LLB Law and American Studies

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LLB Law and American Studies

Course Overview

Study LLB Law & American Studies at Swansea University and you will gain a qualifying law degree taught by industry experts in a supportive environment, giving you an understanding of the UK legal system combined with knowledge of American history and culture. Together, the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law and College of Arts and Humanities will offer you an exceptional student experience, enhanced employability, and a progressive curriculum, which equips you to understand the changing legal landscape on an international scale.

Key Features

  • A qualifying Law degree combined with an understanding of UK law, enabling you with the skills and knowledge needed for a career in legal and criminal justice related fields
  • Top 200 for law (QS World Ranking)
  • Overall rating for teaching in Law is 92% (National Student Survey 2017)
  • 99% of students agree that staff are good at explaining things (National Student Survey 2017)
  • American Studies is ranked 2nd in the UK for graduate prospects (Independent Complete University Guide 2017)
  • 90% of Swansea LLB graduates are in employment and/or further study. 75% of those employed held a professional or managerial job six months after the course
  • Opportunity to undertake a year abroad in the United States of America at the end of year 2
  • Year 3 consists entirely of optional modules – with an extensive list to choose from!
  • Experiential learning (Clinical Legal Education, Miscarriage of Justice Project)
  • The opportunity to enter annual mooting competitions
  • Learn through lectures (which are recorded), seminars and tutorials 

Modules

Disclaimer: Module selection options may change.

LLB 3 Year Full-time

Year 1 (Level 4)

FHEQ 4 Undergraduate / HECert

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules
Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule Name
LAA104Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Contract Law 1
LAA105Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10European Law 1
LAA106Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Public Law 1
LAA107Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Law of Tort 1
LAA112Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Contract Law 2
LAA113Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10European Law 2
LAA114Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Public Law 2
LAA115Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Law of Tort 2
Optional Modules

Year 2 (Level 5)

FHEQ 5 Undergraduate / HEDip

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules
Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule Name
AM-219Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Re-Thinking the South: Southern Culture and History, 1865-1955
LAA200Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Criminal Law 1
LAA202Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Land Law 1
LAA203Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Land Law 2
LAA204Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Equity & Trusts1
LAA208Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Criminal Law 2
LAA209Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Equity & Trusts 2
Optional Modules
Optional Modules 

Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : For semester 1 please select one 20 credit module and for semester 2 one 20 credit module.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidance
AM-204Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Race and Ethnicity: American Perspectives
AM-213Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Topics in American Studies II:
AM-215Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20American Word/American Image
AM-217Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20The Making of Transatlantic America
AM-245Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20John F. Kennedy and America
AM-250Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Ghettos, Streets, Suburbs: Cultural Representations of the American City, 1890 - present
AM-251Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20America in Crisis: Political Culture and Society from the Tet Offensive to Trump
AM-253Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20New York City: History and Culture since 1945
HIH2016Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20America in a Nutshell, A History of Pennsylvania from William Penn to Donald Trump 1631-2016
HIH253Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20The Welsh Century: Politics, Nationality and Religion, 1847-1947
HUA206Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Contemporary Wars and Conflicts
MS-219Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Studying Digital Media
PO-203Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Anarchy and Order: Theories in International Relations
PO-219Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Global Political Economy: From Mercantilism to Neoliberalism
PO-222Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Globalisation
PO-232Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Empire Strikes Back: War, Strategy and the Use of Force in the Post Cold War Era
PO-239Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Moralities of War and Peace
PO-256Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Genocide
PO-281Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20British Politics and Public Policy

Year 3 (Level 6)

FHEQ 6 Undergraduate / Honours

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules
American Studies Optional Modules 

