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Faculty of Business, Law and Politics

Law (Senior Status)

Undergraduate                  LLB

UCAS code: M101

What you'll study

First year

* Modules are subject to availability

Core modules

  • Systems of Justice

  • Introduction to Law and its Study

  • Obligations I (Tort)

  • Public Law

  • Criminal Law

  • Obligations II (Contract)

Second year

* Modules are subject to availability

Core modules

  • European Union Law

  • Trusts: Managing for Others

  • Equality and Human Rights (Global Challenge)

  • Land Use and Regulation

Optional modules

  • Practical Legal Skills

  • Law, Self and Society

  • Administrative Law

  • Foundations of Commercial and Corporate Law

  • International Law

  • Researching the Law

  • Comparative Law

  • Company Law

  • Criminal Evidence

  • Criminalization

  • Dissertation

  • European Human Rights Protection

  • Family Law

  • International Law and the Use of Force

  • Introduction to Islamic Law

  • Introduction to Law and Economics

  • Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Medical Law and Ethics

  • Penology

  • Science, Law and New Technologies

  • Contemporary Imprisonment

  • Employment Law

  • International Environmental Law

  • International Protection of Human Rights

  • International Protection of Refugees

  • Law Clinic

  • Private International Family Law

  • Sex(uality), Gender and the Law

  • Shipping Law

  • Laws of War

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More about this course

This two-year fast track programme is designed for those with a degree in another subject, and for lawyers from outside the UK who would like to broaden their education. You’ll study the fundamental principles of English law at undergraduate level, and this qualifying law degree is approved by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board. You’ll put your theory in to practice and engage with real-world problems and case studies. In the final year, students can take the Law Clinic module and gain mentored work experience, providing legal advice to real clients.

Studying Law at Hull gives you the opportunity to get involved in a wealth of extracurricular activities. The Student Law Society runs an extensive programme of competitions in mooting, negotiating and client interviewing. Students can also get involved working in the editorial team of the Student Law Journal, to further develop knowledge and skills.

Teaching and Learning
Scheduled
Placement
independent

First year

20%

80%

Second year

80%

20%

Final year

19%

81%

Assessment
Written
Practical
Coursework

First year

22%

78%

Second year

21%

80%

Final year

20%

53%

Law has been taught at Hull since 1927 and our staff are at the forefront of research, scholarship and teaching.

Our LLB degrees are accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board as a Qualifying Law Degree.

You'll have the opportunity to provide legal advice to real clients through our Legal Advice Centre and Law Clinic.

Take part in mooting, negotiating and client interviewing competitions with our active Law Society.

Entry requirements

A second-class Honours degree or better in a non-law subject. An equivalent overseas qualification will be required for non-UK graduates.

International students

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires academic IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.

If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

Visit your country page to find out more about our entry requirements.

Fees and funding

  • Home/EU: £9,250
  • International: £13,500

Fees may be subject to permitted inflationary increases in future years. 

UK and EU students can take out a tuition fee loan to cover the cost of their course, and UK students can take out a maintenance loan of up to £8,700 to cover living costs.

Substantial discounts are available for International students.  

More information on fees can be found in the Money section of the website.

Future Prospects

The flexibility of studying law at Hull enables you to gain specialist knowledge, as well as transferable skills, highly sought by employers.

While a number of our graduates embark on legal careers as solicitors or barristers, many use their degree as a springboard for a career in management, business or the Civil Service. Our strong links with local firms allow for vacation placements, and a series of seminars provided by the Careers Service help you to boost your employability.

Law graduate destinations include working as barristers, solicitors, legal executives, investment advisers, paralegals, translators, prosecutors and senior prosecutors for the Crown Prosecution Service, circuit judges, Members of Parliament, advocates, lecturers and teachers. [more Law alumni]