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Law LLB (Hons)

Empowering Future Legal Innovators: Blending Law, Business, and Practical Skills for Global Success

Study a flexible, affordable degree built for online learners. Aston University empowers you to enhance your employability and tackle real-world problems with a curriculum enriched by strong links to industry.

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Start date
September, January, May
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Study mode
100% Online
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Duration
48 months
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Total tuition fees
£20,805

Programme Overview

Our Law LLB (Hons) programme is designed to provide you with a comprehensive exploration of topics that will assist you in the pursuit of The Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) as well as prepare you for a diverse range of other professional pathways.

With a focus on the business of law, the future of law, and the law of business, this programme will give you a strong foundation of legal knowledge to enable you to succeed in any legal career. Whether you want to be a solicitor, a barrister or are seeking a business role after graduation, this programme will give you the skills you need.

Our close links with Aston Business School and a strong employer network will help you increase your employability potential, as will our emphasis on real-world application and putting theory into practice.

Triple Gold: Aston University has been awarded Triple Gold – the highest possible rating for the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2023.

Satisfied Students: Aston University was ranked Top 20 in the UK for ‘student satisfaction’ (Law; Complete University Guide, 2024).

Excellent Prospects: Aston University was named runner-up in the University of the Year for the Graduate Employment Award (Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024).

Earn More: Our graduates are among the highest paid in the country, earning on average £36,100 five years after graduating (Longitudinal Education Outcomes, 2023).

Aston Law students can join the Law Society as student members.

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What You Will Learn

  • Legal Foundations and Business Focus: Develop your understanding of core legal topics with an emphasis on their application within the business world.
  • Practical Legal Skills: Apply your new practical skills through problem-solving, critical thinking, and client advising activities that use real-world examples and opportunities.
  • Innovation and Technology in Law: Explore the relationship between law and technology, including the impact of emerging technologies on legal practice and the legal implications of digital business environments.
  • Commercial Awareness and Legal Project Management: Gain insights into the role of commercial lawyers and the principles of project management, as well as their application in corporate transactions to develop your commercial awareness and employability skills.

Why Study Online With Aston University?

Aston Online offers various advantages, making it an appealing choice for prospective students globally.

Flexibility and Convenience - Fit your studies into your work/life balance.

Built for Online - Interactive, engaging, and purpose-designed curriculum available 24/7.

Affordable - Spread the cost, pay in instalments, and earn as you learn.

Supported - Dedicated student support, online tutors and award-winning Careers team.

Expert tutors - Staff with industry experience and experts in their fields.

Empowering Creativity - complimentary full access to Adobe Creative Cloud tools for developing dynamic multimedia content and presentations through video, graphics and audio.

Transparent pricing – apply for free, with no hidden costs.

Ready for work and life – rigorous academic standards and curriculum focusing on the skills sought by employers (for now and the future)

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I decided to pursue an online programme with Aston University as it would allow me to be immersed in world-class online platforms and surrounded by experts who share their knowledge and expertise through collaboration.

The programme design is flexible and responsive with online delivery, ensuring students are constantly developing and improving. All students have a dedicated mentor, and the programme is delivered in a cohort format, enabling deep learning and interaction amongst the group.
Chris Goodings, Aston University Online Student
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Programme Outcomes

Aston’s close links with law firms, businesses, industries, and social enterprises mean that Law with Aston University has a strong focus on successfully enabling your employability readiness and career development.

This programme is ideal if you aim to become a solicitor or barrister, as it has been designed to help you acquire the knowledge and skills you need to become a successful legal practitioner. In addition, this law degree provides an excellent foundation for other careers where legal knowledge is important, like taxation, human resource management, accountancy, regulation, and compliance.

Our graduates work across multiple sectors for organisations, including IBM, Hilton Worldwide, NatWest, Hays Legal, Shoosmiths, Irwin Mitchell, Capita, Shoosmiths LLP, Rolls-Royce, Pinsent Masons and Citizens Advice.

Recent graduates have gone onto roles including:

Negotiations Case Handler: Manage and resolve negotiation cases, achieve favourable outcomes and mediate between conflicting parties to settle terms efficiently and amicably.

Corporate Client Accounts Support: Provide crucial backend support to corporate account managers, ensuring client needs are met with exceptional service.

Trainee Solicitor: Advise clients about the law and act on their behalf in legal matters.

Cybersecurity Consultant: Identify problems, evaluate security issues, assess risk, and implement solutions to defend against threats to companies' networks and computer systems.

Litigation Consultant: Provide expert advice on legal disputes to ensure solid case preparation.

Immigration Paralegal: Conduct research, prepare legal documents, and give legal advice to clients.

Trainee tax consultant: Conduct tax research, summarise findings and ensure corporations are tax compliant.

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Programme Structure

Our Law LLB (Hons) programme course comprises of 12 compulsory modules designed to furnish students with a comprehensive grounding in the English legal system and its application, establishing a foundation for diverse legal careers. The programme nurtures independent and collaborative working skills, promotes lifelong learning, and prepares students with the ethical insights necessary for today’s legal and business landscapes.

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Entry Requirements

A Levels

BBB (standard offer)
BBC (with EPQ or Core Maths minimum grade B)
BBC (contextual offer)

Contextual offers

Aston Ready is our contextual offer scheme that could reduce your undergraduate offer by one or two grades. Assessed at the point of application, there are no additional forms to fill in.

Aston Ready is our contextual offer scheme that could reduce your undergraduate offer by one or two grades. Assessed at the point of application, there are no additional forms to fill in.

Alternative entry requirements:

We take a holistic approach in evaluating applications. The information contained on this website details the typical entry requirements for this programme for the most commonly offered qualifications. Applicants with alternative qualifications may wish to enquire prior to application whether their qualifications are deemed acceptable. For less commonly encountered qualifications this will be judged on a case-by-case basis in consultation with the academic admissions tutor. The Admissions team will consider both prior accredited and experiential learning. 

Please contact the Admissions Team prior to making your application: enquiries@astononline.ac.uk

International students:

Aston University is a diverse community and welcomes international students. Students from over 120 countries choose to study with us every year.

Please contact the Admissions Team to check qualifications in your country: enquiries@astononline.ac.uk

English language requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification.

BTEC Extended Diploma - DDD (standard offer)

BTEC Extended Diploma - DDM (contextual offer)

The University also accepts the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate/BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma and BTEC Level 3 National Diploma/BTEC Level 3 Diploma for entry into degree programmes, provided that they are studied in combination with other qualifications that are equivalent to three full A2 Levels.


Find Out If You Qualify

If you have any questions about your eligibility or the application process, please get in touch with the Aston Online Admissions Team:

Email: enquiries@astononline.ac.uk 

Call: +44 (0) 121 824 6374 

Our office is open Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00 GMT

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