Business and Law Coventry University


This modern, innovative and exciting programme provides comprehensive coverage of essential practices from the Management & Leadership course, combined with the key topics taught on the Law & Practice course.

For students who have an interest in both industries, this course focuses on contemporary business and legal issues that impact on the running of a successful organisation. You will learn the key points of owning or running a business within the legal remit and the key differences and practices of entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs.

You’ll also gain a solid background in key topic areas such as writing contracts, rights on intellectual property and how to lawfully advertise and market a business.

Year One
The first year is designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the legal system and public law. You will be introduced to the legal framework, including elements of the civil and criminal justice systems and contract law. Throughout the year, the programme aims to develop your skills in decision making and research methods, providing you with a solid foundation for further exploration in years two and three. Students who complete year one are awarded a Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Business & Law.

Year Two
Critically appraising legal aspects that affect everyday operations, you get the chance to practice a range of advocacy, written and communication skills. You will also be introduced to the financial side of business and the significance of legal barriers in business accounting. In the context of organisational performance, you will explore entrepreneurialism and the importance of independent and innovative working in business, undertaking assessments to demonstrate your knowledge. Students who complete year one are awarded a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business & Law.

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