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International: £13,250 per year
This course scored 92% for overall satisfaction in the 2018 National Student Survey.
- Study the theories, concepts, values, principles and rules of public and private laws.
- Gain legal work experience in our own legal practice.
- Take part in real legal work in a range of practice areas including private litigation, criminal appeals, and pro bono advice clinics.
Prepare for your career with practical experience in SHU Law, our on-campus law firm, designed to give you the edge needed in today's competitive employment market. This course is a fully qualifying law degree, satisfying the standards of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Standards Board for legal training.
Watch student Conor Jones-Bishop talk about what it’s like to study this course
How you learn
You are supported throughout your studies by a dedicated academic advisor, committed to your development as a confident, reflective and autonomous learner.
You learn through
- case studies in both simulated and live client environments
- live client case work, conducted in small groups under the supervision of qualified solicitors and paralegals
Course leaders and tutors
Professional work-related learning
You will have opportunities to advise, assist and represent real-life clients in a range of different areas, giving you transformational experiences and transferable skills.
All our work-based legal professional practice areas provide valuable experience that improves your legal skills and impresses future employers.
You can gain practical, graduate skills and experience in the following four areas:
- business and commercial
- property and private client
- professional voluntary work and human rights
We have excellent links with the local, regional and national legal profession. Local firms provide assessed one-day-a-week placements for many of our students. Local professionals also provide work experience opportunities, give guest lectures, advise on casework and provide career guidance where appropriate.
You study English law in its international context and encounter cross-jurisdictional issues through simulated and live client work.
Additionally, you have the opportunity to undertake work placements abroad, including opportunities to spend time in the summer working at law firms across the USA on predominantly criminal law cases. Typical placements involve working in a public defender's office.
Come to an open day
Find out more at our undergraduate open days. Book now for June 2019.
Your degree can be the first step towards a legal, business or public sector career. With a law degree, you will also be in the top 25% of those who secure graduate jobs in the wider commercial and business sector.
The practical and work-based learning you take part in gives you a range of transferable skills of value in any future career path. This course prepares you for a career in
- solicitors' firms
- barristers' chambers
- the legal services sector
- the police, probation and prison services
- financial services
- the Crown Prosecution Service
Where will I study?
You study at Collegiate Campus
Collegiate Campus can be found just off Ecclesall Road, a bustling student district.Collegiate Campus map
Collegiate Library can be found just off Ecclesall Road. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.Learn more
Learn more about your department
The Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice has brought Sheffield Hallam's law and criminology departments international esteem.
This must include at least two A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. For example:
- BBB at A Level.
- DDM in BTEC Extended Diploma.
- A combination of qualifications, which may include up to two AS Levels, EPQ and general studies.
- English Language or English Literature at grade C or 4
- Mathematics at grade C or 4
• Access - at least 45 credits at level 3 and 15 credits at level 2 from a relevant Open College Network accredited course
• Grade B from CACHE Level 3 Extended Diploma.
If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in both reading and writing and 5.5 in all other skills, or equivalent.
We also consider other qualifications from the UCAS tariff. Applicants with alternative qualifications or a combination of qualifications and work experience will also be considered. We welcome applications from people of any age. Please contact us for further advice.
Meeting the qualifications on the entry criteria does not guarantee you a place. You should ensure that you submit a personal statement and reference as these will also be considered as part of the selection process. Guidelines on personal statements and references can be found on the UCAS website.
Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.
Additional information for EU/International students
If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.
For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.
The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19
|Module: Criminal Law And Practice||Credits: 30||
|Module: Dispute Resolution In Contract||Credits: 30||
|Module: Introduction To Law And Practice||Credits: 30||
|Module: Uk Constitutional Law And Practice||Credits: 30||
|Module: Dispute Resolution In Tort||Credits: 30|
|Module: Land, Property Law And Practice||Credits: 30|
|Module: Legal Professional Practice Development||Credits: 30|
|Module: Trusts & Equitable Wrongs (Including Wills And Administration Of Estates)||Credits: 30|
|Module: Administrative Law And Social Justice||Credits: 20|
|Module: Land Law||Credits: 20|
|Module: Legal Professional Practice (Contentious)||Credits: 30|
|Module: Legal Professional Practice (Non-Contentious)||Credits: 30|
|Module: Advocacy And Mooting||Credits: 20|
|Module: Commercial Law And Practice||Credits: 30|
|Module: Company Law||Credits: 20|
|Module: Criminal Appeals||Credits: 20|
|Module: Dissertation||Credits: 20|
|Module: Dissertation||Credits: 30|
|Module: Employment Law||Credits: 20|
|Module: Employment Law And Practice||Credits: 30|
|Module: Family Law And Policy||Credits: 20|
|Module: Family Law, Policy And Practice||Credits: 30|
|Module: Foreign Language||Credits: 20|
|Module: Immigration Law||Credits: 20|
|Module: Immigration Law And Practice||Credits: 30|
|Module: International Human Rights||Credits: 30|
|Module: Law And Medicine||Credits: 30|
|Module: Law Clinic||Credits: 20|
|Module: Law In Practice||Credits: 20|
|Module: Law In Practice International||Credits: 20|
|Module: Law Of Business Organisations||Credits: 30|
|Module: Law Of Evidence||Credits: 20|
|Module: Legal Perspectives On Criminal Justice||Credits: 20|
|Module: Prison Clinic||Credits: 20|
|Module: Sports Law And Practice||Credits: 30|
|Module: Street Law Schools||Credits: 20|
Fees and funding
Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2019/20 is £9,250 per year.
† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.
Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £13,250 per year.
Financial support for home/EU students
How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.
Additional course costs
This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.Additional costs for Law courses (PDF)
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