Equivalent to the first level of undergraduate study, the course will explore a number of essential law topics, such as:
- criminal law, burden of proof and proposal for reform
- legally enforceable contracts and the factors that render them unenforceable
- the role of constitutional and administrative law and their related issues
Alongside learning about these thought-provoking topics, you will delve deeper into their meaning through discussion forums with fellow classmates based around the world. Whether you intend to study a full law degree and go on to practise law professionally, or if you are interested in one of the many careers that benefit from a legal background, this course will open up your career options.
Why we’re great
Experienced academics and legal practitioners will deliver your modules and help you to develop the knowledge and skills that are required for legal practice.
Gain a recognised qualification in just 16 months from the University of Essex, one of the top 30 universities in the UK (Complete University Guide 2022).
Legal knowledge is a highly useful commodity in a range of roles, including management, finance, human resources, education, local and central government and the voluntary sector.
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- Legal Skills and Context
- Criminal Law
- Public Law
- Contract Law
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- 16 months
Start dates & application deadlines
University of Essex Online have regular intakes throughout the year – apply now and you could start your course soon!
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
In order to satisfy the academic entry route requirements for our LLB (Hons) Law, you must have the following qualifications as a minimum:
- three A-levels or equivalent
In order to satisfy the work experience entry route requirements for our LLB (Hons) Law, you must meet the following criteria:
- GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above, or equivalent
- three years’ relevant work experience
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International4625 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6167 GBP for the full programme during 16 months.
National4625 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6167 GBP for the full programme during 16 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.