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LLB Law Senior Status Online

Our LLB (Hons) Senior Status Online is a specifically designed degree for students who already hold a degree and want to convert to law study over a two year period. With this online degree, you will study all the necessary modules for a law degree, whilst enjoying the flexibility to select three LLB course options to suit areas that interest you. You can enhance your career prospects with our online LLB Law Senior Status course that has formed the basis of legal systems around the world.

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Key Facts

Entry requirements

A degree at 2:2 or above in any subject

Full requirements

Duration options

2 years

Next start date

September 2023

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You don’t need to apply through UCAS to study one of our online courses.


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Ranked first amongst universities in England for teaching in the 2021 National Student Survey.

We are one of the UK's longest-established specialist providers of legal education and have trained more practising lawyers in the UK than anyone else.

Over 90% of our tutors are qualified lawyers with experience in practice allowing students to learn in a realistic, professional and contemporary context.

Course Details

LLB (Hons) Law Senior Status Online

Our LLB (Hons) Senior Status Online is a two year full time programme specifically designed for students who already hold a degree. In addition to gaining a Qualifying Law Degree in just two years, this online programme offers you the additional flexibility of being able to select three LLB course options in your second year.

The online LLB Law Senior Status degree is taught by the same experienced professional tutors as our on campus LLBs. The course has a practical focus with employability embedded into the course. It is this, combined with academic rigour, that will provide you with the essential groundwork for your legal education.

The LLB (Hons) Senior Status Online degree would be of interest for graduate overseas students, as you may benefit from some exemptions in your home jurisdiction with this degree. We do recommend that you check any possible exemptions in your home jurisdiction, prior to undertaking the course.

When you study the LLB (Hons) Senior Status Online with us you receive:

  • The highest standard of online teaching from experienced professionals
  • Flexibility to learn whenever, wherever and however you want
  • Access to loads of online resources to help your studies
  • Access to a large specialist careers service and pro bono clinics
  • A variety of specialist modules to enhance employment prospects

On successfully completing the course, you will be all set to kick start your prograduate study to become a qualified lawyer.

Two Year Degree

Semester 1

  • Common Law Method & Ethics
  • Contract Law
  • The Law of Tort

Semester 2

  • Public Law
  • Criminal Law

Choose one:

  • Business Law 1
  • European Union Law

Semester 1

  • Equity and Trusts
  • Land Law

Choose one*

  • Business Law 2
  • Civil Dispute Resolution
  • Graduate and Employability Skills
  • International Commercial Law
  • Mental Health and Mental Capacity Law

Semester 2

Choose three*

  • Business Law 2
  • Civil Dispute Resolution
  • Criminal Litigation & Evidence
  • Employment Law
  • Family Law
  • Graduate and Employability Skills
  • Human Rights Law
  • International Commercial Law
  • Real Estate
  • Research Project (double module)
  • Wills & Succession

*All options are indicative and subject to availability. Please note that some modules are available in Semesters 1 and 2; please select only once.

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Want to boost your leadership skills?

In the summer after Year 2 of this course you have the opportunity to attend our International Leadership Summer School.

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Course Start Dates

  • Law (LLB) Senior Status
    • Full-time: Online
  • Law (LLB) Senior Status
    • Full-time: Online

Online Taster Session

If you want to find out what it’s like to study an online course with us, why not try our free online taster session?

Our taster sessions can be completed at your own pace and include short, structured exercises to help you experience what it will really be like to study online with us. All you need to do is visit our online learning platform (Blackboard ELITE) and, if you've already applied to study with us and received login details for ELITE, click 'sign in' on Blackboard ELITE. Alternatively, click 'sign up' and complete the short registration form.

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What about the SQE?

The SQE is being phased in to become the new centralised way to qualify as a solicitor in England and Wales

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After you’ve completed the LLB, you can go on to study one of our postgraduate law courses to become a solicitor or barrister.

If you want to become a barrister, you can study our Bar Practice Course.

If you want to become a solicitor, we suggest studying our LLM Legal Practice (SQE1&2).

You can still study the Legal Practice Course (LPC) if you’ve completed, started, accepted an offer, or paid a non-refundable deposit by 21 September 2021.

If you want to specialise in a particular area of law, we also offer a range of academic Master of Law (LLM) courses, covering subjects from human rights to banking.

At The University Law, we want to help you reach your ambitions with our range of alumni discounts. Be rewarded for your hard work and loyalty when you stay on to study another course with us through our Alumni loyalty scheme.

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Study On Campus

You can also study this course at one of our campuses across the UK. If you’re looking for a more traditional university experience, why not consider studying on campus?

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Course Information


To get a full picture of how studying this online LLB Law Senior Status course works during the year, take a look at our course structure breakdowns.



This course is assessed by coursework, oral presentation and invigilated exams throughout your studies.

Please note that invigilated exams must be completed at our campuses*, or an approved overseas centre if you wish to sit your exam abroad. There will be an additional University administrative fee if you wish to sit your exam outside the UK.

For more information email: [email protected]


*Birmingham, Bristol, Guildford, Leeds, London Bloomsbury, Manchester and Nottingham only.


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This course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.

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Employability We Set You Up For Success

We care about your career, which is why we offer support with job applications and other work experience opportunities as soon as you accept your place.

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Fees and Applying


Applications for all our undergraduate courses are open.

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2 year full-time online

£9,250 per annum

A deposit amount of £250 is applicable for this programme.

As this course can only be taken by those already possessing an undergraduate degree, it is not eligible for an undergraduate student loan.



We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.

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