LLB Law (Graduate entry)

University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
2 years
January September
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Entry Requirements

  • SQA Standard Grade 3
  • SQA Intermediate 1 Grade A
  • SQA Intermediate 2 Grade C
  • GCSE Grade C
  • IB Standard Level Grade 4
  • IELTS Academic module overall 6.5 with 5.5 in each component.
  • TOEFL-iBT 92 or above with 20 in each section


Year 1

  • You will be introduced to general legal principles and legal techniques and will study compulsory courses including Scottish Legal System, Critical Legal Thinking, Contract Law, Evidence and Criminal Law, Property Law and European Union Law. Students on the Graduate Entry LLB will complete their studies at the end of second year.

Year 2

  • As Year 1.

Year 3

  • You will have the opportunity to specialise in further law subjects, chosen from a wide range of courses, including Commercial Law, International Law, Property Law, Family Law and Criminology. All students will also take a legal skills course: Advanced Legal Methods. If you are studying law with a language you will spend your third year abroad. Third year is the final stage of the LLB (Ordinary) programme.

Year 4

  • You choose further courses to expand your specialist knowledge, and write a dissertation. This will help you develop your legal research and writing skills. This is the final year of the LLB (Hons) programme. If you are planning to enter the Scottish legal profession, you will need to complete the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice after you graduate. You can apply for the Diploma during the final year of the LLB programme.

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