University of Leicester
You can broaden your perspective with a year studying overseas, or make a difference by giving free legal advice to real clients through our Pro-Bono group. We will also encourage you to build practical skills through our award-winning extracurricular activities.
By studying politics and law, you will be able to place the implementation of public policy in its legal context. You will develop an understanding of the power of individuals and theories of the state as well as the laws that have been created through the political process. You will see how political structures influence the laws that you apply to real problems and the theory underpinning social responsibilities and relationships protected by law. As such, this degree will be of particular interest to those wishing to gain knowledge of the relationship between politics, law and society. In your final year you have access to a wide range of modules on legal, political, socio-legal and ethical topics.
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.
Whether you’re looking for a career in law or are not yet sure where your degree will take you, our dedicated team of Careers Tutors are here to help.
Graduates from our Law degrees have gone on to work for a wide range of employers including:
UK Government – Policy Advisor
Grant Thornton LLP
Sharkespeare Martineau LLP
At the very beginning of your course you’ll take the short, non-credit bearing Academic and Study Skills.
Choose one law option module from:
Or two law option modules from:
Then choose two politics option modules from: