The BA (Hons) Business and Law is designed to meet the needs of individuals looking for a vocationally-orientated degree programmes which focuses on developing Business skills with legal stance and insight. The programme will enable you to enter a range of job roles within Business and Law. The focus of the programme is to provide you with a solid understanding of the Business world both nationally and on a global platform, coupled with an integral knowledge and understanding of related legal aspects.
The degree is structure into two semesters each academic year and in each semester three modules will be studied.
In year 1, you will gain a working understanding of the English Legal System with particular focus on the law of contract and tort within the business environment. The Business modules will introduce both the fundamentals of management studies and the basic concepts and skills necessary for a broad understanding of the complex environment within which businesses operate. The combination of these modules will give you a solid basis from which to build your understanding of the fundamental principles of legal and business practices.
In year 2, you will study Company Law, Employment Law and the Law of Intellectual Property giving you an in depth understanding of the legal effects and consequences that are likely to arise within a business setting and exploring the legal issues relating to conducting business in a global setting. You will also have the opportunity to study key Business theories and practice in an organisational context to enhance your entrepreneurial skills. Furthermore, you will be able to develop your knowledge of international business, primarily through modules in International Business and Globalisation and Entrepreneurship.
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.
If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
|UCAS Tariff||80 points||
A minimum of 80 UCAS points from AS/A2 level (must include at least one A2) or other equivalent advanced level course; or BTEC National Award /Certificate/ Diploma in a related subject; or a pass in a relevant Access to HE qualification; or other UK/overseas Level 3 qualifications.
In addition we require a pass in English Language at GCSE at grade C or above, or an equivalent.
International students would need to have an IELTS test at band 6.0 or above.
Mature applicants may be considered on relevant experience without having the required tariff points.
Additional entry requirements
Basic and Key Skill Builder Assessment (BKSB)
An Interview may be required if you don't meet the course entry requirements.
Fees and funding
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|Northern Ireland||£6,000||Year 1|