Choose Exactly 60 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Please note that AM-336 Dissertation is not compulsory.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidance
AM-316Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Contemporary American Fiction
AM-320Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Drug War USA: The Politics of Prohibition
AM-330Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20America and the Bomb
AM-333Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20African American Literature 1910-1940: The Harlem Renaissance
AM-335Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The American Civil War in History and Memory
AM-336Semester 1 and Semester 2 (Sep-Jun Taught)40American Studies Dissertation
AM-338Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Clear and Present Danger: Terrorism and America
HUA301Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gunfighter Nation: the West in History, Mythology and Fiction
HUA305Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Spanish Civil War - Its Origins, Course and Legacy
HUA306Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20The Aftermaths of War
HUA308Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Real War, Imagined War: War in Literature, Art, Cinema and Music
HUP301Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Religion, Science, and Superstition
HUP304Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Philosophy and the Social Sciences
MS-302Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Media, Gender and Sexuality
PO-3110Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Visions of Democracy
PO-3114Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The International Politics of Space
PO-3117Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Politics and International Development
PO-3316Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Shadow Wars: US Presidents and covert action from the Cold War to Obama
PO-345Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Contemporary Political Economy: Competing Perspectives on Global Capitalism
PO-392Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Contemporary Security
AND
Law Optional Modules 

Choose Exactly 60 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : N.B. It is not a requirement for you to complete either LAA339 Dissertation or LAA340 Work Placement Research Project. However, if you wish to apply for either modules above or LAA364/365 Miscarriage of Justice Project, please follow the instruction on MyLaw in the module selections folder. Until your application has been approved you must select 60 credits from below. Please ensure that credits are balanced across both semesters.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidance
LAA301Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Family Law: Parents & Children
LAA302Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Family Law: Adult Relationships
LAA303Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Commercial Sales
LAA304Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20World Trade LawIf you select this module you cannot take LAA305, 322, 326, 332, 333, 335, 339, 340, 348, 349, 364, 365, 366, 367 or 368.
LAA305Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Cyfraith HywelIf you select this module you cannot take LAA304, 322, 326, 332, 333, 335, 339, 340, 348, 349, 364, 365, 366, 367 or 368.
LAA306Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Criminal Procedure and Sentencing
LAA310Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Environmental Law 1 - Regulatory Law Approaches
LAA312Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Nature Conservation Law
LAA314Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Employment Law: Rights and Obligations
LAA315Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Employment Law: Enforcing RightsYou can only choose this module if you study LAA314 in TB1.
LAA318Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Competition Law: Regulation of Agreements
LAA319Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Competition Law: Regulation of DominanceYou can only choose this module if you study LAA318 in TB1.
LAA320Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Terrorism: The Legal Response
LAA321Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Criminal Evidence
LAA322Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Research with childrenIf you select this module you cannot take LAA304, 305, 326, 332, 333, 335, 339, 340, 348, 349, 364, 365, 366, 367 or 368.
LAA323Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Criminal Evidence Law and Psychology
LAA324Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Human Rights Law
LAA326Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Foundations in Legal PracticeIf you select this module you cannot take LAA304, 305, 322, 332, 333, 335, 339, 340, 348, 349, 364, 365, 366, 367 or 368.
LAA327Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Media Law
LAA328Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Cybercrime
LAA329Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Human Rights & Social Justice
LAA330Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Medical Law
LAA332Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Human Rights of ChildrenIf you select this module you cannot take LAA304, 305, 322, 326, 333, 335, 339, 340, 348, 349, 364, 365, 366, 367 or 368.
LAA333Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20International Law - Principles and ProceduresIf you select this module you cannot take LAA304, 305, 322, 326, 332, 335, 339, 340, 348, 349, 364, 365, 366, 367 or 368.
LAA335Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20JurisprudenceIf you select this module you cannot take LAA304, 305, 322, 326, 332, 333, 339, 340, 348, 349, 364, 365, 366, 367 or 368.
LAA336Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Company Law: Incorporation, Constitution and Control
LAA337Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Company Law: Governance, Rights and LiquidationYou can only choose this module if you have studied LAA336.
LAA341Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Sports Law and Liability
LAA342Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Legal Issues in Sport
LAA343Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Legislation
LAA344Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Multi-level Governance
LAA348Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Cymraeg y GyfraithIf you select this module you cannot take LAA304, 305, 322, 326, 332, 333, 335, 339, 340, 349, 364, 365, 366, 367 or 368.
LAA349Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Comparative Constitutional LawIf you select this module you cannot take LAA304, 305, 322, 326, 332, 333, 335, 339, 340, 348, 364, 365, 366, 367 or 368.
LAA366Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Clinical Legal EducationAvailable to a limited number of students. If you select this module you cannot take LAA304, 305, 322, 326, 332, 333, 335, 339, 340, 348, 349, 364, 365, 367 or 368.
LAA367Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Clinical Legal EducationAvailable to a limited number of students. If you select this module you cannot take LAA304, 305, 322, 326, 332, 333, 335, 339, 340, 348, 349, 364, 365, 366 or 368.
LAA368Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Street LawIf you select this module you cannot take LAA304, 305, 322, 326, 332, 333, 335, 339, 340, 348, 349, 364, 365, 366, 368.
LAA399Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Medical Law: Reproduction

