Welcome to LLB (Hons) Law
How You Study
What You Need to Know
We want you to have all the information you need to make an informed decision on where and what you want to study. To help you choose the course that’s right for you, we aim to bring to your attention all the important information you may need. Our What You Need to Know page offers detailed information on key areas including contact hours, assessment, optional modules, and additional costs.
An Introduction to Your Modules
† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.
"I chose the University of Lincoln because when I visited the campus at Open Day, I knew that Lincoln would become my home. When I was greeted by a Student Ambassador, I felt like I was being greeted by a family member."Emily Taylor, LLB Law graduate
How you are assessed
Lincoln Law School is based in Bridge House on the Brayford Pool Campus. Students can access a range of dedicated facilities on campus, including breakout and seminar rooms and a moot court to practise their mooting skills.
Entry Requirements 2023-24
What We Look For In Your Application
Curiosity, energy, interest and enthusiasm for the subject of law, and commitment to successful completion of the three year course. The study of law at A Level is not essential.
No specific skills are required but an interest and curiosity about the subject of law is important.
The course is contemporary and practical in the sense it does require a great deal of participation in seminars and problem-based learning.
Excellent communication skills will be vital for the successful student.
The School has extensive links with the local legal profession through a professional mentoring scheme and other initiatives. Students are encouraged to obtain placements in industry independently. Placements can range from a few weeks to a full year. Costs associated with placements are at the student’s own expense.
"Lincoln has everything you could ever need all within walking distance, making it all that bit easier to balance work and play.”Callum Humphrey, LLB Law student
Is This Course Right For Me?
This course is suitable for students that have a definite interest in studying law and are fully committed towards devoting three years towards the attainment of this degree.
It may provide students with opportunities to further develop their legal career and go on to become a solicitor or barrister, or in other areas depending on their choice of career path. An important focus of the course is to enable the personal development of each individual student.
The aim of this course is to produce independent, enquiring, and knowledgeable graduates. Students are encouraged to develop practical legal skills by entering competitions in mooting and negotiation. These skills are practised extensively in seminars and through the student-run Law Society. In addition, there is a University pro bono law clinic, where students can give legal advice to real people in real situations, under supervision.
Visit Us in Person
The best way to find out what it is really like to live and learn at Lincoln is to join us for one of our Open Days. Visiting us in person is important and will help you to get a real feel for what it might be like to study here.Book Your Place
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