Taught course

Law: Accelerated Graduate LLB

Institution
University of Stirling · Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Qualifications
LLB graduate entry

Entry requirements

A second class Honours degree or above, or a good General degree. Application Procedure For full details of admission requirements and fees, please email the Student Recruitment and Admissions Service: recruitment@stir.ac.uk

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Accelerated Graduate LLB is a two-year degree which is accredited by both the Law Society of Scotland and Faculty of Advocates. Combined with further training, the Accelerated Graduate LLB provides an entry route into the legal profession in Scotland, enabling graduates to practise as Scottish solicitors or advocates.

On completion, graduates wishing to become lawyers can apply for entry to the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice course. This is the next stage in the process of qualifying as a solicitor or advocate in Scotland.

Accreditation

Accredited by the Law Society of Scotland and the Faculty of Advocates.

Course Objectives

The main objectives of the Accelerated Graduate LLB course are to:

  • Develop fundamental in-depth knowledge and understanding of: the principles, concepts, values, substantive rules and development of the Scottish legal system and core areas of Scots law; the wider context within which the Scottish legal system operates; the main institutions and procedures of the Scottish legal system
  • Develop intellectual rigour, independence of mind, critical thought and legal problem-solving and research skills to a highly advanced level, as well as more general transferable intellectual skills which are of value in the practice of Law and a wide range of careers
  • Provide the in-depth knowledge, understanding and independent research skills needed to progress to further studies in Law, or in multi-disciplinary areas involving law
  • Provide our graduates with self-confidence, knowledge, understanding and skills that will provide added benefit to them as individuals, to the legal profession and to society as a whole

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence of your proficiency such as a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 (minimum 6 in each skill), or TOEFL: Listening 23, Reading 23, Speaking 23, Writing 23.

Fees and funding

UK students
£5950
International students
£10750

Self-funded

Qualification and course duration

LLB graduate entry

full time
24 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations60
Written coursework / continuous assessment40

Course contact details

Name
Tikus Little
Email
t.a.little@stir.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1786 467354