LLB 4 Year Full-time

Year 1 (Level 4)

FHEQ 4 Undergraduate / HECert

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules
Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule Name
LAA104Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Contract Law 1
LAA105Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10European Law 1
LAA106Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Public Law 1
LAA107Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Law of Tort 1
LAA112Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Contract Law 2
LAA113Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10European Law 2
LAA114Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Public Law 2
LAA115Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Law of Tort 2
Optional Modules

Year 2 (Level 5)

FHEQ 5 Undergraduate / HEDip

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules
Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule Name
AM-219Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Re-Thinking the South: Southern Culture and History, 1865-1955
LAA200Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Criminal Law 1
LAA202Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Land Law 1
LAA203Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Land Law 2
LAA204Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Equity & Trusts1
LAA208Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Criminal Law 2
LAA209Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Equity & Trusts 2
Optional Modules
Optional Modules 

Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : For semester 1 please select one 20 credit module and for semester 2 one 20 credit module.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidance
AM-204Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Race and Ethnicity: American Perspectives
AM-213Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Topics in American Studies II:
AM-215Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20American Word/American Image
AM-217Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20The Making of Transatlantic America
AM-245Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20John F. Kennedy and America
AM-250Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Ghettos, Streets, Suburbs: Cultural Representations of the American City, 1890 - present
AM-251Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20America in Crisis: Political Culture and Society from the Tet Offensive to Trump
AM-253Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20New York City: History and Culture since 1945
HIH2016Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20America in a Nutshell, A History of Pennsylvania from William Penn to Donald Trump 1631-2016
HIH253Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20The Welsh Century: Politics, Nationality and Religion, 1847-1947
HUA206Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Contemporary Wars and Conflicts
MS-219Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Studying Digital Media
PO-203Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Anarchy and Order: Theories in International Relations
PO-219Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Global Political Economy: From Mercantilism to Neoliberalism
PO-222Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Globalisation
PO-232Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Empire Strikes Back: War, Strategy and the Use of Force in the Post Cold War Era
PO-239Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Moralities of War and Peace
PO-256Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Genocide
PO-281Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20British Politics and Public Policy

Year 3 (Level 5 YR OUT)

FHEQ 5 Undergraduate Sandwich Year
Compulsory Modules
Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule Name
LA-S00Semester 1 and Semester 2 (Sep-Jun Taught)120Year Abroad

Year 4 (Level 6)

FHEQ 6 Undergraduate / Honours

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules
Law Optional Modules  

Choose Exactly 60 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Please choose 60 credits from the list below.N.B. It is not a requirement for you to complete either LAA339 Dissertation or LAA340 Work Placement Research Project. However, if you wish to apply for either modules above or LAA364/365 Miscarriage of Justice Project, please follow the instruction on MyLaw in the module selections folder. Until your application has been approved you must select 60 credits from below. Please ensure that credits are balanced across both semesters

