Bachelor of Laws (LLB) This is generally a three year programme whereby students study a total of 12 subjects, taking four examinations each year. The compulsory subjects include Common Law Reasoning and Institutions, Contract Law, Public Law, Criminal Law, Land Law, Law of Trusts, Law of Tort and Jurisprudence. Optional subjects include Islamic Law, Company Law, Human Rights Law, Conflict of Laws, European Union Law, Public International Law etc. (A shorter, two year programme is available for students who already possess a graduate degree).
All students must register to study the module Common law reasoning and institutions (30 credits).
Standard Entry LLB
General rules for all Standard Entry students (each module is worth 30 credits):
you must be registered for a minimum of 30 credits and a maximum of 120 credits at each level of study.
If you have completed the University of London CertHE Common law you may be awarded credit and
progress directly to Level 5 and 6.
Graduate Entry LLB
General rules for all Graduate Entry Students (each module is worth 30 credits):
you must be registered for a minimum of 30 credits and a maximum of 120 credits in your first year of study. The
maximum number of credits you may be registered for in any subsequent year is 150 credits.
Credit transfer or recognition of prior learning is not permitted for Graduate Entry. If you have already completed a
first degree then you may be eligible for the Graduate Entry LLB. This means that you will only have to study 9
modules rather than 12. Consideration of Graduate Entry is at the discretion of the University.