Award LLB (Hons)
Duration 3,4 and 6 year online programmes
Next Start Dates September 2020
Course Fees, per year 3 year: £9,250 (UK/EU/International) per year
  4 year: £6,935 (UK/EU/International) per year 
  6 year: £4,625 (UK/EU/International) per year 
  Fees include deposit of £250
  Further information on course fees


If you are looking to pursue a career in the legal or wider commercial sector, have an interest in international business, but require greater flexibility in study patterns and wish to study 100% online, then this is the degree for you. A Qualifying Law Degree, the course has a practical focus, with employability integrated into the course.

There is a high level of interaction and you will receive peer and one-to-one professional tutor review with over 90% of our tutors are qualified solicitors and barristers.

The course will deliver an insight into critical legal and international business topics and develop knowledge and understanding of key concepts in a practical environment. You will develop analysis, research, problem-solving and communication skills.

There are three study options available: 3, 4 or 6 year programmes, allowing you to study full-time or part-time to suit your commitments and career plans.

Not only will you study the key legal topics and related skills required for the modern law student, but the study of International Business will help make you employment ready and open up a wider array of career options.

This degree will complete the academic stage of training for those wishing to qualify as a solicitor or barrister and provides the foundation for Masters degrees, or you can move into employment within the wider legal sector and other commercial/business fields. The University of Law has a track record of success with 92% of our full-time LLB students graduating in 2017 securing employment or further study within six months of successfully completing their course. 

As The University of Law specialises in teaching, with a focus on problem solving and weighing up arguments, you’ll develop a formidable range of essential skills that can make all the difference when starting your career. The University of Law was awarded a silver rating in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) in June 2019. We were found to deliver high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students and consistently exceed rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher education.

ULaw has also achieved top ten placements among universities in the UK for 5 categories in the National Student Survey 2019: teaching, learning opportunities, academic support, learning resources and student voice.

Course Content

Students will have access to all study material online including module and unit guides, student handbook and assessment information. Online there will be a range of resources including relevant media (e.g. presentations, video clips, demonstrations and webinars), test and feedback exercises, as well as access to a wide range of databases where you can find all relevant case law, statutes and e-books.

See below for outline 3, 4 and 6 year programmes.

3 YEAR DEGREE Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
 Semester 1 Common Law Method & Ethics

Academic & Professional Skills

Law of Contract
Criminal Law

Law of Organisations

Land Law
Equity & Trusts


 Semester 2 Law of Tort

Public Law

EU Law
Three options at Level 5* Three options at Level 6*


4 YEAR DEGREE Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Semester 1:

Academic & Professional Skills

Common Law Method & Ethics

Law of Contract

Law of Tort

Land Law


Equity & Trusts


Semester 2:

 Public Law

EU Law


Criminal Law

Law of Organisations

International Human Resource Management

Marketing Communication in a Digital World

Over the summer you complete an extended Law essay 

Global Leadership

Strategic Management

International Business Research Project (double module)


6 YEAR DEGREE Semester 1  Semester 2  Semester 1 & 2
Year 1 Academic &  
Professional Skills
Public Law Common Law  
Method & Ethics
Year 2 Law of Contract EU Law Law of Tort
Year 3 Land Law Level 5 Option* Law of Organisations
Year 4 Crime Level 5 Option*  Level 5 Option*  
Year 5 Equity & Trusts  Level 6 Option*  Transactions   
Year 6 Actions   Level 6 Option*  Level 6 Option* 

Module Options: Note, all options are indicative and available subject to numbers. One option must be a Law option for the degree to be a Qualifying Law Degree and, at least four must be International Business Modules to warrant the International Business element of the degree.  

Law Options:

Level 5: Access to Justice and Legal Services; Employment Law*, Extended Essay in Law, Family Law; Real Estate, Human Rights*

Level 6: Wills & Succession; Companies: Governance, Tax & Insolvency; Human Rights*; Criminal Litigation & Evidence; Family Law*; Employment Law*; Access to Justice and Legal Services*; Real Estate*

International Business Options:

Level 5: International Human Resource Management; Marketing Communication in a Digital World

Level 6: Global Leadership; Strategic Management; Business Research Project (double module)


* Available at Level 5 and 6, choose once only.

Course Structure

  • The 3 year programme is full time and you will need to study for 40 hours per week 
  • For the 4 and 4.5 year programmes, please allow 20 – 25 hours of study per week 
  • For the part time 6 year programme, please allow 10-15 hours of study per week 

3 year course - the course starts with a one week induction which is conducted online. There are two semesters per academic year - each semester is 15 weeks long, with 12 weeks tuition, one week consolidation/revision and two weeks to complete assessments. You will study three modules per semester. 

4 year course - the course starts with a one week induction. There are two semesters per academic year - each semester is 15 weeks long, with 12 weeks tuition, one week consolidation/revision and two weeks to complete the assessments. You will study two modules per semester. You will also have to study one module over the summer, between Year 3 and 4 and during the summer at the end of Year 4. This module will be studied over 6 weeks with one week consolidation and one week for assessment.

6 year course - the course starts with an induction week. There are two semesters per academic year - each semester is 15 weeks long, with 12 weeks tuition, one week consolidation/revision and two weeks to complete the assessments. You will study two subjects per semester. You will study one full subject per semester, and one subject split over both semesters, that is then assessed at the end of Semester 2. 





A range of assessment methods will be used. Some will be by examination (two hours, 10 multiple choice questions and a choice of two from six long form questions). Some will be by coursework (which may be by essay, project report or portfolio) and some by way of oral presentation. This range of  assessment methods reflects the practical nature of the programme and aligns the assessment with the learning outcomes of the programme. A mock assessment will be included.

Overseas students will be able to sit examinations at recognised venues (e.g. British Council premises).

Course Fees


September start:

3 year programme: £9,250 per annum 

4 year programme: £6,935 per annum

6 year programme: £4,625 per annum 

*Fees include a deposit of £250 

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