University of Westminster

Course Introduction

London is the most significant global centre for international law, home to many of the largest international law firms. Westminster Law School is in the middle of a vibrant commercial district with good access to courts, key legal employers and legal institutions, and you will be able to take advantage of our extensive programme of work placements with major legal firms and 'blue chip' companies. We have an excellent record in careers at the Bar and with leading solicitors' firms; our graduates have gone on to become barristers and advocates, solicitors, clerks and officers of court, legal executives, and paralegals, as well as pursuing careers in accountancy, the Civil Service and government. We are proud of our strong and well'established research community, with an international reputation for leading research into the legal profession and legal practice, international law and human rights, entertainment and sports law, and commercial and financial law.

Course Modules

Year 1: Contract; legal skills and process; public law; tort law. Year 2: Civil law and legal systems; criminal law; European languages 1; European Union law; legal profession and legal services. Final year: Dissertation in European legal studies; equity and trusts; land law; plus 1 option (double module).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time With Time Abroad
LLB (Hons) £12,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 years
Full Time With Time Abroad
LLB (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level ABC
  • SQA Higher ABBBC
  • International Baccalaureate 30
  • SQA Advanced Higher ABC
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

Key Course Information

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87% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 87%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 89%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 82%

£20,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

89% Go on to work and/or study

In work 33
Studying 34
Studying and working 22
Unemployed 9
Unknown 2

21% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 42%

Total Coursework: 29%

Total Practical: 4%

£4,700 - £6,700
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,400 - £9,000
Typical cost of private accommodation