Law and Accounting and Finance at Aberystwyth University - UCAS

Aberystwyth University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Aberystwyth University (Prifysgol Aberystwyth)

Law and Accounting and Finance

Course summary

LLB Law and Accounting & Finance (MN14) is a joint honours degree scheme that covers two stimulating, challenging and complimentary disciplines. You will be taught across two departments: the Law & Criminology Department, the oldest and most established department of its kind in Wales and Aberystwyth Business School, made up of staff that have a wide range of expertise, technical skills and real-world business experience. For the legal aspects of the course you will receive a balanced approached to teaching with practical application alongside theoretical study. There are a wide range of modules to choose from, helping tailor your learning to your interests. The accounting & finance elements of the course will cover several topics including financial accounting, financial management and corporate markets. Why study LLB Law and Accounting & Finance at Aberystwyth University?

  • The Law side of the degree scheme encompasses a mixture of traditional and contemporary legal subjects. There is also a practical element designed to meet employer needs and taught by experienced legal professionals and academics.
  • Department of Law & Criminology lecturers are mostly either qualified to PhD level or have professional experience and qualifications as practicing lawyers. Many staff also have a PGCE (in Higher Education).
  • There is an option to participate in our national and international competing Mooting Society, in order to develop your key advocacy and litigation skills.
  • The Accounting & Finance side of the degree includes modules in financial accounting, management accounting, accounting & finance specialisms and data analytics.
  • Business School staff are active researchers and expert practitioners in their chosen subject areas, including qualified accountants.
  • In your final year, there is a heavy legal focus where you can explore topics including commercial law, criminal law, human rights, international law, sports law & society and police, policing & society.
What will I learn? The breakdown below will provide you with an illustration of what you may study during the three year degree scheme. In your first year, you will receive core training in legal and criminal justice systems; Contract law, Criminal Law or Tort Law, which must be studied and passed for exemption from the first stage of professional law examinations; You will cover the fundamentals of Accounting & Finance; Quantitative techniques and the use of specialist statistical software. In the second year of study, you'll have the choice of a range of Law and Accounting & Finance related modules. In the third year, there is a sole focus on law-related and legal modules from commercial law to treatment & rehabilitation of offenders. LLB Law and Accounting & Finance opens up a range of exciting opportunities for you. You will be a candidate for further training to become a barrister, solicitor or accountant. LLB Law offers you the possibility to succeed in many different areas including financial management, business, human resources, international relations, journalism and education.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
MN14
Institution code:
A40
Campus name:
Main Site (Aberystwyth)
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants are selected on their individual merits and offers can vary. We allow you flexibility in meeting our entry requirements, and all qualifications that you have already gained, or are working towards, will be considered when reviewing your application. We have an inclusive policy which recognises a broad range of qualifications. The entry requirements listed above represent typical offers for some of the most popular qualifications taken by applicants. If you cannot find the qualifications that you are studying (or have previously studied) please contact our Undergraduate Admissions Office (Telephone: +44 (0)1970 622021; Email: [email protected]) for advice on your eligibility and details of the typical offer you are likely to receive.

Additional entry requirements

Other

A minimum grade C or grade 4 pass in GCSE (or equivalent) English or Welsh is a requirement for entry to all our degree schemes. Business, Mathematics, and Science degree schemes also require a minimum grade C or grade 4 pass in Mathematics and/or Science at GCSE (or equivalent).


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
Cambridge English AdvancedB
Cambridge English ProficiencyC
IELTS (Academic)6.5With minimum 5.5 in each component.
PTE Academic62With minimum scores of 51 in each component.
TOEFL (iBT)88With minimum scores in components as follows: Listening 21; Writing 21; Reading 22; Speaking 23.

If you are an international student needing more information about the English Language requirement for your course (e.g. country-specific English Language tests, Partner Institution tests, EU/EEA English Language qualifications where the school curriculum is taught in a native language) please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office for further advice.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9000 Year 1
EU £16520 Year 1
International £16520 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

The UK and Welsh Governments have confirmed that EU students commencing their studies in the academic year 2021/22 will no longer be eligible for home fee status. Fees for EU students will therefore be charged in line with international fees from 2021/22 onwards. Please note Irish nationals will continue to be eligible for home fee status and support by the Welsh Government under the Common Travel Area arrangement

Sponsorship information

Aberystwyth University offers a valuable package of scholarships and bursaries to support students. Our long-established Entrance Examination competition means you could get up to £2,000 a year towards your living and study costs. You can combine that with any or all of our other awards, to make your financial package more valuable. Our awards include Sport and Music Scholarships, Bursaries for Care Leavers/Young Carers/Estranged Students and a range of department specific awards. Please visit our website for full details.

Provider information

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Aberystwyth University
Penglais
Aberystwyth
Ceredigion
Wales
SY23 3FL


Course contact details

Department of Law and Criminology (undergraduate enquiries)

+44 (0)1970 622712

+44 (0)1970 622729

Aberystwyth Business School (undergraduate enquiries)

+44 (0)1970 622500

Undergraduate Admissions Office

01970 622021

Law and Accounting and Finance at Aberystwyth University - UCAS