Covering the foundations of law alongside compulsory and optional modules in Philosophy (taught by our highly regarded School of European Culture and Languages), 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). In the Law and Philosophy (Hons) degree from University of Kent you also gain an a complementary understanding of some of the major philosophies and philosophers, contributing your own ideas to an ongoing dialogue about philosophy.
Kent Law School is recognised as one of the leading law schools in the UK. It has an international reputation both for its world-leading research and for the innovative, critical and socio-legal education that it provides.
Recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority as a Qualifying Law Degree.
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 listed for this degree are compulsory.
Compulsory modules currently include:
- Foundations of Property
- The English Legal System and Skills
- Public Law
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A level: AAA-ABB
- Access to HE Diploma: The University will not necessarily make conditional offers to all Access candidates but will continue to assess them on an individual basis. 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 Extended National Diploma Qualifications (QCF; NQF; OCR) on a case-by-case basis. A typical offer would be to achieve Distinction, Distinction, Distinction.
- International Baccalaureate: 34 points overall or 17 points at HL
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.
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Check the official programme website for potential updates.