercial Awareness
• Work Placement Year
Work Placement Year
Zero-credit module:
• Career Preparation

Year 3

Compulsory module
• Equity & Trusts
• Compulsory module choice
• Law in Practice 3 (Placement)
• Law in Practice 3 (Pro bono)
• Law and Legal Research
• Clinical Legal Skills
Optional modules
• Criminal Evidence
• Corporate Finance and Acquisitions
• Employment Law
• Family Law
• Medical Law and Ethics
• International Human Rights
• Tax Law
• Competition Law
• Public International Law
• Earth in Crisis: Interdisciplinary Approaches

*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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