Accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, and the Bar Standards Board, our Law with Politics degree will share with you the contemporary, historical and global issues in politics. It will enable you to appreciate the wider political context in which law is created and operates, and obtain a qualifying law degree.
We know it can be difficult to decide which area of law you’d like to focus on when you’re just starting out, which is why all of our law pathways share a common first semester; giving you a solid foundation in the theoretical knowledge and analytical skills of legal practice. Later in year two, when you have a better idea of what each area entails, you can diversify into a specialised field. As well as Law with Politics, we offer an all-encompassing degree delivering general legal education (Law), as well as Entertainment Law.
You’ll be encouraged to gain as much experience as possible throughout your degree by attending court and undertaking work placements. UK and EU students will undertake a compulsory minimum 30-week work placement in year three, at home or abroad (UCAS code M100). This is the perfect opportunity to experience legal practice in a real-world setting and make contacts for the future. What’s more, if your placement meets the necessary criteria, it can count towards a portion of your training contract after graduation. The placement is optional for International (non-UK/non-EU) students, who can choose to complete the course in three years (full-time study), without a work placement if this better suits your needs (UCAS code M101). This applies to all LLB (Hons) Law pathways.
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For September 2019 entry: In order to take advantage of new approaches to learning and teaching, as well as developments in industry to benefit our students, we regularly review all of our courses. This course is currently going through this process of revalidation and we will update this page in April 2019 to give you full information about what we will be offering once the review process has concluded.
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Next start date:
September 2019, September 2020
Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus
4 years (including a 30-week placement), full-time. 3 years for International students (non-EU/ non-UK) only
Solicitors Regulation Authority, and the Bar Standards Board
All subjects considered
For September 2019 and September 2020 entry: 104 - 120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. For more information check out our full entry requirements.