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Our Law with Government and Politics Qualifying Law Degree combines your legal studies with an exploration of different aspects of government and political study to develop an understanding of modern British and European political practices and how they affect and govern the implementation and enforcement of law. With so many politicians coming to parliament from a legal background, this course provides an excellent balance of study to allow you to develop a qualified legal education as well as giving an insight into the world of politics.
A Level: BBB
GCSE: English Language and Maths grade C/4 or above, or equivalent
Requirements for the Foundation Year differ from those listed.Full requirements
September 2020See all Start Dates
If you’re looking for a more flexible approach to your studies, why not consider our online study option?
As a Qualifying Law Degree, this course focuses on the key legal topics needed to move on to postgraduate legal study . These are complemented with modules that examine a variety of different aspects of national and international governmental and political practices, such as the systems and structures that form our government and the electoral system.
Studying this course is a great start to an exciting and varied career, whether it be in the legal sector, in politics, or across a whole range of other professions. With our professionally focused qualification, you can expect to learn practical skills coupled with a focus on your future employability throughout your studies. We have embedded transferable and practical skills into the teaching of the modules, so you will feel confident about heading into the workplace upon successful completion of the course.
Studying our degree will mean you are prepared in part for the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE 1) or to progress onto our Bar Practice Course (if you wish to qualify as a barrister).
When you study Law with Government and Politics with us you will receive:
On successfully completing the course you will be all set to kick start your postgraduate study to become a qualified lawyer.
This degree is designed for students who have an interest in government and politics and wish to pursue a career in the legal and wider public, central and local government sectors, or the commercial sector.
As with all our LLBs, this programme has a practical focus with the skills you need for your career embedded into the course. There is a high level of face-to-face tuition with experienced tutors to ensure that you receive all the support you need throughout your studies.
You can choose to take an additional Foundation Year before you start your LLB. This introductory year focuses on developing the key skills required to study at degree level. You will study six modules and on successful completion progress onto any of our three year degrees.
*All options are indicative and subject to availability. Please note that some modules are available in Years 2 and 3; please select only once. If you are studying at a campus offering Law with Legal Innovation and Technology, Law with Criminology. Law with Criminal Justice or Business School courses you may be able to choose modules from those programmes as well.
*All options are indicative and subject to availability. Please note that some modules are available in Years 2 and 3; please select only once. If you are studying at a campus offering Law with Legal Innovation and Technology, Law with Criminology, Law with Criminal Justice or Business School courses you may be able to choose modules from those programmes as well.
You can also study this course 100% online.
The online version of this course covers the same content as the on campus version, while still offering you the same high level of professional tutor support. The only difference is that you can study when, where and how you want, over a variety of different course lengths.
If you’re looking for true flexibility in your studies, why not consider our online study option?
To get a full picture of how studying this course works during the year, take a look at our course date breakdowns.
Please note: These documents are still being developed, please check back at a later date to get a full breakdown of the dates for this course.
At the end of each semester you’ll get a week for revision before two weeks of assessments.
Exams: Two hours, ten multiple choice questions and two long-form questions
Coursework: Essay, project report or portfolio
We run mock assessments to allow you to practise before too.
This course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.
We care about your career, which is why we offer support with job applications and other work experience opportunities as soon as you accept your place.Discover more
UK/EU students per year: £9,250
International students per year: £13,750
If you need to fund your studies with a student loan you can apply via Student Finance.
We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.