Law LLB (Hons) with Foundation Year

Delve into the specifics of law and order with this Bachelor of Laws LLB (Hons) with Foundation Year Degree. Designed to prepare you for progression on to the full Bachelor of Laws LLB programme, this course introduces you to the principles of law whilst strengthening your academic skills. Best of all, you will experience considerable support and expert teaching that prepares you for an exhilarating career in law.


About the course

Suited to those who may not meet the entry requirements for the full LLB Hons degree, our foundation year consists of legal modules that help you enhance your confidence, knowledge and academic skills.

You will gain an understanding of legal education in the United Kingdom by studying compulsory and optional modules - allowing you to choose your route and specialist area of study whilst gaining a qualifying law degree.

Regardless of your chosen route, you will be assessed on the skills, attributes and competencies relevant to your chosen field of study.

Available routes include:

Route A: Practical Legal Studies

Enhance your employability by developing practical skills required for the practice of law. This route provides you with a step up to various training programmes and qualifications, including the Solicitors Qualifying examination, the Legal Practice course, the CILEX Professional qualification and the Bar Practice Training course.

Route B: Law and Criminal Studies

This route of study is designed for those wanting an alternative career outside of the traditional legal qualification routes, including civil service, policing and the probation service. You will further your knowledge and understanding of victimology; working with vulnerable people; policing and social control; the psychology of crime; and working with offending behaviour.

This Foundation Year course is validated by Luminate Education Group

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The LLB (Hons) course is validated by The Open University.

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£6,000 full-time (Foundation Year only) £7,950 for the LLB (per academic year with a £3,000 reduction in the final year) - For home students commencing study in 2023

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University Centre Leeds

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Start Date

September 2023

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4 years, full-time

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Course Code

UCAS Course Code: 1R11 Institution code: L21

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