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Birmingham City University

Law with Business

UCAS Code: M10B

Bachelor of Law (with Honours) - LLB (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C

A maximum of three subjects are considered. Subject excluded - General Studies and Critical Thinking

60 credits overall. Minimum of 45 credits at level 3, 18 of of which must be achieved at merit or distinction in Law or a related subjects - for 2016 entry. Must be in a law-related subject. GCSE English language at grade C or above.

Advanced Subsidiary (AS)

A,A-E,E

A maximum of two AS-level subjects can be considered along with either two A-levels, two 6-unit BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas or a BTEC 12-unit National Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma. subjects excluded General Studies and Critical Thinking

Must be offered along with either two A-levels (grades B and B), two 6-unit BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas/ OCR OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas (grades D and M) or a BTEC 12-unit National Diploma/ OCR OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma (grades DM) totalling at least 112 UTP. Must include English

Considered in combination with either A-levels, BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas / OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas / BTEC BTEC 12-unit or 90 Credit Diploma / OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma to achieve a total of 112 UCAS points.

Extended Project Qualification

A*-E

Must be offered along with at least two A-levels totalling at least 112 tariff points. Must be in a related topic.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English Language at grade 4 or above. Equivalent qualifications will be considered. Required at the point of enrolment. Acceptable equivalents: - City and Guilds Level 2 Certificates in Adult Literacy - Functional Skills / Essential Skills level 2 - English - IGCSE English language grade C or above - Pearson Edexcel certificate level 1/ level 2 grades A-C

HNC (BTEC)

M

For entry to year one only.

HND (BTEC)

M

Must be in a Law or Business-related subject.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

14

For Students who complete the full IB Diploma obtain a total of 14 points or above from three Higher level subjects. English Group A – Grade 4 or above or English Group B and Ab initio – grade 5 A combination of GCSEs, A-levels and IB certificates will be considered on a case by case basis

Irish Leaving Certificate - Higher Level

H3,H3,H3,H3

Must include English

OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma

D*D*

Must be in a related subject .

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

DMM

Must be in a related subject .

Must be in a related subject. Only in combination with other qualifications. Must be offered along with either two A-levels (grades B and C), two 6-unit BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas/ OCR OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas (grades D and M) or a BTEC 12-unit National Diploma/ OCR OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma (grades DM).

Must be in a related subject. Only in combination with other qualifications. Must be offered along with either one A-level, 2 AS-levels or one BTEC Subsidiary Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma qualification.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma

D*D*

Subjects accepted: Applied Law, Business or Public Services.

Must be offered along with either two A-levels, two BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas or a BTEC 12-unit National Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma to achieve a minimum of 112 tariff points. Subjects NOT considered: Early Years.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma

DMM

Subjects accepted: Applied Law, Business or Public Services.

Scottish Advanced Higher

C,C,D

Maximum of three Advanced Highers can be considered together.

One or two Higher subjects only considered if offered along with two Advanced Highers to total 112 points

UCAS Tariff

112
84%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


This course has alternative study modes. Contact the university to find out how the information below might vary.

Course option

3years

Full-time | 2018

Other options

4 years | Sandwich | 2018

Subjects

Law

Business studies

Delivered by a team of academics, internationally-recognised researchers and respected former professional practitioners, our LLB (Hons) Law with Business programme provides a practice-based education in English law, with the fundamental aspects of business. The aim of this pathway is to allow you to study the foundations of law and contracts, and to further develop your awareness of the mechanisms involved when considering business/consumer transactions, both domestically and internationally. This degree course is accredited by the Joint Academic Stage Board (representing the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board). This means that the course is designed to be as professionally relevant and up-to-date as possible, taking into account the very latest developments in the profession. On all of our programmes you will gain a professional focus and real world experience of law, ensuring you are equipped to make an immediate impact in the legal world. You have the opportunity to embark on a year-long sandwich placement as part of your degree course. Our renowned American Legal Practice placement offers you the chance to apply to undertake an internship in the United States. We have strong links with law firms and companies based right here in Birmingham, which allow us to host guest speakers from industry regularly. Our relationship with the Birmingham Law Society has allowed students to work on a variety of exciting pro bono projects with them. All of our programmes have an international focus. This is embedded throughout the curriculum, giving you the opportunity to transform your experience with us into a global one. There are a variety of exciting possibilities open to you, ranging from our successful international travel scholarships scheme, through which you can spend a summer working for a charitable organisation overseas, to one of our many overseas study exchange programmes. You will have the chance to join our nationally recognised Mooting Society, as well as our Student Law Society and Student Debating Society. All three provide extracurricular opportunities for you to practise, develop and enhance your skills. For full details, please see our website.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Curzon Building Campus

Department:

School of Law

TEF rating:

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

79%
med
Law
78%
med
Business studies

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Law

Teaching and learning

77%
Staff make the subject interesting
91%
Staff are good at explaining things
80%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
83%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

81%
Library resources
82%
IT resources
82%
Course specific equipment and facilities
77%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Business studies

Teaching and learning

82%
Staff make the subject interesting
91%
Staff are good at explaining things
86%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
85%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

81%
Library resources
86%
IT resources
85%
Course specific equipment and facilities
83%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

After graduation


We don't have more detailed stats to show you in relation to this subject area at this university but read about typical employment outcomes and prospects for graduates of this subject below.

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Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

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Business and management

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£17k

£17k

£20k

£20k

£22k

£22k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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It offers a snapshot of what grads went on to do six months later, what they were earning on average, and whether they felt their degree helped them obtain a 'graduate role'. We calculate a mean rating to indicate if this is high, medium or low compared to other universities.

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While there are lots of factors at play when it comes to your future earnings, use this as a rough timeline of what graduates in this subject area were earning on average one, three and five years later. Can you see a steady increase in salary, or did grads need some experience under their belt before seeing a nice bump up in their pay packet?

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