Graduate Entry LLB (Hons)

City University London
In Islington (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Postgraduate
  • Islington (England)
  • When:

Overview The Graduate Entry LLB (Hons) is a senior status law degree which allows non-law graduates to achieve an LLB law degree in just two years rather than the usual three.

On the course, you have the opportunity to gain skills and knowledge in the core legal subjects as well as learning about specialist areas of law. You also have the additional option of participating in mooting competitions to further strengthen your legal and debating skills.

Successful completion of this course qualifies you to progress to one of the two professional courses all UK lawyers are required to take the Legal Practice Course (LPC) for solicitors and the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) for barristers.

The City Law School and Canada

The Graduate Entry LLB (Hons) attracts international students from all over the world. In particular, a large number of Canadian students have undertaken the course. A number of our teaching staff are also from Canada.

Why City's Graduate Entry LLB?Explore the seven core subjects studied on an LLB course in two years rather than threeBenefit from studying the core subjects as part of a separate cohort of GE LLB students.Satisfy the requirements for admission to the Professional Stage of legal

training (LPC / BPTC)Develop your legal skills in mooting, legal research and legal writingReceive free textbooks in your seven core subjectsDevelop advising skills by taking part in the City Enterprise Services, a pro bono service for start up businesses The City Law School Course Fees: Full-time EU: £9,000 Full-time Non EU: £13,500 More...

Start Date: September 2016 UCAS code: M110 How to Apply ...

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
Northampton Square, EC1V 0HB , London, England
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What you'll learn on the course

IT Law
Full Time
Skills and Training

Course programme

Course Content

In year one, Graduate Entry LLB (Hons) candidates study four of the seven core foundation subjects that are usually covered in an undergraduate law degree. In year two, students take the remaining three core subjects and have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge of particular areas of law by choosing three elective subjects

Course Structure

Year One:

  • Constitutional and administrative law
  • Contract Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Tort Law

In addition you will also be required to study and pass a test in the English Legal System.

Year Two:

  • Equity and Trusts
  • EU Law
  • Land Law

In addition in Year Two you will take three options from a list of elective subjects, including:

  • Aviation Law
  • Banking Law
  • Canadian Constitutional Law
  • Canadian Corporate Law
  • Commercial Property Law
  • Company Law
  • Competition Law
  • Criminal Justice
  • Employment Law
  • EU Law and The Global Legal Order
  • Evidence
  • Family Law
  • Forensic Law
  • Government, Law and Democracy
  • Human Rights Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Economic Law
  • Islamic Law
  • Justice, Law and History
  • Legal Skills
  • Maritime Law
  • Public International Law
  • US Constitutional Law

You may choose to complete a dissertation in place of one of these electives. The range of elective subjects offered in any one year is subject to availability and demand.

Additional information

Teaching and Assessment


You will be taught through a combination of lectures and tutorials, which occupy around 10 hours each week. You will be taught in a separate cohort of Graduate Entry LLB (Hons) students for the core subjects and together with the LLB third year students for electives. Instruction in the use of legal materials, legal writing, mooting and in legal research (including use of electronic retrieval systems) is also an integral part of the course.


The predominant method of assessment is by...