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Law and History (Hons)

University of Kent

36 months
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Study the closely related disciplines of Law and History in  Law and History (Hons) programme at University of Kent.


Covering the foundations of law alongside compulsory and optional modules in History (taught by our outstanding School of History), you develop an understanding of the law, taught from a critical perspective which allows you to engage in informed debate about contemporary legal issues (with an understanding of its history and development). You also gain an understanding of history shaped by your personal interest in different events, countries and eras – from the early medieval to the present day.

Kent Law School is recognised as one of the leading law schools in the UK. The Law and History (Hons) programme at University of Kent has an international reputation both for its world-leading research and for the innovative, critical and socio-legal education that it provides.


The University has an excellent employment record, with Kent Law School graduates commanding some of the highest starting salaries in the UK.

Law graduates can go into a variety of careers, including working as: solicitors or barristers in private practice; lawyers in companies, local authorities, central government and its agencies, or in the institutions of the European Union; non-legal careers, such as banking, finance and management.

Programme Structure

  • The course structure below gives a flavour of the modules that will be available to you and provides details of the content of this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation.  Please note that the first year modules in Law listed for this degree are compulsory.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A level: AAA-ABB including B in History, Classics-Ancient History or Classical Civilisation
  • Access to HE Diploma: If we make you an offer, you will need to obtain/pass the overall Access to Higher Education Diploma and may also be required to obtain a proportion of the total level 3 credits and/or credits in particular subjects at merit grade or above.
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (formerly BTEC National Diploma): The University will consider applicants holding BTEC National Diploma and National Extended Diploma Qualifications (QCF; NQF; OCR) on a case-by-case basis. A typical offer would be to achieve Distinction, Distinction, Distinction plus A Level History or Classics at Grade B
  • International Baccalaureate: 34 points overall or 17 points at HL including History 5 at HL or 6 at SL 

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Canterbury

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Scholarships are available for excellence in academic performance, sport and music and are awarded on merit. For further information on the range of awards available and to make an application see our scholarships website.

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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