Law Clearing Courses
Clearing 2023 is now closed. Find out how to apply to study at the University of Salford and start your course in September 2024.
This page contains more information about our Law Clearing Degrees. Learn about what you’ll study and how we’ll prepare you for your future career.
Our law Clearing courses combine an intellectually challenging curriculum with an industry focus. Whether you aspire to be a solicitor, a barrister, or a criminal lawyer, by studying a law degree at Salford, you'll get a grounding in the key concepts of law, preparing you to embark on a high-level career. With modules specialising in areas such as employment law, criminal justice, and legal writing, we’re here to help you find your ideal law degree through Clearing.
As part of our law Clearing degrees, we will help you hone your professional skills through practical experience. These opportunities include shadowing lawyers and judges, cultivating persuasive arguments in mooting competitions, and developing your client skills in our law clinics.
Clearing Law Degree Places
At the University of Salford, our law Clearing courses are recognised by the Bar Standards Board, meaning your studies will satisfy the requirements of the legal professional bodies for the award of a law degree. Extracurricular activities, like mooting (a mock trial) and trips, are organised by our student-led Law Society. These additional activities will complement your studies and enhance your experience during your time at Salford.
Through initiatives like the SILKS Law Clinics and BASS scheme (in partnership with Salford Citizens Advice), you will have the chance to offer support to people with legal problems in the region, enabling you to apply what you’ve learned in the classroom to real-life situations and provide help for vulnerable people in the community.
Our Clearing law courses are listed below. Click on the links for more information.
LLB (Hons) Law
Our LLB (Hons) Law degree will enable you to prepare for career success. Our modules are designed for the current and future needs of employers and the legal profession. You will have the opportunity to shadow working lawyers and judges, develop an understanding of how technology and artificial intelligence is changing the law, and hone your client care skills.
LLB (Hons) Law with Professional Placement Year
Raring to get started on your journey into the legal sector? Our LLB (Hons) Law with Professional Placement Year gives you the option to take a professional placement so you can get hands-on experience in the legal sector. 90% of Salford Business School undergraduates who take a one-year placement secure a 2:1 or 1st Honours degree. We will help you make the right connections with high profile employers through regular events and presentations.
LLB (Hons) Law with Foundation Year
If you’re interested in our law degree, but need additional preparation, then our LLB (Hons) Law with Foundation Year will help you build your academic and professional skills. The foundation year will give you a grounding in law, and as the course progresses, you’ll get to choose modules you are most interested in studying.
LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology
Interested in exploring crime and justice from a sociological perspective? Our LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology will lift the lid on some of the most important issues facing society today and help you understand how to face them.
LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology with Professional Placement Year
If you’re keen to explore the societal causes and implications of crime, then our LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology with Professional Placement Year is ideal for you. The curriculum is career-focused and industry-relevant, meaning everything you study will meet the current needs of employers. Your professional year will allow you to put your academic learning into practice and build industry connections.
LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology with Foundation Year
Our LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology with Foundation Year will provide you with a fundamental understanding of the key areas of English law. Once you understand the basic systems of law, sources of law and legal principles, you will move on to explore other areas of law, including cyber law, family law and medical law. If you need additional support with academic skills, this route is ideal for you.
LLB (Hons) Law student, Shaun, tells us about the extracurricular law activities available to law students:
“The pro bono and extracurricular activities that I’ve been able to pursue through my LLB law degree are second to none. The university has developed training programmes and schemes designed to test students in a real-world setting, while simultaneously providing legal support to those who need it in our society.”