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Course Essentials

Throughout this degree you will become increasingly immersed into the world of legal systems. Recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board, this QLD covers the key pillars of legal knowledge.

If you want a law degree to be the start of your career as a legal professional than a Qualifying Law Degree (QLD) should be your only choice. You will delve into the fundamentals of the UK and EU legal system. Throughout each module you will develop a thorough knowledge of Law and build the skills needed to pursue your career.

Discuss your degree or MBA study options with our Ealing Campus or Tower Hill Campus Course Advisors today on 0208 003 6196 or visit us on one of our upcoming Open Days.

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Key Information

Award:
Degree
Credits:
360
UCAS Course Code:
M103
Course Title:
LLB (Hons) QLD Blended
Duration:
3 years
Intake Status:
Accepting applications
Study Mode:
Blended Learning
Exemptions Available:
No
Course Fees:
See Course Fees and Funding tab
Meet the Tutors

Your module tutors have been selected because of their teaching and industry experience. Identified as experts in the subject they teach, you can expect indepth topic discussions and explanations that you can apply to a work-life setting.

Watch this short video [01:14] and meet Angela Burns, the course leader for LLB (Hons) Healthcare at Arden University.

Entry Requirements

This course has standard entry requirements. To be eligible for this course through the standard entry requirements you must have either:

• Two subjects at GCE A level or equivalent, plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level or equivalent; or

• Completed a recognised Access Programme or equivalent.

For students whose prior learning was not taught in English

• IELTS 6.0 or equivalent

If you have work experience

We are happy to consider an application from you if you can show us you have the motivation to study the programme.

We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We’ll also ask you for references and evidence of relevant work experience

Next steps

Applying for this course takes just a few minutes and is the first step towards gaining your qualification. You can begin your online application now and one of our friendly Admissions Advisors will be in touch to discuss your study options.

Course Details & Modules

A successful lawyer is able to apply legal knowledge to a complex situation and provide a well-reasoned solution.

During each year you will explore the core principles of Law. Once you have this core theory under your belt, you will be able to tailor your studies by choosing two out of the four optional modules.

Year 1 (Level 4)

  • Foundations in Legal Skills
  • English Legal System
  • Criminal Law
  • Law of Contract
  • Law and Ethics
  • Constitutional and Administrative Law

Year 2 (Level 5)

  • Law of Tort 1- Tort of Negligence
  • Tort 2 – Land and Other Torts
  • Civil Liberties and Human Rights
  • Law of Property
  • European Union Law
  • Pro Bono and Professional Practice

Year 3 (Level 6)

  • Law of Evidence
  • Equity and Trusts
  • International Commercial Law
  • Legal Research Methods & Project

Also, choose 2 from:

  • Family Law
  • Employment Law
  • Company Law
  • Intellectual Property

Assessments

Assessments are designed to provide you an opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways and so a variety of methods are used, these could include:

  • Portfolios of work
  • Essays
  • Assignments
  • Problem solving scenarios
  • Presentations
  • Exams
  • Analysis & Research Projects

To support your development and ensure you are on the right track with your studies we will provide you with tutor feedback on every assessment you submit.

If required, your tutor may be able to give you suggestions and tips for improvement and help you understand how to apply your newly acquired skills into real life settings.

Next steps

Applying for this course takes just a few minutes and is the first step towards gaining your qualification. You can begin your online application now and one of our friendly Admissions Advisors will be in touch to discuss your study options.

Course Fees & Funding

Fees

UK Fees & Funding

The tuition fee for this course is £6,000 per level.

The most common funding of undergraduate degrees for students in the UK is a Tuition Fee Loan from the UK Government. The key information about these loans is:

  • You can get a loan to cover the full cost of your tuition fees
  • You only start to pay it back when you are earning over £21,000 a year.
  • Your tuition fees are paid directly to the University by the loan company.

UK students who study our full-time blended courses may also be eligible for a Maintenance Loan from the UK Government. This is to help with costs such as food, accommodation and travel. Further information can be found at www.gov.uk/student-finance.

If you aren’t looking to fund your course via UK Government Funding you can explore other possible payment options such as instalments, on the Fees & Funding main page.

EU & International Fees & Funding

This course is available to people who are already eligible to work or study in the UK. If you are based outside the UK, we run this course as a distance learning programme and you can make your application here.

