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Law degrees

Law is a fascinating subject to study. Laws are vital to the functioning of society, and impact every aspect of our lives. 

From the signing of the Magna Carta in 1215 through to the suffragettes’ campaigns for votes for women in the early 1900s, to laws debated in parliament today, UK law is a fascinating mix of the historic, the traditional, the modern and the current. At best, the law serves to uphold the principles of truth and justice. In that sense, law is much more than a subject of study; it is the foundation of any civilised nation.

Open University law degrees 

The Open University awards both undergraduate and postgraduate law degrees, which are taught by The Open University Law School. The school is committed to delivering a 'creative and varied curriculum' that acknowledges different research interests, with the ain of fostering each individual student's personal development.

Why study law with The Open University?

Studying for a law degree will always be stimulating in its own right, particularly with The Open University: we’re the world’s leading distance-learning institution, our tutors offer outstanding support and our study materials are second to none.

Currently, The Open University Law School teaches more than 6,000 students around the world. Would you like to join them?

I studied introduction to law and it gave me the confidence to go on and study for a law degree. Everything is straightforward with The Open University making it a very pleasurable experience!

Annabel Taylor, OU student
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