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LLB (Hons)

Education with the personal touch

LLB (Hons)

Duration: 3 years full time Course fees: £9,945 per year* *These fees apply if you are starting this course between September 2013 and August 2014. We recommend you check fees as they can change. Costs can increase each year.

Start date: September UCAS Code: M100

Why choose this course? International expertise – Inspiring teaching – Cutting edge research ▪ Most effective law teaching in the United Kingdom (Guardian, 2012) ▪ High employability - LLB with Criminology 100% graduate employment rate. (DLHE 2012) ▪ 95% Student Satisfaction (NSS 2012) ▪ Exceptional facilities: courtrooms, crime labs, interviewing suites and crime house (Skills for Justice 2012) ▪ Exceptional library provision (BIALL 2010/2011)

You will engage in real or simulated legal practice, undertake problem-based research, and can specialise through original academic enquiry. Lectures and tutorials are delivered by the UK’s most effective law teaching team. Teaching support includes fortnightly individual tutorials (Year One), professional skills coaching (Year Two) and a customised curriculum, aimed at developing your practise of research specialisms (Year Three). All students have access to independent practitioner mentors.

Your career Derby LLB graduates have an outstanding success rate of gaining scholarships at the Bar and are in high demand amongst solicitors firms because of their practical skills. Students also go onto higher study and academic careers, as well as achieving rapid promotion in other areas of endeavour. LLB graduates can choose to progress onto our Legal Practice Course, which is priced-matched to an equivalent of a year of undergraduate study and can be studied at various centres throughout the UK, including Derby






How you’ll learn

Contract Law: Theory & Practice

Land Law


Language – A qualification such as IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all areas) or TOEFL – 550 (paper based), 213 (computer based), 80 (internet based). See our website for other accepted qualifications or phone us: +44 (0)1332 591698.

What you’ll cover

The Derby LLB is grounded on an internationally-informed but highly practical curriculum. It provides the opportunity for you to develop specialist legal expertise or explore the fascinating range of over forty modules of study. The LLB also develops outstanding legal practice skills, and offers exemption from the academic stage of study for qualification as a Solicitor or Barrister.


Entry requirements: Academic – 300 UCAS tariff points, of which at least 240 must be from your International Baccalaureate or equivalent qualification.

About the course


Where you will study: Derby Campus – Kedleston Road site

Tortious Liability & Negligence

Constitutional Law & Civil Liberties

Legal Context, Skills & Ethics

Specific Torts & Remedies

Administrative Law & Human Rights

Practice-based clinic

Criminal Law: Principles and Application

European Union Law

Advanced Legal Skills and Ethics

European Union Trade Criminal Property Law and its International Practice-based clinic Offences and Practice Context Option




Equity and Succession

Advanced/ Applied/ Combined Legal Studies*

* These modules can be taken as a year-through module or in a single semester.

Additional information You’ll get full exemptions from the first stage of the Bar Standards Board and Solicitors Regulation Authority professional exams, and it’s also recognised by the Council of Legal Education (Northern Ireland).

What you’ll cover In the final stage, you’ll be given the opportunity to specialise in one of the following six pathways, by choosing to study specialist option modules. ▪ ▪ ▪ ▪ ▪ ▪

Corporate and Commercial Law Employment Law Family Law International and Comparative Law Medical Law Social and Public Law

Options ▪ Clinic ▪ Commercial and Consumer Law ▪ Comparative Law ▪ Company Law ▪ Criminal Justice Law ▪ Employment Law ▪ Environmental Law ▪ Evidence ▪ Family Law and Practice ▪ Independent Study

▪ Intellectual Property Law ▪ International Human Rights Law ▪ Medical Law & Ethics ▪ Public International Law ▪ Sustainable Development and International Business Law

Get in touch Faculty of Business, Computing and Law Reception E: T: +44 (0) 1332 591896

The information in this leaflet was correct when we produced it, but please check our website for the most up to date information.

LLB (Hons)