Taught course

Law (graduate entry)

University of Glasgow · School of Law
LLB graduate entry

Entry requirements

Minimum a 2.1 honours degree. We do however, welcome applicants with a wide range of experience and qualifications and are happy to discuss your individual qualifications prior to an application being made. Please contact the admissions officer regarding entry requirements for international students.

Months of entry


Course content

The accelerated LL.B. allows graduates in other disciplines to obtain a degree which will qualify them for entry to the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice and the solicitor branch of the legal profession in two years. The two-year degree is available to all applicants holding a first degree.

  • The programme is fully accredited by the Law Society of Scotland for entry into the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice.
  • This flexible degree offers courses that put an emphasis on developing the key skills required by employers.
  • The programme provides you with a sound general foundation for a range of careers, such as the civil service, local government, journalism, industry and commerce, international institutions, administration, banking, insurance, social work and the police service.

Programme Structure

Year 1

  • Obligations 1A
  • Obligations 1B
  • Introduction to legal study
  • Family law
  • Constitutional law
  • Criminal law and evidence

Year 2

  • Law and government
  • Jurisprudence
  • Legal profession and ethics
  • Property law
  • Commercial law
  • Business organisations
  • European Union law

There is a range of optional courses to choose from, covering topics such as

  • Roman law
  • International private law
  • Labour law
  • Forensic medicine
  • Public international law
  • Tax law.

This programme covers all courses required for the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice and the legal profession in Scotland.

Information for international students

For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. IELTS: overall score 6.5; no sub-test less than 6.5. ibTOEFL: 92; no sub-test less than 22 with Speaking no less than 24

Fees and funding

UK students
International students


Qualification and course duration

LLB graduate entry

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Lorna Brown