LLB (Hons) Law for Business University of Lincoln
A deeper understanding of the causes and effects of criminal behaviour or specialist legal expertise, or knowledge of the law governing trade and commercial relationships, can set legal professionals apart, enhancing their practice and enabling them to pursue employment in a wide range of professions. Graduates would be well-placed to work in Law, Public, and Corporate sectors.
This course offers an introduction to the fundamental elements of law, enabling students to develop legal skills and sound knowledge of the professionally-required foundation areas of law, while specialising in an area that interests them, with a special focus on commercial awareness.
How You Study
The LLB (Hons) Law for Business degree is designed to prepare students for careers where they will be expected to respond to the changing and dynamic nature of legal relations between corporations, individuals, and states.
The programme aims to provide an understanding of the legal issues at the heart of the business and enables students to engage with contemporary legal challenges.
The programme covers a wide range of legal disciplines, and as the course progresses, students are able to develop their knowledge further and focus on areas of personal interest through a diverse range of optional modules.
- Constitutional and Administrative Law (Core)
- Contract Law (Core)
- Law and Business in the Global Context (Core)
- Legal Systems and Skills (Core)
- Criminal Law (Core)
- European Union Law (Core)
- Land Law (Core)
- Company Law (Option)†
- Financial Services Regulation (Option)†
- Financial Services Regulation (Option)†
- Intellectual Property Law (Option)†
- Law for business professional practice (Option)†
- Sale of Goods (Option)†
- Study Abroad (Option)†
- Tax Law (Option)†
- Business Law in Practice (Core)
- Equity and Trusts (Core)
- Law of Tort (Core)
- Consumer Law (Option)†
- Corporate Law and Governance (Option)†
- Employment Law (Option)†
- Law Clinic (Option)†
- Law for business dissertation (Option)†
- Law in Practice (Option)†
- Law Placement (Option)†
† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.
Entry Requirements 2023-24
- A Level: BBC (112 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 3 A Levels or equivalent qualifications).
- International Baccalaureate: 29 points overall
- BTEC Extended Diploma: Distinction, Merit, Merit or equivalent qualifications.
- T Level: Merit
- Access to Higher Education Diploma: 45 Level 3 credits with a minimum of 112 UCAS Tariff points.
- A combination of qualifications which may include A Levels, BTEC, EPQ etc
- Applicants will also need at least five GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, which must include English. Equivalent Level 2 qualifications may also be considered.
The University accepts a wide range of qualifications as the basis for entry. We will also consider applicants with extensive and relevant work experience and will give special individual consideration to those who do not meet the standard entry qualifications.
If you have studied outside of the UK, and are unsure whether your qualification meets the above requirements, please visit our country pages for information on equivalent qualifications.
EU and Overseas students will be required to demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. For information regarding other English language qualifications we accept, please visit the English Requirements page.
If you do not meet the above IELTS requirements, you may be able to take part in one of our Pre-sessional English and Academic Study Skills courses.
Professional Practice Year
We believe that an option to take a year working in professional practice in a business setting or law firm is a valuable educational opportunity for our students.
This optional year aims to enable students to benefit from working within the professional practice for a year exposing students to a wider experience enhancing future employment opportunities and assisting with professional mobility.
This module is optional for students in the Law for Business LLB programme within Lincoln Law School. It is a year-long module which enables students to spend a year working in the professional practice of their own choice. Eligible students must have completed their second year of study to a satisfactory standard. During the year spent in professional practice, students will attend team meetings with the professional practice manager within the Law School, will attend a meeting with the professional practice manager and their employer and will provide a written portfolio and a presentation about their working experience and finally to complete a feedback form. There are no additional costs to the student as they are working as employees.
For eligible undergraduate students going to university for the first time, scholarships and bursaries are available to help cover costs. The University of Lincoln offers a variety of merit-based and subject-specific bursaries and scholarships.
Course-Specific Additional Costs
Students are responsible for their own travel, accommodation and general living costs when studying abroad or on placement.
English Language Requirements
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