Open University

Open University

Law (F64)

Students explore the interaction of law, law-making bodies, institutions and regulators in an international context and the role and function of law in an increasingly global society, in which both states and multi-national companies compete; the approach taken throughout this course is the critical study of law; students are encouraged to take both comparative and contextual perspectives on the law during their studies; they study contemporary subject areas providing an opportunity to engage with topical legal issues; they also: explore current and possible future developments; receive grounding in law and its place in society; study methods of reasoning and analysis in law and evaluate the complexities inherent in law, regulation and legal study; the course predominantly focused on common law systems although a comparative approach is taken throughout.

Entry requirements

Relevant 1st degree or professional legal experience.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Distance learning - 3 years

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