LLB (Hons)

Law Online

Our online law degree, known as an LLB or Bachelor of Laws, is equivalent to a BA or BSc. If your career aspiration is to be a solicitor or barrister in the UK, this degree is perfect for you as it is recognised as a Qualifying Law Degree. And if you have set your sights on a career in politics, business, or journalism our Qualifying Law Degree, with the transferrable skills it gives you, is an excellent launch pad for these ambitions and more. With our professionally focused qualification, you can expect to learn practical skills coupled with a focus on your future employability. Choose to study this course online and you can enjoy the flexibility of studying when, where and how you like while still receiving the same level of expert guidance and support.

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Key Facts

Entry requirements

A Level: BBB

GCSE: English Language Grade C/4 or above, or equivalent

Full requirements

Duration options

3 years

4 years

4.5 years

6 years

Next start date

September 2020

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92% of our full-time UK LLB students graduating in 2017 secured employment or further study within six months of successfully completing their course.

We are one of the UK's longest-established specialist providers of legal education and have trained more practising lawyers in the UK than anyone else.

Over 90% of our tutors are qualified lawyers with experience in practice allowing students to learn in a realistic, professional and contemporary context.

Course Details

LLB (Hons) Law Online

If you’re looking to pursue a career in the legal or wider commercial sector, but want to study in a more flexible way, then this 100% online Qualifying Law Degree could be the degree for you.

Just like the on campus version of the LLB, this course has a practical focus, with employability integrated into the programme. There is a high level of interaction and you will receive peer and one-to-one professional tutor reviews, with over 90% of our tutors being qualified solicitors and barristers.

The course aims to deliver an insight into critical legal topics and develop your knowledge and understanding of key concepts through practical activities and engaging content. You will develop skills in analysis, research, problem solving and communication.

When you study an LLB with us you receive:

  • The highest standard of online teaching from experienced professionals
  • Flexibility to learn whenever, wherever and however you want
  • Access to loads of online resources to help your studies
  • Access to a large specialist careers service and pro bono clinics
  • A variety of specialist modules to enhance employment prospects

This degree will complete the required academic stage of training if you want to qualify as a solicitor or barrister. It also provides the foundation for Master’s degree study, or you can move into employment within the wider legal sector and other commercial or business fields.

Three Year Degree

Semester 1

  • Common Law Method & Ethics
  • Academic & Professional Skills
  • Law of Contract

Semester 2

  • Law of Tort
  • Public Law
  • European Union Law

Semester 1

  • Criminal Law
  • Law of Organisations
  • Land Law

Semester 2

Choose three*:

  • Human Rights
  • Family Law
  • Employment Law
  • Access to Justice and Legal Services
  • Real Estate
  • Extended Essay

*All options are indicative and subject to availability. Please note that some modules are available in Years 2 and 3; please select only once.

Semester 1

  • Equity & Trusts
  • Transactions
  • Actions

Semester 2

Choose three*:

  • Wills & Succession
  • Companies: Governance, Tax and Insolvency
  • Human Rights
  • Family Law
  • Employment Law
  • Access to Justice and Legal Services
  • Real Estate
  • Criminal Litigation and Evidence
  • Research Project (double module)

*All options are indicative and subject to availability. Please note that some modules are available in Years 2 and 3; please select only once.

Four Year Degree

Semester 1

  • Common Law Method & Ethics
  • Academic & Professional Skills

Semester 2

  • Public Law
  • European Union Law

Semester 1

  • Law of Contract
  • Law of Tort

Semester 2

  • Criminal Law
  • Law of Organisations

Semester 1

  • Land Law
  • Actions

Semester 2

Choose two*:

  • Human Rights
  • Family Law
  • Employment Law
  • Access to Justice and Legal Services
  • Real Estate

*All options are indicative and subject to availability. Please note that some modules are available in Years 2 and 3; please select only once.

