Bachelor of Law in UK

Bachelor of Law in UK

Bachelor of Law in UK
Karuna KarkiFri Mar 18 2022

Bachelor of Law in UK equips you with the necessary knowledge and skills for a career in law, governance, public service, industry, and commerce. 

This course is mostly 3 years long.

LLB comprehends modules like public law, criminal law, property law and so on. 

This course is offered as a Bachelor of Arts degree, Bachelor of Law degree or Bachelor of Science course. 

Through any of these courses, students will earn essential job skills such as 

  • client interviewing
  • criminal advocacy
  • mooting
  • negotiation

Upon graduation, lawyers can work in law-related roles in a number of areas like Professional, scientific, and technical, Wholesale and retail trade, public administration and defence industries, Financial and insurance, Health and social work etc. 

Why study Bachelor of Law in the UK?

  • According to THE Ranking, 22 out of 100 top law universities in the world are from the UK. 
  • LSAT Scores are not required. 
  • An LLB degree in the UK is a comparative quicker way to become a lawyer compared to other students' favourite destinations.  
  • Tuition fees are more affordable.
  • Many universities offer placement opportunities upon graduation.

Top Bachelor of Law in Universities

Times Higher Education Ranking 2022:

UK Ranking

World Ranking

University

City 

1

2

University of Cambridge

Cambridge

2

4

University of Oxford

Oxford

3

6

UCL

London

4

11

University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh

5

12

London School of Economics and Political Science

London

6

=20

King’s College London

London

7

33

University of Glasgow

Glasgow

8

34

Durham University

Durham

9

43

University of Bristol

Bristol

10

44

University of Manchester

Manchester

11

=48

University of Warwick

Warwick

12

=52

University of Leeds

Leeds

13

55

Lancaster University

Lancaster

14

58

University of Surrey

Guildford

15

59

University of Birmingham

Birmingham

16

=60

University of Nottingham

Nottingham

LLB in UK Fees

The tuition fees for a Bachelor's degree in Law in the UK ranges from GBP 12,000 to GBP 27,000 annually for international students. 

University

Course Duration

Annual tuition fees in GBP

University of Manchester

3 years

21,500

The London School of Economics and Political Science

3 years

23,330

King College London

3 years

25,950

University of East London

3 years

13,740

University of York

3 years

19,600

University of Strathclyde Glasgow

3 years

17,600

University of Birmingham

3 years

20,760

City University of London

3 years

15,700

University of Reading

3 years

20,300

University of Central Lancashire

3 years

13,500

University of West London

3 years

13,250

LLB in UK Eligibility

Application Checklist

These are the academic and other documents you need to apply for the Bachelor of Law course in the UK.

  • Academic documents (character certificate, provisional certificate, and transcripts of 10th and 12th)
  • Valid English Language Scores
  • Statement of Purpose (SOP)
  • Letter of Recommendations if asked by the university
  • Identification documents like passport
  • Application fees unless application fees are waived

Bachelor of Law Requirements for international students in the UK

University of Manchester

  • Course Name: LLB Law
  • English Test Score: 
    • IELTS: Overall 7, minimum 6.5 in each band
    • TOEFL: Overall 100
  • Academic Requirements: Applicants need to complete relevant diplomas or A-levels with a minimum of grade A. 

The London School of Economics and Political Science

  • Course Name: LLB Law
  • English Test Score: 
    • IELTS: Overall 7, minimum 6.5 in each band
  • Academic Requirements: Applicants need to complete relevant diplomas or A-levels with a minimum of 85% or above (AAA grade)

University of York

  • Course Name: LLB (Hons) Law
  • English Test Score: 
    • IELTS: Overall 6.5, minimum 6.0 in each band
    • TOEFL: Overall 87, minimum 21
    • Duolingo: 110, minimum 100
    • PTE: Overall 61, minimum 55
  • Academic Requirements: Applicants need to complete relevant diplomas or A-levels or +2 with a minimum of 85%.  

