We have an international reputation for our law expertise and our LLB Law puts you at the heart of legal innovation.
You will have access to our industry network – for example, you will work alongside professional barristers and solicitors by supporting the local Legal Advice Centre.
You will be taking an internationally regarded course that will set you on a path towards a highly stimulating career in law or careers which need a legal mind, such as business regulation or the civil service.
You will develop a solid understanding of the core principles and practice of English law and graduate with a highly respected degree.
Additionally, you will have gained an understanding of which aspects of the Law you want to specialise in for either postgraduate study or your career.
A law degree is much sought after by employers within the business, civil service and public sectors.
This degree is accredited by the Bar Standards Board, provided that EU Law is included as an optional module.
Our law course will help give you the core skills and qualifications needed to succeed in the legal profession and you'll be able to pursue qualified solicitor or barrister status in England and Wales.
You will explore a wide range of legal concepts, values, principles and rules as you gain expert knowledge of the core principles of the law in England and Wales.
You'll also put theory into practice with work-based modules that will develop your professional skills.
For this degree you will learn by:
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Here is a brief overview of each year of your course.
You'll study the English legal system, legal method, public law, and contract law.
You'll study criminal law, tort, and two optional modules. If you want to become a barrister, one of your option modules MUST be EU Law.
Land law and equity and trusts plus two optional modules are the focus of the third year. (if part-time, these modules will be studied over 4 or 6 years).
For more details on this course, please download the LLB Law specification (PDF).
Experience the buzz and atmosphere of the court room in our specialist chambers located inside Hendon Town Hall, which was built in 1901.
We offer lots of support to help you while you're studying including financial advice, wellbeing, mental health, and disability support.
We'll support you if you have additional needs such as sensory impairment or dyslexia. And if you want to find out whether Middlesex is the right place for you before you apply, get in touch with our Disability Advice and Support service.
Our specialist teams will support your mental health. We have free individual counselling sessions, workshops, support groups and useful guides.
Our Middlesex Unitemps branch will help you find work that fits around uni and your other commitments. We have hundreds of student jobs on campus that pay the London Living Wage and above.
You can apply for scholarships and bursaries and our MDX Student Starter Kit to help with up to £1,000 of goods, including a new laptop or iPad.
We have also reduced the costs of studying with free laptop loans, free learning resources and discounts to save money on everyday things. Check out our guide to student life on a budget.
Many students pursue studies for professional qualifications which for solicitors will be the Solicitors Qualifying Exam and for barristers is the Bar Practice Course/Barrister Training Course. The LLB complies with requirements for the academic component of Bar training comprising the seven Foundations of Legal Knowledge.
The LLB also provides a very good basis for the Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE), which was introduced in September 2021.
After graduating, you may also choose to study for a master's degree before pursuing professional exams.
There are many sectors where a law degree is highly desired, including business (human resources, tax and insurance), charity, management, administration, the civil service, education and government. You might choose to pursue a career as a solicitor, barrister, legal executive, paralegal, or in a community advisory role.
Our Careers & Employability Service, MDXworks will launch you into the world of work from the beginning of your course, with placements, projects and networking opportunities through our 1000+ links with industry and big-name employers in London and globally.
Our location in London helps us connect you with over 1,000 industry partners to develop your future employment prospects. And we have unique work and study opportunities at our campuses in Dubai and Mauritius. You’ll study with students from 122 countries who’ll hopefully become part of your global network. And after you graduate, we'll still support you through our alumni network to help you progress in your chosen career.
We are a member of the prestigious Middlesex Law Society, which provides us with some excellent links to law-related organisations and local practitioners. You may be able to take part in work experience with these organisations during the summer break.
We also work with a well-established network of legal practices, specialising in all aspects of the law, which enables us to offer some further work placement opportunities across London.
Placements and internships greatly improve graduate employment prospects, and those who take part achieve excellent academic results through applying their learning in a professional setting.
Our specialist employability service and London location ensure that every year our students and graduates gain prestigious placement opportunities.
The fees below refer to the 2024/25 academic year unless otherwise stated. Course fees are subject to annual inflation.
Part-time: £77 per taught credit
Full-time students: £16,600
Part-time students: £138 per taught credit
The following course-related costs are included in the fees:
To help make uni affordable, we do everything we can to support you including our:
1. UK Fees: The university reserves the right to increase undergraduate tuition fees in line with changes to legislation, regulation and any government guidance or decisions. The tuition fees for part-time UK study are subject to annual review and we reserve the right to increase the fees each academic year by no more than the level of inflation.
2. International Students. Tuition fees are subject to annual review and we reserve the right to increase the fees each academic year by no more than the level of inflation.
Any annual increase in tuition fees as provided for above will be notified to students at the earliest opportunity in advance of the academic year to which any applicable inflationary rise may apply.
After qualifying as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa, Mariette embarked on an academic career focusing primarily on commercial law. She is currently the Programme Leader for the University’s LLB programmes, and lectures Tort, UK Company Law and Comparative Corporate Governance.
After achieving First Class Honours in her LLB degree at University College London, Dr Pascoe qualified as a solicitor and undertook work in a wide range of areas including conveyancing, matrimonial work, probate and litigation; she still maintains her name on the roll of solicitors. Dr Pascoe subsequently completed a PhD at King's College London and has a range of publications in property and conveyancing law.
David Eniolorunfe Oshame
LLB Law student
LLB Law student
We’ll carefully manage any future changes to courses, or the support and other services available to you, if these are necessary because of things like changes to government health and safety advice, or any changes to the law.
Any decisions will be taken in line with both external advice and the University’s Regulations which include information on this.
Our priority will always be to maintain academic standards and quality so that your learning outcomes are not affected by any adjustments that we may have to make.
At all times we’ll aim to keep you well informed of how we may need to respond to changing circumstances, and about support that we’ll provide to you.