• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
The Law with Business (Hons) programme taught at University of Essex Online is perfect for students who wish to gain a Qualifying Law Degree while also developing a wider range of business-related knowledge and skills.


The Law with Business (Hons) programme taught at University of Essex Online content encompasses a wide variety of legal modules including Criminal Law, Land Law, Contract Law and a number of substantive and optional law modules. Our business-specific modules will then grant you the opportunity to develop key business skills with modules covering business strategy, operations management and more.

Level 5 and 6 students are also given the opportunity to develop their knowledge of an area of business that is relevant to their career or interests through a number of thought-provoking optional modules. These include consumer behaviour, e-business and marketing, leadership and managing teams and many more.

Developed and taught by subject experts in both disciplines, this course will allow you to develop knowledge of the major institutions and trends in the business environment in addition to a thorough understanding of the social, political, economic, historical and ethical dimensions of law.


The course is dedicated to improving employability amongst the graduates. The online courses give you the opportunity to improve your career prospects and earning potential with a mix of key skills that are directly transferable to the workplace.

This programme will prepare students for a wide range of high-level careers in both business and law-related industries. 

The LLB (Hons) Law with Business is recognised as a Qualifying Law Degree (QLD) in England and Wales, through which you can complete the academic stage of legal education. After this, you can progress through further vocational study and practical training to obtain a professional legal qualification.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Fundamentals of Effective Learning
  • Criminal Law
  • English Legal System
  • Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Business Environment
  • Contract Law 
  • Law of Tort 
  • Land Law

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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; plus
  • If English is not your first language, IELTS (Academic) 
  • If you do not hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, we require students to pass a free online English test.

Work Experience

  • GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above, or equivalent
  • Three years’ 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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Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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