University of Bolton
LLB Law with foundation year LLB (Hons)
University of Bolton

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 20 graduates of LLB Law with foundation year LLB (Hons) and other courses in at University of Bolton for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in .

Overall student satisfaction
89 /100
20 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of all UK Graduates of Law

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22120 £22711 £27834
25-75 percentile range £18996 - £28084 £17746 - £29609 £20717 - £38496

Course Description

Seeking a Qualifying Law Degree? If you aspire to have a successful career in the legal profession, our LLB (Hons) Law with foundation year is an ideal choice. With highly experienced tutors and dedicated courtroom facilities, we offer excellent training in all the core areas of Law in a supportive and personalised learning environment.

Whether you’re seeking to forge a career as a solicitor, barrister, costs lawyer, legal executive or conveyancer, or aspire to work in sectors such as business management, the civil service, politics, HR or finance, our LLB (Hons) Law with foundation year is an excellent choice.

During the foundation year, our experienced team will introduce you to key areas of law and raise your awareness of the legal system and the law-making process in England and Wales. We’ll also introduce you to general study skills such as finding, understanding and using appropriate academic resources, as well as skills specific to law such as mooting and how to interview a client.

After you’ve successfully completed the foundation year, you’ll progress on to the accredited Qualifying Law Degree, following the same programme of study as students on our three-year LLB (Hons) Law course. We’ll guide you in a detailed exploration of the sources, institutions and personnel involved in the law in England and Wales, and support you to develop the skills required to practice law.

We’ll also challenge you to develop sought-after employability and transferable skills. Overall, our dedicated team are focused on helping you gain the skills employers value along with a deep and critical understanding of the law.

What You Will Learn

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


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.

Grading & Study Time

Details of the learning activities and assessment methods for this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

Any subjects are acceptable at Level 3.

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent) including English. You may be required to pass a diagnostic test prior to admission.

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6 If English isn’t your first language you’ll also need IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (or equivalent).

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


Tuition Fees LLB Law with foundation year LLB (Hons)

Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £46600
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
International £46600

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)

University Rankings

Positions of University of Bolton in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Bolton in related subject specific rankings.


    • #32 
    • #43 
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 24 September, 2022]
    • #89 
    • #109 
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]

See all 7 university rankings of University of Bolton

About University of Bolton

The University of Bolton, often referred to as Bolton Institute, is a university located in Bolton, England, whose vision in their own words is to be a distinctive teaching intensive and research informed university known for the quality of their staff, facilities and links to employment sectors. The university is mainly based on the campus between Deane Road and Derby Street in Bolton itself, but the university also has an academic centre in the United Arab Emirates known as Ras Al Khaimah.

Student composition of University of Bolton

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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