University of Kent at Canterbury logo
  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 9k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 12.5k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 15 January 2016

    January 15

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    This innovative degree offers you the exciting opportunity to study Law and Accounting & Finance in a four-year programme with dual professional recognition; giving you the opportunity to obtain a Qualifying Law Degree (enabling you to progress to the next stage of legal training in England and Wales), and professional content required for accountancy.

    Covering the foundations of law alongside comprehensive coverage of accountancy and finance (taught by highly regarded and internationally connected Kent Business School), you develop an understanding of the law, taught from a critical perspective which allows you to engage in informed debate about contemporary legal issues, and a thorough understanding of principles, theories and models in accounting and finance.

    Detailed Course Facts

    Application deadline January 15 Tuition fee
    • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
    • GBP 12450 Year (Non-EEA)
    Start date September 2015 Credits (ECTS) 240 ECTS
    Duration full-time 48 months Languages Take an IELTS test
    • English
    Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Part-time, Full-time More information Go To The Course Website

    Course Content

    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.

    Stage 1

    Possible modules may include:

    LW502 - Business Law

    AC300 - Financial Accounting I

    CB314 - Quantitative Models and Methods for Accounting and Finance

    EC302 - Introduction to Economics

    Stage 2

    Possible modules may include:

    LW315 - Introduction to Obligations

    LW316 - Foundations of Property

    LW588 - Public Law 1

    CB547 - Strategic Management

    AC506 - Financial Accounting II

    Stage 3

    Possible modules may include:

    AC508 - Principles of Finance

    AC520 - Management Accounting 1

    LW592 - Public Law 2

    LW593 - European Union Law

    LW597 - The Law of Obligations

    Stage 4

    Possible modules may include:

    LW598 - Equity and Trusts

    LW599 - Land Law

    LW601 - Advanced Level Criminal Law

    AC507 - Management Accounting II

    AC502 - Business Finance

    LW594 - Skills in Legal Interpretation

    LW595 - Access to Land

    LW596 - Gender, Sexuality and Law

    LW589 - The Skills of Argument - How to Argue and Win

    LW591 - Family 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

    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

    UK requirements for international applications

    Universities in the United Kingdom use a centralized system of undergraduate application: University and College Admissions Service (UCAS). It is used by both domestic and international students. Students have to register on the UCAS website before applying to the university. They will find all the necessary information about the application process on this website. Some graduate courses also require registration on this website, but in most cases students have to apply directly to the university. Some universities also accept undergraduate application through Common App (the information about it could be found on universities' websites).

    Both undergraduate and graduate students may receive three types of responses from the university. The first one, “unconditional offer” means that you already reached all requirements and may be admitted to the university. The second one, “conditional offer” makes your admission possible if you fulfill some criteria – for example, have good grades on final exams. The third one, “unsuccessful application” means that you, unfortunately, could not be admitted to the university of you choice.

    All universities require personal statement, which should include the reasons to study in the UK and the information about personal and professional goals of the student and a transcript, which includes grades received in high school or in the previous university.

    University requirements

    Program requirements


    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
    • GCSE: Mathematics grade B
    • 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 Mathematics 4 at HL (Mathematics Studies 5 at SL)

    Work Experience

    No work experience is required.

    Related Scholarships*

    • 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.

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