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BSc Business with Law

Key information

Programme code: NM11

Start date: September 2018

Programme duration: 3 years (full time)

Fees (2018 entry): TBC (Home/EU); TBC (International), Click here for details about fees

Entry requirements

 

Programme description

Our BSc Business with Law is designed for students who aim for a career in business and management but have an interest in law and wish to have thorough understanding of how it functions in the modern business world. It is essential that people who wish to work in the business world have an understanding of how the law works and affects their business. This joint honours degree programme will give students a solid foundation of business and law, and there will be a mix of core business and law modules from both Schools.  The programme aims to provide students an opportunity to study business and law subjects, which would help them to develop a multidisciplinary understanding of the business world, and how today’s business & commerce operate. 

 

Year 1 (Level 4)
Semester A
Year 1 (Level 4)
Semester B

Compulsory modules:

  • BUS101 Introduction to Marketing & Communications
  • BUS107 Business and Society
  • BUS108 Economics for Business & Society
  • LAW4005 Contract Law (both semesters)

Compulsory modules:

  • BUS005 Quantitative Research Methods
  • BUS106 Accounting for Business
  • BUS118 Management Studies and Skills
  •  LAW4005 Contract Law (both semesters)

 

Year 2 (Level 5)
Semester A
Year 2 (Level 5)
Semester B

Compulsory modules:

  • Law5001 Tort Law (both semesters)

Elective modules:

  • BUS002 Operations Management
  • BUS201 Financial Institutions
  • BUS208 Microeconomics for Managers
  • BUS212 Ethics & Business
  • BUS220 Persuasive Strategies in Marketing
  • BUS223 Technologies in the Workplace
  • BUS230 Entrepreneurial Learning
  • BUS242 Evidence-based Management

 

Compulsory modules:

  • Law5001 Tort Law (both semesters)

Elective modules:

  • BUS014 Human Resource Management
  • BUS022 Managerial Accounting 
  • BUS213 Advertising
  • BUS215 Occupational Psychology
  • BUS216 Advanced Accounting for Business
  • BUS222 Strategic Management 
  • BUS233 Creative Industries
  • BUS235 International Business Finance
  • BUS236 Psychology of Leadership
  • BUS237 Corporations & Social Responsibility
  • BUS243 Responsible Leadership
Year 3 (Level 6)
Semester A
Year 3 (Level 6)
Semester B

Elective modules:

  • BUS302 Organisations and Identity
  • BUS305 Managing Diversity
  • BUS306 Financial Management
  • BUS314 Dissertation (both semesters)
  • BUS316 Social and Political Marketing
  • BUS318 Consumer Psychology
  • BUS326 Global Supply Chains
  • BUS330 Macroeconomic Modelling & Policy
  • BUS338 Firm Governance & Strategy in the Institution Context
  • BUS339 Financial Institutions Management
  • POL380 Utopia & Dystopia: Political, Economic & Literary Dreamworlds

Elective modules:

  • BUS300 Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • BUS304 International Business
  • BUS311 Social Network Analysis
  • BUS316 Social & Political Marketing
  • BUS322 Managing Knowledge-based Organisations
  • BUS327 Gender, Management & Leadership
  • BUS329 Corporate Law & Governance
  • BUS331 Company Valuation
  • BUS335 Business to Business & Relationship Marketing
  • BUS336 Social Reporting & Accountability
  • BUS337 Business Computing
  • BUS338 Firm Governance and Strategy in the Institution Context
  • BUS342 Business Incubators and Start-ups
  • BUS343 Evidence-based Management Critically Appraised Topic Project
  • BUS344 Mentoring and Coaching
  • LAW6026 Revenue Law (both semesters)
  • LAW6036 Company Law (both semesters)
  • LAW6048 Competition Law (both semesters)
  • LAW6453 Chinese Law
  • LAW6456 Intellectual Property - Industrial Property
  • LAW6158 Corporate Insolvency Law

*The range of modules available may vary from year to year 

 Assessment

The BSc in Business with Law is a three-year degree, taught within the College’s modular system. You are expected to take eight modules in each year, each of which is normally assessed by a combination of coursework and/or an examination in May or June. You will therefore normally have taken 24 modules in completing your degree. The modular system allows much more flexibility than the traditional system. Subject to meeting a module’s prerequisites, you may in principle choose from modules taught in the School of Business and Management and the School of Law, as well as those from all other Schools and Departments in the College (except the School of Medicine and Dentistry). You will need to make sure, however, that your choice of modules is consistent with the structure of the Business with Law degree, and modules taken outside the School should be complementary to your main studies. Your personal academic adviser will guide you through this process and approve your module choices.

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