|Study location||United Kingdom, Colchester Campus|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||4 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
On our four-year LLB Law (including foundation year), we work with you to help improve your language skills, to develop your subject-specific knowledge, and to improve your academic skills. You receive a thorough grounding in these areas during your foundation year (known as Year Zero) to prepare you for a further three years of undergraduate study at Essex.
You are an Essex student from day one, a member of our global community based at the most internationally diverse campus university in the UK.
At Essex, You develop a critical awareness of the nature of law within its social, political and economic contexts. Not only will you learn legal rules, but you will also consider the function of law in society, the philosophy of law, policy issues and law reform. You learn to consider, evaluate and respond to alternative and, possibly, conflicting points of view.
You cover all the key areas of law, as well as optional topics including:
- Investigating miscarriages of justice
- Music law and intellectual property law
- How judges are involved in the law
- Human rights
- The use of evidence
At Essex we specialise in commercial law, public law, and human rights law. We are top 20 in the UK for research excellence (REF 2014), and we are ranked among the top 200 departments on the planet according to the QS World [University] Rankings  for law.
Introduction to Law
Introduction to Legal Theory
Introduction to UK Human Rights
Foundations of the Law of Obligations
Academic, Legal and Professional Skills
Foundations of Property Law
Public Law I
Public Law II
Law of the European Union
Equity and Trusts
Animal Protection and Wildlife Law (optional)
Introduction to comparative law (optional)
Career Management Skills
Equity and Trusts (optional)
Jurisprudence I (optional)
Introduction to Public International Law (optional)
Selected Issues in Public International Law (optional)
Public Law II (optional)
Medicine & the Law I (optional)
Clinical Legal Education (Law Placement) (optional)
Consumer Contract Law (optional)
Our graduates pursue careers in the law and in a wide range of other sectors including business and commerce, accountancy, insurance, banking, central and local government, academia, teaching, social work and the police force.
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.