UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Within a dynamic and changing European context, knowledge of another European national legal system and its law is a valuable asset, both academically and professionally. This four'year programme includes a year at University Carlos III in Madrid and leads to the award of a Bachelor of Laws degree from UCL.

Course Modules

Year 1: Introduction to law; public law; contract and tort; property; plus legal language tuition in Spanish. Year 2: Criminal law; contract and tort; property; comparative law option (usually from: European Union law; public international law; post'socialist legal systems; Roman law); European legal studies must be taken (and is taught in Spanish). Year 3: Spent at a university in Spain. Year 4: Jurisprudence (introduction to the philosophy of law); 3 options (usually including: environment planning and development law; evidence; English legal history; conflict of laws; labour law; industrial and intellectual property law; law and economics; media law; family law; company law; the law of taxation; commercial law; legal ethics; Japanese law; medicine, ethics and law; comparative law courses not already taken; dissertation (subject to approval); non'law course in another department (subject to approval).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time With Time Abroad
LLB (Hons) £16,690 ???abroad???
4 years
Full Time With Time Abroad
LLB (Hons) £9,000 ???home???

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Advanced Higher A1AA
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAAAA
  • GCE A-level A*AA
  • European Baccalaureate 85%
  • International Baccalaureate 39
  • LNAT
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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95% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 85%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 94%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 87%

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

90% Go on to work and/or study

In work 37
Studying 51
Studying and working 2
Unemployed 7
Unknown 4

15% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 84%

Total Coursework: 16%

£5,337 - £7,371
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,915 - £6,624
Typical cost of private accommodation