Law and Entrepreneurship at University of Derby - UCAS

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BA (Hons) Law and Entrepreneurship How are Laws created? How can we reform them? How can you start your own business? Gain a thorough understanding of the English legal system and its applications while building your skills to reflect the rapidly changing global business environment. Why choose this course? You’ll cover key concepts such as theoretical business, enterprise concepts, constitutional law, and human rights, as well as benefiting from input from industry on live projects and briefs to apply the skills you learn to solve real business issues. Your Law modules will be taught at One Friar Gate square, the home of our School of Law and Social Sciences. Here you’ll find our replica Crown Court Room and mock police custody suite, so you can gain practical experience in real -world settings. Our new Business School will be opening in 2024/25 and is set to be a focal point for Derby’s business community. You’ll study alongside start-ups and small businesses, giving you the opportunity to network, learn from and inspire local business leaders and entrepreneurs. How you will learn Engaging in real or simulated legal practice, you’ll build a range of the key skills required to succeed in the legal sector at every stage of the course, including:

  • case preparation
  • mooting which is where you present a legal issue against opposing counsel in a mock court case
  • interviewing
  • negotiation.
On your Entrepreneurship modules you will learn through methods such as:
  • formal lectures which will at times include expert speakers
  • seminars which can be tutor-led or student-led and can include discussions, critical analysis of reading, presentations, group work, debates and general problem solving, interaction with real businesses, case study analysis, computer lab work, practical analysis and formative assessment
  • Tutorials which are one-to-one sessions with a tutor to discuss the development of assignments
  • work experience projects
  • self-directed study.
Opportunities and experiences You can choose to put your skills into practice before you graduate with an optional Entrepreneurship placement year between year two and three of your degree. We can help you to find a placement and provide support throughout your year away. If that's not for you, you can choose to complete internships during the summer breaks instead, so you’ll graduate with experience on your CV. Careers and employability Studying a law-based course can open up a range of roles in fields such as education, libraries, museums, archives, law, the civil service, management, marketing and the uniformed service. The entrepreneurship skills you gain on this course will also stand you in good stead if you want to launch a business, develop a social enterprise, go self-employed or work on a consultancy basis. If you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, we offer a comprehensive range of services, from incubation units to professional mentoring, to help you realise your business ambitions once you’ve graduated.

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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 Entrepreneurship at University of Derby - UCAS