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Law (Commercial Law) University of Bradford Degree level: Undergraduate

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Take the first step towards a career as a corporate or civil lawyer with our LLB (Hons) Law degree, featuring a specialism in commercial law, and a sandwich placement year in industry.

You’ll build a strong foundation of legal knowledge, enabling you to work towards a career as a solicitor or barrister.

You’ll also develop a broad range of transferable skills for employment in other areas, if you choose not to go on to a professional qualification in law.

The programme is taught by a mix of academic experts and practitioner lawyers, who put real world clinical legal experience at the heart of the programme. You’ll develop a critical grasp of the law and its political, social and economic contexts.

Upon successful completion of the Bradford LLB Law degree, you are able to proceed to the Legal Practice Course (for aspiring solicitors) or the Bar Professional Training Course (for aspiring barristers).

Professional accreditation
The Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board have accredited the Bradford LLB as a qualifying law degree.

This means that, if you successfully complete the assessments and examinations in the seven foundations of legal knowledge and legal skills training, you will be eligible for exemption from the academic stages of training and be able to continue to the postgraduate study and practical-based training stages needed to become a solicitor or barrister in England and Wales.

Course details

Modules

Year one - Business, Law and Ethics (core) Contract Law (core) Law, Social Justice and Sustainability (core) Legal Relationships, Sources and Institutions (core)

Year two - Criminal Law (core) Human Rights (core) Law in a Global Context (core) Law in the Community 1 (core) The Law of Tort (core)

Year three - Land Law (core) Equity and Trusts (core) Law Dissertation (option) Law in the Community 2 (option) Law in the Community 2 (extended) (option)Contemporary Issues in Criminal Law (option) International Criminal Law (option) Youth Justice (option) Crime and Society (option) Law of Evidence (option) Family Law (option) Social Welfare Law (option) Immigration and Asylum Law (option) Law of Succession (option) Employment Law (option) Commercial Law (option) Company Law (option) Intellectual Property Law (option) Competition Law (option) Banking and Finance Law (option) Law and the Internet (option) Environmental Law (option) Medical and Healthcare Law (option) Law and the Arts (option) Contemporary Issues in EU Law (option) University Elective (option) Please note that not all options will be available every year as they depend on student demand and staff availability. Students will be given the opportunity to state their preferences and the School of Law will do its best to accommodate these.

Assessment method

Most modules use a mixture of formal lectures, tutorials and seminars. All modules require students to undertake independent study, supported through distance learning technologies such as our Virtual Learning Environment. Reading lists and suggested resources for independent study provide further direction for students to undertake this work, and regular contact hours and informal feedback throughout the courses provide opportunities for further guidance for learners.

Assessments involve a combination of coursework assessments and formal examinations held at the end of each semester, the first-year assessments aim to measure your progress and the assessments that count towards the classification of your degree are held in the second and final years

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 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

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code M225
Institution code B56
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points 112 UCAS tariff points, plus GCSE English and Mathematics at grade C or 4 (equivalents accepted).
A level BBC 80 points from 2 full A levels
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
Access to HE Diploma As UCAS tariff
Scottish Higher As UCAS tariff
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 112 UCAS tariff points to include at least 80 points from 2 Higher Level subjects

Plus HL 3 or SL 4 in Maths and English Language and Literature A or English B.
(Language A: Literature, Literature and Performance and Language ab initio are not accepted).

The University welcomes applicants from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. To check whether your qualifications meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the university.

English language requirements for International and EU applicants:

The standard University requirement is IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.0 (or equivalent). However, if you require a Tier 4 (student) visa to study you will need to meet the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) department's requirement which is currently IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.5. Conditional offers to international students will be made on this basis.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
EU £9,250 * Year 1
International £15,320 * 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

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University of Bradford
Richmond Road
Bradford
BD7 1DP


Course contact details

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Admissions Office - Faculty of Management and Law Team