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The University of Law Undergraduate Programmes LLB (Hons) Law with Business
The University of Law Undergraduate Programmes

LLB (Hons) Law with Business

3 Years

English

Full time

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Sep 2024

GBP 9,250 / per year *

On-Campus

* Sep 2024 fee: UK - £9,250 per annum; International - £17,550 per annum London, £16,700 non-London

Introduction

On our LLB Law with Business degree, you’ll study key legal topics and related skills to gain a wide understanding across a range of legal areas and business competencies. As well as enabling you to progress to the next stage of legal training as a solicitor or barrister, it’s also a great choice if you want to move into a career outside of the legal sector as you’ll study a range of business modules that will make you employment ready. A practical focus with real-world application of the law and business with employability embedded into the course. For students who wish to do a three-year law degree with a practical focus but wish to keep their options open for a career in the legal or wider business world. In the 2021 National Student Survey, the University of Law has been ranked first amongst universities in England for the category of 'teaching on my course'. We have an overall 5 Star rating from QS World University Rankings and 5 stars in Teaching, Employability, Online Learning, Academic Development and Inclusiveness.

LLB Law with Business

Our LLB (Hons) Law with Business is a three-year full-time degree. It will give you a wide understanding of key legal topics and related skills, as well as develop business skills and competencies. As well as enabling you to progress to the next stage of legal training as a solicitor or barrister, it’s also a great choice if you want to move into a career outside of the legal sector as you’ll study a range of business modules that will make you employment-ready. Studying our degree will also mean you are prepared in part for the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE 1) or to progress onto our Bar Practice Course (if you wish to qualify as a barrister).

Our Tutors

Over 90% of our tutors are qualified lawyers with experience in practice allowing students to learn in a realistic, professional and contemporary context.

1st for Overall Student Satisfaction

We have been ranked first amongst universities for overall student satisfaction in England in the 2020 National Student Survey.

We're The Business

All of our business academics have been business leaders with real-life commercial experience, giving them the skills to prepare you for key leadership roles.

Course Details

Full-time three-year LLB

Our Law with Business three-year full-time degree will give you a wide understanding of key legal topics and related skills. It also allows you to develop business skills and competencies. We focus your learning on practical skills that are relevant and applicable to the realities of working in the legal or wider business sectors. Over 90% of our tutors are qualified lawyers, so you will learn how to apply law from experienced professionals in practical methods that have been tried and tested in the real world.

With the addition of a variety of business-related modules, you can customise your learning to suit your career interests. Whether you are interested in marketing, finance or HR, or many other areas, you can explore many exciting business fields in tandem with your legal studies. The business modules will give you a great insight into how different departments within companies operate and perform together to keep a business working efficiently.

When you study Law with Business with us, you will receive:

  • The highest standard of teaching from experienced professionals
  • Small class sizes
  • Options to study on campus and online
  • A choice of campuses across the UK
  • A variety of specialist modules to enhance your employment prospects

On successfully completing the course, you will be all set to kick start your postgraduate study to become a qualified lawyer.

As with all our LLBs, this programme has a practical focus with the skills you need for your career embedded into the course. There is a high level of face-to-face tuition with experienced tutors to ensure that you receive all the support you need throughout your studies.

Course Structure

Year 1: 31 study weeks

Semester 1

  • Common-Law Method and Ethics
  • Academic and Digital Skills
  • Contract Law

Semester 2

  • Law of Tort
  • Public Law
  • Criminal Law

Year 2: 30 study weeks

Semester 1

  • Critical Approaches in Current Legal Issues
  • Business Law 1
  • Land Law

Semester 2

Choose three*

Law options:

  • Access to Justice and Legal Services
  • Employment Law
  • Extended Essay
  • European Union Law
  • Family Law
  • Human Rights
  • Legal Practice in the 21st Century
  • Legal Technology and Innovation
  • Real Estate

Business options:

  • Corporate Responsibility
  • Customer Behaviour
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Personal Finance

*All options are indicative and subject to availability. Across Years 2 and 3, you need to complete a minimum of 1 law and 4 business modules (combined) to fulfil the requirements for a Qualifying Law Degree and the Business recognition. Please note that some modules are available in Years 2 and 3; please select only once. If you are studying at a campus offering Law with Government and Politics, Law with Criminology or Business School courses, you may be able to choose modules from those programmes as well.

Year 3: 30 study weeks

Semester 1

  • Equity and Trusts

Choose two*

  • Business Law 2
  • Civil Dispute Resolution
  • Graduate and Employability Skills
  • International Commercial Law
  • Mental Health and Mental Capacity Law
  • Research Project (double module)

Semester 2

Choose three*

Law options:

  • Canadian Constitutional Law (London only)
  • Civil Dispute Resolution
  • Criminal Litigation and Evidence
  • Employment Law
  • Family Law
  • Foundations of Canadian Law (London only)
  • Graduate and Employability Skills
  • Human Rights
  • International Commercial Law
  • Legal Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Legal Technology
  • Real Estate
  • Research Project (double module)
  • Wills and Succession

Business options:

  • Global Leadership
  • International Digital Marketing
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Management

*All options are indicative and subject to availability. For Years 2 and 3, you need to complete a minimum of 1 Law and 4 Business modules (combined) to fulfil the requirements for a Qualifying Law Degree and the Business recognition. Please note that some modules are available in Years 2 and 3; please select only once. If you are studying at a campus offering Law with Government and Politics, Law with Criminology or Business School courses, you may be able to choose modules from those programmes as well.

Assessment

At the end of each semester, you’ll get a week for revision before two weeks of assessments.

  • Exams: Two hours, ten multiple-choice questions and two long-form questions
  • Coursework: Essay, project report or portfolio
  • Oral presentation

We run mock assessments to allow you to practise before too.

Course Requirements

  • BBB at A Level and Grade C/4 or above in GCSE English Language or equivalent qualifications.
  • Students who will be under the age of 18 but no younger than 17 at the commencement of the course are permitted.
  • International requirements: An English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

How to Apply

Applications for all our undergraduate courses are open.

Fees

Sep 2024 fees

  • UK - £9,250 per annum
  • International - £17,550 per annum (London), £16,700 (non-London)
  • Fees are locked for future study years i.e., the student will pay the same price each year.

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