LLB (Hons) in Law Anglia Ruskin University
Train to become a solicitor or barrister. Get hands-on experience in our law clinics and professional mentoring – and graduate ready to work in the legal field.
You want to hone your legal knowledge, learn from professionals and gain practical experience.
Our law degree provides the seven core foundations of legal knowledge and meets the requirements of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board for a career as a solicitor or barrister in the UK, as well as giving you discounted access to BARBRI SQE preparation courses.
Study in Cambridge, Chelmsford or Peterborough, work with qualified solicitors in our law clinics and practise your craft in mock courtrooms.
If you hope to use your legal skills in other areas – such as business, finance, policy-making or public service – our law course will give you the transferable skills you need.
Many of our students choose to study law because they’re motivated by the idea of helping people. And so, from your first year, you’ll have the opportunity to work in our law clinics in Cambridge or Chelmsford. With support from qualified solicitors, you’ll advise members of the public on legal issues.
As you move into Year 2, you can also take part in our mentoring scheme, and get advice and guidance from a legal professional
It’s well worth joining our student Law Society, too. They take part in national competitions such as Mooting and have a track record of success. It could be a great achievement to add to your CV.
All this practical experience is, of course, backed up by classroom teaching. Our lecturers combine academic modules with those that focus on areas of professional practice, such as human rights law.
As you progress through the LLB (Hons) Law course, you’ll have the chance to take optional modules and explore areas of law that are of particular interest to you.
Whichever area you focus on, you can rely on our personal tutor system, which offers regular, structured support throughout your time at ARU.
You have the option to take this course as a four-year degree with a foundation year. If you choose to learn in Cambridge or Chelmsford, you'll study with our partner, ARU College, in Cambridge for Year 1, then Cambridge or Chelmsford for years 2-4. If you choose to study in Peterborough, you'll stay there for all four years of your course.
- Constitutional and Administrative Law
- English Legal System and Skills
- Contract Law
- Criminal Law
- Equity, Trusts and Succession
- Business Law
- Ruskin Module (15 credits)
- The Law of Family Relationships
- Commercial Law
- Medical Law
- Legal Work Experience
- The Law of Information, Intellectual Property and Social Media
- Property Law
- EU Law
- Undergraduate Major Project
- Civil Litigation
- Criminal Litigation
- Employment Law
- Diversity, Equality and the Law
- Legal and Social Obligations of Business
Program Tuition Fee
Our LLB (Hons) Law course is the first step to becoming a solicitor, barrister or paralegal and covers the core foundations of legal knowledge and skills to help you on this path.
You can benefit from discounted access to the BARBRI Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE) 1 and 2 preparation courses. Find out more about accessing BARBRI SQE preparation courses as an ARU LLB graduate.
You'll also find that this course gives you skills that you can use in related roles, including business and commerce, policy making, public services or banking and finance.
Employers and legal professionals often join us on campus, for events such as guest lectures and careers fairs.
While you’re studying with us, you can gain valuable work experience in our law clinics, with supervision from qualified solicitors.
You’ll additionally benefit from our mentoring scheme, which partners you with a legal professional in your second year; and our undergraduate researcher scheme, where you support a member of the academic staff who works in your field of interest.
Graduation doesn’t need to be the end of your time with us. You might decide to stay at ARU and study for a master, such as our LLM International Business and Commercial Law. Take advantage of our Alumni Scholarship and get 20% off your fees.
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