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The award
BA, BA (Hons)

How long you will study
3 - 4 years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
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All study options

About Law and Management at Robert Gordon University

This course will equip you with a solid grounding in law, as well as key business skills and knowledge.

Within each year of the course you will study a range of law and management subjects, including Contract Law, Commercial Law and Consumer Law, as well as Economics, Accounting and Management. The high level of flexibility within the course allows you to mould your degree to specialise in the areas you develop an interest in.

What you will study

Year 1

  • Business Ethics

  • Management Concepts

  • Legal Methods

  • Legal Systems

  • Introductory Economics

  • People Management

  • Jurisprudence

  • Constitutional Law


Year 2

  • Property Law

  • Law of Contract

  • Globalisation

  • Choose one option from the following three modules:

- Governing the UK
- European Union
- Organisational Behaviour
  • The Financial Environment

  • Administrative Law

  • Commercial Law

  • Human Rights

  • Choose one option from

- Marketing
- Business Economics

Year 3

  • Fundamentals of Employment Law or Legal Methods (Advanced Entrants Only)

  • Law of Business Associations

  • Delict

  • Ethics and the Consumer or Organisational Marketing

  • Company Law

  • Consumer Law

  • Management Studies for Law

  • Managing the Public Sector OR European Exchange in Law at a partner European Institution/US University OR an 18 week Work Placement.

- These subjects will vary depending on the choice of study route by the student

Year 4

  • Dissertation

  • Choose three options

- European Union Law: Constitutional Aspects
- Criminal Justice
- Legal Issues in Construction
- European Union Law
- International Trade
- Conveyancing Law 1
- Criminal Law
- Employee Relations and Reward
- Employment Law
- Family Law 1
- Media Law
- Law of Trusts and Succession
- Public International Law
- UK Oil and Gas Law
- Information Technology Law

  • Choose three options:


- Contemporary EU Policy
- Conveyancing Law 2
- Corporate Ethics
- European Union Law: Substantive Aspects
- Information Technology Law
- Family Law 2
- International Human Rights Law
- International Private Law
- Intellectual Property Law
- Collective Employment Law
- Labour Market Economics
- Medical Ethics
- Revenue Law
- Rights
- Roman Law
- Strategic Marketing Management
- Criminology

Entry requirements

SQA Higher: BBCC

GCE A Level: CCC

ILC Higher: BBC1C1

IB Diploma: 26, to include Higher English at grade 5.

Alternative Qualifications

  • HNC or equivalent qualifications will be considered for year 1 entry

  • Overseas qualifications and access programmes will be considered on an individual basis

  • Applications are welcomed from students with alternative qualifications and relevant work experience


Degree Link Programme

  • HNC Legal Services qualifications from our partner FE Colleges will be considered for year 2 entry

  • HND Legal Services qualifications from one of our partner FE Colleges will be considered for year 3 entry. After successfully completing year 3, the student can transfer into year 2 of the LLB degree


Placements and accreditations

An exciting part of the course is the possibility of an 18 week paid placement in year 3. This provides you with an opportunity to perform in a professional capacity in the area of either law or management. The rewards from this are enormous, both in terms of initial professional development and in applying theoretical principles to real life situations.

Fees and bursaries

UK/EU Students

  • New students: £1820 for academic year 2010/11


If you are from Scotland or the EU you are not liable to pay fees and should apply to SAAS for funding.

Alternatively, if you are from England, Wales, or Northern Ireland you should apply to the appropriate funding body.

  • England - http://www.studentfinanceengland.co.uk/

  • Wales - http://www.studentfinancewales.co.uk/

  • Northern Ireland - http://www.studentfinanceni.co.uk/


International Students

  • New students: £8650 for academic year 2010/11


The above tuition fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

If you are already a student at Robert Gordon University, you can find information on fees for academic year 2010/11 on the Student Finance web pages.

How to apply

All applicants must apply online at http://www.ucas.com/students/apply.

Once you register and create your username and password you are guided through the process of applying. After submission, log in to your UCAS Track account and you can see the progress of your application, view and respond to your offers.

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