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.
- 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
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.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Bar Standards Board
- Solicitors Regulation Authority
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
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