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International Legal Studies (LLB)

Award
Bachelor of Laws
Duration
4 years
Course Type
Full-time
Campus
Highfield
UCAS Course code
M130

About this course

Designed to challenge and inspire future legal professionals, this comprehensive international law degree 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:

  • Australia

  • Canada

  • China

  • India

  • Hong Kong

  • Japan

  • Singapore 

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:

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.

Accreditations

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Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA)
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Bar Council

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

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.

In light of COVID-19, we’ve made changes to some elements of course delivery for 2020-21. For details as to how this has changed delivery for this course, please view the Addendum to the Programme Specification PDF.

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