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Qualifying Law (Part-Time)

Birkbeck, University of London

36 months
8010 GBP/year
4305 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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ThisQualifying Law (Part-Time) programme at Birkbeck, University of London places the study of law in a historical, social and comparative context. You will develop advanced skills in legal writing, oral presentation and critical reasoning.

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The Qualifying Law (Part-Time) programme at Birkbeck, University of London  emphasises the importance of an academic and intellectually challenging approach to the study of law, and of its institutions and processes.

The LLM Qualifying Law Degree puts the study of law within the wider socio-economic and political framework, giving you a social-political grounding in the law.


  • Our Department of Law is a leading international centre for world-class legal teaching, research and scholarship. You will be taught by field-leading academic staff, alongside experienced solicitors, barristers and judges from across the legal sector.
  • Career development and skills enhancement are a key part of studying this course. You will have access to a huge range of careers support including Birkbeck's Careers Service, Birkbeck Talent and Birkbeck Futures.

Careers and Employability

Graduates go in to careers in the legal profession. Others use the degree to develop their existing career, to further their academic skills, or as preparation for a research degree. Possible professions include barrister/solicitor, patent attorney, or barrister’s clerk. Many of our graduates go on to vocational training and obtain solicitors' training contracts and pupillages in barristers' chambers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Constitutional & Administrative Law (Senior Status)
  • Criminal Law (Senior Status)
  • Law of Obligations I - Contract (Senior Status)
  • Law of the European Union (Senior Status)
  • Legal Systems and Methods (Senior Status)
  • Property Law I - Land Law (Senior Status)

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you time to complete the admissions process.


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second-class honours degree (2:2) or above in a subject other than law.

  • The selection process includes an exercise in reasoning and analysis (no previous knowledge of law required).
  • There is no transfer directly into Year 2 and no credit for earlier law studies.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8010 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8010 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4305 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4305 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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Qualifying Law (Part-Time)
Birkbeck, University of London


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