The University of Law

Degree level: Undergraduate

Law with Business

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Course summary

The course is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in the legal or wider commercial sector. It has a practical focus, with employability embedded into the course. There is a high level of face-to-face tuition which is delivered predominantly by professionally qualified lawyers and members of the Business School. Students will study the key legal topics and related skills that are critical for the modern law student but have the additional feature of a significant study of Business making them 'employment ready'. The course is delivered over two semesters per academic year. The students study six modules per year. The course will deliver an insight into critical legal and business topics and develop knowledge and understanding of key concepts in a practical environment. Students will have practical issues raised and develop relevant skills of analysis, research, problem-solving, and communication skills so as to resolve those issues but also the relevant skills to be able to communicate them. "

Course details

Modules

There are two Semesters per academic year. Each Semester is 15 weeks long; 12 weeks face-to-face tuition, one week consolidation/revision and two weeks to complete the assessments. Students study three modules per Semester. All modules are worth 20 credits. The course starts with a one week freshers/induction week. Year 1: All modules are at Level 4 and are worth 20 credits. All modules are compulsory. The modules are: • Common Law Method & Ethics • Academic & Digital Skills • Contract Law • The Law of Tort • Public Law • Criminal Law Year 2: All modules are at Level 5 and worth 20 credits. Compulsory modules are in Semester 1 and are; • Critical Approaches in Current Legal Issues • Business Law 1 • Land Law. Students study three options in Semester 2. This will include options in; Law options • Family Law • Employment Law • Access to Justice and Legal Services • Real Estate • Human Rights • Extended Essay • EU Law • Legal Technology and Innovation • Legal Practice in the 21st Century Business options • Personal Finance • Corporate Responsibility • Customer Behaviour • International Human Resource Management Year 3: All modules are worth 20 credits and at Level 6. Compulsory module (Semester 1) is; • Equity & Trusts And students must select two optional* modules to study in Semester 1 from; • Civil Dispute Resolution • Business Law 2 • Graduate and Employability Skills • International Commercial Law • Mental Health and Mental Capacity Law • A research project (worth 40 credits). In Semester 2 students study three options from the following; Law options • Family Law • Employment Law • Real Estate • Wills & Succession • Human Rights • Criminal Litigation and Evidence • Graduate and Employability Skills • International Commercial Law • Civil Dispute Resolution • Legal Technology • Legal Innovation and Entrepreneurship • Canadian Constitutional Law (London only) • Foundations of Canadian Law (London only) • A research project (worth 40 credits). Business options • Strategic Human Resource Management • Strategic Management • Global Leadership • International Digital Marketing Of the six optional modules over Years 2 and 3 one must be a Law option. At least four must be Business modules. Students studying at campuses who are also offering other 'Law with' courses may be able to choose options from those programmes as well.

Assessment method

A range of assessment methods will be used. Some will be by examination. Some will be by coursework (which may be essay, project report or portfolio) and some by way of oral presentation. This 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 will be included.


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

In addition we require all applicants to hold GCSE English Language at grade C or grade 4 or above.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
79%
Student satisfaction
62%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
79%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* 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 £14150* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Our course fees also include all textbooks and materials. Please see the following link for further information - https://www.law.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/course-fees-and-funding/
Law with Business at The University of Law - UCAS