Undergraduate LLB (Hons)

Law and Management

Develop an understanding of the relationship between business, management and the law.
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2024

Course overview

If you are looking to start a successful career in either law or management, our dual intensity programme is a great first step to realising your ambition. You'll  explore the operation, scope and role of law within society – understanding the way the law shapes and is shaped by morality, public perception, politics and world events. By studying management you will develop an understanding of the role and interrelationship between strategic management, human resource management and operations management. The knowledge, skills and confidence you develop from this course sets you up for career success across the legal and business worlds. 

Our research-led teaching encourages you to take a critical view of the law, engaging with the latest research undertaken by expert academics. Our diverse, international community of staff and students provides a dynamic and engaging environment to gain the professional legal skills and knowledge you need to change the world we live in.  

All of our undergraduate Law degrees contain the foundations of legal knowledge required by the Bar Standards Board to satisfy the academic component of professional training for intending barristers. Meanwhile Kent Business School is triple accredited, meaning this programme offers you the benefits of studying in two reputable schools.

Why study Law and Management at Kent?

Professional mentors

Helping students to make career choices, understand the legal working world or to navigate the application process for both work and study.

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Top ranking

Study at a ‘Triple Crown’ business school accredited by AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS.  

Kent Law Clinic

A partnership between students, academics, solicitors and barristers providing free legal advice and representation to those unable to afford it.

Taught by experts

Our expert teaching staff appear in the top 2% of researchers worldwide.

Co-curricular activities.

Take part in co-curricular activities including lawyering skills modules in Mooting, Mock Trial Advocacy, and Negotiation.

Everything you need to know about our Law and Management course

Entry requirements

Typical A level offer
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The University will consider applications from students offering a wide range of qualifications. Click below to find out more.

Course structure

This course gives you the foundations of legal knowledge required by the Bar Standards Board to satisfy the academic component of professional training for intending barristers and provides a strong foundation for students who wish to take the Solicitors Qualifying Examinations (SQE).

How you'll study

You study the detail of the law, business and management as well as its history. You analyse judgments and legal developments while considering the political, ethical and social dimensions of them. This critical approach facilitates your ability to interrogate and investigate the law and step into management.

State-of-the-art facilities

See what it's like to study Law at Kent with a 360 tour of our state-of-the-art facilities.

Your future

The University has an excellent employment record, with Kent Law School graduates commanding some of the highest starting salaries in the UK. Law graduates can go into a variety of careers, including:

  • Solicitor or barrister in a private practice
  • Company lawyer 
  • Legal work within government
  • Legal work within the charity and NGO sector
  • Non-legal careers, such as banking, finance and management.

Kent Business School equips you with the skills you need to build a successful career. Through your studies, and in addition to programme-specific skills, you acquire communication skills, the ability to work in a team and independently, and the ability to express your opinions passionately and persuasively. We give you the confidence and expertise you need to start your own business and, through our varied contacts in the business world, give you the opportunity to gain valuable work experience as part of your degree.  

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Read about Akshat’s journey as a student through his time at Kent Law School.

A student's view

All the academics and support staff want you to do well and give you the tools to do so.

Monique explains about the support she was given throughout her time at Kent.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2024 entry

The 2024/25 annual tuition fees for this course are:

  • UK
    £9,250
  • EU
    £20,000
  • International
    £20,000
  • UK
    £4,625
  • EU
    £10,000
  • International
    £10,000

For details of when and how to pay fees and charges, please see our Student Finance Guide.

For students continuing on this programme, fees will increase year on year by no more than RPI + 3% in each academic year of study except where regulated.* 

Your fee status

The University will assess your fee status as part of the application process. If you are uncertain about your fee status you may wish to seek advice from UKCISA before applying.

Find out more about accommodation and living costs, plus general additional costs that you may pay when studying at Kent.

Kent offers generous financial support schemes to assist eligible undergraduate students during their studies. See our funding page for more details. 

Scholarships

We have a range of subject-specific awards and scholarships for academic, sporting and musical achievement.

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Hear from George

As a new business, our marketing activity needs to be interesting and exciting. The team and I will brainstorm unique ways to get noticed.

George Edgar studied BSc Marketing, Management and Finance at Kent Business School and now works as UK Brand Manager for delivery supermarket business Gorillas.

Next steps

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Any applicant to Law (this includes all Law programmes, including all joint programmes) who is currently studying or has previously studied law at university level, even if the qualification was only partly completed or is incomplete, must state this clearly in the qualifications section of the UCAS form, and provide transcripts detailing this study direct to the University where available.

If you are from the UK or Ireland, you must apply for this course through UCAS. If you are not from the UK or Ireland, you can choose to apply through UCAS or directly on our website.

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