This course starts in 2019

Law (Graduate Entry) LLB (Hons)

Law (Graduate Entry) LLB (Hons)

Key information

Duration:
2 years full time
UCAS code:
M101
Start date:
September 2019
  • 100% of our Sussex Law School graduates were in work or further study six months after graduating (HESA EPI, Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2017)

Graduates of any discipline can take this course to fast-track their studies and gain an LLB in two years. You’ll gain a solid grounding in English law and explore international, European and Canadian law as part of the course.

You’ll cover theoretical and practical aspects of law, and benefit from:

  • being taught by research-active faculty in a vibrant community with an active student law body
  • getting involved in the local community through the Sussex Law Clinics, where you can develop your skills and gain valuable work experience
  • our links with leading law firms that sponsor our student competitions in national and international mooting, client interviewing and negotiation.

Studying law develops your skills of analysis, argument and persuasion, equipping you for a variety of careers. And our supportive group of alumni are happy to provide career advice for current students.

Successful completion of any of our law courses will provide you with a qualifying law degree.

Accreditation

Law (Graduate Entry) is a well established and taught course, one I would highly recommend to all those passionate about the law.”Susana Raquel Silva Cardoso
Law (Graduate Entry) LLB

Entry requirements

Undergraduate honours degree

Typical offer

You must have a second-class undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent).

If your qualifications aren’t listed or you have a question about entry requirements, contact us

Modules

Find out about our types of undergraduate degrees, their structure, modules and credits

These modules are running in the academic year 2018/19. We also plan to offer them in future academic years. They may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.

Core modules

    Autumn teaching
    Autumn and spring teaching

    Options

      Spring teaching

      These modules are running in the academic year 2018/19. We also plan to offer them in future academic years. They may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.

      Core modules

        Autumn and spring teaching

        Options

          Autumn teaching
          Autumn and spring teaching
          Spring teaching
          My main research focuses on criminal law theory and doctrine, examining the substantive rules that make up criminal law and questioning theoretical foundations.”Dr John Child
          Senior Lecturer in Law

          Our staff

          Dr Mark Davies

          Dr Mark Davies

          Senior Lecturer In Law

          Research interests

          Criminal law and healthcare regulation, Ethics and law of future technologies, Healthcare Law and Ethics, higher education, medical law, Professional regulation, Research Ethics, Science and law, Tort Law

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          Prof Nuno Ferreira

          Prof Nuno Ferreira

          Professor of Law

          Research interests

          Children's rights, Discrimination Law, ECHR, European Union Law, Human Rights, Refugees and asylum, Sexual orientation, SOGI

          View Nuno Ferreira’s profile

          Dr Helena Howe

          Dr Helena Howe

          Lecturer In Law

          Research interests

          environmental education, Property law, Sustainable agriculture

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          Dr Tanya Palmer

          Dr Tanya Palmer

          Lecturer in Law

          Research interests

          Criminal law and criminal justice, Criminal law theory, Embodiment, feminist perspectives on law, Feminist theory, gender, Gender and Sexuality, gender-based violence, Research design and methodology, Sexual and gendered subjectivities, sexual violence, Socio Legal Studies

          View Tanya Palmer’s profile

          Prof Lindsay Stirton

          Prof Lindsay Stirton

          Professor of Public Law

          Research interests

          Basic Income, Bayesian Methods, Caribbean politics, Energy Regulation, healthcare regulation, Jamaican Government, Judicial review, law and development, Legal History, Multilevel Modelling, postcolonialism, Public Law, Qualitative Comparative Analysis, Regulation, Telecommunications Law, Utilities Regulation

          View Lindsay Stirton’s profile

          Mrs Teresa Sutton

          Lecturer in Law

          Research interests

          Ecclesiastical law, Land law, Land Use, Land Use Change, Law Relating To Property, Legal History, Property law

          View Teresa Sutton’s profile

          Fees

          UK/EU students:
          £9,250 per year
          Channel Islands and Isle of Man students:
          £9,250 per year
          International students:
          £16,750 per year

          Note that your fees may be subject to an increase on an annual basis as the Government reviews the fee levels.

          Additional costs

          All costs are best estimates based on current market values. We review estimates every year and they may vary with inflation. Find out tips for budgeting as a student

          Textbooks

          We recommend you buy textbooks for this course. These are available from the University bookshop, online and from other outlets. Textbooks for the foundation subjects usually cost from £265 to £300 across the two years of this course or the one-year GDL.

          Statute books

          We recommend statute books for some subjects. These are available from the University bookshop, online and other outlets for around £15 each.

          Law Society membership

          GDL and students who become Law Society members must pay the £15 per year fee.

          Optional trips and events

          The Student Law Society runs optional events and trips four or five times a year. Costs vary but usually range between £5 and £40 per event.

          Law Ball

          Tickets for the Annual Law Ball organised by the Student Law Society cost around £30. Attendance is optional.

          Find out about typical living costs for studying at Sussex

          Find out about our terms and conditions

          Scholarships

          Our goal is to ensure that every student who wants to study with us is able to regardless of financial barriers, so that we continue to attract talented and unique people.

          Careers

          Graduate destinations

          Many of our graduates go on to qualify as solicitors and barristers, or go on to jobs including:

          • paralegal, Balfour Beatty
          • case handler, Santander
          • executive officer, Home Office.

          (Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2016)

          Your future career

          You’ll be prepared – subject to completion of the necessary further qualifications – to practise law as a solicitor, a barrister or an in-house lawyer for a public limited company or a government agency.

          Or you can choose to use your excellent communication skills in fields such as:

          • broadcast media
          • public relations or human resources
          • policy development or politics.

          Working while you study

          Our Careers and Employability Centre can help you find part-time work while you study. Find out more about career development and part-time work

          I did a Law degree but studied other areas, such as politics and human rights, which I found gave me the skills to not only succeed as a solicitor but also to run a business.”Lucinda Dore
          Partner, Crosby and Woods Solicitors
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