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    Anybody please help me,

    I'm 19 years old and german citizen. I've been made unconditional offers at the University of Leicester (to do the LLB Law program) and the University of Sussex (to do the LLB Law with international relations). I want to study law in England, that's for sure. Now here is my question?

    - Which of the 2 universities is better for studying law? Leicester or Sussex?

    - Which one gives me better career options?

    - The thing is that I don't know for sure yet if I want to stay in the UK for the rest of my life ...and therefore I think it would be great to do something international as well.....can I do that after the LLB at leicester as well? (eg. Master in some international law subject...)

    - Which University is better known and would therefore be more popular for employers if I want to pursue a career in a legal profession?


    BASICALLY...which University is better and makes a better impression in my resmue or CV?
    I thank you very much for your time and help and would be very thankful if anybody could either write me an eMail or response to this urgent concern of mine.

    To any expert in the matter studying Law at either Leicester or Sussex,

    Leicester seems to be a promising law school, but also Sussex has raised in the last few years and its overall reputation seems to be better....pretty much everybody in the world has heard of Brighton and Sussex, but rarely anybody from leicester. Would I still have good international chances to do something if I would do a master in something international instead of doing a LLB with international relations? Only Sussex offers the LLb with international relations and to be honest I'm a little bit terrified about being stuck in England (I really don't mean this offensive!). I would love to go international one day and learn about law in a wider context than just law itself. Do you stil think Leicester is the better place?

    Please, anybody with some knowledge about this....i need professional advice !

    thank you!!

    Jens
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    (Original post by LLBLaw)
    Anybody please help me,

    I'm 19 years old and german citizen. I've been made unconditional offers at the University of Leicester (to do the LLB Law program) and the University of Sussex (to do the LLB Law with international relations). I want to study law in England, that's for sure. Now here is my question?

    - Which of the 2 universities is better for studying law? Leicester or Sussex?

    - Which one gives me better career options?

    - The thing is that I don't know for sure yet if I want to stay in the UK for the rest of my life ...and therefore I think it would be great to do something international as well.....can I do that after the LLB at leicester as well? (eg. Master in some international law subject...)

    - Which University is better known and would therefore be more popular for employers if I want to pursue a career in a legal profession?


    BASICALLY...which University is better and makes a better impression in my resmue or CV?
    I thank you very much for your time and help and would be very thankful if anybody could either write me an eMail or response to this urgent concern of mine.

    With all the best from Germany,

    Mr. J.Z.

    I think that they are both pretty similar, although i don't know much about studying Law.

    I do live in sussex though, so if you need any information about the surrounding area and what its like, feel free to PM me, or ask here
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    Leicester hands down. Leicester is a top 20 intitution by most accounts.

    Most importantly is that its international reputation is better (bolstered by its exchange programs such as the maitrise). I cant tell you which would be seen in a better light in Germany for sure, but Leicester seems the safer bet.

    Leicester, Leicester, Leicester and Liecester.
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    You might like to know that Sussex received the highest rise in perecentage terms of undergraduate applications this year, of any UK university. I can't remember whether it was 22 or 23 percent, but it's definitely a university 'on the up'.
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    I live round the corner from Sussex Uni

    If they're both "equal" in standing then go to Sussex.

    The University is opposite the University of Brighton so there is twice as many students on the loose. The nightlife in central Brighton is amazing with clubs lining the seafront and pubs and bars everywhere. The shopping is immense, (with fantastic opportunities for part time work should you need it.) The University itself is enough on the outskirts of town to feel like you are going "home" but a short bus ride away from central town (city!), the beach, pier, cinemas, etc.

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    These people all have are all bias towards sussex cos they live near the uni.

    Listen to the voices in your head which arescreaming out "GO TO LEICESTER!"
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    (Original post by LLBLaw)
    - Which of the 2 universities is better for studying law? Leicester or Sussex?

    - Which one gives me better career options?

    - The thing is that I don't know for sure yet if I want to stay in the UK for the rest of my life ...and therefore I think it would be great to do something international as well.....can I do that after the LLB at leicester as well? (eg. Master in some international law subject...)

    - Which University is better known and would therefore be more popular for employers if I want to pursue a career in a legal profession?

    BASICALLY...which University is better and makes a better impression in my resmue or CV?
    Leicester is hands down more reputed overall and a lot more so for law individually as it used to be a top 10 law school a few years ago (according to the Times rankings anyway). The LLB/Maîtrise (as has been mentioned already) is also a good plus. The law school is regarded as fairly decent amongst employer reputation in the legal profession. This should answer most of your queries: opportunities in terms of careers, postgraduate study, employability and CV-wise matters.
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    Leicester.
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    Has to be Leicester, in my opinion.
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    To any expert in the matter studying Law at either Leicester or Sussex,

    Leicester seems to be a promising law school, but also Sussex has raised in the last few years and its overall reputation seems to be better....pretty much everybody in the world has heard of Brighton and Sussex, but rarely anybody from leicester. Would I still have good international chances to do something if I would do a master in something international instead of doing a LLB with international relations? Only Sussex offers the LLb with international relations and to be honest I'm a little bit terrified about being stuck in England (I really don't mean this offensive!). I would love to go international one day and learn about law in a wider context than just law itself. Do you stil think Leicester is the better place?

    Please, anybody with some knowledge about this....i need professional advice !

    thank you!!

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    I would thinkthat leicester would have the better reputation internationally.
 
 
 
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