Welcome to the University of Essex Online. If you’re looking to improve your professional career our online distance learning degrees and postgraduate courses are some of the most cost-effective, convenient and flexible ways to do it. Enhance both your education and your career regardless of geographical location, work or personal commitments.

By studying at a University of Essex Online course, you will receive your qualification from a highly regarded UK university and have access to all the academic support you would expect to receive on campus.

Why study with the University of Essex Online?

  • Boost your career and earning potential with skills that are directly transferable to the workplace.
  • Quality teaching from industry professionals combined with the latest online educational technology.
  • We have consistently received outstanding overall student satisfaction ratings from the independent National Student Survey, receiving a score of 89% for overall student satisfaction in 2019.

About us

We offer undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses online to both UK and international students that enables them to benefit from a flexible approach to study while maintaining the quality and support you would expect from a top UK university.

Our structured distance learning courses allow you to work towards your degree in a unique virtual learning environment and still have access to all the support and facilities you would expect to receive on campus. Whether you’re a student looking to enhance your professional career or a school leaver who has opted for an income and valuable work experience whilst studying for a degree, online study is a cost-effective, convenient and flexible way to do it.

Programs taught in:
English

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Certificate

University of Essex Online

If you’re keen to try university study, our CertHE Law course online can be achieved as a stand-alone qualification or used as a stepping stone towards a Bachelors degree ... [+]

CertHE Law About the CertHE Law course

If you’re keen to try university study, our CertHE Law course online can be achieved as a stand-alone qualification or used as a stepping stone towards a Bachelors degree. The course has been designed to give you an introduction to the English Legal System, both from a civil and criminal perspective as well as looking at key criminal law concepts and principles.

The study is based on specific law-related issues within the context of cross-functional modules that will develop your communications, presentation, writing, analytical and critical thinking skills.

Law is a widely recognized and highly respected subject and the knowledge gained on our CertHE Law will open up many opportunities for you to develop your career both inside and outside the legal field.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online Colchester
Open Enrollment
English
Part-time
16 months
Online
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Course

University of Essex Online

Our PG Cert International Trade and Commercial Law course* online can be achieved as a stand-alone qualification or used as a stepping stone towards our full LLM. The cou ... [+]

Our PG Cert International Trade and Commercial Law course* online can be achieved as a stand-alone qualification or used as a stepping stone towards our full LLM. The course enables students to explore areas such as law of world trade organization, international competition law, and international sales of goods.

Law is a widely recognized and highly respected subject and the knowledge gained on our PG Cert International Trade and Commercial Law will open up many opportunities for you to develop your career a high-level career in an international law firm, multinational company or governmental organization.

*The start date of this course is still subject to University approval. In the event that approval is not granted by your course start date, an alternative date will be offered or a full refund is given.... [-]

United Kingdom Colchester
Open Enrollment
English
Full-time
8 months
Online
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University of Essex Online

Our PG Dip International Trade and Commercial Law course* offers an advanced qualification that is designed to build on your knowledge from the PG Cert programme modules ... [+]

Our PG Dip International Trade and Commercial Law course* offers an advanced qualification that is designed to build on your knowledge from the PG Cert programme modules and also introduce legal research skills and methods, international carriage of goods, private international law, intellectual property law and international commercial dispute resolution.

Law is a widely recognized and highly respected subject and the knowledge gained on our PG Dip International Trade and Commercial Law will open up many opportunities for you to develop your career a high-level career in an international law firm, multinational company or governmental organization.

*The start date of this course is still subject to University approval. In the event that approval is not granted by your course start date, an alternative date will be offered or a full refund is given.... [-]

United Kingdom Colchester
Open Enrollment
English
Full-time
16 months
Online
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LLB

University of Essex Online

Our online LLB (Hons) Law degree will provide you with a thorough academic training in the discipline of law. ... [+]

LLB (Hons) Law About the LLB (Hons) Law course

Our online LLB (Hons) Law degree will provide you with a thorough academic training in the discipline of law. It will enable you to develop a critical awareness of the common law and legal principles, build knowledge of the UK and EU legal systems and gain the analytical and problem-solving skills needed to build a successful career in what is a dynamic and challenging discipline. You will be given the opportunity to study a wide range of topics and develop your expertise in specific areas of law.

