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Scots Law (Combined)

University of Glasgow

Venues

Gilmorehill Campus

Content

Scots Law is an exacting intellectual discipline and offers a thorough grounding in the principles of core areas of the law. The degree can be studied to Ordinary level, requiring three years of full-time study, or to Honours level in four years of full-time study. This is the required degree for those planning on entering the Scottish legal profession.

The Bachelor of Scots Law (LLB) programme is an exacting intellectual discipline and offers a thorough grounding in the principles of basic areas of the law. The degree can be studied to Ordinary level, requiring three years of full-time study, or to Honours level in four years of full-time study.

Year 1:
Initially you will study: Constitutional law; Introduction to legal study; Obligations (contract, delict and unjustified enrichment); Family law.

Year 2:
In the following year, you will study: Jurisprudence; Law and government.

There is a range of optional courses to choose from, covering topics such as: Roman law of property and obligations; International private law; Labour law; Forensic medicine; Public international law.

If you intend to enter the Scottish Legal Profession you must take the following courses during your degree: Business organisations; Criminal law and evidence; Commercial law; European Union law; Property law.

Years 3 and 4:
Admission to Honours takes place at the end of the second year. If you progress to Honours (years 3 and 4) you can choose from a wide range of individual courses available each year and you will have the opportunity to specialise in a chosen area of law.

Entry Requirements

2025 entry requirements

Standard entry: Standard entry: 6 Highers at AAAAAA (by end S6 with min AAAAB after S5) including English or Advanced Higher English or a humanities subject.

Widening access entry: 5 Highers at AAABB/ABBBB (by end S6 with min ABB after S5) including English. Advanced Higher English or a humanities subject or Higher Maths at A recommended. Successful completion and grades in the Reach or Top Up Programme necessary.

All applicants to the LLB course will be required to sit the National Admissions Test for Law (LNAT). Full details of the test, including registration, payment, test dates and times can be found at LNAT website

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

LLB Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

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Course Length

4 years

Faculty

College of Social Sciences

Department

School of Law

SCQF Level

10

Combination Courses

Scots Law/Business and Management
Scots Law/English Literature
Scots Law/History
Scots Law/Philosophy
Scots Law/Politics
Scots Law/Social and Public Policy
Scots Law with French Language
Scots Law with French Legal Studies
Scots Law with German Language
Scots Law with German Legal Studies
Scots Law with Italian Language
Scots Law with Italian Legal Studies
Scots Law with Spanish Language
Scots Law with Spanish Legal Studies
MN12
MQ13
MV11
MV15
ML12
ML14
M1R1
M121
M1R2
M122
M1R3
M1M9
M1R4
M123

Website

www.gla.ac.uk

Career Area

Law

Career Sectors

Law (Professional)

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