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Bachelor of Laws

LLB Law with International Business

Our LLB (Hons) Law with International Business combines your legal studies with an exploration of different aspects of international business. You’ll develop knowledge of business and law in an international context and gain the attributes to contribute to the global business strategy of organisations and resolve international business problems.

Studying our LLB Law with International Business degree will prepare you in part for the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE1) or Bar Practice Course (to qualify as a barrister).

Our course will set you up with valuable transferable skills employers are looking for, so you’ll have plenty of career choices after graduation.

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Key Facts

Entry requirements

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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Entry requirements


London Bloomsbury

Next start date

September 2024

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Course Details

Full-time three year Law with International Business

UCAS code: M1N1

The LLB (Hons) Law with International Business degree course focuses on key legal topics and a variety of different aspects of international business practices. These include Human Resource Management, Marketing, Leadership and Strategic Management. It is designed to give you a well-balanced choice of subjects. You will study all of the required areas of law as well as having a diverse range of international business modules.

Over 90% of our lecturers are qualified lawyers so you will learn to apply law and develop the practical skills employers are looking for today. To make sure that you have the skills to be versatile, we have also embedded important transferable skills in our courses. We want to make sure you feel confident that you can graduate and head straight into the workplace with the skills that employers are looking for.

With this Law with International Business course you have the opportunity to choose to undertake a business research module in your third year. This double module offers you the chance to focus specifically on an aspect of international business that is of personal interest, allowing private research and study with the support and guidance of an allocated lecturer.

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

  • The highest standard of teaching from experienced professionals
  • Small class sizes
  • Study on campus at London Bloomsbury
  • 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.

This degree is designed for students who have an interest in international business as well as legal studies and wish to pursue a career in the legal and wider commercial sector, particularly on a global scale.

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 lecturers to ensure that you receive all the support you need throughout your studies.

Foundation Year (Four year)

UCAS code: MN11

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.

Course Structure

Semester 1

  • Communication Skills
  • Digital and Research Skills
  • Sustainability and Society

Semester 2

  • Foundation Year Project
  • Core Concepts of Law

Choose one*:

  • Core Concepts of Business
  • Core Concepts of Computer Science
  • Core Concepts of Criminology and Policing
  • Core Concepts of Psychology

*Options available are indicative and available subject to numbers and the campus chosen. Students will also complete the Shaping Skills for Success programme. 


Semester 1

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

Semester 2

  • Law of Tort
  • Public Law
  • Criminal Law

Semester 1

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

Semester 2

Choose three*

International Business options:

  • International Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Communication in a Digital World

Law options:

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


*All options are indicative and subject to availability. For Years 2 and 3 you need to complete a minimum of 1 Law and 4 International Business modules (combined) to fulfil the requirements for a Qualifying Law Degree and the International 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.

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*

International Business options:

  • International Business and Global Trade
  • International Strategic Management

Law options:

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

*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 International Business recognition. Please note that some modules are available in Years 2 and 3; please select only once. Selecting the Research Project will count as two of your module options. 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.

Contract Law

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.

Public Law

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.

Criminal Law

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.

Land Law

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.

Course Start Dates

  • Law with International Business (LLB)
    • Full-time: London Bloomsbury
  • Law with International Business with Foundation Year (LLB)
    • Full-time: London Bloomsbury

What about the SQE?

The SQE is being phased in to become the new centralised way to qualify as a solicitor in England and Wales

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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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Course Information


To get a full picture of how studying this course works during the year, take a look at our course date breakdowns.


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.

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Our course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.

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Fees and Applying


Applications for 2024 are now open.


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September 2024 fees:

UK - £9,250 per year

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.

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