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Start your legal journey with our new SQE Law Essentials course, the first step for non-law graduates who plan to progress to SQE1. This short online course will give you an introduction into the essentials of legal knowledge required for SQE1. This allows you to progress onto our SQE1 Preparation Course and on to qualify as a solicitor.
None required. However, the SRA requires a degree (or equivalent) to qualify as a solicitor.
10 weeks (full-time online)
16 weeks (part-time online)
May 2021See all Start Dates
You can still qualify as a solicitor with the current route. Contact us on SQEqueries@law.ac.uk or call +44(0)1483 405679
We are one of the UK's longest-established specialist providers of legal education, with a rich heritage and reputation for innovation. Our years of experience in training more practising lawyers in the UK than any other law school has helped our students go on to succeed in law, business, politics and more. We believe in training students for the real world from the moment they accept a place with us.
With the SQE Law Essentials you will receive online support and feedback from one of our expert legal tutors. You’ll have access to world-class learning materials, including our unique methods of online engagement, and unrivalled online tutor supervision and support.
Why choose this course?
You will learn the essentials of the seven academic modules that will be covered in the SQE1 assessment – Functioning Legal Knowledge (FLK). You will receive an ebook study manual for each of these modules.
Full-time online: May 2021 (10 weeks)
Part-time online: July 2021 (16 weeks)
Please note: This course will help prepare you for the SQE1 assessment. Assessments for SQE1 will take place in May and November.
There are no exams. There are mock SQE1 assessments arranged in week four of each semester in order to help you prepare for the requirements of the real assessments.
Please note: This course does not lead to an academic award.
This course includes five units of self-guided study per module, plus five tutor-led online Q&A sessions focusing on areas of difficulty or identified by learner analytics.
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Course fees: £3,500
Study manuals: eBooks are included in the course fee, and you’ll receive a 50% discount if you’d like to purchase print versions.
Please note: The SQE1 Preparation Course and assessment fee is not included.
We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.