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidance
LAA301Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Family Law: Parents & Children
LAA302Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Family Law: Adult Relationships
LAA303Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Commercial Sales
LAA304Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20World Trade LawIf you select this module you cannot take LAA305, 322, 326, 332, 333, 335, 339, 340, 348, 349, 364, 365, 366, 367 or 368.
LAA305Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Cyfraith HywelIf you select this module you cannot take LAA304, 322, 326, 332, 333, 335, 339, 340, 348, 349, 364, 365, 366, 367 or 368.
LAA306Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Criminal Procedure and Sentencing
LAA310Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Environmental Law 1 - Regulatory Law Approaches
LAA312Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Nature Conservation Law
LAA314Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Employment Law: Rights and Obligations
LAA315Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Employment Law: Enforcing RightsYou can only choose this module if you study LAA314 in TB1.
LAA318Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Competition Law: Regulation of Agreements
LAA319Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Competition Law: Regulation of DominanceYou can only choose this module if you study LAA318 in TB1.
LAA320Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Terrorism: The Legal Response
LAA321Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Criminal Evidence
LAA322Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Research with childrenIf you select this module you cannot take LAA304, 305, 326, 332, 333, 335, 339, 340, 348, 349, 364, 365, 366, 367 or 368.
LAA323Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Criminal Evidence Law and Psychology
LAA324Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Human Rights Law
LAA326Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Foundations in Legal PracticeIf you select this module you cannot take LAA304, 305, 322, 332, 333, 335, 339, 340, 348, 349, 364, 365, 366, 367 or 368.
LAA327Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Media Law
LAA328Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Cybercrime
LAA329Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Human Rights & Social Justice
LAA330Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Medical Law
LAA332Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Human Rights of Children
LAA333Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20International Law - Principles and ProceduresIf you select this module you cannot take LAA304, 305, 322, 326, 332, 335, 339, 340, 348, 349, 364, 365, 366, 367 or 368.
LAA335Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20JurisprudenceIf you select this module you cannot take LAA304, 305, 322, 326, 332, 333, 339, 340, 348, 349, 364, 365, 366, 367 or 368.
LAA336Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Company Law: Incorporation, Constitution and Control
LAA337Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Company Law: Governance, Rights and LiquidationYou can only choose this module if you have studied LAA336.
LAA341Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Sports Law and Liability
LAA342Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Legal Issues in Sport
LAA343Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Legislation
LAA344Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Multi-level Governance
LAA348Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Cymraeg y GyfraithIf you select this module you cannot take LAA304, 305, 322, 326, 332, 333, 335, 339, 340, 349, 364, 365, 366, 367 or 368.
LAA349Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Comparative Constitutional LawIf you select this module you cannot take LAA304, 305, 322, 326, 332, 333, 335, 339, 340, 348, 364, 365, 366, 367 or 368.
LAA366Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Clinical Legal EducationAvailable to a limited number of students. If you select this module you cannot take LAA304, 305, 322, 326, 332, 333, 335, 339, 340, 348, 349, 364, 365, 367 or 368.
LAA367Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Clinical Legal EducationAvailable to a limited number of students. If you select this module you cannot take LAA304, 305, 322, 326, 332, 333, 335, 339, 340, 348, 349, 364, 365, 366, or 368.
LAA368Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Street LawIf you select this module you cannot take LAA304, 305, 322, 326, 332, 333, 335, 339, 340, 348, 349, 364, 365, 366 or 367.
LAA399Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Medical Law: Reproduction
AND
American Studies Optional Modules 

Choose Exactly 60 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Please note that AM-336 Dissertation is NOT compulsory.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidance
AM-316Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Contemporary American Fiction
AM-320Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Drug War USA: The Politics of Prohibition
AM-330Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20America and the Bomb
AM-333Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20African American Literature 1910-1940: The Harlem Renaissance
AM-335Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The American Civil War in History and Memory
AM-336Semester 1 and Semester 2 (Sep-Jun Taught)40American Studies Dissertation
AM-338Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Clear and Present Danger: Terrorism and America
HUA301Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gunfighter Nation: the West in History, Mythology and Fiction
HUA305Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Spanish Civil War - Its Origins, Course and Legacy
HUA306Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20The Aftermaths of War
HUA308Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Real War, Imagined War: War in Literature, Art, Cinema and Music
HUP301Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Religion, Science, and Superstition
HUP304Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Philosophy and the Social Sciences
MS-302Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Media, Gender and Sexuality
PO-3110Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Visions of Democracy
PO-3114Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The International Politics of Space
PO-3117Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Politics and International Development
PO-3316Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Shadow Wars: US Presidents and covert action from the Cold War to Obama
PO-345Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Contemporary Political Economy: Competing Perspectives on Global Capitalism
PO-392Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Contemporary Security

