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LLB (Hons)
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Ranked as one of the best law degrees in the country*, this course is for those interested in all aspects of the legal profession. You’ll achieve a comprehensive understanding of law, and graduate with the intimate knowledge needed for a successful career in the profession.

Qualification: LLB (Hons)

UCAS code: M100

Study mode: Full-time

Location: High Wycombe Campus

Duration: Three years

Start date: September


Is this course for me?

Want to acquire an insider’s knowledge of law? Wish to develop high-level skills in communication, analysis and research? Our law degree will provide you with a deep understanding of the law and legal procedures in England and Wales.

A variety of legal disciplines
You’ll learn the fine details of criminal law, contract law, tort, public law, European Union law, land law and equity & trusts. These are core areas required by the Solicitor’s Regulation Authority and Bar Council and will be covered significantly throughout your time with us.

You’ll concentrate on the interactive and dynamic nature of law and legal practice and be provided with opportunities for legal research, scholarship and debate at all levels.

Alongside specific areas of the legal profession including media law and the English legal system, you’ll also take modules in professional skills, intellectual property and economic analysis. These modules help bring a broader outlook on the industry and hone your skills to a level ready for the workplace.

We’ll focus on training you to become a successful lawyer, eligible to practice across a number of legal areas. You’ll acquire the necessary skills in communication, problem solving, research and analytical competencies.

You will benefit from studying in a dynamic, exciting environment, alongside lecturers with a strong background within the legal profession and academia. Your tutors are committed to nurturing your development within this field, ensuring you graduate with the skills and capabilities for a successful and fulfilling career.

Develop key qualities
Our programme will help you develop two key abilities: intellectual rigour and an openness of mind. These qualities are both essential in todays legal environment. Through this course, you’ll gain an in-depth knowledge of law’s broad disciplines, developing key transferable skills for an enduring career in this essential industry.

*Satisfied graduates
Our law graduates were more satisfied with their degree than almost any other university in the UK and The Complete University Guide ranked Bucks Law second for student satisfaction in 2015.

Year One

  • Law of Contract
  • Criminal Law
  • English Legal System
  • Professional Skills 1
  • EU Constitutional & Procedural Law
  • Professional Skills 2

Year Two

  • Business Analytics
  • Economic Analysis
  • Knowledge of Policing
  • Law of Tort
  • Public Law
  • EU Internal Market Law
  • Professional Skills 3
  • Business Organisations
  • Criminal Justice
  • Media Law 1
  • Employment Law
  • Family Law
  • Intellectual Property Law 1

Year Three

  • Equity and Trusts
  • Law of Property
  • Research Project
  • Dissertation

How will I be taught and assessed?

Assessment varies according to the module and may include written coursework, oral presentations and examinations.

What are the entry requirements?

A typical offer will include GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above and a UCAS Tariff score of 120-136. A minimum of two full A-levels (or equivalent) is required. Every application is considered on an individual basis.

For further details of our international English entry requirements, please visit our international pages.

How much does it cost?

Full-time Home and EU: £9,250 per year
Full-time International: £10,500 per year

For information on fees and finance, please view our fees and funding section.

Fees quoted are for the next intake and are subject to change. Fee costs for subsequent years are subject to rise with inflation or course delivery costs.

For fees for international students, visit our international section.

Visit our Why Bucks? section to discover what studying at Bucks could mean for you.

How do I apply?

For application details please visit bucks.ac.uk/applynow.

What are my career prospects?

As a graduate, you'll possess a high level of legal knowledge and skills to equip you for a career in the law-related areas of accountancy, financial regulation, insurance and government services including the civil service, local government, police services or even the intelligence services.

How will you help me prepare for my future?
Throughout your time with us we’ll support you on the route to your chosen career. We’ll help you to develop crucial skills, encouraging you to become enterprising, employable and good leaders. Our modules and teaching expertise will help you become more independent as a learner and more certain of your discipline expertise.

We also help you find employment after graduation. Have a look at our Careers and Employability pages to find out more.


The course was fantastic. The tutors brought law to life by ensuring the lessons were interactive, doing role plays and mock court hearings. I also joined the University Law Society which involved educational and social events such as guest speakers and trips to the courts in London and abroad.

Emma Gillam