Kent Law School

Critical perspectives research led teaching

Law degree programmes at Kent

Situated just a few miles from London and continental Europe, Kent Law School offers a truly international experience at the UK's European University. 

We offer a range of undergraduate degrees at two campuses; our main Canterbury campus, and our smaller Medway campus. All our programmes, many of which include opportunities to study abroad, are listed below.

Kent Law School is one of the leading law schools in the UK, ranked 14th in the 2015 Guardian League Table for Law, 18th in the 2015 Complete University Guide, 10th in the 2014 Times Good University Guide, and 15th nationally amongst law students for student satisfaction in the 2013 National Student Survey.

Students at Kent experience inspiring and engaging teaching by leading academic scholars and enjoy an active student life with support for the development of a successful career.

Students can develop practical legal skills through a range of additional study options, including the opportunity to gain real experience of legal practice under the supervision of qualified solicitors at Kent Law Clinic.

Taking a distinctive, 'critical approach' that places law within the wider context of society, Kent Law School offers students an exciting, intellectually challenging and supportive environment in which to study and explore the law and obtain a Qualifying Law Degree.

Canterbury campus

Kent Law School was founded in 1967 and is based within the 300 acre parkland campus of the University of Kent.  With modern buildings dotted amongst trees, fields and wide open spaces, the Canterbury Campus is the perfect place to live and study.

Take a video tour of the Canterbury campus with some of our first year Law students:

Degree programmes at Canterbury:

3 year LLB programmes

2 year LLB programmes

4 year LLB programmes

4 year joint honours programmes

Please note that all our joint honours degrees can lead to a professionally Qualifying Law Degree.

3 year joint honours programmes (BA Hons)

Please note that all our joint honours degrees can lead to a professionally Qualifying Law Degree.

*requires an additional module to be taken for qualifying status




Download our Law subject leaflet

Entry Requirements

A levels: AAA/AAB
CM81, M131: AAA

We welcome and encourage International Baccalaureate (IB) applicants, and require: 34 points (or 17 at Higher Level)

Many other international qualifications are also welcomed and accepted.  Please contact us for more information.

Required Subjects

M100, M120, M131: No required subjects

M121, M122, M123, M124, M125, M1R1: A level grade B (or equivalent) in relevant language.

M1R4: GCSE at grade C or above in a modern language

ML11: GCSE Mathematics grade A

NM41: GCSE Mathematics grade B

MQ13: English Literature or English Language and Literature A Level grade B

We encourage applications from students with non-traditional qualifications.

Please note: any applicant to Law (this includes any single or joint honours Law programme) who is currently studying or has previously studied law at university level, even if the qualification was only partly completed or is incomplete, must state this clearly in the qualifications section of the UCAS form, and provide transcripts detailing this study direct to the university where available.





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Last Updated: 22/09/2014