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LLB (Hons) with Foundation Year

Arden University Online

48 months
1375 GBP/year
1733 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Regardless of your background, this 4-year LLB allows you to study English law and legal system and start a career in this area.

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This LLB foundation degree covers the key pillars of legal knowledge and takes you through the fundamentals of English Law and the legal system. Gain the skills and knowledge required for the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE 1), and take an important step towards a Bar Practice Course if you wish to qualify as a barrister in the future.

Arden is the university that comes to you

The LLB (Hons) with Foundation Year degree is delivered online, with no fixed lecture times, and with 24/7 access to all study materials online, so that you can keep your unique lifestyle and commitments alongside your study. With 24/7 access to student support, and 1-to-1 communications with your UK tutors, your degree is completely tailored to your needs.

Programme Structure

Foundation Year

  • Using Numeracy, IT and Data
  • Research Skills and Using Information
  • Values, Ethics and Working Collaboratively
  • Developing Academic Skills
  • Crime and Law in Context
  • Psychology of Everyday Life

Year 2

  • Foundation in Legal Skills
  • English Legal System
  • Criminal Law
  • Law of Contract
  • Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Law and Ethics

Year 3

  • Law of Tort 1 - Tort of Negligence
  • Law of Tort 2 - Land and Other Torts
  • Civil Liberties and Human Rights
  • Law of Property
  • European Union Law
  • Pro Bono and Professional Practice

Year 4

  • Equity, Trusts and Wills
  • Law of Evidence
  • Legal Research Methods and Project
  • International Commercial Law
  • Family Law*
  • Employment Law*
  • Company Law*
  • Intellectual Property Law*

*optional study modules

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
  • A high school diploma or equivalent qualifications in two subjects at GCE A level plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level. 
  • If you are not an English native speaker, you will be required to provide us with a proof of English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.0 or above.

Other requirements

General requirements

At least 3 x GCSEs OR 45 credits at Level 2 or equivalent – if your qualifications are older than 3 years we would also ask to see a professional CV.

Candidates for our online Healthcare Management with Foundation Year are required to submit a personal statement (of between 350-550 words) or attend an online interview demonstrating an ability to study the programme at Arden University, taking into account:

  • Your motivation for undertaking the programme
  • Relevant work experience
  • Prior qualifications
  • References
Non-Standard Entry Route 

If you don’t meet the qualification requirements, you can also qualify based on a minimum of 12 months of professional work experience evidenced with a CV and Reference.

English Requirements 

If your previous study was not in English, you will also need to have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (no less than 5.5 in any element). We also offer an internal English test for applicants.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1375 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5500 GBP for the full programme during 48 months.
  • National

    1733 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6935 GBP for the full programme during 48 months.
  • Foundation year fee: £4,000 (International)
  • Foundation year fee: £6,935 (UK) £6,935 per level (UK) (International)


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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