Description

Structure

Years 1 and 2 consist of the 7 core modules of a qualifying Law degree; Contract Law, Criminal Law, Land Law, Equity and Trusts, EU Law, Law of Tort and Public Law.

Year 3 will consist entirely of optional Law modules and American Studies modules. This will give you the chance to choose from an extensive list, allowing you to shape your own learning.

Support

Each student is assigned an Academic Mentor to help with:

  • Academic Guidance
  • Personal Development Planning
  • Guidance on finding help with Personal Issues (which affect your wellbeing, attendance, and progress through University)

There are also student representatives in each year of our law programme as well as a School representative for undergraduate students. The school also has a dedicated student information office who will be able to offer academic assistance throughout your studies.

Societies

Meet your fellow students and take part in a variety of social opportunities by joining the­ Student Law Society, the American Studies Society and/or the Student Bar Society, which are all run for students, by students.

Law Skills 

Law Skills Reduced Size

Indian applicants 

This course is recognised by the Bar Council of India if certain conditions are satisfied.

 

Entry Requirements

Our standard offer for our various Single honours and Joint Honours programmes is 3 A-Levels at grades ranging from AAB-BBB or equivalent.

Alternative entry requirements can be found here

International qualifications: International Students (non EU) and EU Students.

For applicants whose first language is not English we require a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) further information can be found here

How To Apply

If you are a UK or EU student, you should apply here.

Students from outside the UK or EU should apply here.

Tuition Fees

Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2019/20 are as follows:

UK/EU International
LLB (Hons) Full-time £9,000 £14,000

Fees for full time Undergraduate UK/EU students may be increased in subsequent years of study by an inflationary amount determined by Welsh Government.

Fees for full time Undergraduate International students will increase by 3% for each subsequent year of study.

You can find further information on fees and how to pay on our tuition fees page.

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.

Current students: You can find further information of your fee costs on our tuition fees page.

Additional Costs

You may face additional costs while at university, including (but are not limited to):

  • Parking at the recreation ground and travel to and from campus
  • Printing, photocopying, stationery and equipment costs (e.g. USB sticks)
  • Purchase of books or texts
  • Printing and binding
  • Gowns for graduation ceremonies

Graduate Employability and Careers

The School of Law and College of Arts and Humanities take a proactive approach to enhancing graduate employability and offer a range of local, national and international work placements, professional courses and the advice and support to help you develop the skills to achieve your ambitions.

Further information can be found here:

School of Law 

College of Arts and Humanities

Further Study

Our postgraduate law and criminology programmes include taught master's degrees in criminology, human rights and law along with research degrees and post-degree professional legal qualifications (Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course).

Further information can be found here.

Contact Details

Enquiries

For further details on LLB undergraduate study please contact (UK Enquiries):

  • Ms Gemma Champion (Recruitment Officer) Tel: +44(0)1792 606341
  • Dr Patrick Bishop (Head of Undergraduate Admissions) Tel: +44 (0)1792 513586
  • Katy Vaughan (LLB Admissions Tutor) Tel: +44(0)1792 602012

Email: study@swansea.ac.uk

For EU/International enquiries please click the following link :
http://www.swan.ac.uk/international/contactus/makeanenquiry/

Email: international@swansea.ac.uk
Tel: 00 44 (0) 1792 602600

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