Program Information

School: Trent University – Durham GTA
Faculty: Arts, Trent University and Swansea University
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Legal Studies, General
Description: In this unique new dual degree opportunity, you can complete a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree or Bachelor of Business Administration degree at Trent University, and also obtain a Law degree from Swansea University College of Law in the UK, in just six years. Not only will you graduate with two degrees, you will also have the opportunity to take your education global, while you learn, travel, explore and live in the UK. Your studies begin at Trent for years 1 and 2 where you will pursue one of ten Bachelor of Arts Honours degrees. In year 3, you will transfer to the picturesque coastal city of Swansea in the UK to complete three years of law at Swansea University, where you will obtain your LL.B. degree. For year 6, you will return to Trent and complete your B.A. Honours or B.B.A. degree credentials, and take several Canadian Law courses that will help prepare you for your required National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) exams, allowing you to take the bar exam and practice law in Canada.
URL: Law & Arts / Law & Business: Trent/Swansea Dual Degree (B.A.) at Trent University – Durham GTA
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Cost is per credit.

Careers: Court Officers and Justices of the Peace

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 80
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants are required to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), a minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites, a minimum 80% overall final average, and ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%. Students required to complete an internal application indicating the intent to continue onto studies at Swansea University. This application will be due in January of the students’ second year of study at Trent.