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Course summary

Graduating with an LLB from the University of Bedfordshire is the first step on your journey towards becoming a solicitor or a barrister as well as a range of other professional opportunities. A law degree is a demanding but valuable qualification providing you with a range of skills which will equip you for a legal career or a career in a range of professional environments. The LLB Law with Financial Management offers the added opportunity to study key skills in financial management which will enhance your studies and your prospects particularly if you are interested in the commercial law sector. In class teaching is supported by a range of fantastic extra-curricular opportunities including our Law clinic our award winning Refugee Legal Aid Clinic and our fantastic mooting debate programme. Why choose this course?

  • One of the few programmes in the UK to combine an LLB degree with the study of finance and financial markets.
  • Acquire in-depth knowledge of the core areas of the English legal system whilst also gaining a strong understanding of financial markets financial regulation and risk management.
  • Gain access to the leading legal research database used by professionals including Lexis-Nexis Westlaw and HeinOnline.
  • Learn to navigate and use real-time financial data from financial databases such as FAME Reuters Eikon and MarketLine and develop your capacity to analyse financial information.
  • Take part in work experience opportunities with local firms of solicitors and other volunteering activities designed to bolster your CV and employability or get involved in our pro bono legal clinics and gain real life legal experience whilst also helping members of the community.

Modules

  • Contract Law (LAW007-1) Compulsory
  • Criminal Law (LAW003-1) Compulsory
  • Introduction To Accounting And Finance (AAF005-1) Compulsory
  • Introduction To Legal Practice In The English Legal System (LAW010-1) Compulsory
  • Constitutional And Administrative Law (LAW019-2) Compulsory
  • Financial Markets: Theory And Practice (AAF031-2) Compulsory
  • Land Law (LAW001-2) Compulsory
  • Law Of Tort (LAW002-2) Compulsory
  • Dissertation (LAW008-3) Compulsory
  • Equity And Trusts (LAW001-3) Compulsory
  • Financial Management (AAF002-3) Compulsory
  • Institutions Of The European Union And Judicial Protection (LAW016-3) Compulsory
  • Substantive Law Of The European Union And Human Rights (LAW017-3) Compulsory
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Assessment method

The LLB Law with Financial Management programme has been carefully designed to develop a wide range of academic, legal and practical skills via a varied portfolio of assessment methods. A developing range of assessments will enable you to grow in confidence and demonstrate your acquisition of knowledge and skills. The assessment methods used across the course include:

  • Written assignments - these may vary from essays and reports to more in-depth research work on broader topics. These assessments will test your ability to analyse an issue, to conduct research, to collect relevant materials, to assess the quality of the materials and to synthesise them into a scholarly answer.
  • Examinations: These will cover a range of multiple choice examinations through to in-class tests and essay-based exams. The aim of exams is to test your ability to convey your understanding of a topic and to demonstrate your skills of analysis and evaluation in a time sensitive manner.
  • Oral presentations that demonstrate verbal and presentational skills in communicating information to others. Moot presentations will test your ability to carry out research and present your findings in a persuasive and authoritative manner. They will also introduce the practical skills of court etiquette and procedure. Problem questions and case studies will allow you to apply your legal or financial knowledge to a -real life scenario.
The Dissertation allowing you to undertake a complex research project and communicate knowledge, findings and recommendations, in your final year on the course The assessments will develop incrementally across the course and allow you to gain skills and acquire knowledge, receive feedback and grow, thus allowing you to implement this knowledge and feedback into subsequent assessments. At the end of the course completion of the assessments will demonstrate your ability to apply, analyse and evaluate current legal and financial knowledge and communicate this, in both written and presentational formats. Thus you will be able to demonstrate a range of transferable skills relevant to your professional employability.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Bar Standards Board
  • Solicitors Regulation Authority

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
M1N3
Institution code:
B22
Campus name:
Luton Campus
Campus code:
D

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For information on the 2024 fees please refer to our website, https://www.beds.ac.uk/howtoapply/money/fees/
Law with Financial Management at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS