WHY STUDY AT The University of Law Business School
With such close links between law and business, it makes sense that a specialist in legal education is well equipped to develop an excellent business school.
At The University of Law we’ve been developing innovative teaching methods for our law courses for over 100 years, making us one of the UK’s longest-established specialist providers of legal education. We’re bringing this expertise in quality education to the business world with our Business School for both undergraduate and postgraduate.
With a firm focus on practical learning, our Business School aims to make students employable and ready to succeed in the workplace. We pride ourselves on creating the right learning environment for you to achieve your business aspirations. That’s why we’ve adapted techniques used on our legal courses with the aim of developing an engaging specialist learning experience that will prepare you for a career in the world of business.
As part of The University of Law, you’ll be joining an institution which has received a Silver ranking for its teaching, learning and outcomes in the Government-led Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) in 2019.
The University of Law (ULaw) is the UK’s longest-established specialist provider of legal education and training. ULaw Business School brings ULaw’s expertise in quality education and outcome focussed training to the business world, with undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that focus on practical learning, personal development and employability.
Students joining ULaw Business School will have access to teaching from practicing business professionals, on programmes that are informed by senior business figures to ensure they provide what employers are looking for from graduates.
With Business School campuses in London, Birmingham, Chester, Manchester and Leeds as well as online and at ULaw’s new Nottingham campus, ULaw Business School is growing and providing students with opportunities to enter the business world across the country. As well as our GISMA collaboration in Berlin, we also have our exciting new Hong Kong campus, extending our international offering even further.
The University of Law Business School offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes across the UK. As the Business School is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), students gain automatic free membership for the duration of their course and for one year after completion. Benefits include access to ManagementDirect; the UK’s largest management library along with access to the online resource portal including e-journals, company and industry reports as well as advice from over 300 hiring managers through The Career Development Centre.
You’ll get access to current job listings via the JobSearch database and a wealth of videos, tutorials and articles to develop your career and business skills. The online CMI mentoring community comprises of over 120,000 members where you can be matched according to the skills, experience and industry of interest as well as finding out about CMI networking events that you can take part in. On successful completion of one of our courses, you’ll also receive a qualification from the CMI in addition to your degree.
Our track record and experience has enabled us to establish worldwide connections in the legal and business sectors, and it’s through these connections that we understand how vital it is to have the chance to connect with prospective employers when you’re starting your career. That’s why we develop and continually seek to maintain strong global relationships with businesses and employers to enable us to offer our students networking opportunities, guest-speaker sessions, discussion forums and various events that encourage the active exchange of knowledge and ideas.
Our business courses are designed with a unique, varied and innovative learning approach which equips our students with both the skills and knowledge to join the fast-paced business world. We’ve designed our business courses to focus on teaching that draws on the insights of our commercially experienced tutors and alumni, producing business degrees that equip you with the transferable skills that will be welcomed throughout the business world. With this strong focus on vocational learning and employability, our aim is for you to graduate from The University of Law Business School ready to step straight into a career at the end of your course.
Employability is at the heart of everything we do at the Business School. Our employability team will provide you with one-to-one advice on how to successfully engage with business contacts from major UK recruiters such as IBM, Lloyds of London and Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC), who you will meet through events, workshops and visits to organisations, enabling you to see first-hand how business operates in the real world. We also run entrepreneurship events involving guest speakers and innovation experts to support our students in starting their own businesses and developing an entrepreneurial mindset. The support you’ll receive, led and informed by employer practice, will maximise your ability to submit successful job applications, secure internships and hone your interview skills in our mock test centre.
Our Business School operates at The University of Law campuses in London Bloomsbury, Birmingham, Chester, Leeds and Manchester. Each is a thriving commercial hub, ideally situated to give you great access to music venues, theatres, cinemas, bars and restaurants. Many of our courses are also available 100% online.
All online business programmes are accredited by the Chartered Management Institute
The programmes are designed by commercially experienced professionals to equip you with essential career skills
Strong global relationships with employers in legal and business sectors enable various events and opportunities