Law - LLB (Hons)

Our law degree provides the seven core foundations of legal knowledge and meets the requirements of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board for a career as a solicitor or barrister in the UK, as well as giving you discounted access to BARBRI SQE preparation courses.

Course details

You want to hone your legal knowledge, learn from professionals and gain practical experience.
  • Mode of study: 3-4 days  a week
  • Intakes: September
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: 9250 per year
  • Locations: Chelmsford campus

Anglia Ruskin Univesity, ARU

Course overview

Many of our students choose to study law because they’re motivated by the idea of helping people. And so, from your first year, you’ll have the opportunity to work in our law clinics in Cambridge or Chelmsford. With support from qualified solicitors, you’ll advise members of the public on legal issues. As you move into Year 2, you can also take part in our mentoring scheme, and get advice and guidance from a legal professional


Entry requirements

96 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent).

3 GCSEs at grade C, or grade 4, or above, including English.

If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.0 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.


Our LLB (Hons) Law course is the first step to becoming a solicitor, barrister or paralegal and covers the core foundations of legal knowledge and skills to help you on this path.

You can benefit from discounted access to the BARBRI Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE) 1 and 2 preparation courses.

You’ll also find that this course gives you skills that you can use in related roles, including business and commerce, policy making, public services or banking and finance.

Employers and legal professionals often join us on campus, for events such as guest lectures and careers fairs.


Our assessments include traditional exams and essays as well as more innovative career-oriented methods, including mooting, online discussions, group work and presentations, ensuring you have different and relevant opportunities to test your learning.

  • Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • English Legal System and Skills
  • Contract Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Tort
  • Equity, Trusts and Succession
  • Business Law
  • Ruskin Module (15 credits)

Optional modules

  • The Law of Family Relationships
  • Commercial Law
  • Medical Law
  • Legal Work Experience
  • The Law of Information, Intellectual Property and Social Media
  • Property Law
  • EU Law
  • Undergraduate Major Project

Optional modules

  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Diversity, Equality and the Law
  • Legal and Social Obligations of Business