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:
As the North East of Englands 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.
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.
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.
You take 120 credits of the following optional modules:
You may take a total of 40 credits in Stage 3 from other subjects offered by the University, with approval of the DPD.
IELTS band : 6.5 TOEFL iBT® test : 90
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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.
AAA excluding General Studies.
AAAAB (combination of Highers and Advanced Highers) with AA at Advanced Higher.
Minimum of 36 points, with three subjects at Higher Level grade 6 or above.
A1A1A1A1B at Higher Level.
Candidates are welcomed and considered on an individual basis.
Applicants are welcomed and will be considered on an individual basis.
Candidates are welcomed and will be considered on an individual basis.
D3,D3,D3 in Principal Subjects.
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.
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.
No work experience is required.
"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."
Bursary for UK students all subjects where the variable tuition fee rate is payable.
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.