LLB (Hons) Law

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Introduction

Train to become a solicitor or barrister. Get hands-on experience in our law clinics and professional mentoring – and graduate ready to work in the legal field.

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Studying Law at ARU

Find out more about studying Law at ARU.

You want to hone your legal knowledge, learn from professionals and gain practical experience.

Our law degree provides the seven core foundations of legal knowledge and meets the requirements of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board for a career as a solicitor or barrister in the UK. Study in CambridgeChelmsford or Peterborough, work with qualified solicitors in our law clinics, and practise your craft in mock court rooms.

If you hope to use your legal skills in other areas – such as business, finance, policy making or public service – our law course will give you the transferable skills you need.

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Facilities and accreditation

Hands-on experience

All our LLB (Hons) Law students have access to:

  • Law Clinics in Cambridge and Chelmsford, where you can volunteer under the supervision of qualified solicitors
  • mock court rooms
  • professional mentoring scheme
  • undergraduate researcher scheme
  • ARU’s student Law Society, which takes part in national competitions.

Your course, your way

At ARU you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • focus on your own interests with a range of optional modules
  • study a language as part of your course
  • study abroad for a semester
  • gain two qualifications by applying, on graduation, to the National Association of Licenced Paralegals as Graduate Member.

Accredited degree

Our law degree provides the seven core foundations of legal knowledge and meets the requirements of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board for a career as a solicitor or barrister in the UK.

Careers

Our LLB (Hons) law is the first step to becoming a solicitor, barrister or paralegal. But you’ll also find that the course gives you skills that you can use in related roles, including business and commerce, policy making, public services or banking and finance.

We work with employers to make sure you graduate with the knowledge, skills and abilities they need – whichever sector you’re interested in. Employers and legal professionals often join us on campus too, for events such as guest lectures and careers fairs.

While you’re studying with us, you can gain valuable work experience in our law clinics, with supervision from qualified solicitors.

You’ll also benefit from our mentoring scheme, which partners you with a legal professional in your second year; and our undergraduate researcher scheme, where you support a member of academic staff who works in your field of interest.

Graduation doesn’t need to be the end of your time with us. You might decide to stay at ARU and study for a Masters. There are plenty of options, including our PG Dip Legal Practice CourseLLM Advanced Legal Practice, and LLM International Business and Commercial Law. Take advantage of our Alumni Scholarship and get 20% off your fees.

LARISA

"The ARUCPD mooting module is one of the best extracurricular activities. It develops my confidence, the way of arguing and is useful practice for a proper court case. My team worked really hard on the case and when the time of the competition came, we were prepared. I am really grateful I took this module!”

LARISA

ARUCPD is open to students in the Faculty of Business and Law in Cambridge or Chelmsford.

Find out more about the ARU Certificate for Professional Development

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