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Kent Law School is recognised as one of the leading law schools in the UK. It has an international reputation both for its research and for the high quality, innovative, critical and socio-legal education that it provides. It boasts a carefully designed and wide-ranging curriculum, an institutional commitment to teaching excellence, as well as extensive international links. In addition to offering a highly successful mooting programme and a variety of activities to prepare students for successful future careers, the Law School also houses a multi-award winning Law Clinic that offers students the opportunity to gain unparalleled experience of legal practice, enabling them to advise and represent clients under the supervision of qualified solicitors. On this programme, you also study German alongside your Law modules.
In short, at Kent Law School you develop not only your legal knowledge but your intellectual, analytical and practical skills, ensuring that you have the academic and professional tools required for a successful career in law or in other professional contexts.
The Kent electronic law library, Lawlinks, is one of the best in the UK. All modules have their own websites and many of the lectures are recorded when given live and made available as MP3 files.
If you already have or will have a degree in another subject, you can apply for our Senior Status programme. This allows you to complete the LLB in two years rather than three.
Detailed Course FactsApplication deadline January 15 Tuition fee
- GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
- GBP 12450 Year (Non-EEA)
Duration full-time 36 months Languages Take an IELTS test
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. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules, you may also have the option to take wild modules from other programmes offered by the University in order that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas of interest to you or that may further enhance your employability.
Possible modules may include:
- LW313 - A Critical Introduction to Law
- LW315 - Introduction to Obligations
- LW316 - Foundations of Property
- GE301 - Learning German 3 (Post A Level)
- LW588 - Public Law 1
Possible modules may include:
- LW592 - Public Law 2
- LW593 - European Union Law
- LW597 - The Law of Obligations
- LW598 - Equity and Trusts
- LW599 - Land Law
- GE507 - Learning German 4
Possible modules may include:
- GE503 - Learning German 5
- LW601 - Advanced Level Criminal Law
- LW602 - Law and Medical Ethics
- LW604 - Morality and Law
- LW607 - Reading Twentieth Century Murder Cases
- LW608 - Law in Action
- LW609 - Advanced Topics in Property Law: the politicsof ownership
- LW611 - Law Dissertation Autumn Option
- LW615 - Neuroscience in Law: Forensic, Medical and Ethical Aspects
- LW617 - Legal Ethics: Exploring the Ethics of Lawyersand Lawyering
- LW623 - Race, Religion and Law
- LW624 - Labour Law
- LW626 - Appropriate Dispute Resolution: Theory and Practice
- LW603 - Race, Religion and Law
- LW570 - Law and Social Change
- LW589 - The Skills of Argument - How to Argue and Win
- LW591 - Family Law
- LW594 - Skills in Legal Interpretation
- LW595 - Access to Land
- LW596 - Gender, Sexuality and Law
- LW600 - Law, Science and Technology
- LW505 - The Family and the Law
- LW506 - International Law
- LW507 - Critical Legal Theory
- LW509 - Human Rights and English Law
- LW514 - Labour Law
- LW517 - International Business Transactions
- LW518 - The Law of Evidence
- LW519 - Law and Medical Ethics
- LW520 - Company Law and Capitalism
- LW522 - Comparative Law
- LW523 - Mental Health Law
- LW540 - The Philosophy of Law
- LW541 - Legal History
- LW542 - Policing
- LW543 - Clinical Option:Legal Process and Public Legal Services
- LW544 - Punishment and the Penal System
- LW551 - Law and Literature
- LW552 - European Legal Systems
- LW555 - Banking Law
- LW556 - Intellectual Property Law
- LW563 - Law - Dissertation
- LW566 - Law Dissertation (1 unit option)
- LW571 - Law and Society: Regulating Communities
- LW572 - Immigration Asylum & Nationality Law
- LW579 - The Law & the Media: Freedom of Expression as it relates to the Media
- LW580 - Consumer Law
- LW581 - Law and Literature
- LW582 - Banking Law
- LW583 - Art Law
- LW584 - Forensic Science in Criminal Trials
- LW585 - Environmental Law I
- LW586 - Environmental Law II
English Language Requirements
IELTS band : 6
To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you totake an IELTS test.
The University will consider applications from students offering a wide range of qualifications, typical requirements are listed below, students offering alternative qualifications should contact the Admissions Office for further advice. It is not possible to offer places to all students who meet this typical offer/minimum requirement.
- A level: AAA/AAB
- Access to HE Diploma: The University of Kent will not necessarily make conditional offers to all access candidates but will continue to assess them on an individual basis. If an offer is made candidates will be required 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 please contact us via the enquiries tab for further advice on your individual circumstances.
- International Baccalaureate: 34 points overall or 17 points at HL including French HL A1/A2/B at 4/5/5 or SL A1/A2/B at 5/6/6
No work experience is required.
- Academic Excellence Scholarship
"The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."
- Access Bursary
Bursary for UK students all subjects where the variable tuition fee rate is payable.
- Alumni Bursary
Alumni Bursary for UK Undergraduate students
* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than University of Kent.