  • Extended Essay

Semester 1

  • Equity & Trusts
  • Transactions

Semester 2

Choose two*:

  • Wills & Succession
  • Companies: Governance, Tax and Insolvency
  • Human Rights
  • Family Law
  • Employment Law
  • Access to Justice and Legal Services
  • Real Estate
  • Research Project (double module)

*All options are indicative and subject to availability. Please note that some modules are available in Years 2 and 3; please select only once.

  • Criminal Litigation and Evidence

Four and a half Year Degree

Semester 1

  • Academic & Professional Skills

Semester 2

  • Public Law

Semester 3

  • Common Law Method and Ethics

Semester 4

  • European Union Law

Semester 1

  • Law of Contract
  • Law of Tort

Semester 2

  • Criminal Law
  • Law of Organisations

Semester 1

  • Land Law
  • Actions

Semester 2

Choose two*:

  • Human Rights
  • Family Law
  • Employment Law
  • Access to Justice and Legal Services
  • Real Estate

*All options are indicative and subject to availability. Please note that some modules are available in Years 2 and 3; please select only once.

  • Extended Essay

Semester 1

  • Equity & Trusts
  • Transactions

Semester 2

Choose two*:

  • Wills & Succession
  • Companies: Governance, Tax and Insolvency
  • Human Rights
  • Family Law
  • Employment Law
  • Access to Justice and Legal Services
  • Research Project (double module)

*All options are indicative and subject to availability. Please note that some modules are available in Years 2 and 3; please select only once.

  • Criminal Litigation and Evidence

Six Year Degree

Semester 1

  • Academic and Professional Skills

Semester 2

  • Public Law

Semesters 1 and 2

  • Common Law Method and Ethics

Semester 1

  • The Law of Contract

Semester 2

  • European Union Law

Semesters 1 and 2

  • Law of Tort

Semester 1

  • Land Law

Semester 2

  • Level 5 option*

Semesters 1 and 2

  • Law of Organisations

Semester 1

  • Criminal Law

Semester 2

  • Level 5 option

Semesters 1 and 2

  • Level 5 option

Semester 1

  • Equity and Trusts

Semester 2

  • Level 6 option

Semesters 1 and 2

  • Transactions

Semester 1

  • Actions

Semester 2

  • Level 6 option

Semesters 1 and 2

  • Level 6 option

Level 5

  • Access to Justice and Legal Services
  • Human Rights
  • Family Law
  • Employment Law
  • Real Estate
  • Extended Essay in Law

Please note that some modules are available at Levels 5 and 6; please select only once.

Level 6

  • Access to Justice and Legal Services
  • Companies: Governance, Tax and Insolvency
  • Human Rights
  • Criminal Litigation and Evidence
  • Real Estate
  • Wills and Succession
  • Research Project (double module – can only be selected to fill Year 6 Semesters 1 and 2)
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In the summer after Year 2 of this course you have the opportunity to attend our International Leadership Summer School in Berlin.

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Course Start Dates

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You can also study this course at one of our campuses across the UK. If you’re looking for a more traditional university experience, why not consider studying on campus?

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Course Information

 

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.

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This course is assessed by coursework, oral presentation and invigilated exams throughout your studies.

Please note that invigilated exams must be completed at our campuses, or an approved overseas centre if you wish to sit your exam abroad. There will be an additional University administrative fee if you wish to sit your exam outside the UK.

For more information email: Overseas-Assessments@law.ac.uk

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You must pass each module to be awarded your degree. A pass mark is 40% and above.

70%                  1

60-69%             2.1

50-59%             2.2

40-49%             3

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You can apply for this course directly to the University.

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3 year full-time online £9,250 (UK/EU) / £13,750 (International)

4 & 4.5 year online £6,935 (UK/EU/International) - deposit of £250 payable on acceptance

6 year online £4,625 (UK/EU/International) - deposit of £250 payable on acceptance

If you need to fund your studies with a student loan you can apply via Student Finance.

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We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses and programmes, with a dedicated team to help international students.

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