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SQE Law Essentials Online*

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 (coming soon) and on to qualify as a solicitor.

*This course is subject to approval

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Key Facts

Entry requirements

None required. However, the SRA requires a degree (or equivalent) to qualify as a solicitor.

 

Duration options

10 weeks (full-time online)

16 weeks (part-time online)

Next start date

January 2021

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Is this course right for you?

 

You can still qualify as a solicitor with the current route. Contact us on SQEqueries@law.ac.uk or call +44(0)1483 405679

 

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All our law tutors are qualified lawyers with real-life experience in practice allowing students to learn in a realistic, professional and contemporary context.

Study when and where you want and access world-class learning materials, including our unique methods of online engagement and unrivalled online tutor support.

Our expansive legal alumni group gives law students and professionals excellent networking opportunities.

Course Details

SQE Law Essentials

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.

When you study the SQE Law Essentials with us you will:

  • Be ready to progress your legal training and go on to study the SQE1
  • Develop the skills required to answer SQE1 style legal knowledge questions
  • Spread out your study with our structured modular study pattern, so you can focus on key areas each semester, instead of all at the end of the course.
  • Learn using our successful and unique Prepare, Engage, Consolidate (PEC) learning model 
  • Be able to reflect on your progression and see where to improve, with our learner analytics
  • Receive focused tutor support, from qualified lawyers, with weekly tutor-led sessions in every module
  • Enjoy flexible study – choose to study full-time online or part-time online
  • Receive access to our Careers and Pro Bono team, who make up our award-winning Employability Service. Your bespoke Employability Law Essentials Programme will help you understand and develop the key competencies required for being a solicitor

Course Structure

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 online study manual for each of these modules.

  • English Legal System and EU Law
  • Contract
  • Tort
  • Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Land Law
  • Trusts

Course Start Dates

  • SQE Law Essentials
    • Part-time: Online
  • SQE Law Essentials
    • Full-time: Online

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Course Information

 

  • Part-time online: 18 January 2021 (16 weeks)
  • Full-time online: 31 May 2021 (10 weeks)

Please note: This course will help prepare you for the SQE1 assessment. Assessments for SQE1 will take place in November and May.

Calendar

 

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.

 

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  • Part-time is three semesters, totalling 16 weeks.
  • Full-time is two semesters of five weeks each.

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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Fees and Entry Requirements

 

There are no entry requirements for this course.

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Course fees: £3,500

Please note: The SQE1 Preparation course and assessment fee is not included.

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