Awarded by: Northumbria University Newcastle
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.
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
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.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||Not accepted|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Not accepted|
|Access to HE Diploma||Not accepted|
|Scottish Higher||Not accepted|
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.
Students who wish to enrol on the Business (with law) Level 6 (Direct Entry) route should also be able to demonstrate that by virtue of their previous studies they already have a basic understanding of law and legal sources, and the basic elements of contract law.
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|