LLB (Hons) Law Accelerated Route

Would you like to get ahead of the game in the competitive field of law? The University of South Wales is the only higher education institution in South Wales that offers the opportunity to achieve an LLB (Hons) degree after just two years full-time study.

The LLB (Hons) Law Accelerated Route course has been designed for graduates of other disciplines, or those who have successfully completed an HND or one year of study at university. It’s a qualifying law degree for the purpose of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and The Bar Council. So you could opt to progress onto the Legal Practice Course if you want to be a solicitor, or the Bar Vocational Course if you want to be a barrister.

What you will study

Year One

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

Year Two

  • EU Law
  • Land Law
  • Equity and Trusts
  • Law on Trial
  • Two optional modules
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Facilities include a mock moot courtroom with state-of-the-art technology. Here, you can hone your advocacy skills in a realistic environment and build confidence in a courtroom setting. Not only will you gain the knowledge, skills and values that employers want, but you will also use the latest technology and practitioner-standard databases to prepare for a successful career.


This course is taught at: Treforest Campus, Pontypridd


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If you would like to apply for this course, then you will need to apply online through UCAS.


  • Full Time 2 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
    • Part Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
      • Full Time 2 Years Start Date: Sep 2018
        • Part Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2018

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