LLB (Hons)

Arden’s LLB (Hons) Law course is the perfect pathway if you aspire to become a lawyer or barrister. An LLB qualification, also known as a Bachelor of Laws, is equivalent to a BA or BSc undergraduate degree, and is the first step to an exciting choice of career possibilities in the law sector and also in professions such as journalism, politics, policing, teaching, and much more.

Course details

Our LLB course, which is available at our UK study centres and also as a fully online degree, has been newly updated to reflect recent changes to professional practice qualifications in the UK. You now have the opportunity to select specific degree pathways, such as preparing for a career as a solicitor by opting for course modules that cover the knowledge required for the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE 1).
  • Mode of study: 2 days a week
  • Intake: Intakes: February , May & September
  • Course length: 3 years
  • Course fee: 9250 per year
  • Locations: London/ Birmingham/ Manchester/ Leeds campus

Arden University London

Course overview

However, we don’t expect all our students to make a concrete decision about their future career when they first join us, and this law course isn’t just for those that want to work in the legal sector. You’ll have time to discover which aspects of your law degree ignite your passion during your first few years of study, and you’ll find that this LLB course helps you develop a full suite of skills such as critical thinking, effective communication, presentation, negotiation, and persuasion. Workplace attributes such as these are hugely valuable across a wide range of contemporary careers, and you’ll graduate with a highly regarded qualification that provides value for a lifetime.


Entry requirements

Three subjects at GCE A level or equivalent, plus passes at grade C or above in four subjects at GCSE level or equivalent including GCSE English; or

Completion of a recognised Access Programme or equivalent, such as our LLB (Hons) Law with Foundation Year.


Future legal roles include:

  • Solicitor
  • Barrister
  • Paralegal
  • Legal Executive
  • Legal Secretary

Non legal career options are almost endless, but popular choices include:

  • Journalism
  • Policing
  • Politics
  • Teaching and academia
  • Tax consultancy roles
  • Business consultancy roles


*For students enrolled at our UK study centres: modules are subject to student numbers and may be delivered in the online format where necessary. 

  • English Legal System and Skills
  • Public Law
  • Tort 1
  • Crime 1
  • Civil Liberties in Practice
  • Contract Law
  • Tort 2
  • Crime 2
  • Land Law and Practical Skills
  • Equity, Trusts and Wills
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Technology, Innovation and the Law
  • Core modules (20 credits)
  • Employment Law 
  • Optional professional practice modules
  • SQE pathway recommended modules (20 credits)*
  • Business Law and Practice
  • Solicitors Professional Practice
  • Property Practice
  • Law of Evidence
  • Bar pathway recommended modules (20 credits)*
  • European Union Law
  • Advocacy
  • Law of Evidence
  • Optional modules (20 credits)*
  • Family Law 
  • Immigration and Asylum Law
  • Placement and Pro Bono
  • International Law
  • International Commercial Law
  • Legal Research Project
  • Legal Dissertation (40 credits)