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LLB (Hons)Law with Business

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UCAS code: LWB1
Institution code: S30
Campus: Southampton City CentreView on Google Maps

Why study a law with business degree at Solent University

Gain the essential skills, knowledge, and networks needed for a dynamic career in law or business.

  • Top0
    for student satisfaction in law studies (Complete University Guide 2025)
  • 0th
    out of 114 institutions in the UK for law (Guardian League Table 2024)
  • Top0
    in the UK for teaching for business and management (NSS 2023)
  • Course content is tailored to suit the requirements of professional bodies and is designed to prepare you for the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) and the Bar Exam.
  • Preparation for the Solicitors Qualification Examination One (SQE1) is included in your fees.
  • You will have access to the University’s modern moot courtroom, which enables you to practice your legal skills in a real-world environment.
  • An extensive network of professional connections - we are a founding member of Southampton City Law Network, run workshops/guest lectures from visiting professionals, and offer additional opportunities to explore careers within the legal profession.
  • Solent Business School, winner of the Outstanding Higher Education Training Provider of the Year at the CMI Awards 2022, holds the Small Business Charter. Solent is one of only 62 Business Schools to have this acknowledgement of excellence in working with SMEs.
  • Our teaching team offers a wealth of experience in varied national business and marketing environments with strong connections with a range of successful businesses.
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Course overview

Solent University’s LLB delivered through the Solent Law School, places a strong emphasis on professional practice, covering the foundation subjects essential for aspiring solicitors or barristers.

This is combined with the Solent Business School's real-world learning curriculum and business expertise, to equip students with versatile skills that can be applied across a wide range of business roles and industry sectors.

Studying LLB Law with Business opens up diverse avenues for legal practice, providing not only specialised legal knowledge but also transferrable skills tailored for the corporate and business landscape.

Our recent ground-breaking partnership with the College of Legal Practice enables you to undertake modules in your final year that give you credit towards your degree qualification and also in preparing for the Solicitors Qualification Examination One (SQE1), giving you a real head start if you’re considering becoming a solicitor.

Real-world learning and professional networks at the heart of the course; The Solent Law School is a founding member of Southampton City Law Network and the Solent Business School holds the Small Business Charter with strong civic and business engagement collaborations across the city and UK.

These established connections allow us to offer a dynamic programme of events, workshops and guest lectures from a wide range of visiting professionals from various fields. Additionally, students benefit from work experience opportunities, that give you the chance to experience the legal and business professions and explore many exciting career paths. 

You will have access to specialist facilities, too – from the University’s moot courtroom, which enables you to practice your legal skills in a realistic environment, to an extensive library of legal journals, case law and online materials.

Taught by experts within the Solent Law and Solent Business Schools, all who have strong links to the legal profession and business industry, the course gives you plenty of opportunities for practical experience and to develop your own professional network. 

You'll will be encouraged to explore a wide-range of legal processes and the fast-changing business environment, in blend of theory and practice. This approach helps to develop habits of lifelong learning, to not only support your career aspirations but also, to nurture individuals into future leaders and global citizens.

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Course features

  • Foundation year available

    If you're not quite ready for a full undergraduate degree, there's alternative entry through one of our foundation years

  • Further studies

    After successfully completing your studies, there's an opportunity to continue your studies at Solent

  • Placement year

    If you apply for this course with a placement year, you have the opportunity to undertake a year in industry between your second and third years

Who is this course for?

This degree is ideally suited to students looking to pursue a career as a solicitor or barrister and also to those seeking a career in other legal and business professional environments, from commerce to the civil service.

It is also ideally suited if you want to develop strong business skills and prepare yourself for a successful career in a range of business industries – studying a curriculum that is not just about theory, but focused on real-world application.


What does this course lead to?

You may not be sure yet which area of law, business or a mix of the two will suit you, but many industries are suitable - from social enterprise, charity, government, big local, global business or a smaller entrepreneurial firm or start-up.

Many students focussing on law, go on to train as a solicitor or barrister, while others pursue careers as legal executives, company secretaries or licensed conveyancers, or in areas such as business, property management and marketing, taxation, legal and financial compliance, local and central government, the police service, or paralegal work.

Meet the team

The University cannot guarantee any particular members of staff will teach specific aspects of the course in the future, but will endeavour to ensure the teaching team maintains their balance of experience and qualifications.


Law students have access to the moot court room to practice their courtroom and debating skills in a real-world environment.

Students also have access to a dedicated law collection in our Mountbatten Library, plus on- and off-campus access to a broad range of subscriber law databases, including major collections from Westlaw, Lexis Library and i-Law – providing access to law reports, legislative material, and academic journals. Our vibrant campus brings state-of-the-art facilities to enhance your learning and elevate your student experience. Our award-winning teaching building, The Spark is centred around students and offers a stimulating study environment with flexible learning spaces.

    International opportunities

    Broaden your horizons by adding an international dimension to your CV – essential to achieving success in today’s fast-changing, global environment.

    Studying, working or volunteering in another country could be the experience of a lifetime. Enhance your degree by developing important global skills such as knowledge of other countries, language skills, intercultural awareness, adaptability and confidence.

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