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Earn an Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree from Laurier and a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the University of Sussex, United Kingdom (UK) in six years.
In this program, you'll complete your first two years in one of four Laurier BA programs: Criminology, Human Rights and Human Diversity, Law and Society or Political Science. After three years of studying abroad in the UK and completing an LLB, you'll return for one final year at Laurier to complete your BA. The final year at Laurier will provide you with an enriched program that will position you to successfully write the national accreditation exams leading to legal practice in Canada, or begin a rewarding career in a number of other law-related fields.
To progress through the program, and ultimately be admitted into the LLB program at Sussex, you must maintain a minimum GPA of 8 (equivalent to a B average) through your first two years at Laurier.
The University of Sussex was founded during the 1960s in Brighton, which is on the south coast of the UK. Brighton is approximately 45 minutes away from the city of London, with trains leaving for London every 10-15 minutes. Gatwick Airport is less than a 30 minute drive to campus.
Sussex has one of the most beautiful campus locations in the UK. Situated in rolling parkland on the edge of Brighton, the campus combines award-winning architecture with green open spaces. The city of Brighton is a seaside town and a popular destination for tourists, with a lively nightlife, arts scene, shopping and festivals.
Sussex has a strong reputation for excellence, and is in the top 20 universities in the UK and in the top 200 universities in the world. The campus size is equivalent to Laurier’s Waterloo campus, with more than 14,000 students in undergraduate and postgraduate studies. The Sussex Law School has approximately 1,000 students, with more than 100 of them being Canadian students.
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