University of Essex Online - Cert HE LAW

This course is designed to introduce you to the English legal system. You will gain essential legal knowledge that is beneficial to roles in a wide range.
  • University of Essex Online, England
  • 6167 £
  • 16 Months
  • Online
  • 06 September 2022

Course Information

The programmes are qualifying law degrees that are accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. They are a great first step to progress to the professional training stage to qualify as a legal professional. You can also combine your legal study with our other complementary subjects: business, criminology or psychology.

The coursese are employability focused, equipping you with skills required for careers in the legal sector, and transferable skills which are highly valued by employers in other sectors.



About the University / School

With a 50+ year heritage, the University of Essex is an award-winning institution. The University is part of the elite group of ‘dual intensive’ universities for teaching and research excellence. It is rated 27th in the UK by the Complete University Guide (CUG 2022).

The University of Essex also delivers undergraduate and postgraduate courses online.  They are delivered by Kaplan Open Learning, this partnership is since 2007. Students across 140 countries study online programmes. In the National Student Survey (NSS 2021), the University rated 95% for overall student satisfaction: top for overall student satisfaction when compared to other mainstream universities in the UK.


Learning format

You will study in an interactive Virtual Learning Environment. With engaging, interactive course content, it is specifically designed for students to study online and informed by relevant pedagogic principles.

There are discussions, lecture casts and reading all available in an online format which can be accessed anytime and anywhere.

The CertHE Law is made up of modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 120 credits.


Entry requirements

We believe that education should be accessible for everyone. That’s why we offer an open entry route – meaning you don’t need any prior academic or work experience in order to start studying with us.

If English is not your first language, your English ability should be equivalent to an IELTS score of 6.0. If you do not hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, we will ask you to pass our free online English test. You will need to pass your first assignment set within the first three weeks of the course in order to continue with your studies.

Apply before:

01 September 2022

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University of Essex Online - University of Essex Online - Cert HE LAW