Law and Management Degree BA (Hons)

Degree in Law and Management

1. Overview

Combine law with management for this degree and work towards a career in management and the legal profession. This course will equip you with a sound grounding in law as well as key business skills and knowledge.

The high level of flexibility within the course allows you, in particular at honours level, to shape your degree to specialise in the areas you develop an interest in. You will also develop the key skills which are highly valued in the workplace. Practical experience is developed through oral presentations, legal debates, group work and research and writing exercises.

In year 3 you can undertake a work placement, giving you the opportunity to establish links with potential employers and equipping you for the working world.

You will also have the opportunity to take part in internal, national and international mooting competitions (legal debating), giving you additional practical experience.

The strong research culture and professional experience among departmental staff feeds into their teaching expertise. This means you will benefit from subjects taught with a highly practical edge.

2. What you will study

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

You may also choose to study abroad at a partner European or US university for one semester.

* Students transferring to LLB must opt for Legal Theory

Year  4:

Semester 1

Three modules from a list that currently includes:

Semester 2 


Three modules from a list that currently includes:

Modules and delivery order may change for operational purposes.

The University regularly reviews its courses. Course content and structure may change over time. See our course disclaimer for more information.

3. Entry requirements

SQA Higher: BBBC

GCE A Level: BCC

Irish Leaving Certificate Higher: B2B2B2C1

IB Diploma: 27

Alternative Qualifications: 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: A relevant HND from one of our partner FE colleges may be considered for year 3 entry.

* All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.

English language requirements for those whose first language is not English.

4. Placements and accreditations

A key strength of the course is the possibility of a placement during the summer, between the conclusion of semester 2 of year 3 and the start of the Honours year. This provides an opportunity to practise in a professional capacity, in either the area of 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.

5. Student Funding

If you are a Scottish resident or EU national you are not liable to pay fees and should apply to SAAS for funding.

Students from other parts of the UK should visit the appropriate website:


6. Course Fees

For Academic Year 2015/2016

Scottish/EU Students

  • 1820 per academic year

Rest of UK Students

  • 5,000 per academic year

International Students

  • 11,000 per academic year

For Academic Year 2014/2015

Scottish/EU Students

  • 1820 per academic year

Rest of UK Students

  • 5,000 per academic year

International Students

  • 10,500 per academic year

For Academic Year 2013/2014

Scottish/EU Students

  • 1820 per academic year

Rest of UK Students

  • 5,000 per academic year

International Students

  • 9,900 per academic year

For Academic Year 2012/2013

Scottish/EU Students


  • 1,820 per academic year

Rest of UK Students


  • 5,000 per academic year

International Students

  • 9,500 per academic year

For Academic Year 2011/2012

UK/EU Students

  • 1820 per academic year

International Students

  • 9,250 per academic year

All course fees are reviewed annually and subject to change. Published fees apply to the course's mode of delivery. You will also be liable to pay a graduation fee of 40 before receiving a University award.

For further information see Student Finance pages


7. How to apply

All applicants must apply online at

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.

8. Prospects

The course opens a range of opportunities. For example, it can be a pathway to becoming a qualified conveyancer or executry practitioner (you can gain Diplomas in Conveyancing and Executry Services, or Executry Services, as additional qualifications in year 4). Other options include: working within oil companies (locally and overseas), banks and businesses, the civil service, corporate consultancy firms and the police.

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Course length

4 years

Mode of Attendance


Academic school
Aberdeen Business School
More information:
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