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Law & Arts / Law & Business: Trent/Swansea Dual Degree (LL.B. & B.A./B.B.A.)

Wooden gavel standing on a wooden standIn 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. 

Degree Program Options

Political Studies; English Literature; Environmental & Resource Studies; Economics; Gender & Women's Studies; History; International Development Studies; Philosophy; Sociology; Canadian Studies

NEW Options for 2018: Business Administration; Media Studies; Cultural Studies; Indigenous Studies

Degree Type

  • B.A. (Honours)
  • B.B.A.
  • LL.B.

The Trent Advantage

  • Complete a dual degree, earning your B.A. Honours or B.B.A. and your LL.B. in just six years
  • Combine your interest in law with another passion, choosing from a wide variety of B.A. programs or B.B.A.
  • Direct admission to a renowned and respected common law program upon completion of your first two years at Trent – no need to apply separately or write the LSATs
  • Guaranteed residence for your first year at Trent AND your first year at Swansea


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Career Paths

  • Lawyer
  • Mediator
  • Arbitrator
  • Politician
  • Policy Analyst
  • Consultant
  • Law Clerk
  • Judge
  • Human Resources Professional
  • NGO Advisor