The University of Law
Law with Government and Politics LLB (Hons)
The University of Law

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 425 graduates of Law with Government and Politics LLB (Hons) and other courses in at The University of Law for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in .

Overall student satisfaction
77 /100
425 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of Graduates in Politics & International Relations

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £19500 £23500 £29500
25-75 percentile range £18000 - £24500 £19500 - £31000 £21000 - £36500

Salary of all UK Graduates of Politics & International Relations

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22991 £23244 £28528
25-75 percentile range £19355 - £28325 £18127 - £30029 £21336 - £39083

Course Description

The course is a three year law degree with options that focus on government and politics. It is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in the legal or wider public, central and local government sectors or the commercial sector, and who have an interest in government and politics . It has a practical focus, with employability integrated into the course. There is a high level of face-to-face tuition which for the law modules is delivered predominantly by professionally qualified lawyers. Students will study the key legal topics and related skills that are critical for the modern law student but also have a choice of options. The course is delivered over two semesters per academic year. The students study six modules per year.

The course will deliver an insight into critical legal, government and political topics and develop knowledge and understanding of key concepts in a practical environment. Students will have practical issues raised and develop relevant skills of analysis, research, problem-solving, and communication skills so as to resolve those issues but also the relevant skills to be able to communicate them.

Accredited by the Bar Standards Board for the purpose of a Qualifying Law Degree.

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Law with Government and Politics, LLB (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Law with Government and Politics LLB (Hons) at The University of Law

29% Legal professionals
16% Business and public service associate professionals
11% Administrative occupations
7% Secretarial and related occupations
6% Sales occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
4% Customer service occupations
4% Elementary occupations
3% Protective service occupations
2% Welfare and housing associate professionals

A range of assessment methods will be used. Some will be by examination. Some will be by coursework (which may be essay, project report or portfolio) and some by way of oral presentation. This range of assessment methods reflects the practical nature of the programme and aligns the assessment with the learning outcomes of the programme. A mock assessment will be included.

Grading Distribution

Students of the course received the following grades

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Excluding General Studies

Pass Diploma (60 credits) with 45 credits at Level 3 including 27 Distinctions

or B2 B2 B2 B2 B2

In addition we require all applicants to hold GCSE English Language at grade C or grade 4 or above.

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6 IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Law with Government and Politics, LLB (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


Tuition Fees Law with Government and Politics LLB (Hons)

EU £9250 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
International £14150 year 1

Additional fee information

Our course fees also include all textbooks and materials. Please see the following link for further information -

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

About The University of Law

The University of Law is a private institution located in the town of Guildford, in South East England. It was founded in 1962 as The College of Law of England and Wales but changed its name when it received university status in 2012. This institution imparts courses and degrees in the disciplines of: Law, Business, Policing, Criminology, and Politics. The University of Law also offers international students the option of a specialised one-year foundation programme, which serves as a segue to undergraduate legal education in the United Kingdom.

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Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022
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