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LLB Law (M100)
A-level standard offer: A*AA
A-level contextual offer: AAB
See entry requirements for full details and eligibility.
Law facilitates and constrains every aspect of our lives. This degree will give you both the foundations of legal knowledge and an opportunity to explore the most challenging legal questions facing today's global society.
Our intellectually demanding, research-rich curriculum will spark your passion for a subject that opens doors to top-flight careers in both law and non-law sectors, with an exciting range of optional units to choose from that reflects the expertise of our globally-renowned academics.
An embedded law clinic and growing opportunities for work on real-life cases mean unique opportunities to put theory into practice. A strong academic experience, combined with vocational development, makes our students highly sought after by employers.
Our ambition is for you to graduate equipped for any future career with a rich, ethically grounded appreciation of law in business and society, and an ability to demonstrate excellent legal, analytical and reasoning skills.
First-year units are designed to help you start to think, write, reason and argue like a lawyer, while developing key skills in research and analysis. Our Law in Action unit provides an exciting introduction to essential knowledge and skills needed for effective study of law at university.
As you progress, our second- and third-year units provide increased flexibility to focus on what interests you most. Our wide range of specialist units span banking and finance, international and commercial law, criminology, IT, environmental, health and human rights law. Our third-year Clinical Legal Studies option embeds real-life experience into the curriculum.
Your final-year research project or dissertation will illustrate your ability to undertake legal or social-legal research and critically engage your chosen topic area.
Full details about the course structure and units for this course can be viewed in the programme catalogue.Go to programme catalogue
We accept a wide variety of qualifications and welcome applications from students of all backgrounds. Below is a guide to the typical offers for this course.
A-level standard offer
A*AA or A*A*B
A-level contextual offer
AABFind out if you are eligible for a contextual offer
D*DD in any Applied General BTEC National Level 3 Extended DiplomaFind out more about our BTEC entry requirements
International Baccalaureate Diploma
38 points overall with 18 at Higher Level
International Baccalaureate Diploma contextual offer
34 points overall with 17 at Higher LevelFind out if you are eligible for a contextual offer
Scottish Qualifications Authority
Advanced Higher: AA, and Standard Higher: AAAAA
Access to HE Diploma
Access to HE Diploma in Humanities, Social Sciences, Law or History (or similar titles). The 45 graded Level 3 credits must include at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 at Merit or above.
Requirements are as for A-levels, where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.
Requirements for principal subjects are as for A-level, where D1/ D2 is A*, D3 is A, M1/ M2 is B, and M3 is C.
The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students, and we accept a wide range of qualifications for undergraduate and postgraduate study.Search international qualifications
Applicants must also meet these requirements
GCSE profile requirements
No specific subjects required.
Further information about GCSE requirements and profile levels.
English language requirements
If English is not your first language, you need to have one of the following:
- 7.0 overall with 7.0 in writing and 6.5 in all other skills
- GCSE English Language grade B or 6
- An alternative English Language Profile B qualification
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels
LNAT, the National Admissions Test for Law, is required. See our LNAT webpage for details.
More about UK qualifications.
- We select successful applicants based on the UCAS application and the LNAT.
- Full information about our selection processes for this course:
- Regulations and codes of conduct we abide by to create a positive environment for learning and achievement: