• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

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 the 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 a student in the Law with Business (Hons) programme at the University of Essex Online , 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.

Your future

Legal knowledge is a highly useful commodity in a range of roles, including management, finance, human resources, education, local and central government and the voluntary sector. The business skills you will gain open up your career possibilities further, allowing you to succeed in a range of commercial roles within any organisation.

As a Qualifying Law Degree (QLD), this course allows you to complete the academic stage of legal education. If this is your objective, you must complete all your degree studies in no more than six years and achieve a minimum of a lower second class honours degree.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Teaching methods and style

  • Essex Online is a 100% online education provider, so we use a state-of-the art Virtual Learning Environment to deliver teaching, resources and assessments. The system tracks and manages the learning process in real-time and provides you with immediate access to your learning materials. The VLE allows both students and tutors to actively take part in real-time conversations and listen to and view live lectures and seminars.
  • You are supported throughout your course by a dedicated Student Adviser and have opportunities to regularly interact with fellow students and your tutor. To ensure you receive the support you need from your tutor, University of Essex Online caps the class sizes at 20 students. 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Three A-levels or equivalent
  • GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above, or equivalent

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

Relevant work experience

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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Law with Business (Hons)
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