Law with Business (LLB (Hons))

the United Kingdom

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The award
LLB (Hons)

How long you will study
48 - 18 Months

Domestic course fees
GBP 18500 per total

How you will study
part-time

Course starts
April

International course fees
GBP 18500 per total

All study options

About Law with Business at University of Essex Online

If you're looking for a law degree that's different to anything else out there - well, we're the only 100% online provider offering an LLB Law with Business, for a start. Whether you're excited about a career in business and believe that a Qualifying Law Degree would support your business career, or you are keen to start a legal career with a commercial slant then our LLB Law with Business programme could be right for you.

You'll gain a through grounding in the essentials of both law and business, including:

  • civil and criminal aspects of the English Legal System
  • the functions and importance of operations management
  • legally enforceable contracts and the factors that render them unenforceable
  • how a market economy functions and the role of government within it
  • the establishment and management of trusts and complex property transactions

As the only fully assignment-based Qualifying Law Degree accredited by the SRA and BSB, through which you can complete the academic stage of legal education, you'll be able to pursue a career practicing law professionally, and your specialism in business will make you an asset to many national and international corporations.

Your final project can focus on any topic within the scope of your studies and will include independent research and a detailed and succinct analysis of your chosen area of law.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardLLB (Hons)How you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study48 months
    Course startsAprilDomestic course feesGBP 18500 per totalInternational course feesGBP 18500 per total

Notes about fees for this course

Our fees are the same for all students, and anyone will receive a 10% discount if they pay the full course fee payment up-front.

Entry requirements

We know that many people from non-traditional backgrounds would succeed on our courses! That's why we offer two different entry routes, taking into account your prior work experience and relevant qualifications. You will also need to meet our English Language Requirements.

You will need to pass your first assignment set within the first three weeks of the course in order to continue with your studies.

Academic entry route

In order to satisfy the academic entry route requirements for our LLB (Hons) Law with Business, you must have the following qualifications as a minimum:

  • two A-levels or equivalent

Work experience entry route

In order to satisfy the work experience entry route requirements for our LLB (Hons) Law with Business, you must meet the following criteria:

  • GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above, or equivalent
  • three years' relevant work experience

English language requirements

As our courses are delivered in English, a high proficiency with English is required. If English is not your first language, your English ability should be equivalent to an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0. Don't worry if you don't hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification - we offer a free online English test to assess your proficiency.

You don't need to prove your English ability if you are a national of, or have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree in, any of these countries.

What students think about University of Essex Online

    Andy Robertson, BA (Hons) Business and Management

    Testimonial from Andy Robertson, BA (Hons) Business and Management, student at University of Essex Online

    “Being a naval chap, I thought that I was a broad, adaptable, comfortable manager.

    However, as a mature student, the vagaries and pressures of work take priority and zap your energy, making the balance beyond work, between family and study even more precarious.

    In maintaining the balance between work, study and home life, I learned that one has to set aside a period known as the “study period” and sacrifice being idle! Giving up free time simply means giving up time without purpose, a really neat trick of useful time management. And when in doubt, I sought the great bunch of tutors and student advisers at University of Essex Online.”

    Breshana Francis, CertCE Law

    Testimonial from Breshana Francis, CertCE Law, student at University of Essex Online

    "I am a Jamaican living in Qatar with my family as expats; we can be called upon to relocate to another country at any time. The University of Essex Online law programme fits perfectly with this lifestyle, as it provides the flexibility that I need to pursue my studies vigorously and to keep up with my ever-changing environment.

    I was able to achieve my CertCE Law, which allows me to continue studying towards an LLB qualification. The University of Essex Online law degree programme has developed and shaped my mind to think like a lawyer from the start of my studies.

    During this time, I can work, take a holiday and have family time as this is only possible through The University of Essex Online programmes."

    Aisha Legge, MBA (Human Resource Management)

    Testimonial from Aisha Legge, MBA (Human Resource Management), student at University of Essex Online

    "I wish I’d started my MBA years ago. I feel like I’m part of a community. I created a WhatsApp group for students based in the UAE and we physically meet up regularly. If I can’t watch any lectures live because of the time difference I can watch them on demand and our tutors try to be flexible with their office hours.

    Even though we’re miles away from the Essex team, they’re always willing and able to help with any issues or questions I have. My student adviser, Marie, replies promptly, is always able to assist me and offers support in my studies.

    My hope is that my MBA will help with career advancement and open doors to opportunities with potential employers in the future."

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