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Our LLB (Hons) Law with Business is a three year full-time degree, where you will develop an understanding of key legal topics and business skills. This degree will prepare you in part for the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE1) or Bar Practice Course (to qualify as a barrister). You’ll also study a range of business modules that will make you employment-ready if you want to move into a career outside the legal sector.
With our LLB Law with Business degree, you’ll gain valuable real-world skills and experience through your study. Mock trials, law simulations and pro bono work will ensure you graduate with a practical understanding of law and business. You will learn valuable transferable skills that could help in various professional careers within the finance, banking and legal sectors.
A Level: BBB
UCAS Tariff Points*: 120
GCSE: English Language Grade C/4 or above, or equivalent
*From three A Levels or equivalent.
Requirements for the Foundation Year differ from those listed.
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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 lecturers 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:
On successfully completing the LLB Law with Business course you will be all set to kick start your postgraduate study.
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 lecturer to ensure that you receive all the support you need throughout your studies.
You can choose to take an additional Foundation Year before you start your LLB. This introductory year focuses on developing the key skills required to study at degree level. You will study six modules and on successful completion progress onto any of our three year degrees.
*Options available are indicative and available subject to numbers and the campus chosen. Students will also complete the Shaping Skills for Success programme.
*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 Criminology or Business School courses you may be able to choose modules from those programmes as well.
*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 Criminology or Business School courses you may be able to choose modules from those programmes as well.
Common Law Method and Ethics
This module introduces you to the English legal system and looks at how to interpret statutes and the doctrine of precedent. Also, how law is created and the structure of the English court system. These enable you to understand how laws are created and interpreted. Within Ethics, you will consider different approaches to ethical issues, including the social and ethical context of the legal profession.
Academic and Digital Skills
This module underpins all of the other modules on the LLB & MLaw. It develops the academic and digital skills which you will need for both your studies and the workplace, including using the University’s VLE and other relevant platforms and software, legal research and referencing, academic integrity, communication skills, and how to analyse and answer legal problems.
In this module you will consider the elements of a contract, different types of contractual terms, remedies for breach of contract and the circumstances when remedies can be excluded. You will also look at connected areas such as misrepresentation, duress, and undue influence.
The Law of Tort
Tort is a key area of law and considers acts and omissions that give rise to injury or harm to another and amount to a civil wrong. You will consider topics such as trespass to the person, negligence, product liability, employer liability, occupiers’ liability, trespass to land and private nuisance. You will also look at the remedies available when an action in Tort succeeds.
This module looks at sources of the UK constitution and principles such as the rule of law, separation of powers and parliamentary supremacy. Also, how the lawfulness of decisions and actions made by public bodies are challenged through exploring the grounds for judicial review and the remedies available. You will learn about the place EU Law has within the UK constitution and consider the key rights and freedoms incorporated into UK law through the Human Rights Act.
This module gives an overview of the criminal justice system and helps to develop an understanding of the principles of criminal liability. You will look at different criminal offences, including homicide, criminal damage, assaults, sexual offences, theft and robbery, and drugs offences. You will consider what defences may be available and the law in relation to secondary participation and attempts to commit certain offences.
Business Law 1
This module introduces you to different forms of business organisation such as partnerships and companies and how to choose the most appropriate format to run a business. You will explore company law in more detail, exploring the separate legal personality of a company and its limited liability status and company constitutions. You will look at the different parties involved in a company such as the directors and shareholders.
Critical Approaches in Current Legal Issues
Designed to further develop the academic skills which you developed during your Level 4. Equipping you with the skills which you need to succeed as you progress through the programme. Through topical areas of law, you will develop your critical thinking and evaluation skills, ability to solve legal problems, and research skills. You will be challenged through debating controversial areas of law and presenting arguments, in order to develop your ability to reflect and understand the views of others.
We look at the nature of land, how the ownership of estates and interests in land operate and the formalities for creating and disposing of those estates and interests. It looks at important topics such as: the protection and enforcement of third party interests in land, the distinction between registered and unregistered land, trusts of land and co-ownership, leases, easements, covenants, and mortgages.
Equity and Trusts
In this module you will study the core principles of equity and trusts law which arise in a range of personal, social and commercial contexts. You will look at the distinction between a gift and a trust and how trusts are created. You will explore the management of the trust through the powers and duties of trustees and the rights of the beneficiaries before considering what remedies are available if there is a breach of trust.
After you’ve completed the LLB, you can go onto study one of our postgraduate law courses to become a solicitor or barrister.
If you want to become a barrister, you can study our Bar Practice Course.
If you want to become a solicitor, we suggest studying our LLM Legal Practice (SQE1&2).
You can still study the Legal Practice Course (LPC) if you’ve completed, started, accepted an offer, or paid a non-refundable deposit to study the LLB by 21 September 2021.
If you want to specialise in a particular area of law, we also offer a range of academic Master of Law (LLM) courses, covering subjects from human rights to banking.
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The course demands show you the requirements, prior knowledge and commitments our course will involve.
We use a variety of assessment methods designed to meet the practical nature of the course and individual module learning outcomes. Some of these will be exams, while others will require you to submit a project report, essay, portfolio or oral presentation. You will also have the opportunity to practice with a mock assessment.
Our course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.
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September 2024 fees:
UK students per year: £9,250
International (London) - £17,550 per year
International (non-London) - £16,700 per year
If you need to fund your studies with a student loan you can apply via Student Finance.
We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.