The overall aim of the Arden University LLB (Hons) with Qualifying Statuswith Foundation Year is to break down barriers to formal legal education by providing an innovative and flexible programme which is equally accessible to all and provides high-quality legal education which enables students to acquire knowledge, understanding and a range of practical and professional skills relating to the discipline and study of law which are applicable to a range of legal and non-legal sectors, and in a variety of geographical and cultural settings. Simultaneously, students will develop a range of transferrable skills, set within an ethical context which will aid them as they pursue law-related careers or further relevant study.
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.
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This 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. You will have personal student support and 1-to-1 communications with your UK tutors, so that your degree is completely tailored to your needs.
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
Foundation in Legal Skills
English Legal System
Law of Contract
Constitutional and Administrative Law
Law and Ethics
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
Equity, Trusts and Wills
Law of Evidence
Legal Research Methods and Project
International Commercial Law
Intellectual Property Law*
*optional study modules
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
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.
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.