Undergraduate LLB (Hons)

Law (Graduate Entry)

Have a degree in another discipline? Our Graduate Entry LLB prepares you for a successful career in law.
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Course overview

This LLB course is designed exclusively for graduate entrants. It develops your critical and analytical skills, enables you to think about the role of law in society, and provides hands-on experience through opportunities to work on real cases in our Law Clinic. As a graduate entrant you can obtain a law degree in just 2 years, and kickstart your legal career. 

Join our diverse, international community of staff and students and be part of a dynamic and engaging environment. You’ll cover the core foundations of legal knowledge designed to meet professional requirements, and have the scope for optional choices to pursue and develop your interests in law.

A law degree from Kent gives you the professional legal skills and knowledge you need to prepare for an exciting and successful career in law in the UK or internationally, and opens doors to many other professions.

Why study Law (Graduate Entry) at Kent?

Professional mentors

Helping students to make career choices, understand the legal working world or to navigate the application process for both work and study.

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12th

for student satisfaction in The Complete University Guide 2023.

Kent Law Clinic

A partnership between students, academics, solicitors and barristers providing free legal advice and representation to those unable to afford it.

Skills Hub

A physical and online space for law students designed to offer support with anything related to your academic study.

Co-curricular activities

Take part in co-curricular activities including lawyering skills modules in Mooting, Mock Trial Advocacy, and Negotiation.

Everything you need to know about our Law (Graduate Entry) course

Entry requirements

The University will consider applications from students offering a wide range of qualifications. Click below to find out more.

Course structure

As a graduate entrant, you can obtain a Law degree in just two years when studying full-time (or four years part-time). In addition to the compulsory, foundational modules in Law, you are given the scope to choose an optional module in Law in both years (with this choice limited, particularly in the first year of the programme).

How you'll study

You study the detail of the law, as well as its history. You analyse judgments and legal developments while taking into account the political, ethical and social dimensions of the law. This critical approach enhances what is already a fascinating subject.

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See what it's like to study Law at Kent with a 360 tour of our state-of-the-art facilities.

Your future

The University has an excellent employment record, with Kent Law School graduates commanding some of the highest starting salaries in the UK. Law graduates can go into a variety of careers, including:

  • solicitor or barrister in a private practice
  • company lawyer
  • legal work within government
  • legal work within the charity and NGO sector
  • non-legal careers, such as banking, finance and management.

A large number of Graduate Entry students are from outside England and Wales, and pursue qualification in their home jurisdiction upon graduation - for example, Canadian students will commonly return to Canada to meet NCA requirements and pursue qualification as lawyers.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2024 entry

The 2024/25 annual tuition fees for this course are:

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  • International
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  • International
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For details of when and how to pay fees and charges, please see our Student Finance Guide.

For students continuing on this programme, fees will increase year on year by no more than RPI + 3% in each academic year of study except where regulated.* 

Your fee status

The University will assess your fee status as part of the application process. If you are uncertain about your fee status you may wish to seek advice from UKCISA before applying.

Find out more about accommodation and living costs, plus general additional costs that you may pay when studying at Kent.

Kent offers generous financial support schemes to assist eligible undergraduate students during their studies. See our funding page for more details. 

Scholarships

We have a range of subject-specific awards and scholarships for academic, sporting and musical achievement.

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Next steps

Ready to apply?

If you are from the UK or Ireland, you must apply for this course through UCAS. If you are not from the UK or Ireland, you can apply through UCAS or directly on our website if you have never used UCAS and you do not intend to use UCAS in the future.

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