Next steps

Applying for this course takes just a few minutes and is the first step towards gaining your qualification. You can begin your online application now and one of our friendly Admissions Advisors will be in touch to discuss your study options.

Careers Impact

If you are aspiring to become a barrister or solicitor then you’ll know starting with a Qualifying Law Degree is a great foundation for your vocational training. So what will this QLD do for you?

• Prepare you for a career in law

• Equip you with a range of transferable skills

• Set you up for the next steps to become a barrister or solicitor

• Prepare you to enter work in a private practice as a paralegal, carrying out many of the tasks and roles of a qualified solicitor.

Where to go after your degree

Your options are endless and it all depends on your preference. If you want to become a solicitor or barrister that the QLD has provided the qualification needed to move onto the vocational training.

Qualified solicitors can also work in other legal and non-legal fields such as; legal executives, judges, legal secretaries and contract negotiators. Other career paths include law centres, charities and the police.

Of course, you could go onto study a postgraduate course or look for a career outside of Law. As you develop a range of skills, you will be open to opportunities in other professions, including;

• Business and commerce

• Court services

• Banking and finance

• Local and central government

• Police and prison services

• Social work

• Teaching

What do our students think of their law degree?

“I am working for a global firm in a quite senior position, and my hope is that my LLB journey will inspire one or two colleagues (younger or at my age) to do something similar. Giving yourself a good challenge, proving your capabilities and widen your horizon…it's a great experience!”

Detloff Rump

“Doing the law degree has opened a lot of new job opportunities which I did not have before. It made me more marketable within the job sector.”

Miriam Aziz

With an LLB (Hons) Qualifying Law Degree from Arden University, you could become a desirable candidate for any of the above and more!

Visit our Knowledge Base to read more about what a degree in Law could do for you.


Next steps

Applying for this course takes just a few minutes and is the first step towards gaining your qualification. You can begin your online application now and one of our friendly Admissions Advisors will be in touch to discuss your study options.

Study Centres

When you sign up for one of our compressed blended degrees and become a student at an Arden University study centre, you get the best of both worlds. All the structure and personal tuition of a full time degree, coupled with the rich online resources and materials that our online students benefit from. This option is ideal for students who want the routine of a full time campus-based degree, without the full time commitment.

So, what will it be like?

  • You will have just 2-3 set days per week on campus
  • These classes will be led by your module tutor
  • During these sessions you will be encouraged to debate, discuss and ask questions to develop your understanding and acquire key skills
  • Because it combines online learning you can access materials and resources online 24/7
  • The online content includes tutorials, lessons, exercises, study support and chat forums
  • All your coursework and assignments are uploaded to a secure online zone for marking
  • You can contact a tutor or the support team via Skype, email, webchat or phone

It’s a modern, engaging way to learn that lets you balance learning with the other priorities in your life.

And the study centres?

Giving you access to the technology and services you need to support your studies, the modern centres are buzzing with students, tutors and staff.

Outside of your classes, you can expect access to things like:

  • Computers and IT equipment
  • Internet
  • Printing facilities
  • Individual and group Study space
  • Restaurants
  • Leisure facilities

Next steps

Applying for this course takes just a few minutes and is the first step towards gaining your qualification. You can begin your online application now and one of our friendly Admissions Advisors will be in touch to discuss your study options.

What centres are available?

Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College

Just a 10 minute walk from Ealing Broadway Underground, this centre boasts great transport links, impressive facilities and a warm, friendly atmosphere.

Ealing Campus, The Green, Ealing, London. W5 5EW

http://wlc.ac.uk/college/oursites/ealing/

South London Campus

Exciting new South London campus coming soon!

If you’re not 100% comfortable with university level study choosing 4 year degree would be a smart choice. The first year is designed to give you the basics needed to successfully complete the rest of the degree as it focuses on essential study skills. You will build your confidence and become a capable, well equipped student who is able to complete the full degree.

The four year degree is perfect for you if:

  • It’s been a while since you studied
  • You don’t feel you did well in previous academic study
  • You want to improve your time management skills
  • You’re not confident in writing assignments and would like some support
  • You want to learn research skill that can support your studies and assignments
  • You want some extra knowledge of the degree subject before beginning the course.

This foundation year is part of the full degree. If you are funding your degree by Tuition Fee Loan from the UK Government, your tuition fee for the foundation year will also be covered in this loan.

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