As a graduate entrant, you have the opportunity to obtain a Law degree in just two years when studying full-time (or four years part-time). We welcome students from the UK and from around the world. Entrants to the Law (Senior Status) (Hons) programme at University of Kent are given 120 credits in recognition of their previous study, and study at Kent for two/four years to complete the remaining 240 credits required to obtain the degree.
In addition to the compulsory, foundational modules in Law (and unlike similar programmes elsewhere) you are given the scope to choose an optional module in Law in both years (with this choice limited in the first year of the programme). You study the detail of the law, as well as its history. You analyse judgments and legal developments while taking into account the political, ethical and social dimensions of the law. This ‘critical approach’ enhances what is already a fascinating subject. It helps you to fully understand the law and there are many chances to discuss and debate its role in society.
Teaching is via lectures, small group seminars and case studies. Our popular mooting programme, hosted in a dedicated space within the £5m Wigoder Law Building, gives you the chance to develop advocacy skills in a simulated courtroom setting before a bench comprised of local judges, practising barristers, solicitors and lecturers.
Kent Law School has a supportive environment and your lecturers have office hours where they provide guidance on a one-to-one basis. We also provide:
- the Skills Hub offering tailored guidance, five days a week in term time
- a law librarian to guide you in the use of online and printed resources.
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:
- solicitor or barrister in a private practice
- company lawyer
- legal work within government
- legal work within the charity and NGO sector
- non-legal careers, such as banking, finance and management.
Recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority as a Qualifying Law Degree.
Modules currently include:
- Company Law and Capitalism
- The Law of Evidence
- Public Law
- European Union Law
- Equity and Trusts
- Land Law
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
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- Although there are no specific GCSE requirements for entry to this programme, all entrants are expected to meet the University of Kent's general entry requirements, including those which relate to English language-speaking abilities.
- A first Bachelor's degree obtained in the UK or at equivalent level, completed with a 2.1 or B average.
International18600 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18600 GBP per year during 24 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 24 months.
- UK part time: £4625
- EU Full time: 14000 GBP/year
- EU part-time £7000
- International part-time £9300
Living costs for Canterbury
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.