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Law LLB(Hons) with professional experience: Entry requirements

Entry requirements for 2017

Typical offer

  • Points: 128 / A-level ABB.
  • Units: to include at least two A-levels or equivalent.
  • General Studies A-level/AS-level not accepted.
  • Key Skills/Functional Skills not accepted in tariff point requirements.

And

  • GCSE: five subjects grades A–C including English Language.
  • Functional Skills/Key Skills Application of Numbers and Communication not accepted in place of GCSE Mathematics and English Language.

Please note that GCSEs must have been achieved prior to submitting your UCAS application.

Other entry routes

We will consider a range of alternative qualifications that are equivalent to the typical offer:

Qualification Requirement
BTEC National Diploma DDM (Distinction, Distinction, Merit) plus five GCSE grade A–C Mathematics and English Language
Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma 128 UCAS tariff points to include at least two A-levels or equivalent plus five GCSE subjects grade A–C including Mathematics and English Language (or comparable numeric scores under the newly reformed GCSE gradings)
European Baccalaureate 75% with 60% in Mathematics and 75% in English Language (both written and oral)
International Baccalaureate 27 IB points overall including 4 IB points in Mathematics at Standard Level; 4 IB points in English Language at Higher Level and 6 IB points in two additional subjects at Higher Level
Scottish Highers 5Bs at Higher Level including Mathematics and English Language
Irish Highers 5B2s at Higher Level including Mathematics and English Language
Access to Higher Education Diploma
Mature applicants (21 years and older) will need to pass a QAA-approved Access to Higher Education Diploma with 60 credits, minimum 45 credits at Level 3 including 15 at distinction and 21 at merit + GCSE English Language grade C + GCSE Maths grade C (or comparable numeric score under the newly reformed GCSE grading). Applicants under 21 years will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Please check with the University if your qualifications are more than five years old or not listed above.

Unfortunately it is not possible to accept direct applications to join the second, third or fourth years of our law programmes.

Entry requirements for 2018

Typical offer

  • Points: 128 / A-level ABB.
  • Units: to include at least two A-levels or equivalent.
  • General Studies A-level/AS-level not accepted.
  • Key Skills/Functional Skills not accepted in tariff point requirements.

And

  • GCSE: five subjects grades A–C including English Language.
  • Functional Skills/Key Skills Application of Numbers and Communication not accepted in place of GCSE Mathematics and English Language.

Please note that GCSEs must have been achieved prior to submitting your UCAS application.

Other entry routes

We will consider a range of alternative qualifications that are equivalent to the typical offer:

Qualification Requirement
BTEC National Diploma DDM (Distinction, Distinction, Merit) plus five GCSE grade A–C Mathematics and English Language
Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma 128 UCAS tariff points to include at least two A-levels or equivalent plus five GCSE subjects grade A–C including Mathematics and English Language (or comparable numeric scores under the newly reformed GCSE gradings)
European Baccalaureate 75% with 60% in Mathematics and 75% in English Language (both written and oral)
International Baccalaureate 27 IB points overall including 4 IB points in Mathematics at Standard Level; 4 IB points in English Language at Higher Level and 6 IB points in two additional subjects at Higher Level
Scottish Highers 5Bs at Higher Level including Mathematics and English Language
Irish Highers 5B2s at Higher Level including Mathematics and English Language
Access to Higher Education Diploma
Mature applicants (21 years and older) will need to pass a QAA-approved Access to Higher Education Diploma with 60 credits, minimum 45 credits at Level 3 including 15 at distinction and 21 at merit + GCSE English Language grade C + GCSE Maths grade C (or comparable numeric score under the newly reformed GCSE grading). Applicants under 21 years will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Please check with the University if your qualifications are more than five years old or not listed above.

Unfortunately it is not possible to accept direct applications to join the second, third or fourth years of our law programmes.

International qualification requirements

Applications from international students with equivalent qualifications are welcome. If your qualifications are not listed in the table below please contact the Admissions office for further guidance.

Country Qualification Requirement
Bulgaria Diploma Za Sredno Obrazovanie 5.5 overall including 3 in Mathematics
Canada Grade 12 High School Graduation Diploma / Secondary School Diploma / Diplôme d'Etudes Secondaire 75% in each of five subjects; 65% in English Language (for Anglophone Schools) and 60% in Mathematics.
Cyprus Apolytirio of Lykeio 18 overall including 10 in Mathematics
France Baccalauréat 15 overall including 10 in Mathematics (and 12 in English Language for OIB students)
Germany Abitur 2 overall including 7 in Mathematics and 10 in English Language (if taken as a Leistungskurs)
Greece Apolytirio of Lykeio 18 overall including 10 in Mathematics
Hong Kong Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education 4, 5, 5 including 3 in Mathematics
India Standard X:
India Certificate of Secondary Education (CISCE Board)
All India Secondary School Exam (CBSE Board)
Five x 5 including Mathematics / five x C1 including Mathematics
Plus Plus
Standard XII: Higher Secondary School Cert / Senior School Cert Examination 80% overall with 70% in English Language (CBSE / CISCE / West Bengal Board)

Or


Standard XII: Higher Secondary School Certificate or Senior School Certificate Examination (other state boards) 85% overall
Italy Diploma di Esame di Stato 80 overall including 60 in Mathematics
Lithuania Brandos Atestats 9 overall including 5 in Mathematics
Norway Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole 4 overall including 4 in English Language and 3 in Mathematics
Pakistan Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) Five x C including Mathematics + International Foundation Year or A-levels
Romania Diploma de Bacalaureat 9 overall including 5 in Mathematics
Russia Attestat O (Polnom) Srednem
Obshchem Obrazovanii
Five x 4 including 4 in Mathematics (Algebra) + International Foundation Year or A-levels
Spain Título de Bachillerato 8.5 overall including 5 in Mathematics
United Arab Emirates Tawjihiyya (Secondary School Certificate) Five x 75% including 70% in Mathematics + International Foundation Year or A-levels
USA High School Graduation Diploma

GPA 3.0 overall including C in English Language and Mathematics

Plus Plus
Advanced Placements 3, 4, 4
Or Or
SAT 610 or above in Evidence Based Reading and Writing and 570 or above in Maths

If you don't meet the above entry requirements our International Foundation Year can prepare you for entry progression onto this degree course.

English language requirements

In addition, all non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirements. For this course, it is 6.0 Academic IELTS with special conditions in all elements.

Please also make sure you read our full guidance about English language requirements, which includes details of other qualifications we'll accept.

Applicants who do not meet the English language requirements may be eligible to join our pre-sessional English language course.

Applicants from one of the recognised majority English speaking countries (MESCs) do not need to meet these requirements.

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