The New College of Humanities


Senior Status Law LLB

The New College of the Humanities in London, England offers an accelerated two-year Qualifying Law Degree LLB programme, as well as scholarships which cover half of all tuition fees for Canadian students.

What is the Senior Status Law LLB?

The Senior Status nature of the course is recognition of your first undergraduate degree and that having already completed three or four years at undergraduate-level, you are a more experienced and mature student.


The LLB is a Qualifying Law Degree (QLD) covering 
all of the Law Society and Bar Standards Board required areas of study to permit progression onto the professional training courses for qualification as a Solicitor or Barrister.

Students learn how laws are formed and how the legal system is structured, together with studying areas such as the law that regulates government, contracts, crime, ownership of land, and the law of the European Union. In addition to the eight core modules that are essential for the QLD status, students take one further law module in either Civil & Criminal Procedure or Company Law.

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What is different about the teaching at NCH?

Treating you as an individual is central to our ethos; we are committed to helping you to achieve your academic, personal and professional potential.

Through one-to-one tutorials, our academics will engage and work with you to clarify, challenge, defend and develop arguments and ideas you have expressed in your essays. The tutorial method is the gold standard of a humanities education: it draws out your potential by providing the deepest insights, and sharpens your intellectual skills.

Each week you’ll experience a range of dynamic teaching styles including:

  • One one-on-one tutorial in Law
  • One small group tutorial in Law
  • Four lectures in Law
  • Seminars for the Professional Programme
  • Professorial lectures and discussions
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For 2015 entry we are delighted to announce that the New College of the Humanities Trust is offering a limited number of Professor Adrian Zuckerman Senior Status Law Scholarships which reduce the fees for 2015 entry to £8,000 per year for EEA citizens and £9,000 per year for non-EEA citizens.

These Professor Adrian Zuckerman Senior Status Law Scholarships will be made available to applicants who demonstrate the academic potential to flourish in the NCH Senior Status Law LLB programme, and/or who have overcome significant hardship or difficulties to achieve their first degree.