Law with Business


Award LLB (Hons) Law with Business
UCAS Code M102
Locations Birmingham, Leeds, London Bloomsbury and online
Duration 3 Years (full-time) / 4 Years (with foundation year)
Next Start 17 September 2018
Course Fees £9,250 (UK/EU) / £13,000 (International)
Further information on course fees

Our LLB (Hons) Law with Business three year full-time degree will give you a wide understanding of key legal topics and related skills, as well as developing business skills and competencies.

This is a qualifying law degree, 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.

With Foundation Year
(Four years)

Locations       Birmingham, Leeds, London Bloomsbury

UCAS Code    M112

The first year is a Foundation year, which focuses on developing an understanding of the legal sector and the key skills required to undertake the LLB (Hons) Law Degree. The subsequent three years then follow our full-time course.

Course Content

You’ll study a total of 18 modules, six modules in each year of the course. This ensures you get a firm grounding in the legal areas, but also gives you choices so you can develop your knowledge and skills to suit your career.  Modules for the optional foundation year are also shown below.

In Semester 2 of Years 2 and 3 you choose three options from the modules listed below and you must select at least one law module and four business option modules over Years 2 and 3.

Each single taught law module consists of face-to-face tuition in 11 large groups and 11 x two-hour face-to-face sessions in small-group workshops.

Optional Foundation Year Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 
Set Modules

Introduction to Legal Personnel and Principles

Academic and Report Writing

Numeracy 

Introduction to Marketing

Public/Private Law

Citizenship and the Law 

 

Common Law Method & Ethics

Academic and Professional Skills - mixed1

The Law of Contract

The Law of Tort

Public Law

EU Law


Criminal Law

Law of Organisations

Land Law

Equity and Trusts

Transactions

Actions

Optional Modules   None

None

Three Level 5 options*

Three Level 6 options*

* All options are indicative and available subject to numbers. One option must be a Law option for the degree to be a Qualifying Law Degree and, at least four must be Business Modules to warrant the Business element of the degree.  

Level 5 Options: Human Rights*, Family Law; Employment Law; Access to Justice and Legal Services; Real Estate; Personal Finance; Business Change; Corporate Responsibility; Customer Behaviour; Information and Resource Management; Economics, Economy and Trade; International Human Resource Management; Marketing Communication in a Digital World; Extended Essay in Law

Level 6 Options: Wills & Succession; Companies: Governance, Tax and Insolvency; Human Rights*; Criminal Litigation and Evidence; Intellectual Property; Personal Finance; Strategic Management; International Digital Marketing; Leading Change; Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Global Leadership, International Digital Marketing; Business Research Project (double module); Canadian Constitutional Law (London only); Canadian Criminal Law (London only)

*Human Rights is available at Level 5 and 6, choose once only.



Course Structure

Each year is made up of two semesters consisting of 12 teaching weeks and one week consolidation/revision and two weeks to complete assessments. You will study a total of 18 modules over the three years of the course.

  • Year 1: 31 study weeks including a one-week induction
  • Year 2: 30 study weeks
  • Year 3: 30 study weeks

Assessment

Assessments are spread out throughout the duration of the course, rather than having lots of exams at the end of the year.  This means at the end of each semester, you have a revision/consolidation week followed by two weeks for assessment in each module.

Method of assessment

Throughout the course you are assessed by a variety of different assessment methods to enable you to demonstrate the development of your knowledge and skills throughout the programme. The methods of assessment include:

Examinations – two hours, ten multiple choice questions and a choice of two from six long form questions.

Coursework – essay, project report or portfolio.

Oral presentation.

The range of assessment methods reflects the practical nature of the programme and aligns the assessment with the learning outcomes of the programme. A mock assessment is included.

Your degree classification

You must pass each module to be awarded your LLB (Hons) Law Degree. The pass mark for each subject is 40%.

In calculating the overall average, for purposes of deciding the degree classification, the assessments are weighted as below.

 
Weighted average Degree classification 
70% and above  1
60-69%  2.1
50-59%  2.2
40-49%  3

Course Fees

UK/EU Course Fee per year*

£9,250

International course fees per year*

£13,000

*Tuition fees will not increase for students starting their degree in 2018 - you will pay the same fee in each year. 


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