Liverpool John Moores University

Law and Business Liverpool John Moores University Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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There are many aspects of contemporary business practice which are enshrined in UK law. Anyone wishing to start their own business or work within a senior position in a company needs to understand how law impacts on the business environment. This programme fuses law and business to create a dynamic and cross-disciplinary degree.

  • Excellent career prospects in Law or Business
  • Options to specialise in Law or Business subject
  • Optional placement year
  • Curriculum carefully balances practice and theory

Course Start Date: 17th September 2018

Course details


​Please see guidance below on core and option modules for further information on what you will study.

Level 4

  • Business and the Economy
  • Data Analysis for Business
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Skills and Principles for Law and Business
  • Principles of Contract Law
  • Law of Tort
  • Introduction to Criminal Law for Business

Level 5

  • Project Management Methodologies
  • CSR - Creating Shared Values
  • Employability and Commerical Awareness
  • Introduction to Business Law

The following options are typically offered:

  • Procurement Management
  • Digital Marketing
  • Sports Law
  • Principles of International Trade

Sandwich option

Year-long placement

Level 6

  • Intellectual Property
  • Company Law

The following options are typically offered:

  • Risk and Resilience in a Changing World
  • Personal and Professional Ethics
  • Contemporary Economic Policy
  • Leadership
  • Logistics and Transportation
  • Sustainable Supply Chains
  • Lean Operations
  • Media Law
  • Negotiation
  • Commercial Law
  • Mediation
  • Mooting
  • Employment Law
  • Bank and Financial Services Regulation
  • Maritime Law
  • Advanced Contract Law
  • Dissertation
  • Law Relating to Financial Crime
  • Corporate Insolvency Law

Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal Academic Framework review, so may be subject to change. Students will be required to undertake modules that the University designates as core and will have a choice of designated option modules. Additionally, option modules may be offered subject to meeting minimum student numbers.

Please see the programme specification document for further details on this course.

Assessment method

Assessment methods include a combination of seen or unseen examinations, coursework essays, presentations, moots and dispute resolution exercises.

The programme modules use innovative teaching and assessment methods to ensure get the most out your degree.
The skills you will be assessed on throughout the programme will include essay and report writing, presenting oral argument and seen and unseen examinations.

You will also be assessed on your transferrable skills through a range of formative and summative assessment techniques employed throughout the programme.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points
A level BBC Minimum number of A Levels required: 2
Is general studies acceptable? Acceptable only when combined with other qualifications
Are AS level awards acceptable? Acceptable only when combined with other qualifications
Average A Level offer: BBC
Maximum AS Level points accepted: 20
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM Extended diploma (QCF): Acceptable on its own and combined with other qualifications
Extended diploma subjects/grades required: DMM if studied on its own or to the total of 112 UCAS points if combined with other qualifications
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits
M: 30 credits
Acceptability: Acceptable on its own and combined with other qualifications
Further information: At least 15 Distinctions and 30 Merits, or any other combination that equates to 112 UCAS Tariff points in a relevant subject
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 28 points International Baccalaureate: Acceptable on its own and combined with other qualifications
Additional information: 28 IB Diploma points
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) Irish Leaving Certificate: Acceptable on its own and combined with other qualifications
Grades / subjects required: 112 UCAS Tariff points with a maximum 20 UCAS Tariff points from Ordinary Level
FETAC acceptability: Not applicable

Prior to starting the programme applicants must have obtained Grade C or Grade 4 or above in English Language and Mathematics GCSE or an approved alternative qualification below:

• Key Skills Level 2 in English/ Maths
• NVQ Level 2 Functional skills in Maths and English Writing and or Reading
• Skills for Life Level 2 in Numeracy/English
• Higher Diploma in Maths/ English
• Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths/ English
• Northern Ireland Essential Skills Level 2 in Communication or Application of Number
• Wales Essential Skills Level 2 in Communication or Application of Number

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

International £15,600 Year 1
England £9,250 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 * Year 1
Scotland £9,250 * Year 1
Wales £9,250 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

All figures are subject to yearly increases. The Department for Education (DfE) have recently announced that they will be freezing tuition fees for the 2020/21 academic year.

Provider information

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Liverpool John Moores University
Egerton Court (Headquarters)
2 Rodney Street
L1 2UA

Course contact details

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Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies

0151 231 5175