Northumbria University, Newcastle has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
If you already have an HND or foundation degree, this course will allow you to top it up to an honours degree with just one year of additional study. You’ll build on your all-round knowledge of business including organisational theory, business models, and factors that underpin a firm’s ability to deliver on the triple bottom line.
You’ll build on your all‐round knowledge of business including organisational theory, business models, and factors that underpin a firm’s ability to deliver on the triple bottom line. The course also includes specialist modules in contract law and international trade law. You’ll explore how the disciplines of law and business interact within an international commercial context. With a legal specialism as part of your degree award, you’ll have an extra edge in employability.
There’s plenty of support for you to develop the academic study skills that are required. Whatever your background, we’ll help you take the more critical, deeper and research-informed approach that’s needed for an honours degree at a UK university.
There will also be opportunities to put your learning into practice. The Student Engagement Centre promotes all types of experiential learning including volunteering, internships and placements. The Business Clinic enables our students to participate in a ‘consultancy firm’ to provide advice for our region’s businesses.
On graduation you’ll be equipped to embark on a business-related career particularly in jobs that involve compliance, international sale contracts and carriage of goods. Past students have used their additional insight into principles of law to build successful careers both in the UK and internationally.
For a full list of the modules on your course, please access the course pages at www.northumbria.ac.uk
Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.
How to apply
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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This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
BTEC HND/Foundation degree
in a related discipline, or equivalent UK/Overseas qualifications.
If you have taken a BTEC HND programme we will usually expect you to have performed to an average of merit standard.
If you have taken a Foundation Degree we will be looking for performance to commendation level or 60% average.
We welcome applicants with a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not exactly match those shown above. If you have taken qualifications outside the UK you can find out how your qualifications compare by visiting our country page www.northumbria.ac.uk/yourcountry
English Language Requirements:
International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent*).
*The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS. You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades you will need in our English Language section. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/englishqualifications