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About this degree

It's been developed with an outstanding list of industry partners including leading law firm Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co., so you'll be inspired and supported by some of the finest legal minds around.

Want the skills you need for a brilliant career, and a law degree from a top business school? This degree will give you the perfect balance of legal theory in a corporate context - allowing you to prepare for a professional career in the City whilst keeping all your options open.

Top reasons to choose this degree

Explore law in a corporate context

  • You’ll develop legal knowledge alongside complementary skills needed to build a successful career in law
  • Our classes are taught by practising lawyers, business leaders and leading academics.
  • Our real-world approach to teaching will give you the perfect balance of academic theory and practical experience.
  • You'll develop key competencies that employers value, such as collaboration, teamwork and self-awareness.

Want the skills you need for a brilliant career and a law degree? Our LLB (Hons) Law with Business Management degree gives you direct exposure to hugely successful real-world lawyers and business leaders, through weekly legal workshops and termly industry conferences. Previous workshops have been facilitied by leading representatives from Unilever, Savills, Merrill Lynch, Direct Line Group, Holiday Extras, Atos and PA Consulting.

Our LLB (Hons) Law with Business Management is more than just a law degree. Yes, it equips you with the knowledge and skills necessary to be a lawyer, but it does so in the corporate environment of an international FTSE 100 company.

You'll graduate with a degree from the University of Kent. Known as the UK’s European University, the University of Kent is ranked 23rd in The Guardian University Guide 2017, it is also ranked 17th in the UK for research intensity out of 122 multi-faculty universities in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) and has the fifth equal highest score for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2015, out of 115 multi-faculty institutions. It has also been voted one of the top five universities for teaching in the UK, according to the Times Higher Education (THE).

You’ll learn from practicing lawyers, business leaders and academics through workshops, guest lectures, internships and company-based mentors, as well as the more traditional lectures and seminars. The aim throughout is to give you a proper understanding of what it is to be a lawyer, whether as a barrister/solicitor or in house counsel in a large commercial company, rather than just an understanding of the law.

We work with a wide range of professional bodies to make sure our degrees are aligned to their qualifications wherever possible. So, depending on what you study, you’ll gain exemptions from various professional business, management and finance examinations and have the opportunity to undertake professional qualifications.

Course summary

    Pearson Business School MidTown
    September 2018
    £9,000 p.a. (See fee waiver)
    Full time
    3 years (FT). Option to accelerate and complete the programme in 2 years (subject to minimum numbers)* It is not possible to apply for an accelerated programme; on completion of level 4, our full-time students have the opportunity to request to accelerate to a two-year programme. The decision to allow this is based on the student's performance in their assessments in the programme so far
    Typical offer: 128-120 UCAS points (ABB to BBB at A Levels) and interview

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