City University London

Course Introduction

The LLB (Hons) at The City Law School provides students with the essential legal and academic skills to be successful in a law career. The City Law School is one of London's major law schools. Offering an impressive range of academic and professional courses, it is the first law school in London to provide courses for students and practitioners at all stages of legal education. With three levels of study ' undergraduate, postgraduate and professional ' there are courses for all interested in following a career in law no matter what stage they have already reached. The City Law School has an established student exchange programme with Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, Montesquieu University, Bordeaux, France and universities in Poland, Toulouse, Moscow and Barcelona. The exchange programme gives students the opportunity to spend half of their third year studying a range of courses at one of these universities.

Course Modules

Year 1 and Year 2 core subjects: constitutional & administrative law; contract law; criminal law; equity & trusts; EU law; land law; tort law. In addition to the core legal subjects, the first year includes: an introduction to legal techniques; an introduction to key issues in the organisation of a legal system. Year 3: banking law; Canadian constitutional law; Canadian corporate law; city enterprise services; commercial & agency law; commercial property law; company law; competition law; criminal justice; employment law; evidence; family and child law; human rights law; immigration law; intellectual property law; international commercial arbitration; international criminal law; international economic law; Islamic law; justice, law and history; legal skills; maritime law; media law; public international law.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
LLB (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level ABB
  • SQA Higher ABBBB
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AABBB
  • European Baccalaureate 80%
  • International Baccalaureate 29
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • BTEC National Award
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC National Diploma DDD
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Extended Diploma

Key Course Information

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80% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 76%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 90%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 88%

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

83% Go on to work and/or study

In work 42
Studying 32
Studying and working 9
Unemployed 9
Unknown 8

15% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 90%

Total Coursework: 6%

Total Practical: 4%

£7,800 - £10,000
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,500 - £7,800
Typical cost of private accommodation