Extended Diploma in Law

Level 4 & 5 Extended Diploma in Law
Awarding Body
ATHE UK
Duration
16 MONTHS
Start Date
MONTHLY INTAKES
Study Mode
VIRTUAL(Part Time)
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Awarding Body
ATHE UK
Duration
16 MONTHS
Start Date
MONTHLY INTAKES
Study Mode
VIRTUAL(Part Time)
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Download programme details
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The Level 4 & 5 Extended Diploma in Law is a 240 credit Ofqual regulated course designed to fast track students to an LLB top-up degree programme (the final year of university), which can either be completed at a UK university on campus or via distance learning.

Programme Overview

The Level 4 Extended Diploma in Law is a 120 credit qualification and is equivalent to the first year of a UK degree programme. It has been designed for learners who wish to progress to study a law degree, but may not have the traditional entry qualifications usually required.
 
The qualification introduces learners to a range of key areas within the legal profession, equipping them with the knowledge that they need to progress within their careers, onto a level 5 qualification (such as the ATHE Level5 Extended Diploma in Law) and supports progression to LLB top-up programmes at UK Universities, as well a range of other degrees in law related subjects. Learners will complete 4 mandatory units worth 30 credits each to achieve the ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Law.

The Level 5 Extended Diploma in Law is a 120 credit qualification and is equivalent to the second year of a UK degree programme. It has been designed for learners who wish to progress to study a law degree, but may not have the traditional entry qualifications usually required. 

The qualification will equip learners with an in-depth knowledge and understanding in a number of key areas, allowing learners to progress within their careers or, alternatively, completion will support progression to LLBtop-up programmes at UK Universities, as well a range of other degrees in law-related subjects. Learners will complete 4 mandatory units worth 30 credits each to achieve the Level 5 Extended Diploma in Law.

Entry Requirements
Entry to Level 4 Extended Diploma in Law

No work experience needed

Two reference letters

If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you will be able to study at a degree level English, e.g., IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 550/213 or LIBT-EPT

As an online learner, you’ll also need a suitable computer with internet connection, together with sufficient IT competence to make effective use of word processing, internet and email

Entry to Level 5 Extended Diploma in Law

No work experience needed

Level 4 qualification

Two reference letters

If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you will be able to study at a degree level English, e.g., IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 550/213 or LIBT-EPT

As an online learner, you’ll also need a suitable computer with internet connection, together with sufficient IT competence to make effective use of word processing, internet and email

Course Content

Level 4 Content (mandatory)

Contract Law
Learners will gain an appreciation to the significance of contract law in commercial, consumer and social contexts.
Criminal Law
Learners will explore fundamental principles and components of the English Legal System, the judiciary and the civil and criminal process and will gain an appreciation of how the main principles underpin all substantive and procedural areas of law.
Legal Methods
Learners will explore the aims and nature of criminal law and its function as a protector of the State.
Public Law
The unit will enable learners to identify the significance of the separation of power and the sovereignty of Parliament, as well as the importance of human rights norms.

Level 5 Content (mandatory)

Equity and Trusts
Learners will explore how equity interrelates with other legal topics and how equitable principles apply in domestic and commercial context.
EU Law
This unit will equip learners with knowledge of the European Union legal system and the main substantive aspects of the European Union laws.
Land Law
Learners will explore the meaning of real property, the types of legal and equitable interests in land, the principles of registration and its purpose and the rules behind the operation of selected proprietary rights.
Law of Tort
Learners will explore how tort interrelates with criminal law and how social and political decisions impact on the understanding of negligence.
Course Duration
Level 4 & 5 Extended Diploma in Law

To complete the Level 4 & 5 Extended Diploma in Law, it will take 16 months. Every month, the student will be required to complete one assignment.

  • Level 4 - 08 Months
  • Level 5 - 08 Months
Tuition Fee

Total Programme Fee
£1600

Payment Terms

  • 4 Installments: £400 every 2 months (additional bank charges of £20 per installment apply)
  • 8 Installment: £200 every month (additional bank charges of £20 per installment apply)
Frequently Asked Questions
What is included in the cost of my programme?
  • All course material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Personal tutor support with online sessions
  • Dedicated student support
  • Access to an online community learning forum
  • Assignment marking and feedback
Am I eligible for this programme?

You are eligible if you meet our stipulated entry requirements.

Will there be an interview?

There is no interview process. You will have to fill out a short application form to make sure you meet the criteria.

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Total Fee £1600

£2360 (£1600 during the tuition waiver period)

PAYMENT TERMS

Payment Terms
Pay in Full: £1600

  • 4 Installments: £400 every 2 months (additional bank charges of £20 per installment apply)
  • 8 Installment: £200 every month (additional bank charges of £20 per installment apply)