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Law (W94) Diploma of Higher Education

Open University

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  • Qualification

    Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE

  • Location

    Distance Learning

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 - 4 Years

Course summary

Studying law is stimulating in its own right and will assist you in developing important academic and employability skills. You’ll acquire the legal awareness needed to understand and apply the law and start to develop your skills of legal analysis and methods. Understanding how laws are made, the importance of legal rights and duties and how law impacts upon society helps you understand society and your own role within it. You’ll be well prepared for further study such as continuing on to complete our Bachelor of Laws with Honours (LLB) or career development in law, business, government, education, charitable organisations and a wide range of other public facing and regulatory roles. **Key features of the course**- Develops your understanding of the English legal system and the role and place of law in today’s society.- Provides a specialist knowledge of Contract Law, the Law of Torts, Public Law and Criminal Law.- Helps develop key legal skills with identifying legal issues and applying legal principles- Can assist your career development by demonstrating your academic ability to potential employers.

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University information

Open University

  • Campus address

    Open University, Student Recruitment Team, PO Box 197, Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BJ, England

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