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LLB Bachelor of Laws

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November 2024

May 2025

Programme Duration

3-6 years (Standard Entry LLB) | 2-6 years (Graduate Entry LLB)*

Academic Direction
Laws Consortium
Modes of Study
Local teaching centre

Dating back to the 1890s, the University of London LLB is internationally regarded as the ‘gold standard’. You'll develop essential skills, such as problem solving, critical thinking and self-discipline, which are highly sought after by top law firms and employers worldwide.

Key features

  1. A name that's respected worldwide

    The University of London was the first to offer a degree in English law in the 1890s, and we've been a trusted provider of distance learning for over 160 years. When you study with us, you can be confident that your LLB will be valued by employers around the world.

  2. Study flexibly at your own pace

    The LLB can be studied from anywhere in the world, in a minimum of three years and a maximum of six years, so there's no need to put your life on hold. Choose between independent learning using our online resources or enrolling at a Recognised Teaching Centre in your home country for face-to-face tuition support. Our Recognised Teaching Centres give you the benefits of an on-campus experience with the flexibility of an online degree.

  3. Learn from world-leading legal experts

    The LLB is developed by academics from six outstanding University of London law schools, known collectively as the Laws Consortium. Our distance learning students are marked to the same high standards as those on campus, so you can be confident of the academic quality of your degree.

  4. Unparalleled learning resources at your fingertips

    The Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) gives you access to all the study materials you need, including audio lectures for some modules, module guides and past exam papers. The Online Library contains millions of academic publications for you to explore, and you'll benefit from free access to professional legal databases.

  5. Join a distinguished global alumni community

    The University of London LLB has been the first step in the careers of thousands of successful legal professionals. Upon graduating, you'll become part of our alumni network of lawyers, solicitors, barristers and judges from around the world.

  6. Enhance your employability skills

    Throughout this LLB you will be developing and strengthening the Global Employability Skills, highlighted by the University of London Careers Service, which will help you to progress your career.


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What our students say

“My favourite thing was how [the LLB] made us think outside the box. It made you grow as an individual.”

Nilmini Kumari Fernando

Sri Lanka

“I definitely recommend the University of London... it's not just a degree, you're becoming part of a community.”

Minerva Rivero


“I'd heard a lot about the University of London LLB. You can get a world-class education in your home country.”

Maarij Shabbir


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Start dates

  • November 2024 - application deadline closes