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LLB Law with Study Abroad

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Application method Entry by transfer after year one of M100
Course duration 4 year(s) full-time
Tuition fees Further information on tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
Location of course Clifton campus, Placements
Part-time study Part-time study is not available for this course
Number of applicants accepted for 2015/16 397 (for M100)

About LLB Law with Study Abroad

The University of Bristol Law School is a centre for an intellectually demanding, research-informed, legal education. We aim to produce intellectually accomplished, well-rounded, enquiring graduates with a rich, ethically grounded appreciation of law in business and society.

You apply to transfer to our Study Abroad degree from the M100 LLB Law course at the end of your first year. Selection is on the basis of first year results. There are about 15 places per year for Study Abroad students.

This course offers the opportunity to spend your third year abroad at one of our partner universities in Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia and Colombia.

Visit our Global Opportunities Office website for more information about where you can study abroad.

All applicants must sit the National Admissions Test for Law (LNAT). Details are available on the LNAT website or the Law School website.

More about Law

Find out more about studying Law at Bristol including career prospects and how the course is taught and assessed.

Course structure

First year

  • Introduction to Law
  • Law of Contract
  • Law of Tort
  • Law and State
  • Constitutional Rights
  • Criminal Law

Second year

  • Jurisprudence
  • Law and Policy of the European Union 1
  • Land Law
  • Comparative Law
  • Two law optional units at level 2 or one law optional unit at level 2 and one non-law unit at level 1, 2 or 3

Third year

Year abroad

Fourth year

  • Final Year Research Project
  • Trusts
  • Four optional law units at level 3, or three law optional units at level 3 plus either one law optional unit at level 2 or one non-law unit at level 2 or 3.
Find out more about the course structure and units available for Law with Study Abroad

Typical offer for LLB Law with Study Abroad - applicants must meet one of the following

Standard offer
AAA or A*AB. LNAT required*
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
AAB LNAT required*
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Standard offer
36 overall to include 18 points at Higher Level. LNAT required*
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
34 overall to include 17 points at Higher Level. LNAT required*
Cambridge Pre-U offerRequirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3
Access to HE Diploma offerPass Access to HE Diploma with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit. LNAT required*
BTEC offer DDD LNAT required*
Scottish Qualifications Authority offerSH: AAAAB and AH: AA. LNAT required*
Welsh Baccalaureate offerRequirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute the same non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Level Core grade
European Baccalaureate offer85% overall. LNAT required*
International qualificationsAccepted international qualifications

Specified subjects

*LNAT is the National Admissions Test for Law. Details are available on the LNAT website ( or the Law School website.

Applicants must also meet these requirements

GCSE profile requirementsProfile:
no specific subjects required.
Further information about GCSE requirements and profile levels for 2018 entry.
English language requirements If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Profile B
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.

Deferred entry

For this course deferred entry is: Welcomed

Selection process

Entry by transfer

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Phone: +44 (0)117 394 1649

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This course is recognised by the following organisations:

The Bar Standards Board for the purpose of a Qualifying Law Degree.

Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) The qualifying law degree is recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) for the purposes of satisfying the academic stage of training.

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