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Entry Requirements - Law

Entry Requirements

LLB Law degree (M100)

A Level Typical Offer

AAA - AAB at A2 level. There are no specific subjects required, however your profile at A-level must include a minimum of 2 traditional academic subjects. Please see Cardiff Law School's FAQs page for more information. We do not accept General Studies. We also require a GCSE pass in English (grade C or above).

Alternative Qualifications
  • International Baccalaureate: 34 points, including 6,6,5 at higher level
  • European Baccalaureate: 85%
  • Welsh Baccalaureate: Advanced Diploma with a Pass in the Core and grades AA at A-level.
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: AAA - AAB
  • Scottish Highers: Considered in conjunction with Advanced Highers
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: A2,A2,A2,A2,B2 - A2,A2,A2,B2,B2 at Higher Level
  • ACCESS courses: Access to HE Diploma with 33 level 3 credits at Distinction and 12 at Merit.
  • Vocational A-levels: Acceptable in combination with A-level

LLB Law & Criminology Degree (M190)

A Level Typical Offer

AAA - AAB at A2 level. There are no specific subjects required, however your profile at A-level must include a minimum of 2 traditional academic subjects. Please see Cardiff Law School's FAQs page for more information. We do not accept General Studies. We also require a GCSE pass in English (grade C or above).

Alternative Qualifications
  • International Baccalaureate: 34 points, including 6,6,5 at higher level
  • European Baccalaureate: 85%
  • Welsh Baccalaureate: Advanced Diploma with a Pass in the Core and grades AA at A-level
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: AAA-AAB
  • Scottish Highers: Considered in conjunction with Advanced Highers
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: A2,A2,A2,A2,B2 - A2,A2,A2,B2,B2 at Higher Level
  • ACCESS courses: Access to HE Diploma with 33 level 3 credits at Distinction and 12 at merit
  • Vocational A-levels: Acceptable in combination with A-level

LLB Law and Politics (ML12)

A Level Typical Offer

AAA - AAB at A2 level. There are no specific subjects required, however your profile at A-level must include a minimum of 2 traditional academic subjects. Please see Cardiff Law School's FAQs page for more information. We do not accept General Studies. We also require a GCSE pass in English (grade C or above).

Alternative Qualifications
  • International Baccalaureate: 34 points, including 6,6,5 at higher level
  • European Baccalaureate: 85%
  • Welsh Baccalaureate: Advanced Diploma with a Pass in the Core and grades AA at A-level
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: AAA-AAB
  • Scottish Highers: Considered in conjunction with Advanced Highers
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: A2,A2,A2,A2,B2 - A2,A2,A2,B2,B2 at Higher Level
  • ACCESS courses: Access to HE Diploma with 33 level 3 credits at Distinction and 12 at merit
  • Vocational A-levels: Acceptable in combination with A-levels

LLB Law and Sociology (ML13)

A Level Typical Offer

AAA - AAB at A2 level. There are no specific subjects required, however your profile at A-level must include a minimum of 2 traditional academic subjects. Please see Cardiff Law School's FAQs page for more information. We do not accept General Studies. We also require a GCSE pass in English (grade C or above).

Alternative Qualifications
  • International Baccalaureate: 34 points, including 6,6,5 at higher level
  • European Baccalaureate: 85%
  • Welsh Baccalaureate: Advanced Diploma with a Pass in the Core and grades AA at A-level
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: AAA-AAB
  • Scottish Highers: Considered in conjunction with Advanced Highers
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: A2,A2,A2,A2,B2 - A2,A2,A2,B2,B2 at Higher Level
  • ACCESS courses: Access to HE Diploma with 33 level 3 credits at Distinction and 12 at merit
  • Vocational A-levels: Acceptable in combination with A-levels

LLB Law and French (RM11)

A Level Typical Offer

ABB at A2 level - a B grade in A level French is required. However, your profile at A-level must include a minimum of 2 traditional academic subjects. Please see Cardiff Law School's FAQs page for more information.. We do not accept General Studies. We also require a GCSE pass in English (grade C or above).

Alternative Qualifications
  • International Baccalaureate: 32 points, including 6,5,5 at higher level (with 6 in French)
  • European Baccalaureate: 78%
  • Welsh Baccalaureate: Advanced Diploma with a Pass in the Core and grades AB at A-level. 
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: ABB (including B in French)
  • Scottish Highers: Considered in conjunction with Advanced Highers
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: A2,A2,B2,B2,B2 at Higher Level to include French at grade 2
  • ACCESS courses:Applications are considered on an individual basis. Evidence of proficiency in French required.
  • Vocational A-levels: Acceptable in combination with A-level

LLB Law and German (RM21)

A Level Typical Offer

ABB at A2 level. A level German is required. However, your profile at A-level must include a minimum of 2 traditional academic subjects. Please see Cardiff Law School's FAQs page for more information.We do not accept General Studies. We also require a GCSE pass in English (grade C or above).

Alternative Qualifications
  • International Baccalaureate: 32 points, including 6,5,5 at higher level (with 5 or better in German)
  • European Baccalaureate: 78% to include a minimum of 75% in German
  • Welsh Baccalaureate: Advanced Diploma with a Pass in the Core and grades AB at A-level. 
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: ABB (including B in German)
  • Scottish Highers: Considered in conjunction with Advanced Highers
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: A2,A2,B2,B2,B2 at Higher Level including German at grade B2
  • ACCESS courses:Applications are considered on an individual basis. Evidence of proficiency in German required.
  • Vocational A-levels: Acceptable in combination with A-levels

LLB Law and Welsh (MQ15)

A Level Typical Offer

ABB at A2 level (including B in Welsh).

An A level in Welsh as a first language is normally required, though applicants whose Welsh is of an equivalent standard may also be considered. However, your profile at A-level must include a minimum of 2 traditional academic subjects. Please see Cardiff Law School's FAQs page for more information.We do not accept General Studies. We also require a GCSE pass in English (grade C or above).

Alternative Qualifications
  • International Baccalaureate: 32 points, including 6,5,5,at Higher Level.5 points in Welsh first language at HL or candidate must show ability in Welsh equivalent to 1st language Welsh A Level grade B
  • European Baccalaureate: 78% overall. 70% in Welsh or candidate must show ability in Welsh equivalent to first language Welsh A Level Grade B. Applications assessed on a case by case basis
  • Welsh Baccalaureate: Advanced Diploma with a Pass in the Core and grades AB at A-level. 
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: Applicants assessed on a case by case basis.Must include Welsh or candidate must show ability in Welsh equivalent to first language Welsh A Level grade B
  • Scottish Highers: Considered in conjunction with Advanced Highers
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: Applications assessed on a case by case basis. Must include Welsh or candidate must show ability in Welsh equicalent to first language Welsh A Level grade B
  • ACCESS courses: Applications assessed on a case by case basis
  • Vocational A-levels: Acceptable in combination with A-levels
English Language Qualifications

In the case of applicants whose first language is not English, competence in the English language is also a criterion of admission.

Additional Requirements for Admission

There are no specific additional requirements for admission. However, applicants considering a career in Law wishing to progress to either the Legal Practice Course or the Bar Professional Studies Course upon completion of their undergraduate studies are advised to familiarise themselves with the fitness to practise requirements of the relevant professional body to ensure that they would be eligible to register with the relevant body upon completion of training:

http://www.barstandardsboard.org.uk/standardsandguidance/codeofconduct/

http://www.sra.org.uk/documents/students/student-enrolment/characterguide.pdf

Resit Candidates

Resit candidates will be considered on an individual basis.


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