Open University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Law (T31)

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Course summary

Studying law is stimulating in its own right, and it’s also helpful in a wide range of careers. By the end of your studies, you’ll have been provided with the opportunity to gain knowledge and understanding of the legal system of England and Wales and developed a range of legal and other skills. You may also choose to continue on to complete our Bachelor of Laws with Honours (LLB) qualification. Key features of the course

  • Gives you the opportunity improve your understanding of the legal system in England and Wales
  • Helps develop key legal skills with identifying legal issues and applying legal principles
  • Can assist your career development by demonstrating your academic ability to potential employers.

Course details


This certificate of higher education has one stage comprising two modules. You’ll start with an introduction to the study of law – exploring why laws exist; how they’re applied and interpreted; key concepts such as legal personality, culpability and legal liability; and the role played by the legal system. You’ll then consider the nature of legal obligations; morality and justice; and the meaning of justice in a legal system.

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6192 Whole course
Northern Ireland £2064 Whole course
Scotland £2064 Whole course
Wales £2064 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Law (T31) at Open University - UCAS