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LLB Bachelor of Laws


UCAS code: M100 LLB/Law

Programme requirement:
A range of good grades at GCSE level (if taken) followed by three A levels and accompanied by a fourth AS level, normally taken in Year 12. The Cambridge Law Studies Test is not considered a relevant qualification for entry

Usual standard offer: A level: grades A* A A, with an A* in a generally preferred subject (with some flexibility for candidates who do not conform to the standard pattern of qualifications as indicated above)

International Baccalaureate: Diploma with 38 points including 7 6 6 or 6 6 6 at Higher level

Other qualifications are considered

For further details see lse.ac.uk/ugAdmissionsCriteria|

Applications 2012: 2,338

First year students 2012:

Note: No direct entry into second year

The LLB (Bachelor of Laws) consists of three parts, the Intermediate, Part I and Part II examinations, taken over three years.

First year:

(* half unit)

Intermediate Exam:

Second year:

Part I Exam:

  • Courses to the value of four units from law options
  • LSE100 (Michaelmas term only)

Third year:

Part II Exam:

  • Jurisprudence
  • Courses to the value of three units from law options

First year

You take the subjects necessary for the Intermediate examination. Public Law will give you a general introduction to public law and government in the UK. Law of Obligations is an introduction to the basic principles of the law of civil wrongs (tort) and contracts, particularly in relation to personal injuries and consumer contracts and to how those principles meet the needs of society. Property I (one term) introduces the fundamental concepts of the law of property. Introduction to the Legal System (one term) will introduce you to the way in which the legal system works. Criminal Law will give you a grounding in the general principles of criminal law and an examination of its social applications.

Second and third years

For the Part I (second year) examination, you choose optional courses totalling four units (see below).

For the Part II (third year) examination, you take a compulsory course in Jurisprudence and choose optional courses to the value of three units.


(* half unit)

This list is to give you an idea of what may be available: not all of these courses will necessarily be taught every year.

Please read the following important information before referring to full details of course options found in the Programme Regulations|

The programme regulations available are for the current academic session and may be subject to change before the beginning of the next academic year. For more information about course availability in the next academic session, please contact the relevant academic department. The School reserves the right at all times to withdraw, suspend or alter particular courses and syllabuses, and to alter the level of fees. Courses are on occasion capped (limited to a maximum number of students) or subject to entry conditions requiring the approval of the course convenor. The School cannot guarantee that places on specific courses will be available.