Anthropology and Law

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Course Introduction

This course can give exemption from the CPE leading to the final examinations to qualify as a barrister or solicitor.

Course Modules

Year 1: Introduction to social anthropology; ethnography and theory; public law; law of obligations. Year 2: Political and legal anthropology; criminal law; law of property (1/2 course) and introduction to the legal system; option from topics in law or anthropology (1/2 course); option in anthropology. Year 3: law and institutions of the European union; property 2; 1 of 4 core anthropology courses; options from topics in law or anthropology.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £16,392  Academic year First year overseas fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level AAB
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAABBB
  • International Baccalaureate 37
  • SQA Advanced Higher AAB
  • European Baccalaureate 80%-85%
  • SQA Higher AAABB-AAAAA
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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90% 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 92%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 88%

£18,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

155% Go on to work and/or study

In work 38
Studying 34
Studying and working 83
Unemployed 10
Unknown 7

19% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 92%

Total Coursework: 8%

Total Practical: 0%

£4,700 - £7,500
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,700 - £8,300
Typical cost of private accommodation