Law with a Year Abroad LLB (Hons)

Key information

  • Course length: 4 years
  • UCAS code: M111
  • Year of entry: 2020
  • Typical offer: A-level : ABB / IB : 33 / BTEC : DDD

This exciting degree programme allows you to complete the core modules required to obtain a Qualifying Law Degree for professional purposes whilst also allowing you the opportunity to spend Year Three of the programme at an approved European or overseas partner university.

You will gain transferrable skills that come with living and adapting to life in a different country; skills that will help with your employability and career prospects –

At present, the University of Liverpool has partnership agreements with universities in the following countries:

  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Sweden
  • Canada
  • Malaysia
  • USA
  • Australia

Programme in detail

You will gain an understanding and knowledge of the law in your chosen country, developing new skills and experience in living and studying abroad. Modules include both mandatory and optional Law modules plus modules studied during the third year abroad.

Department Key Facts

Number of first year students

636 student places in 2018

Graduate prospects

97% of our graduates are employed or in further study within six months of graduating (Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2016/17)

Department resources

The School houses an impressive custom-built Moot Room, the setting for mock trials, lectures and visiting speakers. The Law Library (housed in the Sydney Jones Library) includes the main English, European and International Law Reports, law journals, legal works and textbooks.

Facts and figures

2014 Winner of Best Contribution by a Team of Students, Hillsborough Team, University of Liverpool – The Law Works and Attorney General Pro Bono Awards

Why this subject?

Prepare for your future career in legal professional practice

We combine over 100 years of teaching experience with modern approaches to learning, and will encourage you to develop your professional skills through the supported activities of the Liverpool Law Clinic, our in-house legal practice, and our dedicated employability team.

Practice in our Liverpool Law Clinic

Our Law Clinic offers final-year students the opportunity to develop professional skills by representing real clients, under the supervision of the in-house legal team of practising lawyers.

Build connections with local professionals

Our Professional Mentoring Scheme allows you to build networks and connections with the legal profession from the start of your degree. You will be assigned to a local barrister or solicitor who will act as your mentor to provide careers advice and assistance on an individual basis throughout your studies.

Learn from internationally-renowned lecturers who are actively engaged in cutting-edge research

This research culture allows our students to be part of an innovative and stimulating environment and offers the chance for you to make original contributions to law and policy debates.

Fulfil your potential in a supportive environment

During your time at Liverpool, you will be assigned an Academic Adviser, who will be available to support you with your personal academic development.

Study in a diverse and inclusive academic environment

We are immensely proud of our diverse student community and inclusive learning environment, welcoming students from a wide range of backgrounds and from all over the world. Learn about Law with a social justice ethos. Social justice is at the core of our ethos. We teach Law as a socially-relevant subject, rather than simply as an abstract academic discipline, and believe that this gives our students a fuller appreciation of the law’s capacity to deliver justice, redress grievances, and achieve meaningful social change.