University of Birmingham

French Law, Law with, LLB

University of Birmingham
In Birmingham

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Typology Postgraduate
Location Birmingham
Start 01/06/2020
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This programme has been designed to meet the need for a generation of lawyers equipped both legally and linguistically to cooperate and negotiate with European partners within a European changing context.

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Birmingham (West Midlands)
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Birmingham B15 2TT


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What you'll learn on the course

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Course programme

Please note: You will take 120 credits of modules in each year of study. The modules listed on the website for this programme are regularly reviewed to ensure they are up-to-date and informed by the latest research and teaching methods. Unless indicated otherwise, the modules listed for this programme are for students starting in 2020. On rare occasions, we may need to make unexpected changes to compulsory modules; in this event we will contact offer holders as soon as possible to inform or consult them as appropriate.

First Year

Students currently study the following modules:

  • Legal Skills and Methods
  • Criminal Law
  • Public Law
  • Law of Contract
  • Introduction to French Law I
  • Introduction to French Law II

Detailed descriptions of Year 1 compulsory modules.

You will also study a French language module.

Second Year
  • Land Law
  • Law of Torts
  • Legal Foundations of the European Union
  • Legal Solutions
  • Introduction to French Property Law I
  • Introduction to French Property Law II

Detailed descriptions of Year 2 compulsory modules.

You will also study a French language module.

Third Year

In the third year you follow an approved course of study at a French or French-Canadian university. You will acquire a thorough grounding in the law of France or Québec and broaden your education by comparing the English legal system with that of your host country as well as by studying alongside ‘home’ students. We currently offer places at the following universities:


  • Université Montesquieu Bordeaux IV
  • Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas
  • Université de Strasbourg


  • Université Laval, Québec City, Canada

Upon completion of the programme you will receive a Birmingham degree and if your exchange is at the Université Montesquieu Bordeaux IV or Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas, you will also receive a Certificat de Droit Français. If your exchange is at Université de Strasbourg, you will be awarded a Certificat d'Initiation au Système Juridique Français.

Final Year

In your final year back in Birmingham, you will study Equity, Trusts, Wills & Formalities. You will also study a compulsory French language module; and you will study four optional modules (to include one module from the Department of Modern Languages or the French Legal Dissertation).

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