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3-4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
On campus
24 January 2022

Program description

Law LLB(Hons)

Take your first step towards a rewarding career in law. Develop sought-after skills, including commercial awareness, personal integrity and an ethical approach. Undertake an optional work placement year. Gain intellectual tools and knowledge to tackle real-world issues in the legal sector.

This is a Qualifying Law Degree recognised by the Law Society of England and Wales and regulated by the Bar Standards Board and Solicitors Regulation Authority. By the end of the course, you’ll have the intellectual tools and knowledge to tackle real-world issues in the legal sector or in legal departments of organisations.

Admission requirements

CBSE, ICSE, State Boards- 65% in Class 12

10+II (Senior School Certificate) - 60% or above

3 Year Diploma - 60% or above

English Language Requirements

We accept a wide range of English language qualifications. The standard of English language required varies between courses so please check each course page carefully.

If English is not your first language you should have at least one of the following qualifications (or equivalent) as a minimum.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

You need an overall score of 6.0, with at least 5.5 or higher in each component: reading, writing, listening and speaking. An alternative approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) will also be accepted if the applicant’s element scores are equivalent to those required for IELTS.

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

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Program content

Year 1:

  • English Legal System
  • Practical Contract Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Public Law and the Law of the European Union
  • Fundamental Legal Skills
  • Criminal Procedure

Year 2 :

Core modules:

  • Practical Tort Law
  • Land Law
  • Optional modules (choose 60 credits):
  • Dispute Resolution and Civil Litigation
  • Law of Evidence
  • Placement
  • Family Law and Practice
  • Introduction to Professional Practice
  • Law in Society

Optional placement year. If you take the four-year course, you will also complete:

  • Applied Professional Practice

    Final year:

    • Core modules:
    • Trusts Law
    • Optional modules (choose 100 credits)
    • Law Research Dissertation
    • Medical Law
    • Commercial Law
    • Employment and Labour Law
    • Public International Law
    • Counter-Terrorism Law
    • Crime, Justice and Society
    • Property Law and Conveyancing
    • Wills and the Administration of Estates
    • Business Law and practice
    • Land Law
    • Introduction to Professional Practice
    • Sunderland Student Law Clinic
    • Please note, optional modules may change.

Scholarships & funding

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

Tuition fees

The full-time annual fee for this course is:

  • £9,250 if you are from theUK/Europe*
  • £12,500 if you are an international student

Career opportunities

A law degree provides you with the foundation subjects that are required for entry into the legal professions. But the understanding of legal implications and obligations, combined with the ability to combine this knowledge in practice, is valuable in many parts of the public, private and voluntary sectors.

Employers from different sectors value the skills of clear thinking, logical argument and effective writing and sectors where a degree in law will be beneficial, include, property development, banking and finance, HR or Civil Services.

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University of Sunderland

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University of Sunderland

Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road
SR1 3SD Sunderland

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