In this program, you'll earn an Honours Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree from Laurier and a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the University of Sussex, United Kingdom (UK) in six years. You are guaranteed an offer of admission to Sussex’s Law School if you maintain a minimum B average (73-76%) when at Laurier.
In this innovative, competitive-entry program, you’ll have the opportunity to study alongside other high-achieving students. You’ll also have access to supports dedicated to your academic and professional success. Because the LSAT is not a requirement to study law in the UK, your focus during your first two years at Laurier can be on your studies.
The Laurier-Sussex program is also offered in combination with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree, which exposes you to Laurier's commitment to social justice and global engagement.
The Laurier-Sussex program emphasizes student support and engagement. We have dedicated faculty and staff who will help you academic and professionally while at Laurier, assist you in preparing to study abroad and stay in contact while you are in the UK. Through special workshops, events and meetings, you'll have ample opportunity to meet your Sussex peers before embarking on your studies abroad.
Starting fall 2021, Sussex Law School is offering a 15% tuition discount to Laurier students enrolled in a Laurier-Sussex Law program. The tuition discount is for your first year at Sussex only and is worth approximately $4,600 CAD.
Year 1: Start developing your legal knowledge with modules in:
Year 2: Continue building your foundation and explore new areas of legal system with modules in:
Year 3: Choose from dozens of optional modules which reflect the faculty’s research expertise.
In your final year at Laurier, you will take courses that prepare you to write the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) exams. These are required for legal practice in Canada when a law degree is earned abroad. The final year is tailored to this unique program, so you receive academic support with the accreditation process upon returning to Canada.
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