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LLB (Hons); University of Reading

via UK Transfer Degree Programme (Law) 
You will join a course with a reputation for high graduate employability - our degree programmes provide the first qualification for entry into the legal profession, with the Law Society and Bar Council exempting our graduates from the first stage of professional training.

Our undergraduate LL.B degree courses are fully accredited by the Law Society and the General Council of the Bar. Our graduates enjoy outstanding career prospects and we are highly ranked in the UK for employability. A recent initiative is the appointment of a School of Law Fellow in Legal Services which will give students access to practical, professional input within the context of their studies. Our students are also among the most satisfied in the UK, evidenced by 96% satisfaction rating in the 2013 National Student Survey.

Our undergraduate degree courses cover the core areas of English law necessary for professional accreditation, while allowing you to tailor your studies to suit your own interests and ambitions. Core modules will focus on areas including criminal law, constitutional and administrative law, equity and trusts, land law, legal skills and tort. Our wide range of optional modules spans areas including company law, criminal justice, criminology, employment law, environmental law, EU law, family law, human rights law, international law and medical law.



University of Reading was founded in 1892 as a College of Christ Church, University of Oxford. In 1926, the University College became the University of Reading, the only new university to be created in England between the two World Wars.

The School of Law is part of the world-ranked University of Reading, rated among the UK's most research intensive institutions and one of the UK's largest, best-known and most successful campus universities. Located ideally in the thriving town of Reading, it is just 25 minutes by train from London, and at the heart of the employment-rich Thames Valley region.

General Information

  • University of Reading maintains four museums, two campus libraries and a range of inter-departmental libraries as well as a botanical garden.
  • The University library is a storehouse of information with over 1,000,000 volumes, 3750 periodical subscriptions, plus archives, manuscripts and multimedia materials.

Interesting Facts

  • Ranked 8th of 91 universities in the UK for the subject of law (The Times Good University Guide).
  • Ranked 8th out of 94 universities in the UK for the subject of law (Complete University Guide).
  • Reading is in the top 1% of universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2011).
  • 90% of research deemed to be of international standing.
  • The 1st British university to integrate an industrial Research and Development Group on its campus (1972).
  • Being the 1st university to win the Queen’s Award for Export Achievement (1989).

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