Law is a widely recognized and highly respected subject and the knowledge gained on our LLB (Hons) Law degree online will open up many opportunities for you to develop your career both inside and outside the legal field. It can also act as a foundation for postgraduate study on a Master of Law (LLM) programme or business Masters courses such as an MSc or MBA.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online Colchester
Open Enrollment
English
Part-time
4 years
Online
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University of Essex Online

Boost your career prospects with our unique law and business programme. Achieve a Qualifying Law Degree while also developing skills in management, communication, and fin ... [+]

Boost your career prospects with our unique law and business programme. Achieve a Qualifying Law Degree while also developing skills in management, communication, and finance. In this combined programme, you’ll acquire knowledge of legal and business concepts, while also improving your transferable workplace skills.

Overview

Prepare yourself for employment in a wide variety of fields with our LLB (Hons) Law with Business course. This programme is perfect for students who wish to gain a Qualifying Law Degree while also developing a wider range of business-related knowledge and skills*.

The course content encompasses a wide variety of legal modules including Criminal Law, Land Law, Contract Law and a number of substantive and optional law modules. Our business-specific modules will then grant you the opportunity to develop key business skills with modules covering business strategy, operations management and more.... [-]

United Kingdom Colchester
Open Enrollment
English
Part-time
48 months
Online
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University of Essex Online

Improve your knowledge and employability by achieving a Qualifying Law Degree while also developing knowledge of criminal behavior and its origins. In this combined progr ... [+]

Improve your knowledge and employability by achieving a Qualifying Law Degree while also developing knowledge of criminal behavior and its origins. In this combined programme, you’ll acquire a solid grounding in both legal and criminological principles including subject-specific abilities, intellectual skills, practical professional skills and general transferable skills.

Overview

This fascinating and widely recognized undergraduate law degree with the optionality of studying criminology lends itself to prospective students who wish to obtain a Qualifying Law Degree (QLD), whilst developing knowledge of criminal behavior and its origins*.

The course covers a wide range of challenging and thought-provoking legal topics, including Contract Law, Law of Tort, Land Law, Equity and Trusts and a number of substantive and optional law modules. The addition of modules in criminology makes this programme truly unique, offering the opportunity to develop social science skills and knowledge. Topics such as crime and society, justice and punishment and criminal investigation will introduce sociological, legal and economic theories that will complement the legal knowledge you gain.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
English
Part-time
48 months
Online
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University of Essex Online

We are the first UK higher education provider to offer LLB (Hons) Law with Psychology in a 100% online and part-time format. ... [+]

We are the first UK higher education provider to offer LLB (Hons) Law with Psychology in a 100% online and part-time format. This combined-honours course brings the exciting worlds of law and psychology together, for those with a keen interest in these complementary and career-focused subjects*.

The presentation of multiple perspectives throughout the course will encourage you to develop your critical thinking and analytical skills when approaching different psychological theories and legal issues and improve your confidence when applying them to real-life situations.

The law elements of this course cover a comprehensive range of essential legal topics including contract law, criminal law, European Union Law, the English Legal System and much more. The course’s content also contains the seven foundations of legal knowledge required to practice law by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA).... [-]

United Kingdom Colchester UK Online
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English
Part-time
48 months
Online
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LLM

University of Essex Online

Our LLM International Trade and Commercial Law course has been developed by subject experts and experienced legal professionals with many years of experience. It builds o ... [+]

Our LLM International Trade and Commercial Law course has been developed by subject experts and experienced legal professionals with many years of experience. It builds on your knowledge from the PG Cert and PG Dip programme modules and allows you to undertake a piece of original research by completing a 60-credit dissertation.

Law is a widely recognized and highly respected subject and the knowledge gained on our LLM International Trade and Commercial Law will open up many opportunities for you to develop your career a high-level career in an international law firm, multinational company or governmental organization.

Teaching methods and style

As we are a 100% online university, we utilize a Virtual Learning Environment instead of a traditional campus. The system tracks and manages the learning process in real-time and provides you with immediate access to your learning materials.... [-]

United Kingdom Colchester
Open Enrollment
English
Full-time
24 months
Online
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University of Essex Online Virtual Learning Environment

Location address
University of Essex Online,
West Gate,
6 Grace Street

Colchester, England, LS1 2RP GB