Start Dates
January, September
Duration
3 years full-time, 4 years part-time, 6 years part-time
Fees
Total fee: £27,750 (September)
Award
LLB (Hons) Law Degree
Awarded by:
University of Law
The University of Law’s Online Law Degree with Government & Politics (LLB) is the perfect route for those pursuing a legal career in local or national government, and gives you the opportunity to study anytime, anyplace, anywhere.
As well as covering key areas of contemporary law, the LLB (Hons) Law Degree is designed for students and professionals who would like to study Government in the UK and its elections, systems, and ideology. This Qualifying Law Degree is also designed with employability integrated into the course, ensuring you’ll graduate with the skills sought-after by employers across a range of professions worldwide.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this Online Law Degree (LLB) will have developed:

  • An insight into critical legal, government, and politics topics
  • Knowledge and understanding of key legal concepts and how they work in a practical environment
  • Sought-after transferable skills of critical thinking, analysis, research, and problem-solving
  • The ability to resolve complex issues and communicate solutions effectively
  • Communication skills, both oral and written, including report writing and other legal writing, drafting documentation and presenting legal arguments
  • The modules are delivered on the Canvas online platform. A dedicated programme tutor will guide you through each online module, and will closely supervise your academic development and achievement of learning outcomes. You’ll be able to use following resources:

    • Smart Reading Lists which link via Law Trove and the University’s online law libraries
    • Two live tutor sessions (synchronous) per module, plus trainee solicitor and pupil barrister i-Tutorials
    • Video demonstrations and consolidation guides for each unit and access to Keynote, JSTOR, and Worldbank databases
    • Discussion forums where you can share activities and tasks, as well as upload documents and videos online
    • 36 hours of online employability workshops which cover job search, CV writing, and interview tips
    • BBB at A level and Grade C or Grade 4 or above in GCSE Maths and English language, or equivalent qualifications
    • An English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
  • The Qualifying Law Degree has the same learning outcomes and assessment structure as The University of Law’s campus LLB courses. This means you will graduate with the same degree as your campus peers. Students will develop a strong foundation of the major legal areas of English law. There are four study options available: 3, 4, 4.5, or 6 year programmes, allowing you to study full-time or part-time to fit your studies around your personal and professional commitments. All programmes start in September with the exception of the 4.5 year programme, which begins in January.

    Students will receive the equivalent of 11 large group sessions plus 11 two hour workshop sessions per module. You will receive feedback on 8 tasks per module as well as ongoing support throughout your studies. Overseas students will be able to sit exams at recognised centres (e.g. British Council premises). Follow this link to access the full programme syllabus.

  • If you’d like to apply, please click on the Apply Now or Start Application button on the page. Please fill in the form and provide as much detail as possible so we can properly advise you on the next steps. Once you’ve submitted your application form, one of our dedicated course advisors will contact you within 48 hours.

Testimonials

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Angelika Gudkova
I chose The University of Law because of their heritage, the support from the tutors, and their commitment to employability.
— Angelika Gudkova, LLB, United Kingdom
Richard Haggett
Graduates of the i-LLB, a Qualifying Law Degree, will develop a strong foundation in the key legal topics and related skills that are critical for the modern lawyer.
— Richard Haggett, National Programmes Director - Online Programmes, The University of Law
Joanna Ballard
With this programme students can maintain their existing jobs or work part-time alongside their studies - this has diversified our student body.
— Joanna Ballard, Director of Design and Assessment, The University of Law
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