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The University of Law Undergraduate Programmes LLB (Hons) Law with International Business
The University of Law Undergraduate Programmes

LLB (Hons) Law with International Business

London, United Kingdom

3 Years

English

Full time

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Sep 2024

GBP 9,250 / per year *

On-Campus

* September 2023: UK - £9,250 per annum; International - £16,700 per annum London, £15,900 non-London. Fees are locked for future study years

Introduction

Our LLB (Hons) Law with International Business three-year full-time degree will help you to start a career in the legal or international commercial sectors. As well as enabling you to progress to the next stage of legal training as a solicitor or barrister, it’s also a great choice if you want to move into a career outside of the legal sector as you’ll study a range of business modules that will make you employment ready. Each module is taught by experienced professionals from the worlds of law and business, giving you the practical outlook you’ll need for your career. In the 2021 National Student Survey, the University of Law has been ranked first amongst universities in England for the category of 'teaching on my course'. We have an overall 5 Stars rating from QS World University Rankings and 5 stars in Teaching, Employability, Online Learning, Academic Development and Inclusiveness.

LLB Law with International Business

Our LLB (Hons) Law with International Business combines your legal studies with an exploration of different aspects of international business. This course is ideal for those looking to develop an understanding of modern global business practices that will complement a law degree. With key business modules that focus on marketing, HR and strategy on an international scale, you’ll get plenty of experience and knowledge in how international businesses operate successfully. Studying our degree will also mean you are prepared in part for the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE 1) or to progress onto our Bar Practice Course (if you wish to qualify as a barrister).

Our Academics

All of our business academics have been business leaders with real-life commercial experience, giving them the skills to prepare you for key leadership roles.

Our Tutors

Over 90% of our tutors are qualified lawyers with experience in practice allowing students to learn in a realistic, professional and contemporary context.

1st for Overall Student Satisfaction

We have been ranked first amongst universities for overall student satisfaction in England in the 2020 National Student Survey.

Course Details

Full-time three-year Law with International Business

This course focuses on key legal topics and a variety of different aspects of international business practices. These include Human Resource Management, Marketing, Leadership and Strategic Management. It is designed to give you a well-balanced choice of subjects. You will study all of the required areas of law to receive a Qualifying Law Degree, as well as have a diverse range of international business modules.

Over 90% of our tutors are qualified lawyers, so you will learn to apply law and develop the practical skills employers are looking for today. To make sure that you have the skills to be versatile, we have also embedded important transferable skills in our courses. We want to make sure you feel confident that you can graduate and head straight into the workplace with the skills that employers are looking for.

With this course, you have the opportunity to choose to undertake a business research module in your third year. This double module offers you the chance to focus specifically on an aspect of international business that is of personal interest, allowing private research and study with the support and guidance of an allocated tutor.

When you study Law with International Business with us you will receive:

  • The highest standard of teaching from experienced professionals
  • Small class sizes
  • Options to study on campus and online
  • Study on campus at London Bloomsbury
  • A variety of specialist modules to enhance your employment prospects

On successfully completing the course, you will be all set to kick start your postgraduate study to become a qualified lawyer.

This degree is designed for students who have an interest in international business as well as legal studies and wish to pursue a career in the legal and wider commercial sector, particularly on a global scale.

As with all our LLBs, this programme has a practical focus with the skills you need for your career embedded into the course. There is a high level of face-to-face tuition with experienced tutors to ensure that you receive all the support you need throughout your studies.

Course Structure

Year 1: 31 study weeks

Semester 1

  • Common-Law Method and Ethics
  • Academic and Digital Skills
  • Contract Law

Semester 2

  • Law of Tort
  • Public Law
  • Criminal Law

Year 2: 30 study weeks

Semester 1

  • Business Law 1
  • Land Law
  • Critical Approaches in Current Legal Issues

Semester 2

Choose three*

International Business options:

  • International Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Communication in a Digital World

Law options:

  • Access to Justice and Legal Services
  • Employment Law
  • European Union Law
  • Extended Essay
  • Family Law
  • Human Rights
  • Legal Practice in the 21st Century
  • Legal Technology and Innovation
  • Real Estate

*All options are indicative and subject to availability. For Years 2 and 3, you need to complete a minimum of 1 Law and 4 International Business modules (combined) to fulfil the requirements for a Qualifying Law Degree and the International Business recognition. Please note that some modules are available in Years 2 and 3; please select only once. If you are studying at a campus offering Law with Government and Politics, Law with Criminology or Business School courses, you may be able to choose modules from those programmes as well.

Year 3: 30 study weeks

Semester 1

  • Equity and Trusts

Choose two*

  • Business Law 2
  • Civil Dispute Resolution
  • Graduate and Employability Skills
  • International Commercial Law
  • Mental Health and Mental Capacity Law
  • Research Project (double module)

Semester 2

Choose three*

  • International Business options:
  • Global Leadership
  • Strategic Management

Law options:

  • Canadian Constitutional Law (London only)
  • Civil Dispute Resolution
  • Criminal Litigation and Evidence
  • Employment Law
  • Family Law
  • Foundations of Canadian Law (London only)
  • Graduate and Employability Skills
  • Human Rights
  • International Commercial Law
  • Legal Technology
  • Legal Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Real Estate
  • Law Research Project (double module)
  • Wills and Succession

*All options are indicative and subject to availability. For Years 2 and 3, you need to complete a minimum of 1 Law and 4 Business modules (combined) to fulfil the requirements for a Qualifying Law Degree and the International Business recognition. Please note that some modules are available in Years 2 and 3; please select only once. Selecting the Research Project will count as two of your module options. If you are studying at a campus offering Law with Government and Politics, Law with Criminology or Business School courses, you may be able to choose modules from those programmes as well.

Assessment

At the end of each semester, you’ll get a week for revision before two weeks of assessments.

  • Exams: Two hours, ten multiple-choice questions and two long-form questions
  • Coursework: Essay, project report or portfolio
  • Oral presentation

We run mock assessments to allow you to practise before too.

Course Requirements

  • BBB at A Level and Grade C/4 or above in GCSE English Language or equivalent qualifications.
  • Students who will be under the age of 18 but no younger than 17 at the commencement of the course are permitted.
  • International requirements: An English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 6 in each component.

How to Apply

Applications for all our undergraduate courses are open, except for courses at our Hong Kong campus.

Please note: Our Hong Kong courses are not yet open for applications. If you are interested in finding out more about studying in Hong Kong, please register your interest today.

Fees

Sep 2024 fees

  • UK - £9,250 per annum
  • International - £17,550 per annum (London), £16,700 (non-London)
  • Fees are locked for future study years i.e., the student will pay the same price each year.

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