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Course summary

LLB Law (Commercial) at Keele combines the study of foundational law subjects with a focus on commercial law. A large proportion of the legal sector, in the UK and internationally, is focused on commercial obligations, from small-scale, high-street firms to prestigious multinationals and Barristers’ Chambers. Adopting a critical and interdisciplinary approach, this LLB programme combines the study of commercially focused legal modules with business options from Keele Business School. Our Legal Advice Clinics, placement opportunities and mooting competitions all contribute to the development of valuable skills such as communication, research and critical analysis, strengthening your employability. Why choose this course?

  • Global Top 250 for Law (Times Higher Education World University Subject Rankings, 2023)
  • Enhance your career prospects with specialist knowledge in business and trade law
  • State-of-the-art facilities including a moot courtroom and dedicated law library
  • Wide range of career enhancing opportunities: Legal Advice Clinics, Community Legal Outreach programmes, practical legal skills competitions and placement schemes
  • Prepare for various legal careers and non-legal careers with a wide range of skills and expertise in commercial law
LLB Law (Commercial) at Keele covers the seven foundations of legal knowledge required by The Bar Standards Board and provides the opportunity to explore a range of commercial and business related modules. You will engage with a critical approach to legal education and develop an understanding of how law applies to the commercial world including finance and trade law. On this programme, you will discover the major principles of English and EU law, enabling you to develop a clear understanding of how law operates in a commercial context through both theoretical and practical experience. Throughout this programme, you will demonstrate your research skills and ability to provide reasoned judgements and arguments, making use of appropriate evidence to support your findings. You will develop your communication and public speaking skills by sharing your opinions with academics and peers, and engaging in rich discussions reflecting on what you have learned and its application to real-world scenarios. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.


For a list of indicative modules please visit the course page on the Keele University website.

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  • Year 1

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Law (Commercial) at Keele University - UCAS