Law is a hugely diverse field with so many paths you can go down. This degree is your classic route into the profession. 

Course details

You’ll cover fundamental subjects like contract and criminal law, but you’ll also have the freedom to explore areas you’re passionate about like human rights, intellectual property, corporate, property, family or medical law all supported by experts in their field.
  • Mode of study: 3-4 days  a week
  • Intake: Intakes: September
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: 9250 per year
  • Location: Leicester campus

University of Leicester

Course overview

The Law LLB is the traditional route into the legal profession and gives you the freedom to explore the areas of law that most interest you with a wide variety of optional modules. It is an excellent stepping-stone to graduate level employment as a thought-provoking and challenging subject, giving you legal knowledge and transferable skills such as reasoning, research and problem solving. Your study will take a variety of approaches, including problem-solving, analysis of cases and statutes, examining the role of law within its social, economic and political context. The foundation subjects that you will study are recognised by the Bar Standards Board and essential for future qualification as a solicitor through the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s approved qualification routes.


Entry requirements

A-levels: AAB. General Studies accepted 

EPQ with A-levels: ABB + EPQ at grade B

GCSE: English language at Grade C/4 or above 

Access to HE Diploma: Pass relevant diploma with 45 credits at Level 3, including 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit 

International Baccalaureate: Pass diploma with 33 points. Plus grade 4 in SL English if not held at GCSE.

BTEC Nationals: D*D*D with a strong GCSE background

T Levels: Distinction and A in the core component.  Please contact our Admissions Team for full details of T Levels accepted.


Graduates from our Law degrees have gone on to work for a wide range of employers including:

  • DLA Piper
  • Freeths LLP
  • Grant Thornton LLP
  • Home Office
  • Sharkespeare Martineau LLP
  • Rolls-Royce


At Leicester Law School, our research-led teaching is delivered through lectures, tutorials and seminars. In small group tutorials of around twelve to fifteen students, you’ll receive individual support to make sure you have fully understood the topic.

  • Analysing Law
  • Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Contract Law
  • Law, Justice and Society
  • Law of Tort
  • Criminal Law
  • Land Law
  • Equity and Trusts
  • EU Law
  • Bioethics
  • Commercial Law
  • Company Law
  • Criminology
  • Law Dissertation
  • Employment Law
  • Family Law
  • Human Rights in the 21st Century
  • Immigration Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Law and Political Theory
  • Law of Evidence
  • Medical Law