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Law with Business
DipHE or LLB Law (Hons) or CertHE
Would you like to earn an LLB and develop strong commercial awareness and skills?
On this course, you’ll build a solid foundation of legal knowledge and strong business acumen. You’ll explore:
- commercial strategy
- international trade law
- commercial law
- competitive advantage
- and many other legal concepts, values and principles.
You’ll develop a specialist understanding of the legal context in which businesses operate.This course also sets you up for ongoing professional training such as the Bar course for Barristers, or preparation courses for the Solicitors Qualifying Exam.
You’ll also have access to mentoring schemes and pro-bono work - advising real clients. You’ll build convincing career skills through mooting and client interviewing. And you’ll have the chance to join our nationally-acclaimed mooting team.
How to apply
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Please note tuition fees for Home students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Tuition fees for International students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students.
Oxford Brookes University intends to maintain its fees for new and returning Home students at the maximum permitted level.
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It’s your responsibility to cover print / binding costs where coursework submission is required. Please note that a lot of the coursework is now submitted online.
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Accommodation fees in Brookes Letting (most do not include bills)
|£94-265 per week|
Accommodation fees in university halls (bills included, excluding laundry costs)
|£122-180 per week|
Graduation costs include tickets, gowning and photography. Gowns are not compulsory but typically students do hire robes, starting at £41.
Students are responsible for their own travel to and from university for classes. BrookesBus travel is subsidised for full-time undergraduate students that are on a course with a fee of £9,250 or more, or living in an Oxford Brookes hall of residence. There is an administration fee for the production of a BrookesKey.
Financial support and scholarships
Featured funding opportunities available for this course.
All financial support and scholarships
Learning and assessment
You will develop a deep understanding of key commercial and legal concepts, in the context of our ever-changing global environment. For example, the interdisciplinary module ‘Company Law and Sustainability’ looks at ways to embed sustainability into corporate law.
In Year 1 you'll develop a sound understanding of principal areas of law. Modules introduce you to a range of topics related to criminal, contract and public law and you'll study the foundations of business.
Year 2 modules are more advanced. You can choose from a range of optional modules which allow you to strengthen your knowledge of topics such as:
- business strategy
- international business law
- employment law
- environmental law
In Year 3 you’ll study topics which allow further specialisation. You also have the option of carrying out your own research projects.
Throughout your degree, you can take part in extracurricular activities such as:
After you graduate
‘This degree awarded to you is supremely valuable. The award is from a university which... commands very considerable respect. A Law degree from Brookes leads us London lawyers to say: well, she or he must be bright as well as knowledgeable’. Lord Wilson of Culworth, Justice of the Supreme Court (2019)
You’ll graduate ready to launch your career - as a future barrister, solicitor or in a non-legal profession. Take a look at our Routes to Legal Qualification page, that show you the paths into a legal career.
You’ll have advanced knowledge of commercial law. And you’ll hold specialist understanding of the big issues impacting businesses today - like:
- competitive advantage
- organisational management
- international trade
You’ll be an expert in areas like research, analysis and influencing - sought-after employment skills.
Your opportunities to gain hands-on experience during the course will set you apart as you take your next step. You might have gained experience working with real litigants on our Community Legal Outreach scheme (CLOCK). Or you might have developed your courtroom skills through joining our nationally-recognised mooting team.
You’ll graduate fully equipped to progress to the next stage of your career - and ready to take on professional practice courses like the Bar Course for barristers. You’ll also gain a strong foundation of legal knowledge from which you can move on to prepare for the Solicitors’ Qualifying Exam (SQE).
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