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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 9k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 12.1k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 15 1월 2016


    Our qualifying law degree is professionally accredited and provides exemption from the initial stage of the solicitor and barrister professional examinations for England and Wales.

    This means our graduates fulfil the academic requirements to apply for direct entry to the LPC or BPTC stage of professional training.

    Newcastle is a top 10 UK university for law, providing a high quality legal education in a supportive and friendly environment.

    You will benefit from:

    • rigorous academic training in English law and a choice of specialist topics from our research-active staff
    • an optional year abroad in Europe
    • a range of opportunities to boost your employability

    Quality and ranking

    As the North East of England’s longest established Law School, Newcastle is highly regarded for its teaching of law.

    We are ranked in the top ten UK universities for law in The Guardian University Guide 2014.

    We also achieved an overall student satisfaction score of 95% in the 2013 National Student Survey.

    Detailed Course Facts

    Application deadline January 15 Tuition fee
    • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
    • GBP 12075 Year (Non-EEA)
    Start date September 2015 Credits (ECTS) 180 ECTS
    Duration full-time 36 months Languages Take an IELTS test
    • English
    Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time Intensity Flexible

    Course Content

    Our degrees are divided into Stages. Each Stage lasts for an academic year and you need to complete modules totalling 120 credits by the end of each Stage.

    Please be aware that programme modules do change and therefore may differ for your year of entry.

    Stage 1

    Compulsory modules

    • LAW1110 Legal Institutions and Method
    • LAW1120 Public Law
    • LAW1121 Contract Law
    • LAW1122 Land Law

    Stage 2

    Compulsory modules

    • LAW2060 Criminal Law
    • LAW2061 General Principles of Tort
    • LAW2062 EU Law
    • LAW2063 Equity

    European Legal Studies (optional)

    You have the opportunity, after Stage 2, to join our European Legal Studies programme and spend a year studying law at one of our European partner universities. This will extend your programme of study to four years. See the Course Overview for details.

    Successful completion of this year is recognised in your degree title on graduation: Law (European Legal Studies) LLB Honours.

    Stage 3

    Optional modules

    You take 120 credits of the following optional modules:

    • LAW3003 Competition Law
    • LAW3010 Company Law
    • LAW3030 Copyright Law
    • LAW3013 Criminology and Criminal Justice
    • LAW3015 Environmental Law
    • LAW3016 Evidence
    • LAW3017 Public International Law
    • LAW3024 Medicine and the Law
    • LAW3027 Research Topic in Law
    • LAW3029 Law and Literature
    • LAW3031 Succession
    • LAW3032 Legal Theory
    • LAW3034 Human Rights Law
    • LAW3035 Terrorism and Counter-terrorism Law
    • LAW3036 Family Law
    • LAW3038 Law and History
    • LAW3040 US Constitutional Law
    • LAW3041 Law, Gender and Sexuality
    • LAW3098 Dissertation in Law

    You may take a total of 40 credits in Stage 3 from other subjects offered by the University, with approval of the DPD.


    English Language Requirements

    IELTS band : 6.5 TOEFL iBT® test : 90

    To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

    take an IELTS test. More About IELTS


    All candidates are considered on an individual basis. If your qualifications are not listed here, please see our additional entry requirements web pages to find out which other qualifications are considered.

    - A Levels

    AAA excluding General Studies.

    - Scottish Qualifications

    AAAAB (combination of Highers and Advanced Highers) with AA at Advanced Higher.

    - International Baccalaureate

    Minimum of 36 points, with three subjects at Higher Level grade 6 or above.

    - Irish Leaving Certificate

    A1A1A1A1B at Higher Level.

    - Access Qualifications

    Candidates are welcomed and considered on an individual basis.

    - BTEC Level 5 HND

    Applicants are welcomed and will be considered on an individual basis.

    - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (formerly BTEC National Diploma)

    Candidates are welcomed and will be considered on an individual basis.

    - Cambridge Pre-U

    D3,D3,D3 in Principal Subjects.

    - English Language Requirements

    For this degree you will need a minimum score of IELTS 7.0 or equivalent.
    Find out more about our English language admission requirements and English language support courses offered by INTO Newcastle University.

    - International Foundation Programmes

    If you are an international student and you do not meet the academic and English language requirements specified above, you should consider a preparation course at INTO Newcastle University, which will help to prepare you for study on this degree course. INTO Newcastle University is based on the University campus and offers a range of courses including the International Foundation in Business and Management and the International Foundation in Humanities and Social Sciences.

    Work Experience

    No work experience is required.

    Related Scholarships*

    • Academic Excellence Scholarship

      "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

    • Access Bursary

      Bursary for UK students all subjects where the variable tuition fee rate is payable.

    • Alumni Bursary

      Alumni Bursary for UK Undergraduate students

    * The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than Newcastle University.


    Our degree is professionally accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and The Bar Council. This offers exemption from the initial stage of the solicitor and barrister professional examinations for England and Wales.

    We also offer the subjects for students intending to continue their legal education and take the professional course at the Institute of Professional Legal Studies in Belfast.

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