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Course summary

Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary:

  • Experience the changing nature of business, and consider its future.
  • Develop a critical appreciation of business and commercial law.
  • Underpin academic modules with hands-on projects and live briefs.
  • Consider the ethical, social, political and environmental elements of law.
On this course, you’ll develop a multidisciplinary business awareness. You’ll consider individuals and organisations, and the global context in which they operate. You’ll reinforce sound business knowledge with legal study and training — equipping yourself with versatile skills for a range of careers. How you learn: All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive. You'll develop an understanding of the fundamental principles, rules, doctrines and values which underpin our laws, and consider their intersection with business. In your business and management modules you will learn about the social context of business and organising, human behaviour in organisations, ethics, social responsibility of private companies as well as public organisations, human resources and entrepreneurship. You learn through:
  • lectures and seminars
  • 1 to 1 support
  • group work
  • live projects and client work
Applied learning - Work placements Our on-campus legal firm SHU Law operates within our award-winning Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice. You'll engage in live client work in a variety of different practice areas within the law firm, such as commercial, property and litigation. Being part of a dynamic professional legal services team – providing advice, assistance and representation at court – will give you exposure to live client-led legal practice activity. This will prepare you to work in the context of legal practice. Live projects You'll apply your academic studies on a range of exciting live projects and work placements, conducted in small groups under the supervision of qualified solicitors and paralegals. Through professional work-based learning modules delivered within SHU Law, you'll develop the ability to apply law in a real-world context, enabling you to understand the role of law in practice. Networking opportunities You’ll be encouraged to network through a dedicated course-focused student society where you'll liaise with alumni members, professional body representatives and Sheffield Hallam’s industry sector, business and legal practice networks.


Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. You will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. Year 1 - Compulsory modules Data Analysis For Business Decisions 20 Enterprise Change And Creativity 20 Introduction To Business Law And Practice 20 Principles And Functions Of Business 20 Professional Legal Skills 20 Elective modules Foreign Language 20 Global Business Environment 20 Year 2 - Compulsory modules Business Research 20 Finance For Business Performance 20 Legal Professional Management Practice 60 Managing And Developing People 20 Year 3 - Optional modules Placement Year Final year - Compulsory modules Contemporary Developments In Employee Relations And Employment Law 20 Implementing Strategy And Change 20 Legal Business Start Up 40 Responsible Leadership And Ethics 20 Strategic Communications In The Digital World 20

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How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent.

If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £15860 Year 1
International £15860 Year 1

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Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.

Business and Management with Law at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS