Law with Business
Our LLB (Hons) Law with Business combines an internationally recognised LLB degree with a broad understanding of modern business, ensuring you will be perfectly placed to pursue a successful professional career in a legal or business context.
This course is being reapproved under the University’s normal cycle of review. As such, the course structure and content may be changed to enable the University to deliver a better quality of educational experience to you.
By combining an internationally recognised LLB degree with a broad understanding of modern business, you’ll be perfectly placed to pursue a successful professional career as a solicitor or barrister in either a business context or as a practice manager.
Right from the outset, this course focuses on developing transferable legal skills, including research, oral and written communication skills and mooting. Whether you use this academic training to go on and professionally train as a solicitor or barrister is up to you - this course can open up many career paths in the world of business.
Business managers benefit from knowledge of the law whilst lawyers benefit from an understanding of business practice and behaviour. With this combination of knowledge and skills you will be highly valued by employers.
Why study with us
- Bachelor of Laws with Honours in Law with Business is ranked 5th in the UK with 92% of students satisfied with teaching (National Student Survey 2020)
- Many staff are professionally qualified and research active, which informs their teaching.
- Our Business Law Clinic, Pro Bono Law Clinic, and Mediation Clinic give you first-hand experiences of legal practice, providing countless opportunities to deal with real cases.
What you'll do
- Guest speakers join us on campus regularly, including successful School alumni who are now judges, QCs, CEOs, Chief of Police and more.
- You can join the Student Law Society, which is run by students for students, and arranges events such as trips to London to visit the Supreme Court, the Royal Courts of Justice and the Old Bailey, a Law Ball and numerous guest speakers.
- We aim to enhance your experience through travel. You could visit the European Commission in Brussels, the European Parliament and the European Commission in Luxembourg.
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This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.
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- This course is validated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, the regulatory body for solicitors in England and Wales. They set the Principles and a Code of Conduct that professionals have to abide by in order to provide legal services.
- This course provides the first stage of training should you wish to go on to a career as either a solicitor or a barrister. It is validated by the Bar Standards Board, which regulates barristers and specialised legal services businesses in England and Wales.
After successfully completing our combined LLB (Hons), you can continue on to the professional element of legal training.
If you wish to become a solicitor, you can continue your studies on our legal practice course, the LLM in Legal practice LLM. However, you can also take the Bar Professional Training course if you wish to become a barrister.
Our graduates have gone on to progress in various roles both across the UK, Europe and globally working for football clubs, insurance companies, senior public servants, politicians, the probation service, across voluntary sector and police service to name but a few.
Fees and Funding
Scholarships and Bursaries
We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.
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This course is based in the School of Justice located in the Faculty of Business and Justice
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