Studying law is stimulating in its own right, and it’s also a smart career move. If you want to practise law professionally, a law degree is the first step – but it’s also a great asset for many other careers. The OU’s Bachelor of Laws with Honours (LLB) is the most popular qualification of its kind in the UK. By the end of your studies, you’ll have the legal awareness needed to understand and apply the law, together with skills of legal analysis and methods; and you’ll be well prepared for further study or career development. If you want to become a solicitor or barrister, you’ll need to complete this degree within six years. Key features of the course
- Recognised by the law profession as a Qualifying Law Degree (QLD) in England and Wales
- Covers the seven ‘Foundations of Legal Knowledge’ as required for a QLD
- Provides the first academic stage of training for solicitors and barristers in England and Wales
- Offers practical experience through an online law clinic
- Gives you an understanding of the role and place of law in today’s society.
This degree has three stages, each comprising 120 credits. You’ll start Stage 1 with an introductory law module followed by a module that builds your knowledge of the concepts of law, law making and legal skills. At Stage 2, you’ll study two modules covering contract and tort law, and public and criminal law. Finally, in Stage 3, you’ll study a module with a focus on equity, trusts and land law, plus a module covering European Union law. You’ll complete your degree by choosing one from a choice of three options.
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
There are no qualification requirements for this course.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6192||Whole course|