About this course
Designed to challenge and inspire future legal professionals, this comprehensive programme combines in-depth knowledge of law with a year abroad at one of our global partner institutions. This programme reflects the Law School's own international standing, and the diversity of jurisdictions in which you can pursue your legal career as a graduate of English law.
This 4-year programme covers the qualifying law degree subjects in years 1 and 2. You'll spend your third year studying at one of our carefully selected partner institutions overseas. Most destinations offer modules taught in English. For others you can spend 2 years studying the language before you go. We currently have partners in:
Students return to their fourth-year studies in Southampton with a more mature, independent outlook and greater confidence – qualities that impress recruiters in today's global job market.
As part of your degree you can:
experience law in action by applying to shadow a senior member of the judiciary in the High Court or Court of Appeal
work alongside legal professionals to advise students at the Law Clinic
study modules outside of law to broaden your knowledge
During your degree you can enhance your skills and forge strong links within our friendly community by joining a student-run society. These include our Law Society, Inns of Court Society, Mooting Society, Lawyers without Borders and the Canadian Law Society.
This course is based at Highfield, Southampton.
This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.
Download the programme specification
The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.