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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
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!
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|Campus name||Main Site (Aberystwyth)|
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
|UCAS Tariff||120 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM - DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma||Pass in Access qualification in a relevant subject with Merit in 50% of units at level 3.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||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. Level 3 KS/FS Communication may be acceptable in lieu of GCSE English or Welsh. For this degree scheme minimum grade C or grade 4 pass in GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics is also required. GCSE Mathematics-Numeracy is acceptable in lieu of GCSE Mathematics.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||30 points|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||Aberystwyth University welcomes the Welsh Baccalaureate as a valuable qualification in its own right and considers completion of the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate to be equivalent to an A level grade.|
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@example.com) for advice on your eligibility and details of the typical offer you are likely to receive.
English language requirements
|Cambridge English Advanced||B|
|Cambridge English Proficiency||C|
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||With minimum 5.5 in each component.|
|PTE Academic||62.0||With minimum scores of 51 in each component.|
|TOEFL (iBT)||88.0||With 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
|Channel Islands||£9,000||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,000||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Course contact details
Department of Law and Criminology (undergraduate enquiries)
+44 (0)1970 622712
Fax: +44 (0)1970 622729
Aberystwyth Business School (undergraduate enquiries)
+44 (0)1970 622500
Undergraduate Admissions Office (undergraduate enquiries)