Business Law at Swansea University - UCAS

Course summary

Take your first steps towards a range of exciting careers in Business and Commercial Law with our specialised LLB Business Law programme at the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law. You will gain a comprehensive grounding in the core areas covered by a Law degree: Contract Law, Criminal Law, Land Law, Equity and Trusts, Law of Tort and Public Law. As your studies progress, you can choose from a wide range of subject areas with a business focus including: Trade Law, Media Law, Commercial Sales, Competition Law, and Employment Law. All our Law programmes contain the foundations of legal knowledge needed to enter the legal profession. Our programmes provide a strong foundation for those who wish to go on to take the Solicitors Qualifying Exams (SQE) and they also satisfy the academic stage of training required by the Bar Standards Board for those looking to become Barristers. The School of Law provides you with exceptional student experience, excellent employability support, and a progressive curriculum. We offer: • A Law degree focusing on Business and Commercial Law, helping you start your career as a Business Law Professional • Sector-leading facilities, including an award-winning Law Clinic, authentic Court Rooms and Student Study and Social Spaces • An extensive range of work placement opportunities • A final year consisting mostly of optional modules, allowing you to shape your own learning in line with your personal interests and aspirations • Experiential learning through Advocacy, Clinical Legal Education, Interviewing, Negotiation and our Miscarriage of Justice Project, all designed to give you opportunities to learn essential skills. • The opportunity to enter a range of Mooting competitions • Your full range of lectures and books available online, to access when you need them Swansea University has an established and growing reputation for Law. The School is committed to continuous improvement in teaching and learning, and to putting students at the centre of its activities. Law at Swansea is ranked: • 12th in the UK for Teaching Quality (Times Good University Guide 2024) • 13th in the UK for Student Experience (Times Good University Guide 2024) • Top 15 in the UK for Teaching Satisfaction (Guardian University Guide 2024) • Top 150 in the World (QS World Rankings 2023), and • 90% of Law Graduates are in Work &/or Study 15 Months after Leaving Swansea University (HESA 2023)


Your first year of study is made up of compulsory modules covering a range of themes. Compulsory modules are studied by all students on the programme, meaning you are automatically enrolled. Examples of compulsory modules include: • Contract Law • Law of Tort • Public Law In your second and third year you will study a mixture of compulsory and optional modules from a wide range of subject areas. Examples of optional modules in recent years have included: • Commercial Sales • Employment Law: Rights and Obligations • Media Law • Intellectual Property Law • World Trade Law Your final year will consist mostly of optional modules, with the option of undertaking an independent dissertation project. For the full programme structure and module breakdown, please visit our webpage at:

Assessment method

We offer a variety of assessment methods within our programmes. In addition to traditional examinations and essays, examples of alternative assessment may include: • Writing a letter of advice to a client • Blog and poster writing • Group-based tasks Throughout your undergraduate law degree, you will develop excellent research and analytical skills and learn to present your ideas effectively both verbally and in writing. For full breakdown of course structure and assessment please visit our course page at: or get in touch with us at [email protected]

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English we require a minimum overall IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) and no less than 5.5 in each component.

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

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Business Law at Swansea University - UCAS