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BA (Hons)Law and Economics (Placement)

De Montfort University
United Kingdom, Leicester
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Overview

The Law and Economics Joint Honours BA (Hons) at DMU 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.

The Law and Economics Joint Honours 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.

Programme structure

Year 1
Constitutional and Administrative Law
Law of Contract
Introduction to Macroeconomics
Introduction to Microeconomics

Year 2
Intermediate Micro and Macroeconomics

Plus option modules from the following indicative list:

Economics options:
Business Research Issues and Analysis
Economic History
European Economic Issues
Financial Markets and Institutions
New Directions in Economics

Law options:
Criminology
European Union Public Law*
Family Law
Issues in Civil Liberties
Land Law*
Law and Religion
Law of Tort*
Police Powers and Public Order
Private Law of Consumer Protection
Public Law of Consumer Protection
Substantive Law of the European Union*

Year 3
Placement year

Year 4
Developments in Advanced Microeconomics
Open Economy Macroeconomics

Plus option modules from the following indicative list:

Economics options:
Decision Analysis
Economics Dissertation
Economic Development
Financial Markets and the Central Bank
International Trade
Open Economy Macroeconomics
Political Economy

Law options:
Commercial Law
Company Law
Criminal Law
Employment Law
Equity and Trusts*
Intellectual Property Law
Law and Medicine
Social Justice
Competition Law
E-Commerce Law
International Law
Legal Research Project**
Sports Law

  • You must select these modules if you want to gain a qualifying law degree
    • You may substitute one of the listed modules for the self-study research project

Career opportunities

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.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States