Places still available to study this September with flexibility in our entry requirements.

It's easy to apply online or call us on +44 (0)1202 966777.

Please note that this course is not recruiting for September 2025.

 Why study LLB (Hons) Law with Politics at BU?

  • Bournemouth University's Law degrees are ranked 3rd nationally in the Complete University Guide subject league tables for graduate outcomes (2024).

  • Understand the contrast between political and legal processes. Explore topics such as the history of political thought, human rights law, civil society and social movements  

  • Explore topics that are thought-provoking, such as the history of political thought, human rights law, social movements; debate their relevance in society today, and tailor your degree to your areas of interest with optional units in your final year
  • Gain practical experience by taking part in Moot Courts and Moot Show Trials and attend guest lectures 
  • Put your knowledge into practice during a 30-week work placement, invaluable for your future law career
  • Benefit from our excellent links with a range of local and national legal firms
  • Collaborate with academics leading their fields in legal research and contribute toward the efforts taking place across one of our four research centres 
  • You'll be career ready with 94% of our law graduates in employment or completing further study after 15 months. 

Find out more about the content of this course.

Foundation year: We have a foundation year option for students who do not meet the entry requirements for the degree course. This additional year of study will give you a grounding in the media & communication skills required for this course, building your confidence, knowledge and skills for further study. After successful completion of the foundation year, you will progress to the full degree. If you apply to study the full degree and do not meet the academic entry requirements, our admissions team may consider your application for the Foundation Year and notify you accordingly.

Please note that the Foundation year for this course is not recruiting for September 2024 entry. Please register your interest and we will let you know if applications open for September 2025 entry.  

Key information

Next start date:

September 2024

Location:

Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus

Duration:

3 years full-time or 4 years full-time including an optional 30-week placement. Foundation year: 4 years full-time or 5 years full-time including an optional 30-week placement

Required subjects:

All subjects considered

Entry requirements:

Places still available to study this September with flexibility in our entry requirements.

It's easy to apply online or call us on +44 (0)1202 966777.

International entry requirements:

For September 2024 entry: If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each component or equivalent. For more information check out our International entry requirements.