Law with Financial Management at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS

Course summary

Study the latest developments in legal practice alongside gaining valuable skills in financial management. This course is your first step to qualifying as a solicitor or progressing to a career at the Bar. It also prepares you for roles in the financial and commercial sector, developing your understanding of the principles that underlie the preparation, analysis and interpretation of financial information. Course Accreditation/Industry Endorsement

  • All our LLB courses cover the Foundation of Legal Knowledge subjects and satisfy the requirements set by the Bar Standards Board for the academic component of Bar training. Upon successfully completing the LLB with a minimum grade of 2:2, graduates who wish to qualify as barristers will be able to progress on to the Bar training course.
Facilities and Specialist Equipment
  • Simulated modern Moot Court.
  • Leading legal research databases used by professionals, including LexisNexis, Westlaw and HeinOnline.
  • Law Trove, an online platform giving students access to the wealth of legal educational materials published by Oxford University Press.
  • New business analytics suite featuring £500K of industry-standard hardware and software, including Vensim simulation software for an immersive experience.
  • Access to Harvard Business Publishing - international learning resources providing advanced business simulations in areas such as sustainability and digital processes.
  • Reuters trading room offering the chance to experience what it’s like to be on the trading-room floor, reacting to live ‘stock-market’ data.
  • Financial databases such as FAME, Refinitiv Eikon and MarketLine to identify financial information of companies in the UK and worldwide.
Partnerships and Collaborations
  • We offer hands-on experience of real legal work through our community Law Clinic and our award-winning Refugee Legal Assistance Project, helping those in need.
Your Student Experience
  • Opportunity to complete work experience at law firms such as Macfarlanes LLP and Machins Solicitors LLP as well as at Luton County Court and the Crown Prosecution Service. This work experience counts towards your qualification as a solicitor.
  • Widen your experience through field trips to the Inns of Court in London, the Houses of Parliament, the UK Supreme Court, Luton Crown Court, and by taking part in mooting competitions.
  • Attend research events organised by our Centre for Research in Law (CRiL) and guest talks by prestigious speakers, including Members of Parliament, judges and leading legal practitioners from City law firms.
  • Benefit from our unique partnership with the University of Law, who provide SQE preparation workshops, bespoke networking opportunities, employability events, an exclusive £250 fee reduction and other scholarship opportunities for those wishing to progress to professional legal training courses.

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


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

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 .

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