University of Sheffield Law Entry Requirements

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University of Sheffield Law Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

As a top Law School, our entry requirements reflect the strong competition for places. Our standard offers for A Level and International Baccalaureate candidates are shown below.

Standard offers for 2017 entry

Course A Levels International Baccalaureate Online prospectus
LLB (Hons) Law AAA 36 Other qualifications
LLB (Hons) Law (European & International) AAA 36 Other qualifications
LLB (Hons) Law with French Law AAB any one of which must be French 34, 6 in Higher Level French Other qualifications
LLB (Hons) Law with German Law AAB any one of which must be German 34, 6 in Higher Level German Other qualifications
LLB (Hons) Law with Spanish Law AAB any one of which must be Spanish 34, 6 in Higher Level Spanish Other qualifications
LLB (Hons) Law with Chinese Law AAB 34 Other qualifications
BA (Hons) Criminology AAB 34 Other qualifications
LLB (Hons) Law and Criminology AAB 34 Other qualifications

Other requirements

  • All A Level subjects approved by the Qualifications and Curriculum Agency are acceptable to us; however we do ask that you offer at least two A Levels in “acceptable” subjects and no more than one from our “acceptable in combination” subjects. We will accept General Studies at full A Level together with two “acceptable” A Levels. Guidance on A Level subject combinations.
  • We welcome applications from people offering other types and combinations of qualifications eg certain BTEC diplomas and certificates and overseas qualifications.
  • Advanced Diploma 2011 (Dip + specified A Level) A +A (for A Level AAA graded courses) or A/B + BA (for AAB or ABB graded courses).
  • We will consider applicants taking Access Courses in suitable subjects (law, social sciences or humanities) on a case-by-case basis. However, as a general guideline we are likely to ask for 60 credits overall, 45 at Level 3 of which 30 at L3 Distinction and 15 at L3 Merit.
  • Please note that we do not require the Law National Admissions Tests (LNAT).
  • We do not accept a tariff of UCAS points made up of one or more A Levels plus AS levels.
  • Applications from mature candidates are encouraged and we try to tailor our admissions procedures to meet the individual circumstances of each applicant. Information for mature students
  • Previous study of Law or Criminology is not essential.

English language requirements:

  • For UK students we ask for a minimum of grade C or grade 4 in GCSE English, or an equivalent qualification.
  • For EU and international students we require IELTS 7.0 with at least 6 in each component, or an equivalent qualification.
  • Other acceptable English language qualifications