International Year One in Law

The International Year One in Law is a first-year undergraduate equivalent programme that builds students’ knowledge and skills in the Law field. You will also study our integrated English for Academic Purposes module which is accepted in lieu of IELTS and will help you improve your English language skills.

Students who successfully complete the International Year One in Law gain guaranteed access to the second year of an international bachelor’s degree at a top-ranked university with many degree courses to choose from.

What will I study?*

Students enrolled in the International Year One in Law complete a total of 5 modules (3 modules over both semesters and 1 module each per semester). Click on the modules below to read a brief overview.

How will I be assessed?

The assessment breakdown is generally 50% coursework and 50% exam.

Each semester will include formative tasks that will prepare you for the later summative assessments. You will also complete homework assignments, engage with past examination questions and other activities.

For the summative assessments, you will be evaluated separately in each module.

Why study Law?

Studying Law is ideal for those who want to work in the legal profession and learn more about different aspects of human life. A Law degree can be academically rigorous however the benefits are numerous, offering transferable skills that allow you to progress to a variety of careers.

Some jobs that are directly related to Law are Paralegal, Solicitor, Barrister, Detective and many more. Further career options where a Law degree can take you include jobs such as a Data Analyst, Stockbroker, Mediator or Chartered Accountant as well as others.

University Progression

By completing the International Year in Law you will be able to progress to one of a range of six NCUK Universities across the UK where you will have several degree courses to choose from, including popular options such as Law, Business Law, Law with Criminology, Law with Finance and more!

LLB (Hons) Law degrees from UK universities are highly regarded by employers even if you don’t plan on practicing as a Solicitor/Lawyer in the future. However, if you do wish to qualify and practice as a Solicitor/Lawyer then you will also need to undertake further study, training, and work experience after completing your Law degree at university.

To find out all the progression options available for students who complete the International Year One in Law, have a look at our University Course Finder. Find out more about the universities that you can progress to by clicking the button below:

Qualification & Module Overviews

The following documents include the ‘International Year One in Law Overview’ and individual module overviews.

These documents will provide you with overviews of what to expect from this qualification and wider understanding of each individual module. This includes information on the aims of the qualification, course structures, assessment methods and more.

View these documents by clicking the bar below:

Entry requirements

To register for the International Year One in Law, applicants must meet all of the following entry conditions:

Start your journey today

NCUK works with a wide range of Study Centres worldwide that deliver this qualification. To find yours click on the button below and start your journey to a world-class university!