• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
The BA Law and Economics (Hons) at De Montfort University will equip you with a broad knowledge of the main features, concepts and principles of the UK and EU legal systems, along with developing your understanding of the business environment and how economic policy is formulated in the context of contemporary economic events.

About

The Law and Economics (Hons) from De Montfort University is not a qualifying law degree and does not exempt you from the academic stage of legal training for the Law Society and Bar Council. However, at the end of year one it maybe possible to transfer to the Law LLB, which is a qualifying law degree course.

    Reasons to study Law and Economics at DMU:

  • Develop practical skills that are in demand with employers such as mathematical and statistical analysis, problem solving and the ability to explain complex data in layman’s terms
  • A dedicated law environment including a mock court room, client interviewing room and an integrated law library
  • Activities such as Law Clinic, the Careers Project, Street Law, mooting and client interviewing enhance your employability, ensuring you are well equipped for a range of career paths or further study
  • Opportunities to get involved in extra-curricular activities such as visits to the Supreme Court, giving talks about legal issues in schools and colleges, and social events including the Annual Law Society BallCareer.

Graduate Careers

Many graduates go into the legal profession, but the career opportunities for law graduates are infinite.

Recent graduates from the Faculty of Business and Law have gone on to roles such as Legal Associate at Barratt Developments PLC, Case Worker at Ministry of Justice, Investigation Support Assistant at Leicestershire Police and Prosecution Manager at Arriva Rail North.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      four years with a placement

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits

    390 (with a placement)

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Law of Contract
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Intermediate Micro and Macroeconomics
  • Business Research Issues and Analysis
  • Economic History
  • European Economic Issues

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • A typical offer is 112 UCAS points. You need to study at least two subjects at A-level or equivalent (eg BTEC)
  • All students must have at least five GCSEs grades A–C including English Language and Maths.
  • Pass QAA Accredited AHE course and GCSE Maths and English grade C (Language or Literature) or recognised equivalent
  • International Baccalaureate: 26+ points.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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