LLB (Hons) Law

This LLB (Hons) Law degree is recognised as a qualifying law degree (QLD) for professional purposes in the UK. This means it satisfies the academic stage of training set by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board for progression to the vocational stage – the Legal Practice Course (LPC) to become a solicitor, or the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) to become a barrister. If you have already decided on a career as a solicitor, you should consider our LLB (Hons) Legal Practice.

The LLB Law degree combines a balanced and stimulating legal education with practical skills and work-based learning. You will gain knowledge of the law and its application in the real world, learn how to analyse and solve problems, and how to present logical, reasoned arguments. This emphasis on skills means you’ll be ready for the challenges of any career. We encourage personal development through practical options and employability initiatives. You can gain experience at our Legal and Financial Advice Clinic in Cardiff, advising clients on legal issues, and on completion of appropriate modules, you can gain exemption from Part 2 of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, enabling member status.

What you will study

Year One

  • Public Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Legal Skills
  • Legal Systems and Sources
  • Contract and Problem Solving
  • Tort and Transactional Learning

Year Two

  • Law on Trial
  • Law of the European Union
  • Land Law
  • Learning through the Workplace
  • Two optional modules

Year Three

  • Equity and Trusts
  • Advanced Legal Skills and Ethics
  • Contemporary Legal Research Project
  • Three optional modules

Foundation Year

The LLB (Hons) Law is also available as a four year course including an integrated Foundation Year, and is designed for students who do not currently meet admissions criteria for direct entry onto the degree.

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Your learning will be supported by excellent facilities, including a Moot Court that’s fully equipped with the latest digital facilities, a legal practice library, and dedicated teaching and practice rooms. You’ll also develop essential legal practice skills in our advice clinic such as interviewing, advocacy and drafting.


This course is taught at: Treforest Campus, Pontypridd


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  • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
    • Part Time 5 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
      • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2018
        • Part Time 5 Years Start Date: Sep 2018

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