• Application Deadline
  • 16 months
    Duration

Overview

You will study modules including:

  • civil and criminal aspects of the English Legal System
  • the role of constitutional and administrative law and their related issues
  • the internal and external environments that affect businesses

You will also be able to tailor your studies with a range of optional modules. The Law with Business programme at the University of Essex Online allows you to go on to study a full Bachelors degree, or to take your new legal and commercial understanding to apply it in a range of roles.

Alongside your new knowledge you will develop key skills in time management, critical thinking and research that will round out your CV and make you a more competitive candidate in whichever field you seek employment.

Your future

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. The business skills you will gain open up your career possibilities further, allowing you to succeed in a range of commercial roles within any organisation.

Once you finish your CertHE course you are also able to progress onto the LLB (Hons) Law with Business course, a Qualifying Law Degree (QLD) which allows you to complete the academic stage of legal education. If this is your objective, you must complete all your degree studies in no more than six years and achieve a minimum of a lower second class honours degree. 

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Fundamentals of Effective Learning 
  • Criminal Law 
  • English Legal System 
  • Constitutional and Administrative Law 
  • Business Environment
  • Business and Management Skills 
  • Fundamentals of Marketing

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Get a free IELTS practice test

General Requirements

  • You don’t need any prior academic or work experience in order to start studying with us. 
  • You will need to pass your first assignment set within the first three weeks of the course in order to continue with your studies.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6167 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6167 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6167 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6167 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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.

University logo
Law with Business
Visit programme website

Wishlist

Did you know you can compare your wishlisted programmes with our new Comparison tool?