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About the Course

The common law of England and Wales is one of the major global legal traditions. This MOOC will give you an introduction to this influential legal system including its history, constitutional background, sources and institutions. You’ll learn about the different ways in which laws are made and interpreted, the English court system and the increasing importance of European Union and human rights law. Now is an especially exciting time to be learning about English common law, given the potential changes that lie ahead in today’s political, economic and social environment – all these pose challenges to and opportunities for the law. Each week we’ll focus on one aspect of English common law, using video lectures, readings, discussion questions and activities to enable you to learn about and evaluate key issues. Whether undertaken as a standalone course, or as preparation for the University of London’s world-class LLB degree, you will find this course interesting and stimulating. Please note that participation in or completion of this online course will not confer academic credit for University of London programmes....

Top reviews

May 21, 2020

A comprehensive introduction to English Law. The lecturers outline things in a very clear manner and the readings cover the topic well. The quizzes are quite demanding. It is a very enjoyable course.

Jun 3, 2019

This course is a well designed one. It provides us a good comprehensive guide on the legal practice in England. I'm grateful to the designers of the course and 2 lecturers for presenting us this.

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By Patrick P

Nov 1, 2020

Very good introduction to the subject!

By Jamiru M

Sep 30, 2020

Great course taught by great teachers.

By Mark

Dec 31, 2020

Excellent introduction to English Law

By Gustavo A T M

Sep 4, 2020

Thank you very much.

Excelent course.

By Philippa H

Dec 28, 2020

Very informative. Highly recommend.

By Sk. N

Nov 25, 2020

This is an excellent course indeed.


Oct 25, 2020

very useful and informative course.

By Amanda B B d C

Jun 26, 2020

Amazing course! I've learned a lot

By Russell T C

Jul 27, 2020

Excellent course. Have a nice day

By SalomanDormeus

May 25, 2020

Amazing course, highly recommend!

By John P S

May 19, 2019

Excellent overview of common law.

By eilrich c

May 18, 2020

Lovely course and well explained

By Kritatma C

Jul 20, 2020

Amazing Journey!My first course

By Mariam M

Jun 8, 2020

Thoroughly enjoyed this course!

By Neha N S

Oct 19, 2021

Absolutely loved this course!


Jun 10, 2020

Very good, super recommended.

By Sergey P

Nov 17, 2020

great course ans teachers!!

By Joel P

Sep 19, 2021

Loved it! Learned so much

By Nichola H

Dec 29, 2020

So helpful. I learnt alot


Jul 23, 2019


By Vadim R

Aug 12, 2020

Very informative course.

By Valentina R

Sep 22, 2020

Very interesting course

By Gonzalo D

Aug 8, 2019

Me ha gustado muchísimo

By Loulou M

Sep 14, 2021

Really nicely set out.


Apr 9, 2020

I will simply say Best