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Certificate in Law

Kaplan - University of Essex Online, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

August 2022

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Total Course Fee

USD 8,572

Course Accredited By

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  • 16 Months
  • Online
  • Undergraduate
  • Certificate
  • Up to 10% scholarship
Gain knowledge of the English Legal System alongside sought-after time management and critical analysis skills with this short online law course.

Equivalent to the first level of undergraduate study, the course will explore a number of essential law topics, such as:

  • Criminal law, burden of proof and proposal for reform
  • Legally enforceable contracts and the factors that render them unenforceable
  • The role of constitutional and administrative law and their related issues
  • Alongside learning about these thought-provoking topics, you will delve deeper into their meaning through discussion forums with fellow classmates based around the world. Whether you intend to study a full law degree and go on to practise law professionally, or
  • If you are interested in one of the many careers that benefit from a legal background, this course will open up your career options.

Enrollment Cycles

  • August 2022
  • September 2022
  • October 2022
  • November 2022
  • 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. You will also need to meet our English language requirements.
  • You will need to pass your first assignment set within the first three weeks of the course in order to continue with your studies.

English language requirements

  • As our courses are delivered in English, a high proficiency with English is required. If English is not your first language, your English ability should be equivalent to an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0. Don’t worry if you don’t hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification – we offer a free online English test to assess your proficiency.
  • You don’t need to prove your English ability if you are a national of, or have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree
  • The CertHE Law is made up of the following modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 120 credits.
  • Level 4 modules
  • Legal Skills and Context (30 credits)*
  • Criminal Law (30 credits)
  • Public Law (30 credits)
  • Contract Law (30 credits)

* These modules are core and must be passed in order to achieve the award.

  • Upon completion of your CertHE Law we offer the opportunity for you to progress to study for a Bachelors degree (360 credits).

Full tuition fee: £6,167 (2020-21 and 2021-22)

Monthly tuition fee: £385

Full payment discount

  • When paying for your undergraduate or postgraduate course up-front, we’ll offer you a discount of 10% for students starting their course in the 2020-21 academic year, and 5% for students starting their course in the 2021-22 academic year. 

Alumni discount

  • If you are a previous graduate with the University of Essex or University of Essex Online, we’ll award you a 10% alumni discount on your postgraduate tuition fees when you continue your studies to Masters level. 
  • This is only applicable to students studying online and does not apply to students studying on campus. 
  • The Alumni discount cannot be used in combination with the International scholarship. 

Scholarships

  • International scholarship (all courses) International students residing in specific regions outside of the UK may be eligible for a partial scholarship for our undergraduate and postgraduate online courses.

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