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Law and Languages 

The Open University UK

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12 months
Duration
6192 GBP/year
6192 GBP/year
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About

Combining law with French, German or Spanish is both stimulating and a smart career move. With the Law and Languages at The Open University UK you’ll divide your study equally between both subjects. It offers a broad grounding in key concepts associated with law and in the use of your chosen language. 

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Overview

With this certificate, you’ll raise your legal awareness and acquire skills of legal analysis and methods. The study of a modern language opens doors to other cultures and communities, and can provide a key to the global workplace. The name of your certificate will reflect your chosen language (e.g. Certificate of Higher Education in Law and German).

Key features of the Law and Languages at The Open University UK  

  • Develops a broad understanding of the role of law in society today.
  • Provides you with legal awareness and the skills of legal analysis and methods.
  • Develops you into an independent user of your chosen language, reaching level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
  • Develops broad knowledge of the cultures that use your chosen language, and basic intercultural communication competence.

Career relevance

Studying law alongside a modern language opens up many career options in law-related fields, business and finance or international organisations. Your understanding of another language and the cultures that use it is an asset that will be highly valued by employers, and that will widen your opportunities in the international market. A qualification in law and a language can lead to opportunities in a wide range of areas such as:

  • Business and finance.
  • Civil service.
  • Human resources.
  • Paralegal professions.
  • Journalism.
  • Research.
  • Translation and interpreting.
  • Editing and publishing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Exploring languages and cultures 
  • Bon départ: beginners' French 
  • Portales: beginners' Spanish 
  • French studies 1 (intermediate)
  • Exploring languages and cultures
  • Spanish studies 1 (intermediate)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
  • However, there’s a choice of starting points in the modern-language element – your choice will depend on your current level of confidence and proficiency. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6192 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6192 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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