Designed for those interested in a future legal career in particular, but not limited to, legal work as solicitors, barristers and legal executives, as well as acting as a foundation for further postgraduate study.
Take your first step to becoming a solicitor or barrister at Anglia Law School (London campus). Our course will qualify you for the next stage of your legal training. On the way, you’ll learn skills that will give you a step-up in other careers, and you could be awarded a Higher Diploma in Paralegal Practice.
This qualifying law degree, accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and the Bar Standards Board (BSB), will allow you to progress to the vocational stage of training as a solicitor or barrister.
You’ll study both academic and practical aspects of the law, which, as well as preparing you for a legal career, will give you many skills that are highly valued in other occupations. We encourage you to focus on your areas of interest and develop specialisms, such as business and the law, family law, criminal law and procedure and/or civil law and litigation.
Mode of Study
September and January Start
3 Years - M100
The LLB (Hons) Law is designed as a 3 year course, with each year consisting of 4 or 5 modules.
Each of the three years will involve the study of four 30 credit core modules each year.
Below are indications of the modules you will study:
Legal Method & Skills
Constitutional & Administrative Law
Foundations of Criminal Law
European Union Law
Law of Tort
Equity & the Law of Trusts
Legal Research Skills
Plus 2 Optional Modules:
Law of Business Associations
Law of Succession
Plus 3 Optional Modules:
Agency & Sale of Goods Law
Entrepreneurship in a Legal Context
Public International Law
*We aim to ensure that all optional modules run as scheduled. If for any reason an optional module cannot be run, we will advise you as soon as possible and help you choose an alternative module.
We’ll assess your progress through a variety of methods from coursework, group assignments, activity-based assignments and exams. You can expect to part take in on-going problem-solving activities, projects and presentations. You’ll also be able to access support material through our ARU Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).
All assignments are designed with your career progression in mind and give you opportunities to develop and improve transferable skills employers look for.
For entry in 2016, ARU London standard offer is 260 UCAS tariff points from 3 A levels, e.g. BCC.
Please note that for entry in September 2017, ARU London's standard offer is 104 UCAS tariff points from 3 A Levels, e.g. BCC.
Alternatively, ARU London asks for
Irish Leaving Certificate: BBCCC.
Scottish Highers: BBCCC.
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma: DMM in a business-related subject.
International Baccalaureate Diploma: 24 points.
Applicants studying for other qualifications should contact ARU London to discuss their circumstances.
We also welcome applications from mature individuals who can demonstrate appropriate, relevant work experience.
All applicants are required to have at least 5 GCSEs at C/4 or above including English and Maths.
Students whose first language is not English and who have not previously studied in the UK are required to have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on our assessment of your overall suitability for the course. We treat everyone as an individual which means we will look at your whole application including any relevant work experience and personal circumstances as well as your educational qualifications. Please contact UK@lca.anglia.ac.uk for more information.
In today’s tough jobs market, graduates need to stand out from the crowd to successfully secure that all important first full-time job after university. We believe your degree from ARU London will definitely enhance your employability
If you want to proceed to the vocational stage of training as a barrister or solicitor (Bar Professional Training Course or Legal Practice Course), this LLB is your first step. You might also choose to work in private practice as a paralegal, carrying out many of the tasks and roles of a qualified solicitor.
The skills you gain from this course will also open up opportunities for you in many other professions, including banking, commerce, local and central government and teaching.
Your ARU London lecturers all have first-hand experience of business and some continue to work in business. You are therefore assured that the content of your degree will be directly relevant to the demanding, constantly evolving world of contemporary business. Furthermore, you will study business from a practical as well as from an academic perspective.
Our student-friendly timetables will make it easier for you to secure meaningful, part-time work. Part-time work will give you valuable experience outside of the classroom and will boost your credentials with a prospective graduate employer. We are also working with a number of employers to be able to offer part-time work in conjunction with our degrees.
During your final year there will be additional seminars with the specific objective of enhancing your future employment prospects. These will include CV workshops, interview techniques, career counselling and visits from prospective employers.