University of Strathclyde

  • Course Name: LLB Law
  • English Test Score: 
    • IELTS: Overall 7, minimum 6.5 in each band
    • TOEFL: Overall 100
  • Academic Requirements: Applicants need to complete relevant diplomas or A-levels with a minimum of grade AAB-BBB (70-75%). 

University of Hertfordshire

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Laws LLB (Hons)
  • English Test Score: 
    • IELTS: Overall 6.0, minimum 5.5 in each band
  • Academic Requirements: Applicants need to complete relevant diplomas or A-levels with a minimum of grade BBC.

University of Birmingham

  • Course Name: LLB Law
  • English Test Score: 
    • IELTS: Overall 7.0, minimum 6.5 in each band
    • TOEFL: Overall 95, minimum 22 in each band
    • PTE: Overall 76, minimum 67
  • Academic Requirements: Applicants need to complete relevant diplomas or A-levels with a minimum of grade AAA (75- 90%).

City University of London

  • Course Name: Law LLB (Hons)
  • English Test Score: 
    • IELTS: Overall 7.0, minimum 6.0 in each band
    • TOEFL IBT: Overall  95, minimum 24 in reading and writing, 22 in listening and 25 in speaking. 
    • PTE: Overall 65
  • Academic Requirements: Applicants need to complete relevant diplomas or A-levels with a minimum grade of ABB. Alternatively, you can also apply with T-Levels in areas like science, accounting, finance, legal, management and administration. 

University of Reading

  • Course Name:  LLB Law
  • English Test Score: 
    • IELTS: Overall 6.5, minimum 5.5 in each band
  • Academic Requirements: Applicants need to complete relevant diplomas or A-levels with a minimum of grade AAB

University of Central Lancashire

  • Course Name:  LLB Law
  • English Test Score: 
    • IELTS: Overall 6.0, minimum 5.5 in each band
  • Academic Requirements: Applicants need to complete relevant diplomas or A-levels or +2 with a minimum of 65 to 70%. 

Scholarships

University

Scholarship name

Scholarship information

University of Strathclyde

Humanities and Social Sciences International Undergraduate Sports Scholarship

Helps with tuition fees, living costs etc. 

Value: GBP 3,000 (+ Up to 3,750)

Dean’s International Excellence Award- Undergraduate: Humanities and Social Sciences

Help with tuition fees

Covers GBP 3,500 per year

University of Manchester

Manchester Alumni Scholarship

GBP 3,000

GREAT Scholarship 2020

Varies

University of Birmingham

Achievement Scholarship

£1,500

Excellence Scholarship

£1,500

University of Exeter

Undergraduate Global Excellence Scholarships

starting from £5,000, payable as a reduction of the international tuition fee for the first year of study.

Scope of Law in UK Post Bachelor

The scope of a law degree extends to a range of subjects including company business and finance, house purchase and sales, winding up of estates, civil disputes, criminal law, family and personal matters etc. 

Bachelor of Law graduates work as solicitors or other legal professionals in a variety of legal practices, from multinational law firms to local high street firms. 

Law graduates can find job opportunities in-

  • Legal and accounting activities
  • legal departments of a local and national government
  • Financial service activities
  • Advertising and market research
  • law firms
  • Computer programming and consultancy
  • Education
  • numerous large organisations which often have in-house legal teams

Job Title

Range

Average

Solicitor

£27k - £51k

£36,413

Barrister

£23k - £37k

£29,977

Barrister Clerk

£20k - £29k

£25,004

Chartered Legal Executive

£40k - £85k

£58,164

Mediator

£20k - £27k

£23,630

Legal Secretary

£30k - £46k (Estimated *)

£30,713

Company Secretary

£46k - £89k (Estimated *)

£63,912

Lecture of Law

£24k - £53k (Estimated *)

£33,404

Coroner

£37k - £83k (Estimated *)

£55,352

Paralegal

£22k - £35k (Estimated *)

£28,036

Judge

£42k - £71k (Estimated *)

£54,055

 

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