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LLBLaw with Spanish

Aberystwyth University
United Kingdom, Aberystwyth
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Overview

In choosing to study this LLB Law with Spanish degree, you’ll discover a challenging and stimulating degree; elements of this degree are recognised by the Bar Standards Board and the Solicitors regulation authority – a direct route into the legal profession. This twenty-first century LLB Law with Spanish degree encompasses a range of traditional and contemporary legal subjects and will deliver the skills and competences demanded in the many career options available to you upon its successful completion. Additionally you combine your legal training by following the core elements of a Spanish degree. You’ll emerge with real-world capabilities, enabling you to shape your future and develop the career you deserve.

This LLB Law with Spanish programme is designed to help you get to grips with the complexities of the Law whilst giving you exciting opportunities to learn Spanish in a world-class, supportive environment. This is a four-year course, involving a year abroad in Spain.

This course has a major/minor structure, meaning that you will spend two-thirds of your time learning the fundamental principles of law, legal reasoning and the legal profession, and one-third consolidating your study of Spanish language.

In your first year, you will be introduced to the basics of law alongside advanced Spanish language. You will then go on to study legal concepts such as tort law, civil law and public law, whilst continuing your language study. In year 3, you will study abroad at one of Aberystwyth’s partner institutions. For LLB Law with Spanish these are: the University of Oviedo and the University of Salamanca.

Career opportunities

Your major/minor degree opens up a range of exciting opportunities for employment and further training. Your LLB Law with Spanish degree makes you a strong candidate to train as a barrister or solicitor. In addition, the skills you will have acquired in Spanish language will equip you for potential work in Spain or the emerging markets of Latin America. You will also be in a strong position to gain work as a translator or interpreter, as a teacher, or in politics/international relations.

You will be able to gather, assimilate and interpret a wealth of legal information quickly and accurately, and you will be confident in selecting and deploying the most appropriate of a range of legal methodologies. You will also have proven your abilities in structuring and communicating ideas efficiently, writing for and speaking to a range of audiences, evaluating and organizing information, working effectively with others and working within time frames and to specific deadlines.

Your language studies will also train you in gathering and assessing information, in reading and listening skills, in developing your own opinions and in confidently presenting these opinions in spoken form. Through your year abroad, you will gain an invaluable insight into another culture, an experience that will serve you well in an increasingly globalised job market.

To help you discover the most appropriate career pathway for you, you will be assigned a dedicated, subject-specific careers advisor who will assist you in constructing a Personal Development Plan. This process will encourage you to reflect on your learning and your career aspirations so that every academic option you choose will point you towards your future career.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States