Take your first step to becoming a solicitor or barrister at Anglia Law School. Our course will qualify you for the next stage of your legal training. On the way, you’ll learn skills that will give you a step-up in other careers, and you could be awarded a Higher Diploma in Paralegal Practice.
This qualifying law degree, accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and the Bar Standards Board (BSB), will allow you progress to the vocational stage of training as a solicitor or barrister. It is also recognised for the purpose of enrolment as an advocate in India subject to Bar Council of India rules.
You’ll study both academic and practical aspects of the law, which, as well as preparing you for a legal career, will give you many skills that are highly valued in other occupations. We encourage you to focus on your areas of interest and develop specialisms, such as business and the law, family law, criminal law and procedure and/or civil law and litigation.
By choosing, and successfully completing, particular modules you could graduate with two awards: the LLB (Hons) and Higher Diploma in Paralegal Practice from the National Association of Licensed Paralegals. The Higher Diploma can help you to secure a job as a paralegal. It can also give you a head start with the Legal Practice Course (LPC) or Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC), by introducing you to some of the skills you’ll develop on these courses.
Our experienced lecturers will guide and support you throughout your studies. You’ll take part in lectures, tutorials, workshops, guest speakers, case studies, seminar presentations, mooting (debating points of law before a judge), group work and projects. Wherever possible, we’ll try to schedule your classes over no more than four days a week. We understand the importance of one-to-one time with tutors, so you’ll always have someone to discuss course-related or personal matters with, as well as plan your future career.
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If you want to proceed to the vocational stage of training as a barrister or solicitor (Bar Professional Training Course or Legal Practice Course), this LLB is your first step.
You might also choose to work in private practice as a paralegal, carrying out many of the tasks and roles of a qualified solicitor.
Or you might enjoy studying with us so much that you decide to take our Legal Practice Course, and become a fully-qualified solicitor.
The skills you gain from this LLB will also open up opportunities for you in many other professions, including banking and finance, business and commerce, local and central government, the police and prison services, social work and teaching.
You’ll demonstrate your progress through a combination of exams, essays, problem-solving, practical exercises, case studies, presentations, portfolios, posters, mooting, online discussions and group work, as well as your final-year Major Project.
Anglia Law School is a community of over 800 students spread across Anglia Ruskin’s Cambridge and Chelmsford campuses. Our teaching staff is made up of both practising legal professionals and research-active academics, so our students get invaluable guidance for their careers as well as the latest theories and case studies. We train the lawyers and legal advisers of the future across a broad range of disciplines, which will open doors for you in areas beyond legal practice too.
Our close links with legal practitioners and regional professionals will give you access to careers events, talks by industry speakers, mentoring schemes and student prizes.
We’re part of the Faculty of Arts, Law and Social Sciences, a hub of creative and cultural innovation whose groundbreaking research has real social impact.
Whether you study law in Cambridge or Chelmsford, you’ll enjoy modern teaching facilities and access to a mock court room. Our classrooms are also close to the university libraries and open access study areas.
Your in-class activities will be supported by many online learning materials. You’ll also be able to access our online library at any time, both on- and off-campus.
Most English undergraduates take out a tuition fee loan with Student Finance England. The fees are then paid directly to us. The amount you repay each month is linked to your salary and repayments start in April after you graduate.
If you choose not to take out a loan you can pay your fees directly to us. There are two ways to do this: either pay in full, or through a three- or six-month instalment plan starting at registration.
You must pay your fees up-front, in full or in instalments. You will also be asked for a deposit or sponsorship letter for undergraduate courses. Details will be in your offer letter.Paying your fees
We offer most new undergraduate students funding to support their studies and university life. There’s also finance available for specific groups of students.
Grants and scholarships are available for:
We've a number of scholarships, as well as some fee discounts for early payment.
Important additional notes
Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements. Other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this course, please email email@example.com for further information.
We don't accept AS level qualifications on their own for entry to our undergraduate degree courses. However for some degree courses a small number of tariff points from AS levels are accepted as long as they're combined with tariff points from A levels or other equivalent level 3 qualifications in other subjects.
Entry requirements are for September 2016 entry. Entry requirements for other intakes may differ.
We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.
If English is not your first language, you'll need to make sure you meet our English language requirements for undergraduate courses.
If you don't meet our English language requirements, we offer a range of courses which could help you achieve the level required for entry onto a degree course.
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