Commercial Law

Middlesex University

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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Overview Why study commercial law with us Our commercial law degree gives you the initial skills and qualifications to pursue qualified solicitor or barrister status in England and Wales. Commercial law courses give you the foundational skills and training to advance your career in commercial law, commerce or business – and our LLB Commercial Law is recognised as the first stage of professional legal education by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board. Building a specialist understanding of commercial law, you’ll enhance your awareness of the various contexts in which the law operates. You’ll also learn to analyse and evaluate a variety of legal systems through work-based and skills-based modules. Here, you’ll gain hands-on experience that’s relevant to both the legal profession and the wider commercial sectors. Developing your practical legal skills You’ll have the option to transfer to one of our overseas campuses in Mauritius or Dubai for a year (or more) of your studies. We’ll match you with professional legal bodies and practitioners who will help you develop specialist mooting and mediation skills. You’ll have the opportunity to take part in national and international mooting and mediation competitions. You can also experience the buzz and atmosphere of the court room in our specialist chambers located inside Hendon Town Hall, which was built in 1901. You’ll have the opportunity to gain hands-on work experience with work-based and skills-based modules that will help you prepare practically and professionally for your career. You’ll be at the heart of legal innovation, with plenty of support from tutors who are nationally and internationally-recognised experts in their chosen fields of law. Get the support you need to succeed During your course, you’ll get personalised support from your Personal Tutor, Student Learning Assistant, and Graduate Academic Assistant. Their first-hand experience in your subject area means they understand how to best support you. Aside from being a route to pursuing a career as a solicitor, barrister, legal executive or paralegal, commercial law courses open up career opportunities in sectors that range from business and management to education and government. In fact, 82% of students are satisfied with this course (NSS, 2018).

Course details

Modules

Year 1 English Legal System (30 credits) - Compulsory Legal Method (30 credits) - Compulsory Contract Law (30 credits) - Compulsory Public Law (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 2 Criminal Law (30 Credits) - Compulsory Tort (30 Credits) - Compulsory EU Law (30 credits) - Compulsory English and International Commercial Law (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 3 Land Law (30 Credits) - Compulsory Equity and Trusts (30 Credits) - Compulsory UK Company Law (30 credits) - Compulsory Global Trade Law (30 credits) - Optional Advanced Mooting and Advocacy (30 credits) - Optional Project (30 credits) - Optional Integrated Learning and Work Placement (30 credits) - Optional


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeM293
Institution code M80
Campus nameHendon Campus
Campus codeH

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

Qualifications To find out more about the qualifications we accept from your country please visit: https://www.mdx.ac.uk/study-with-us/international/support-in-your-country Visas and immigration You will not need a visa to study in the UK if you are a citizen of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland. If you are a national of any other country you may need a visa to study in the UK. Please see our visas and immigration page for further information.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 120 points
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits P: 30 credits Access pass with 45 credits at Level 3 (15 distinction or higher)
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE grade C or above in English or grade 4 if awarded after August 2017

Visit our general entry requirements page, by clicking on the link below, to see how these points can be achieved from our acceptable level 3 qualifications and the combinations which are welcomed by Middlesex University, including GCSE requirements.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/help-with-your-application/undergraduate-application/entry-requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

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 £11500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Commercial Law at Middlesex University - UCAS