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LLB (Hons); Queen's University, Belfast

via UK Transfer Degree Programme (Law)

317681f8a24d7a1d3aa97cf2bfefb618Whether you want an international career in law or business or are passionate about human rights and social change, an LLB in law from Queen's is a great starting point.

Studying Law at Queen's offers students a unique learning experience with the opportunity to be taught by world leading academics who are at the forefront of their fields.

The Single Honours Law degree requires students to complete 18 modules, normally over three years of study (it is also possible to accumulate the required credits by part-time study over a longer period). Full-time students take 6 modules in each academic year – with 3 modules taken in Semester 1 and 3 modules taken in Semester 2. First and second year modules are all compulsory. In Third Year the majority of modules are optional except a compulsory Legal Theory module or Research Project. In considering which optional modules to take, students who wish to obtain a Qualifying Law Degree (QLD) for entrance to the legal profession, must take specific modules.




Founded as Queen’s College in 1845, it became a university in its own right in 1908. Today, it is an international centre of research and education rooted at the heart of Northern Ireland.


Queen's University Belfast is a member of the Russell Group of 24 leading UK research-intensive universities, providing world-class education underpinned by world-class research. Queen’s is among the top one per cent of global universities and is a UK top ten research-intensive university.


General Information

  • The School of Law offers degrees in law with languages, and law with politics, as well as the LLB single honours degree.
  • Situated in one of the most vibrant and friendliest capital cities in Europe, Queen's world-class facilities complement and enhance the academic experience and Queen's students enjoy exceptional facilities for study, sport and socializing.
  • A 15-minute walk from the city centre, the University’s leafy campus gives its name to the attractive Queen’s Quarter, nestled between the buzz of nearby Botanic Avenue and the beautiful Botanic Gardens and Ulster Museum. 

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Interesting Facts

  • The university is ranked as 172 in the world according to QS World University Rankings.
  • The University has won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education for world-class achievement in Law.
  • In 2008, Queen’s University Belfast received the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Arts.