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Pre-Masters in Business & Law

University of Aberdeen - ISC, United Kingdom Ranked #103 in Europe


Next enrollment cycle

May 2023

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Total Course Fee

USD 16,023

Course Accredited By

  • 3 Months
  • Online
  • Postgraduate
  • Pathway Programme
Aberdeen as a city has many links to local and global businesses, with many of the University’s Masters degrees recognised by leading industry bodies, such as the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the Chartered Management Institute and the Law of Society of Scotland.
Depending on your subject route, you can progress to a variety of degree types. Your career goals and personal interests will determine which degree you study, but it could be anything from an MBA, a MSc, or an LLM. Some Masters degrees are available for a September or January start, and some for September start only.

Enrollment Cycles

  • May 2023
  • September 2023

To apply for this Business and Law pathway, you'll need to meet the following entry requirements depending on your chosen subject route:

Academic: To study a Business degree at Aberdeen, you will need a good, recognised degree or advanced diploma in any discipline. Certain programmes, such as the MBA, require two years post-degree relevant work experience.

For a Law degree, you will need a good undergraduate degree or advanced degree in Law or a related discipline.

English language: Academic IELTS for UKVI 6.0 (minimum 6.0 in writing and no skill below 5.5)

Business Economics
This module covers:

  • Introduction to economics
  • Demand focusing on consumer choice
  • Supply and the costs of firms
  • Market equilibrium
  • Market structure
  • The importance of competition
  • Monopolies and strategic interactions

Contemporary Issues in Law
This module covers:

  • Legal topics and associated economic, moral and ethical arguments
  • Understanding what the law can and cannot do
  • Regulation and citizens
  • Regulation and commerce

Fundamentals of Contract Law
This module covers:

  • Law of property and obligations
  • Law of contract
  • Contract in comparative context

International Business & Management
This module covers:

  • HRM
  • Marketing
  • Business strategy
  • Operation management
  • Entrepreneurship

Law: The UK context
This module covers:

  • Introduction to the English and Scottish legal systems
  • Domestic sources of law
  • Legal reasoning
  • International sources of law;
  • The courts and tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland
  • Introduction to the criminal justice system
  • Introduction to the civil justice system, civil litigation and ADR

Quantitative Methods for Business
This module covers:

  • Differentiation
  • Unconstrained optimisation
  • Partial differentiation and total differentials
  • Confidence intervals and hypothesis testing.
  • Brief introduction to integration
  • Probability and random variables
  • The nature of econometrics and economic data

£11,500 Course Fee (ISC) 

£235 Enrolment Fee (non-refundable) 

£1,000 Deposit

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