University of Buckingham

Law (part-time) University of Buckingham Degree level: Undergraduate

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Our LLB programme is ranked in the top 20 in the Guardian University Guide 2019

This programme is designed to offer a unique method of study. It combines the advantage of motivational, productive feedback at our regular Wednesday evening seminars with the convenience of flexible learning around full-time work, home/care responsibility or other commitments. These weekly sessions offer a stimulating and enlightening interaction with tutors, who will help consolidate your understanding as your legal knowledge and confidence grow. At these seminars, you will receive guidance and support from enthusiastic staff who are experienced in helping students develop the analytical and research skills necessary for an understanding of the law.

Three subjects are studied each year over three terms (October to June) and you will complete your degree in four years.

We welcome students from a wide variety of backgrounds, from those who are looking for a change of career to those who are returning to education after a long absence or those simply looking for the challenge of studying, and would like to gain a degree in law. Our experience shows that all students bring their own valuable contribution to the programme and all can be equally successful in gaining an LLB provided they demonstrate sufficient commitment and motivation.

Applications are welcomed from students of all ages. There are no formal entry requirements for mature students on this programme. However, all candidates are interviewed and motivation and work experience are taken into consideration. Younger students will normally be expected to have gained the equivalent of three grade Cs at A-level, but all applications will be fully considered and weight is given to experience and potential.

The programme is fully recognised as a qualifying law degree by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Standards Board. As such, it enables our graduates to proceed to take the professional examinations that lead to qualification as a solicitor or a barrister.

Course details

Assessment method

Assessment methods for this course are 30% coursework and 70% exam for all subjects. with the exception of Introduction to Legal Studies. The exams are taken in June of each year of study.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • The Law Society

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

Qualification Offer Further information
A level CCC There are no formal entry requirements for mature students. Younger students will normally be expected to have gained the equivalent of three grade Cs at A-level. However, all applications are fully considered and all candidates are interviewed. Motivation, work experience and most importantly potential are always taken into consideration.

There are no formal entry requirements for mature students. Younger students will normally be expected to have gained the equivalent of three grade Cs at A-level. However, all applications are fully considered and all candidates are interviewed. Motivation, work experience and most importantly potential are always taken into consideration.
Wherever possible, you will be invited to the University to meet the Programme Director for an informal interview. He would also be happy to answer any questions you may have.
Our Admissions Team will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Call us on +44 (0)1280 820227 or email: admissions@buckingham.ac.uk.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £14,400 Whole course
EU £14,400 Whole course
International £19,884 Whole course
England £14,400 Whole course
Northern Ireland £14,400 Whole course
Scotland £14,400 Whole course
Wales £14,400 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University of Buckingham
Hunter Street
Buckingham
MK18 1EG


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