Law (with International Relations) - LLB (Hons)

With access to our mock courtroom, the degree course offers you talks from specialist speakers and work placements, as well as opportunities for international study, mentoring schemes and careers advice from practising legal professionals.

Course details

Discover how the law impacts on international relations and acquire a range of legal and transferable skills with this fascinating degree course. The LLB is recognised as a qualifying law degree, allowing progression to the Legal Practice Course (solicitors) or the Bar Professional Training Course (barristers).
  • 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

This is a highly regarded qualification, enabling you to pursue a wide range of careers beyond the legal profession including those in the diplomatic service, international companies and non-governmental organisations.

You’ll learn the historical background to English legal systems, the role of legal professionals within them and explore other state-based and international systems of law.

You’ll also have access to a spectrum of international relations topics, examining human rights and social justice, African politics, Latin American politics, immigration, asylum and tribunals and international security in the context of globalisation.


Entry requirements

for entry in the 2017-18 academic year: a minimum of grades BBC in three A levels (or a minimum of 112 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg Advanced Diploma)

GCSE English at grade C or above, or Higher Diploma (or equivalent)

What the students say

The highlight of my time at London Met so far has been using the resources made available by the University, especially the careers department, along with the skills obtained on my degree to successfully secure an intern position in my first year.


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)
  • Land Law II (core, 15 credits)
  • Law of Equity and Trusts I (core, 15 credits)
  • Law of Tort II (core, 15 credits)
  • Law of the European Union I (core, 15 credits)
  • Approaches to International Relations and Foreign Policy (alternative core, 30 credits)
  • Shifting Global Power in the 21st Century (alternative core, 15 credits)
  • Strategy in the Contemporary World (alternative core, 15 credits)
  • Consumer Rights Law (option, 15 credits)
  • Diplomacy Old and New (option, 30 credits)
  • Employment Law (option, 15 credits)
  • Immigrants and Nativists (option, 15 credits)
  • Law of Advocacy and Mooting (option, 15 credits)
  • Law of Evidence (option, 15 credits)
  • Legal Research Methods (option, 15 credits)
  • Media and Culture (option, 15 credits)
  • Medical Law (option, 15 credits)
  • Politics of the Middle East (option, 15 credits)
  • The Politics of the European Union (option, 15 credits)
  • Civil Law and Practice (core, 15 credits)
  • Criminal Litigation (core, 15 credits)
  • Law of Equity and Trusts II (core, 15 credits)
  • Law of the European Union II (core, 15 credits)
  • Action and Identity: Gender and Political Participation (alternative core, 15 credits)
  • African Politics (alternative core, 15 credits)
  • Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding (alternative core, 30 credits)
  • International Security in an Era of Globalisation (alternative core, 30 credits)
  • Latin American Politics (alternative core, 15 credits)
  • Law Dissertation (alternative core, 15 credits)
  • Law Research Essay (alternative core, 15 credits)
  • Public Diplomacy and Global Communication (alternative core, 30 credits)
  • The Politics of Modern States (alternative core, 30 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 of Evidence (option, 15 credits)
  • Law of Immigration and Asylum (option, 15 credits)
  • Penal Policy (option, 15 credits)
  • Public International Law (option, 15 credits)