Law - BA (Hons)

This undergraduate Law degree will help you develop excellent employability skills and prepare you for a wide range of careers. Taught by legal experts, you’ll also benefit from extracurricular activities including presentations and events organised by the Mansfield Law Society and the Director of Clinical Legal Education. On graduation, you’ll have the knowledge and expertise you need for a career in politics, business, the voluntary sector, the civil service or as a paralegal, patent lawyer or licensed conveyancer.

Course details

This is a popular course for anyone who wishes to study law but does not intend to be a solicitor or a barrister. The course is suitable for careers in politics, business, the voluntary sector, the civil service or for those wishing to be a paralegal, patent lawyer or licensed conveyancer.
  • Mode of study: 2 -3 days campus
  • Intake: September , January
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: £9,250 per year
  • Location: London

London Metropolitan University

Course overview

Our staff are experts in their field with numerous links to employers, professional bodies and international organisations.

Based in London, you’ll have easy access to the Central London Criminal Court and the Houses of Parliament. Our mock courtroom, complete with dock, witness box and public gallery, will familiarise you with the courtroom environment, explain the processes and aid your presentation skills. Thanks to these facilities, two of our legal students came an impressive fifth out of 64 universities in the English Speaking Union (ESU) National Mooting Competition 2012.

We place great emphasis on employability with a dedicated legal careers advise who organises a programme of events with guest speakers, networking events with other students and offers assistance in finding work placements and internships. To develop your skills, we also offer excellent opportunities to study in another European country for one semester.


Entry requirements

a minimum of grades CCC in three A levels (or a minimum of 96 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC National, OCR Diploma or Advanced Diploma) English Language GCSE at grade C/grade 4 or above (or equivalent)

What the students say

Studying Law at London Metropolitan University has been one very interesting aspect of my life. I have been able to gain the much needed commercial awareness in today’s world. The support I received from the tutors have given me the ability to stand and discuss on topical issues within and outside the United Kingdom. I have also been motivated into the quest for obtaining advanced degrees.


The modules listed below are for the academic year 2022/23 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.

  • Administrative Law (core, 15 credits)
  • Constitutional Law (core, 15 credits)
  • Contract I (core, 15 credits)
  • Criminal Law I (core, 15 credits)
  • English Legal System (core, 15 credits)
  • Land Law I (core, 15 credits)
  • Law of Tort I (core, 15 credits)
  • Legal Method (core, 15 credits)
  • Contract Law II (core, 15 credits)
  • Criminal Law II (core, 15 credits)
  • Law of Tort II (core, 15 credits)
  • Consumer Rights Law (option, 15 credits)
  • Employment Law (option, 15 credits)
  • Land Law II (option, 15 credits)
  • Law of Evidence (option, 15 credits)
  • Law of the European Union I (option, 15 credits)
  • Legal Research Methods (option, 15 credits)
  • Civil Law and Practice (core, 15 credits)
  • Criminal Litigation (core, 15 credits)
  • Child Law (option, 15 credits)
  • Civil Liberties and Human Rights (option, 15 credits)
  • Company Law (option, 15 credits)
  • Entertainment Law (option, 15 credits)
  • Environmental Law (option, 15 credits)
  • Family Law (option, 15 credits)
  • International Trade Law (option, 15 credits)
  • Jurisprudence (option, 15 credits)
  • Landlord and Tenant Law (option, 15 credits)
  • Law Dissertation (option, 15 credits)
  • Law Research Essay (option, 15 credits)
  • Law of Evidence (option, 15 credits)
  • Law of Immigration and Asylum (option, 15 credits)
  • Law of the European Union II (option, 15 credits)
  • Penal Policy (option, 15 credits)
  • Public International Law (option, 15 credits)