Law with International Business

 

Award LLB (Hons) Law with International Business
UCAS Code M1N1
Locations London Bloomsbury and online
Duration On campus: 3 Years full-time or 4 Years (with foundation year)       
Next Start September 2020

Course Fees, per year

£9,250 (UK/EU) / £13,750 (International)

  Further information on course fees

Full-time (three Years)

Our Law with International Business is a three year qualifying law degree. The course focuses on key legal topics and a variety of different aspects of the methodology and practice of international commercial business.

The law modules are predominantly delivered by professionally qualified lawyers. The International Business modules are delivered by members of The University of Law Business School with high level of face-to-face tuition. The course has a practical focus, with real-world application of the law and international business. Employability is integrated into the course to give you the academic knowledge and key transferable skills which are in demand by today’s employers across the globe.

This course is ideal for students looking to pursue a career in the legal sector or international commercial sector.

ULaw offers excellent employability outcomes for students; 92% of our full-time UK LLB students graduating in 2017 secured employment or further study within six months of successfully completing their course.

As we specialise in teaching, with a focus on problem solving and weighing up arguments, you’ll develop a formidable range of essential skills that can make all the difference when starting your career. The University of Law was awarded a silver rating in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) in June 2019. We were found to deliver high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students and consistently exceed rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher education.

ULaw has also achieved top ten placements among universities in the UK for 5 categories in the National Student Survey 2019: teaching, learning opportunities, academic support, learning resources and student voice.

With Foundation Year
(Four years)

Location         London Bloomsbury

UCAS Code    MN11

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.

International Leadership Summer School 

Students starting their course in September 2020 will have the opportunity to attend our International Leadership Summer School in Berlin, during the second year of their degree or third year of a degree with Foundation Year.* This week will focus on developing employability skills.

Looking to study in more than one city? 

Our unique Switch It Up facility allows you to study in two or more cities and/or add a specialist discipline.* Find out more about CampuSwitch and CourseSwitch.

*Terms and conditions apply

 

LLB Open Days

The best way to find out more about the course is to attend an Open Day.


Course Content

You’ll study a total of 18 modules over the three years of the course; the modules for the optional foundation year are also shown in the table below. You’ll gain insight into critical legal topics and the fundamentals of International Business to make you employment ready.

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

For Law modules, each single taught module consists of face-to-face tuition in 11 large groups and 11 x two-hour face-to-face sessions in small-group workshops. 

Students studying at campuses offering Law with Criminology, Law with Criminal Justice, Law with Legal Innovation and Technology, Law with Government and Politics may also be able to choose options from those programmes as well.

  Optional Foundation Year  Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
1st Semester:

Introduction to Legal Personnel and Principles

Academic and Report Writing

Numeracy 

Common Law Method and Ethics

 Law of Contract

 Academic and Professional Skills1

Criminal Law

Land Law

Law of Organisations 

Equity and Trusts

Transactions

Actions

2nd Semester:

 

 

 

Introduction to Marketing

Public/Private Law

Citizenship and the Law

 

 Law of Tort

 Public Law

 EU Law

 

Three options at Level 5*

In addition to your three options you also have the opportunity to attend our International Leadership Summer School, Berlin (5 days)

 

 

 

Three options at Level 6*

 

 

 

*Module Options: Note, 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 International Business Modules to warrant the International Business element of the degree.  

Law Options:

Level 5: Access to Justice and Legal Services; Employment Law, Extended Essay in Law, Family Law; Real Estate, Human Rights*

Level 6: Wills & Succession; Companies: Governance, Tax & Insolvency; Intellectual Property; Criminal Litigation & Evidence; Human Rights*; Canadian Constitutional Law (London only), Canadian Criminal Law (London only)

International Business Options:

Level 5: International Human Resource Management; Marketing Communication in a Digital World

Level 6: Global Leadership; Strategic Management; Business Research Module (double module)

 

* Available at Level 5 and 6, choose once only.

Have a look at our learning methods


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 three modules per semester, six modules a year.

  • Year 1: 31 study weeks including a one-week induction
  • Year 2: 30 study weeks plus one week optional International Leadership Summer School in Berlin
  • 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

£13,750


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