Law LLB (Hons)

The aim is to produce confident, independent learners. In the first year, everyone will undertake a standard first-year syllabus, studying core modules in Constitutional and Administrative law, Contract Law, Criminal Law, and English and European Legal Contexts. A range of delivery and assessment styles will fully prepare students for subsequent years of study.

The focus on foundational legal knowledge and skills will continue in the second and third year with modules on Land Law, Law of Tort, and Equity and Trusts. You will also develop functional awareness through Inter-professional Legal Skills.

Course details

The teaching of the law modules is augmented by a range of employability and placement activities. The aim is to produce confident, independent learners.

  • Mode of study: 3-4 days  a week
  • Intake: Intakes: September
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: 9250 per year
  • Location: Leicester campus

De Mortfort University

Course overview

You will have the opportunity after your first year to focus your studies by selecting a preferred specialism pathway in one of the following areas: Business Law, Criminal Justice, Human Rights & Social Justice, Sociolegal Studies and International Law. Alternatively, you can continue on the Common Law pathway.

Our students can focus their studies by selecting a preferred specialism whilst continuing to develop functional awareness – there is an emphasis on doing rather than simply reading or listening; participation is a central feature


Entry requirements


Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English and Maths
Plus one of the following:

A levels

A typical offer is 112 UCAS points. You need to study at least two subjects at A Level or equivalent (e.g. BTEC)
T Levels


BTEC National Diploma – Distinction/Distinction/Merit
BTEC Extended Diploma – Distinction/Distinction/Merit


Leicester De Montfort Law School provides a unique programme for final year students who wish to pursue a research or academic career to work as paid researchers supporting major research projects and to develop their own research expertise.

All years have the opportunity to hone their legal skills by engaging with our Legal Advice Centre, which provides advice to businesses, organisations and individuals, with the opportunity to claim Qualifying Work Experience to speed your way to qualification as a Solicitor.


Note: All modules are indicative and based on the current academic session. Course information is correct at the time of publication and is subject to review. Exact modules may, therefore, vary for your intake in order to keep content current. If there are changes to your course we will, where reasonable, take steps to inform you as appropriate.

  • Block 1: English and European Legal Systems
  • Block 2: Criminal Law
  • Block 3: Contract Law
  • Block 4: Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Block 1: Law of Tort
  • Block 2: Land Law
  • Block 3: Inter-Professional Legal Skills
  • Block 4: On your selected pathway you will undertake a module such as:
  • Law: Family Law
    Business Law: Companies and Other Business Entities
    Socio-Legal: Law and Religion
    Human Rights and Social Justice: Human Rights Law
    Criminal Justice: Police Powers and Public Order
    International Law: International Law
  • Block 1: Equity and Trusts
  • Block 2: On your selected pathway you will undertake a module such as:
  • Law: Law and Medicine
    Business Law: Commercial and Consumer Contracting
    Socio-Legal: Law and Gender
    Human Rights and Social Justice: Social Justice in Law
    Criminal Justice: Criminal Evidence
    International Law: EU Law
    Block 3: On your selected pathway you will undertake a module such as:
  • Law: Intellectual Property
    Business Law: Employment Law
    Socio-Legal: Penology and Criminology
    Human Rights and Social Justice: Immigration and Refugee Law
    Criminal Justice Pathway: Advanced Criminal Law
    International Law: International Child Law
    Block 4: Legal Project OR SQE Preparation