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LLB (Hons)
Business Law

Designed for those who wish to focus on business and commerce related law, this course covers a range of areas relating to the operation and governance of commercial entities*. Ranked as one of the best law degrees in the country, the programme ensures students graduate with a high-level of legal knowledge.

Qualification: LLB (Hons)

UCAS code: M221

Study mode: Full-time

Location: High Wycombe Campus

Duration: Three years

Start date: September


Is this course for me?

Want to acquire an insider’s knowledge of the law? Wish to develop high-level skills in communication, analysis and research? During this course you will gain specialist knowledge of the law relating to the regulation and commercial activities of businesses large and small. Whether you’re interested in a career in the legal profession, business, or the law-related areas of accountancy, financial regulation, insurance and government services, our Business Law degree could be for you.

A variety of legal disciplines
You’ll learn the fine details of criminal law, contract law, tort, public law, European Union law, land law and equity & trusts. These are core areas required by the Solicitor’s Regulation Authority and Bar Council and will be covered throughout your time with us.

You’ll concentrate on the interactive and dynamic nature of law and legal practice and be provided with opportunities for legal research, scholarship and debate at all levels.

Alongside specific areas of the legal profession including media law and the English legal system, you’ll take modules in professional skills, intellectual property and economic analysis. These modules help bring a broader outlook on the industry and hone your skills to a level ready for the workplace.

We’ll focus on training you to become a successful lawyer, eligible to practice across a number of legal areas. You’ll acquire the necessary skills in communication, problem solving, research and analytical competencies.

You will benefit from studying in a dynamic, exciting environment, alongside lecturers with a strong background within the legal profession and academia. Your tutors are committed to nurturing your development within this field, ensuring you graduate with the skills and capabilities for a successful and fulfilling career.

Develop key qualities
Our programme will help you develop two key abilities: intellectual rigour and an openness of mind. These qualities are both essential in today’s modern world of business, financial regulation and law. Through this specialist course, you’ll gain an in-depth knowledge of law’s broad disciplines, developing key transferable skills for an enduring career in this exciting industry.

*Satisfied graduates
Our law graduates were more satisfied with their degree than almost any other university in the UK and The Complete University Guide ranked Bucks Law second for student satisfaction in 2015.

Year One

  • Law of Contract
  • Criminal Law
  • English Legal System
  • Professional Skills 1
  • EU Constitutional & Procedural Law
  • Professional Skills 2

Year Two

  • Business Analytics
  • Economic Analysis
  • Law of Tort
  • Public Law
  • EU Internal Market Law
  • Professional Skills 3
  • Business Organisations
  • Employment Law
  • Intellectual Property Law 1

Year Three

  • Equity and Trusts
  • Law of Property
  • Research Project
  • Dissertation

What are the entry requirements?

A typical offer will include GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above and a UCAS Tariff score of 300-340. This score can be achieved from a minimum of two 6-unit GCE A-levels or equivalent.

For further details of our international English entry requirements, please visit our international pages.

How much does it cost?

Full-time Home and EU: £9,000 per year
Full-time International: £9,500 per year

For information on fees and finance, please view our fees and funding section.

Fees quoted are for the next intake and are subject to change. Fee costs for subsequent years are subject to rise with inflation or course delivery costs.

For fees for international students, visit our international section.

Visit our Why Bucks? section to discover what studying at Bucks could mean for you.

How do I apply?

For application details please visit bucks.ac.uk/applynow.

What are my career prospects?

Many graduates of this course go on to take the professional courses needed to become a solicitor or barrister. The skills and knowledge you acquire throughout this degree will also equip you well for the law-related areas of accountancy, financial regulation and insurance. Alternatively, you may wish to follow a path into business, government and the public and charity sectors. This may include working for the intelligence services, politics and the police.

How will you help me prepare for my future?
Throughout your time with us we’ll support you on the route to your chosen career. We’ll help you to develop crucial skills, encouraging you to become enterprising, employable and good leaders. Our modules and teaching expertise will help you become more independent as a learner and more certain of your expertise.

We also help you find employment after graduation. Have a look at our Careers and Employability pages to find out more.


The most memorable part of reading law at Bucks was the infectious love of the law displayed by the staff. It was this level of dedication from them that got me through the course.

Dan Brittaine

Places for this course are still available in Clearing.

Call our phone line on 0330 123 2023 or apply now

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