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Bachelor's Degree in Law with Psychology LLB

University of Southampton
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Southampton
English
September 2022

Program description

Bachelor's Degree in Law with Psychology LLB

You'll study a broad base of core and optional modules, designed to help you achieve a qualifying law degree, and deepen your own specialist knowledge across law (your major subject) and psychology (your minor subject).

Our challenging and inspiring law and psychology degree will give you in-depth legal knowledge together with strong critical thinking and communication skills. Our unique employability skills programme will ensure you consolidate what you learn through exceptional work experience and networking opportunities.

Your psychology modules will teach you the fundamental concepts in psychology, and give you an overview of current issues in clinical psychology. These include:

  • behavioural neuroscience
  • personality and intelligence
  • making sense of ambiguous scenes
  • educational and developmental psychology
  • self-conscious emotions

As part of your degree you can:

  • experience law in action by applying to shadow a senior member of the judiciary in the High Court or Court of Appeal
  • work alongside legal professionals to advise students at the Law Clinic
  • engage with our academic research groups including the Stefan Cross Centre for Women, Equality and Law, and the Institute of Maritime Law
  • hone your presentation skills on the Streetlaw programme

You can take part in a range of competitions to enhance your skills, including the Clyde & Co Team Building Challenge and regional, national and international mooting and negotiation competitions.

You can forge even stronger links within our friendly community by joining a student-run society. These include our Law Society, Inns of Court Society, Mooting Society, Lawyers without Borders and the Canadian Law Society.

Admission requirements

A-levels

AAA

International Baccalaureate Diploma

Pass, with 36 points overall with 18 points at Higher Level

BTEC

  • D in the Law or Applied Law BTEC Subsidiary Diploma plus AA from two A levels
  • DD in the Law or Applied Law BTEC Diploma plus A grade from one A-level
  • DDD in the Law or Applied Law BTEC Extended Diploma

Other requirements

GCSE requirements

Applicants must hold GCSE English language (or GCSE English) (minimum grade 4/C) and mathematics (minimum grade 4/C)

International Students

English language requirements

If English isn't your first language, you'll need to complete an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) to demonstrate your competence in English.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year 1

  • Foundations of Contract Law
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Legal Skills
  • Legal System and Reasoning
  • Public Law 1: Foundations

You must also choose from the following modules in year 1:

  • Behavioural Neuroscience
  • Historical Development of the Common Law
  • Individual Differences
  • Philosophical Perspectives on the Common Law

Year 2

  • Criminal Law [AJP]
  • Land Law

You must also choose from the following modules in year 2:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Employment Law
  • Family Law: Children, Parents and the State
  • Foundations in Criminal Evidence Law
  • Health Care Law and Bioethics
  • Introduction to Commercial Law
  • Introduction to Health Psychology
  • Introduction to Public International Law
  • Language and Memory
  • Perception
  • Principles of Commercial Arbitration Law
  • Social Psychology

Year 3

  • Equity and Trusts (AJP)
  • Legal Research and Writing
  • Public Law 2: Administrative Justice (AJP)
  • Remedies in Contract & Tort (AJP)
  • The Law of Torts (AJP)

You must also choose from the following modules in year 3:

  • Childhood Maltreatment and Mental Health
  • Current issues in Clinical Psychology
  • Human Learning
  • Intergroup Relations and Interpersonal Influence
  • Introduction to Educational Psychology
  • Perspectives in Human Animal Interactions
  • Project-Based Introduction to Web Programming for Behaviour Researchers
  • Psychology of Advertising
  • Self-Conscious Emotions
  • Social and Affective Neuroscience
  • Social and Psychological Approaches to Understanding Sexual Health

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

  • The full tuition price for local/UK students is £9,250
  • The price for International/Non-UK students is £19,300

Qualification

  • Final award: Bachelor of Laws with Honours (LLB (Hons))
  • Name of award: Law with Psychology
  • Interim Exit awards:
    • Certificate of Higher Education (CertHE)
    • Diploma of Higher Education (DipHE)
  • FHEQ level of final award: Level 6

Career opportunities

Our graduates have followed careers in:

  • law (including as solicitors and barristers)
  • media
  • entertainment
  • politics
  • business
  • accountancy
  • banking
  • the civil service
  • the police
  • probation service and social services
  • national and international organisations

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