Law with Business
|Award||LLB (Hons) Law with Business|
|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
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.
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|
Introduction to Legal Personnel and Principles
Academic and Report Writing
Introduction to Marketing
Citizenship and the Law
Common Law Method & Ethics
Academic and Professional Skills - mixed1
The Law of Contract
The Law of Tort
Law of Organisations
Equity and Trusts
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.
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
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.
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|
UK/EU Course Fee per year*
International course fees per year*
*Tuition fees will not increase for students starting their degree in 2018 - you will pay the same fee in each year.