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What is a law degree like?

Find out more about what you would do whilst studying for an undergraduate law degree at university
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How many hours a week would you be studying?

Each university will vary in terms of the amount of teaching and independent studying required, but you should be able to find this out prior to applying. At the University of Law, a full time undergraduate LLB course is 40 hours a week.

This is broken down into different elements: 28 hours of preparing for classes such as independent learning, preparation tasks and group work, plus 6 hours of workshops, followed by 6 hours of consolidation work. We offer this course as an online option, which has the same time commitment. Part-time courses are half the time commitment per week.

What assessments would I complete?

Each university will vary in terms of the style and amount of assessments, but you should be able to find this out prior to applying.

At the University of Law, you will complete different forms of coursework including research reports, essays and audio/video submissions. You would also do oral assessments, typically delivering a presentation. There will also be end of term formal exams.

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