Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

A degree from the University of London is a mark of excellence, respected by employers and universities worldwide. This is because the University of London is one of the world’s leading universities, internationally recognised for its high academic standards. This reputation is based on the outstanding teaching and research of its 17 world-class Colleges and 10 specialist institutes.

Since 1858, University of London degrees have been accessible to students all over the world through the University of London International Programmes. Alumni of the University of London International Programmes have gone on to shape our world. These include seven Nobel Prize winners, leaders of Commonwealth countries, government ministers, renowned authors, academics, judges and business leaders. Today, the University of London International Programmes is truly international in character with over 54,000 students in more than 180 countries.

Academic direction for all of the programmes offered through the University of London International Programmes is provided by Colleges of the University. Academics at these Colleges develop the syllabuses, prepare the study materials, and are responsible for the assessment of students. This means that students benefit from the academic rigour and leading-edge research undertaken by the Colleges. It also helps to ensure that University of London qualifications are of the same high academic standard, however they are achieved.

On successful completion of your studies you will be awarded a University of London degree or diploma. The certificate you receive will state that you were registered with the University of London and will include the name of the University of London College or Colleges that conducted the examinations.

The LLB degree is offered for both Standard Entry and Graduate Entry. You must be registered for a minimum of 30 credits at each level of study. On first registration, you must register to study Common Law Reasoning and Institutions. If you have completed the University of London Certificate of Higher Education in Common Law you may be awarded credit and progress directly to Level 5 and 6.

You receive specially designed learning materials and have access to a significant array of online resources. Please note that online access is a requirement for registration to the LLB. The study materials are designed to guide you through the syllabus for each module and direct your reading of the prescribed textbooks, study packs and Online Library resources.

Course Content

Level 4

  • Common law reasoning and institutions
  • Criminal law
  • Contract law
  • Public law

Level 5

  • Tort law

Level 6

  • Equity and Trusts
  • Property law
  • EU law
  • Jurisprudence and legal theory

Level 6 – optional modules

  • Administrative law
  • Civil and criminal procedure
  • Conflict of laws
  • Company law
  • Criminology
  • Evidence
  • Family law
  • International protection of human rights
  • Introduction to Islamic law
  • Labour law
  • Public international law
  • Intellectual property
  • Succession
  • Laws Dissertation
  • Commercial law