Law and Economics at University of Derby - UCAS

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**BA (Hons) Law and Economics Explore the English Legal system and its applications, while learning how to apply economics to key business issues.** Why choose this course? You'll study Economics modules designed to explore the application of economic theory to real-life situations. We’ll use our academic expertise to help you make robust links between economic theoretical frameworks and the practicalities of the real world. Through our Financial Markets lab that utilises the same technology used by finance professionals worldwide, and our mock Crown Courtroom to hone your legal skills, you'll be able to put your skills into practice and gain valuable experience. How you will learn You'll be taught through a variety of methods such as:

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • workshops and tutorials
  • student presentations
  • debates
  • one-to-one sessions with a tutor
  • work projects
  • self-directed study
  • video discussions with overseas partner institutions
  • case preparation
  • mooting - where you present a legal issue against opposing counsel in a mock court case
  • interviewing
  • negotiation
  • engaging in real or simulated legal practice, you will build a range of the key skills required to succeed in the legal sector at every stage of the course.
Opportunities and experiences You’ll be able to put your skills into practice from day one with our range of specialist facilities. Our replica Crown Court at One Friar Gate square allows our Law students to learn in a real courtroom environment. Our Financial Markets Lab offers direct use of financial data, information and analytics in a dedicated trading room which provides a simulation of what it’s like to work on a real trading floor in the financial district. Careers and employability Studying a Law based course can open up a range of roles in fields such as education profession, libraries, museums, archives, law, the civil service, management, marketing and the uniformed service. Economics graduates with an understanding of business and leadership are in great demand across the public, private and voluntary sectors worldwide. As well as roles in international business, consultancy and finance, you could pursue opportunities in government departments, development agencies, charities and not-for-profit organisations.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Tuition fees

EU £14900 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14900 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Law and Economics at University of Derby - UCAS