UWS Clearing



BA (Hons)

4 years full-time, typically 6 years part-time


September 2023


About the course

Prepare for success in the legal sector with UWS’s BA (Hons) Law.

This Law degree will equip you with a solid understanding of how laws and regulations shape our society, enabling you to embark on a career in a wide variety of sectors that use law.

You’ll also learn the knowledge and skills sought after by employers in law-related and business sectors.

Plus, our teaching staff will provide a supportive learning environment and a flexible approach to study to help you develop in-depth knowledge of areas related to your future career.


  • The BA (Hons) Law can be your first step towards a career as a qualified practising solicitor. You’d need to complete an LLB degree after your BA (Hons) to be eligible to practice as asolicitor. Compressed and part-time study options are available for Graduate-entry LLB degrees in Scotland.
  • This degree will prepare you for entry to postgraduate legal study, such as an LLM (Master of Laws).
  • The BA (Hons) Law will equip you with the knowledge and skills sought after by employers in a variety of law related industries and business sectors.
  • The degree covers a broad range of topics to provide you with a strong understanding of legal knowledge.
  • Flexible study options allow you to develop in-depth legal knowledge and understanding in areas related to your future career.

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:


Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

Rest of UK (Eng, Wales & NI) & Republic of Ireland

Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

International (including EU/EEA)

Year 1: Closed

Year 2: Closed

Year 3: Closed

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Scottish Highers: BCC (69 UCAS Tariff points)
  • A levels: DDD (72 UCAS Tariff points)
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H3
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points
  • Scottish Wider Access Programme: Access to Humanities BBB
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: BBB (144 UCAS Tariff points) including English
  • A levels: BBB (120 UCAS Tariff points) in Arts and Humanities subjects(eg English, HIstory, Politics)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 28 points inc Arts & Humanities subjects
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Legal Services or Legal Studies
  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND: Legal Services or Legal Studies

How to Apply


You can apply for this course, as well as keep up-to-date with your undergraduate application, via the UCAS Hub.

Your UCAS Hub account will be updated once a decision has been made on your application and you’ll be notified.

Clearing Guide

Clearing can sometimes feel like a bit of an emotional rollercoaster. Don’t worry though as we’re here to guide you through the process, giving you the information and advice you need.

Enquire about this course

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we are here to help!

T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)
E: clearing@uws.ac.uk


We will always try to make sure that we publish accurate course information but we do not accept responsibility for any mistakes or omissions. We will also try to make sure that we deliver our courses in line with our published information. However, we may not always be able to do so and you can find further information about this in our enrolment terms and conditions.