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) / 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 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.

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.


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 Government and Politics, and Business School courses, 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

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.

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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
  • 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


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