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English Law & German Law LLB and LLM or First State Exam (erste juristische Staatsprüfung)

UCAS code: M122

Humboldt University

Key information

Course type:
Single honours at King's plus other award at partner institution
Delivery mode:
Campus
Study mode:
Full time
Required A-level:
A*AA
Full entry requirements, including contextual requirements
Duration:
Four years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2024
Application deadline:
31 January 2024
Apply via UCAS

The LLB / LLM or First State Exam (erste juristische Staatsprüfung) dual degree programme provides a challenging bi-juridical and bilingual education that is respected and valued by a wide range of employers. The programme leads to two separate degrees that form the first major step towards preparing for legal practice in Germany, or England & Wales, or both jurisdictions.

Key benefits

  • Recognised globally as one of the UK’s premier law schools.
  • Teaching by internationally-renowned academics and visiting lecturers, and practitioners from global law firms.
  • Study for two years in London at King's and for two years at Humboldt University of Berlin.
  • Excellent legal research resources at King’s College London’s impressive Maughan Library.
  • A thriving Professional Skills portfolio including professional skills modules, a legal clinic, and mooting programmes.
  • A dedicated careers team who provide tailored guidance on how to access the legal profession.
  • Active student-run societies organising social and career-oriented functions.
Melina

The English Law and German Law LLB is a truly unique programme.

Melina, English Law and German Law LLB

Employability

King's Law graduates are popular with many employers. The majority of our students choose to become solicitors in leading law firms. Some choose broader business roles such as financial analyst, management consultant or graduate trainee in a variety of sectors. Others find their law degree opens up opportunities in international development, advisory work, the public sector and teaching. Although the employment market is competitive, our students have been very successful in obtaining posts with the firms or sets of chambers for which they wanted to work.

Many law firms will target our students because they have come to associate King’s with very high-quality, motivated applicants, comparable to those from other top law schools both in the UK and overseas. King’s Careers Service can provide you with all the information and support you need to make an informed career choice and to increase your chances of success.

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Lawyer
  • Civil Servant
  • United Nations Official
  • Financial Analyst
  • Tax Advisor
  • Head of Trading
  • Management Consultant
  • Journalist
  • Publisher
  • Paralegal
  • Entrepreneur
  • Academic

Employability

King's Law graduates are popular with many employers. The majority of our students choose to become solicitors in leading law firms. Some choose broader business roles such as financial analyst, management consultant or graduate trainee in a variety of sectors. Others find their law degree opens up opportunities in international development, advisory work, the public sector and teaching. Although the employment market is competitive, our students have been very successful in obtaining posts with the firms or sets of chambers for which they wanted to work.

Many law firms will target our students because they have come to associate King’s with very high-quality, motivated applicants, comparable to those from other top law schools both in the UK and overseas. King’s Careers Service can provide you with all the information and support you need to make an informed career choice and to increase your chances of success.

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Lawyer
  • Civil Servant
  • United Nations Official
  • Financial Analyst
  • Tax Advisor
  • Head of Trading
  • Management Consultant
  • Journalist
  • Publisher
  • Paralegal
  • Entrepreneur
  • Academic

Key information

Course type:
Single honours at King's plus other award at partner institution
Delivery mode:
Campus
Study mode:
Full time
Required A-level:
A*AA
Full entry requirements, including contextual requirements
Duration:
Four years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2024
Application deadline:
31 January 2024
Apply via UCAS

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