Law (Graduate Entry) LLB

University Of Leicester, United Kingdom


Next enrollment cycle

January 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 23,219

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  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree

If you're starting your Law Graduate Entry LLB in September 2021, and you're an international student, you can choose to study either online or on campus for the first semester and then join us on campus for the second semester in January 2022. Our two-year course is an intensive qualifying law degree for those who have already completed a degree in another subject.

  • Our two-year course is an intensive qualifying law degree for those who have already completed a degree in another subject.

You will gain an understanding of the seven fundamental subjects:

  • Law of Tort
  • Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Law of Contract
  • Criminal Law
  • EU Law
  • Land Law
  • Equity and Trusts
  • As well as these key areas you will gain essential legal skills and learn to approach cases from a legal perspective.
  • In order to condense the course into two years, option modules are not included. You will study only the fundamental legal disciplines, as well as introductory modules that will ground you in law as an academic subject.
  • Leicester Law School has a diverse and vibrant student community and this course is particularly popular with international applicants.

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2022

Entry requirements

  • To qualify for Graduate Entry you will need a bachelor's degree with at least a high 2:2.
  • Canadian applicants: Usually a CGPA ranging from B to B-, depending on the institution from which you have applied.
  • No LNAT required - Unlike some universities, at Leicester we do not require applicants to have taken the National Admissions Test for Law. We are not convinced that LNAT scores provide any information we cannot get from your exam grades and school report.
  • Other national and international qualifications considered.

Selection Process

  • Applicants are not normally interviewed. If you receive an offer you will be invited to visit the Leicester Law School.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS 6.5 including 6.0 in writing (or equivalent). If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.

Year 1

  • In your first year, you will study the fundamentals of the legal system and begin to develop your legal skills, learning how to think critically about the way the law operates. You will also study the three fundamental areas of contract, tort and constitutional and administrative law.


  • Analysing Law (advanced)
  • Constitutional and Administrative Law (advanced)
  • Contract Law (advanced)
  • The Law of Tort (Advanced)
  • Law, Justice and Society (advanced)

Year 2

  • In your final year, you will build on your knowledge by studying the four remaining foundation subjects. You will also get to choose one optional module in a specialist area that interests you.

Core modules

  • Land Law (advanced) (double module)
  • Criminal Law (advanced) (double module)
  • Equity and Trusts (Advanced) (double module)

Optional modules

  • Choose either Legal Foundations of the European Union (double module)

Legal Foundations of the European Union (single module) plus one of the modules below:

  • Canadian Constitutional Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Wills and the Administration of Estates
  • Clinical Legal Skills
  • Criminal Justice: Prosecutions and Criminal Trials
  • Gender, Sexuality and the Law
  • UK and EU Students 
  • Starting in 2021 
  • The University of Leicester has made the decision to keep fees for EU students at the same level as UK student fees for this year, despite this no longer being a UK Government requirement. £9,250 in your first year. 
  • Tuition fees are subject to government regulations and may change in future years If you are resident outside the UK and the Republic of Ireland, you will need to pay a deposit of £2,000 to secure your place. This will be subtracted from your total tuition fee.

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