Entry requirements

For the LLB (Honours and Ordinary)

For UK students

Typical offer

A typical offer for a student studying in the UK:

  • SQA Highers: AAAAA.
  • A Levels: A*AA.
  • IB: 43 points (grades 776 at HL).

The minimum entry requirements

  • SQA Highers: ABBB by end of S5 or ABBBB/AABB from S4-S6 with BBB by end of S5, including English. National 5: Mathematics or an approved science at Grade C.
  • A Levels: ABB including English Literature or English Language. GCSEs: Mathematics or an approved science at Grade C. Note: English Language and English Literature GCSE both at Grade A are accepted in place of A Level English.
  • IB: Award of Diploma with 34 points overall and grades 655 in HL subjects including English. SL: Mathematics or an approved science at 4.

For International Students

If you are an international student, you can check what the minimum entry requirements are for your country on the University International Students pages or contact the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Admissions Office.

Check your country's entry requirements

Contact the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Admissions Office

For the Graduate LLB

The minimum entry requirement is an UK upper second class (2:1) honours degree or its international equivalent.

Please note: if your degree is more than five years old you will normally be required to provide evidence of recent relevant academic study. For example, an Open University course that requires significant discursive essay writing.

If you are applying with a degree from outside the UK please contact the College of Arts Humanities and Social Science Admissions Office with full details of your degree and further guidance will be provided.

Contact the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Admissions Office


For all Undergraduate Law Programmes

If you are an international student and English is not your first language, you must provide an appropriate English Language Test certificate when you apply.

Find out about the English Language Requirements