Study full time at university
The quickest way to get through a law degree and then, go on to do a masters degree in law is through full time study at a British university. There are many universities that can offer the courses, including Glasgow Caledonia, Warwick and Bristol Universities.
Mix with other degree programmes
Business and law degrees can be mixed together well and there are many universities that will allow you to do them both together. Take your time to look at all of the undergraduate degrees that are open to you when it comes to applying. Mixing the different degree programmes together can often help to enhance the learning of law, especially if you want to specialise in different areas.
Study part time through universities
If you need to look after a family while studying or finances are an issue, you can look at studying part time at the universities. There are a few institutions around the UK that will offer the LLB degree through part time study.
De Montforte University in Leicester is one university that does offer this option.
You still need childcare
Part time study through an institution is not always the answer because you'll still need to attend courses throughout the week day. You'll need to look for work that will offer flexible hours and you'll also need to find childcare.
Study through distance learning
Gaining your LLB through distance learning is a possibility and definitely something that you should consider if you need to study and work at the same time. You can do law degree courses through the Open University or through private companies, such as ICS. Take your time to find the right option for you.
Distance learning isn't for everyone
You need to have a lot of motivation to learn everything that you need to through distance learning. It takes patience and organisation as you'll need to plan your time well and have a supportive network. This definitely isn't for everyone, especially when you add the fact that you have six years to do all of the modules required to be able to practise law afterwards.
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