University of Kent has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
The Certificate route within the LLB in Law offers a more supportive introduction to the study of law to students who do not meet Kent Law School’s normal entry requirements, but who meet specified contextual indicators (detailed in the entry requirements section on the Kent website).
Kent Law School is recognised as one of the leading law schools in the UK. It has an international reputation both for its world-leading research and for the high quality, innovative, critical and socio-legal education that it provides.
It boasts a carefully designed and wide-ranging curriculum, an institutional commitment to teaching excellence, as well as extensive international links. In addition to offering a highly successful mooting programme and a variety of activities to prepare students for successful future careers, the Law School also houses a multi-award winning pro-bono Law Clinic which offers students the opportunity to gain unparalleled experience of real legal practice under the supervision of qualified solicitors.
As a law student, you will study key legal developments through case law and statue, with Kent’s critical approach emphasising the role and operation of law in society, enabling you to consider the political, ethical and social dimensions of the law, and to engage in informed debate about contemporary legal issues. This enhances what is already a fascinating subject, and will means you will graduate with a highly regarded degree and a wealth of skills that will help you succeed in your career.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|A level||BBC||To be considered for entry to this route applicants must meet the same contextual requirements stated by the University of Kent to assess eligibility to receive a contextual offer, and must not be expected to meet the Law School’s standard published requirements for entry to the LLB in Law. Please see our website for further details|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM||
The University will consider applicants holding BTEC National Diploma and National Extended Diploma Qualifications (QCF; NQF; OCR) on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us for further advice on your individual circumstances.
A typical offer would be to achieve Distinction, Distinction, Merit
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The University will not necessarily make conditional offers to all Access candidates but will continue to assess them on an individual basis.
If we make you an offer, you will need to obtain/pass the overall Access to Higher Education Diploma and may also be required to obtain a proportion of the total level 3 credits and/or credits in particular subjects at merit grade or above.
|Scottish Higher||Scottish Higher qualifications are considered on an individual basis.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||IB qualifications are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us for further advice on your individual circumstances.|
English language requirements
Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.
Please visit our website for further information:
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|