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University of Westminster European Legal Studies LLB Honours
University of Westminster

European Legal Studies LLB Honours

London, United Kingdom

4 Years


Full time

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GBP 15,400 / per year *


* international | UK: £9,250


This course provides you with the foundation subjects required to obtain a Qualifying Law Degree along with the opportunity to spend a year of study in one of our partner universities in Europe, gaining knowledge of other legal systems, experiencing another legal culture, enhancing your European language skills and developing international links.

A law degree is seen as a valuable asset by a variety of employers, as is knowledge of another European legal system and another European legal language. When you apply, you'll need to demonstrate an aptitude for European language study, but this does not necessarily mean that you'll need to have a formal qualification. While abroad, depending on your language skills, you may study in English or in another European language.

You'll spend the third year of your degree studying at one of our partner universities in the EU, which offers a wide range of law courses, including some taught in English. We have partner institutions in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Sweden. On successful completion of your year abroad, you'll return to Westminster in Year 4 to complete your studies.

Top reasons to study with us

  • International experience – our European Legal Studies course gives you the opportunity to live and study abroad with one of our European partner universities. You will gain invaluable international experience and can learn a foreign language as a part of your studies
  • Practise in a real-world environment – as part of the course, you’ll have the opportunity to develop your legal skills at the Westminster Law School Legal Advice Clinic
  • Develop mastery of an area of the law – with our subject streams, developed by our research-led experts, alongside the core professional modules, you can specialise in entertainment and media law, commercial law, international law, theory and human rights law, criminal law and justice, or welfare law
  • Boost your employability – skills and work-based learning modules are available in every year of the course
  • Personalise your learning – with a vast range of optional modules to choose from

Why study this course?

A supportive environment
Feel supported by our experienced personal tutoring team and curriculum designed to support your well-being and smooth the transition into university life.

An international experience
Combining your law degree with significant international experience and language skills will help you to stand out in the graduate market.

Personalise your learning
With a vast range of optional modules, you can specialise in an area of interest to you, such as Entertainment and Media Law, Commercial Law, Human Rights Law or Criminal Law and Justice.

Professional recognition

This course meets the requirements of a number of professional bodies such as the Bar Standards Board and the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives regarding the academic stage of legal training.

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