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Law Accelerated Programme (LLB)

Bachelor of Laws
Typical offer
2:1 degreeView full entry requirements
Length of course
2 years, starts September 2020
Course type
UCAS course code

About this course

If you want a career in the legal profession but studied another subject for your first degree, our accelerated LLB is the ideal choice for you. It allows you to fast track your learning; fitting the modules needed to complete a qualifying law degree into just 2 years of study. When you graduate, you'll be ready to train to become a solicitor or barrister.

Designed for graduates from a wide range of disciplines, our intensive accelerated LLB programme offers you the possibility of a qualifying law degree in just 2 years. 

You'll become proficient in all the subjects required for a qualifying law degree and have the opportunity to develop an area of interest through extended study for your dissertation. 

Our accelerated LLB programme will give you in-depth legal knowledge together with strong critical thinking and communication skills. As you would expect from a Russell Group university, you'll be taught by active researchers who bring the latest legal developments to the curriculum. 

As part of your degree you can:

  • gain work experience alongside legal professionals by advising students at the Law Clinic

  • engage with our academic research groups including the Stefan Cross Centre for Women, Equality and Law, and the Institute of Maritime Law

  • benefit from advice from our alumni about your future legal career options during our unique careers and employability skills programmes

  • take part in a range of competitions to enhance your skills, including the Clyde & Co Team Building Challenge, and also regional, national and international mooting and negotiation competitions

You can download the course details, including modules, in the programme specificationPDF opens in a new window (PDF, 254.32 KB).

Location and awarding body

The course location is Highfield campus in Southampton. The awarding body is University of Southampton.