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Bachelor of Science

BSc Business Management with Law

Take advantage of our close links between business and law for an undergraduate degree designed to give you the best balance of business management and legal knowledge to help you kick-start your career.

Underpinned with the key aspects of business and management, the BSc Business Management with Law course specialises in areas including the gig economy, ethics, business law and international corporate law. Teaching is delivered by business and legal professionals with a focus on what is important to you - your employability.

This degree is for those wishing to pursue a career in corporations within the commercial transactions or business development areas, where legal aspects together with financial elements are of key relevance.

You will learn from lecturers with an extensive professional or academic background in business and law.

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Key Facts

Entry requirements

A Level: BBC
BTEC: DMM
UCAS Tariff Points*: 112

*From three A Levels or equivalent

GCSE grade C/4 in Maths and English, or equivalent

Requirements for the Foundation Year differ from those listed.

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Entry requirements

Next start date

September 2024

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UCAS

UCAS code:

N23M - Foundation Year (4 year)

N22M - Foundation Year and Placement Year (5 year)

NM22 - Full-time (3 year)

N2M2 - Placement Year (4 year)

 

Institution code: L17

Short name: LAW

We've been awarded an overall Silver rating, with a Gold rating for Student Experience and Silver rating for the Student Outcomes in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for 2023.

We have an overall 5 Star rating from QS World University Rankings and 5 stars in Teaching, Employability, Online Learning, Academic Development and Inclusiveness.

Ranked Top 20 amongst English universities in the 2023 National Student Survey.

Course Details

BSc (Hons) Business Management with Law

The BSc Business Management with Law is an ideal degree for ambitious individuals wishing to pursue a wide range of business careers which combine legal expertise including HR, compliance, governance, management, and business.

The programme will enable you to explore and develop skills in all key business disciplines, with an additional focus on business law.

The first year of the course will explore the foundation elements of business management. Years Two and Three will then examine these areas in greater depth together with law modules. Some of these Law modules will be shared with LLB students. Throughout the course you’ll get to develop transferable skills such as research, presentation, critical analysis, problem solving, team work and entrepreneurship.

You will be equipped with the knowledge and expertise required to add immediate value to any business organisation. Graduates looking to continue their studies with a postgraduate course may be interested in the following ULBS courses:

Placement Year

Our degrees are built around preparing you for the workplace and with that in mind, we encourage students to select the option to undertake a placement year.

Taking place in the 3rd year of a 4-year degree, you’ll have the opportunity to find paid work, putting the learning of your first 2 years into practice to develop and enhance real world skills to launch your career.

Visit our Undergraduate Placement Year page for more details. 

Foundation Year

You can choose to take an additional Foundation Year before you start the course. This introductory year focuses on developing the key skills required to study at degree level and covers the same modules across all business and law courses. The modules covered will initially enhance your communications skills, digital and information literacy and ability to think critically. In addition, modules covering the Foundations of Business Management, Law, and Social Sciences will not only support your progression onto your business degree, but also give you an introduction to other disciplines. You then have the added flexibility of switching your degree programme if another discipline captures your interest, subject to availability and entry requirements.

Entry requirements for the Foundation Year are different than for our three year degrees. For full details, check our Entry Requirements page.

Miguel Martins, Business School faculty

Meet Your Faculty

Miguel Martins is National Director of Undergraduate Programmes at ULaw Business School and has been working in education since 1989, both as an academic and a manager. His area of expertise are Marketing, Retailing, Supply Chain, and Strategy.

Meet The Business School Faculty

Course Structure

Semester 1

Communication Skills

You will develop communication skills and understanding of different methods and styles of communication. You will consider appropriate methods of communication in both formal and informal environments. You will develop your understanding of social media and how to use it effectively. By looking back at previous activities and considering the choices you made and how you may do things differently in the future, you will enhance your skills on reflection.

Digital and Research Skills

You will learn how to navigate responsibly around the internet using different search engines and resources, including AI, and will develop your understanding of how to stay safe online and create an appropriate online presence. Learn about interpreting information you find; how relevant and accurate it is and how to present it. Discover a variety of learning resources and understand the importance of academic integrity. 

Sustainability and Society

You will explore the UN Sustainable Development Goals and how sustainability has a wider impact on society. A problem-solving approach to global sustainability will be adopted and you will be encouraged to think about the role you and others play in addressing sustainability issues and an understanding of who is accountable. Also looking at both the broad concepts of sustainability and the aspects which are relevant to your chosen discipline.

Semester 2

Foundation Year Project

Develop your research skills by learning how to choose, plan and carry out an investigation into a chosen topic. Discover the importance of ethics when conducting research and practice presenting research. This module helps prepare you for entry onto Level 4 of the degree programme through the formative e-portfolio containing a log of activities, your 2000 word written project and your video presentation.

Shaping Skills for Success

This module will enable you to develop wider skills that are needed to succeed during your studies and beyond. You will be introduced to different types of skills and how to track and reflect on your skills development. You will develop your skills by participating in sessions focused on specific skills and hearing from a variety of guest speakers. You will take part in a group challenge designed to develop your teamwork and communication skills and reflect on the skills you develop during this module as part of your Foundation Year Project.       

Core Concepts of Business

Introducing you to some of the key concepts, theories and ideas in business and management. Ranging from management functions, managing people and operations, organisational culture and structure, effectiveness, and operational success, to managing change and resources in an ethical and socially responsible manner. You will be encouraged to reflect on some of these concepts, theories and ideas and think critically about some of their implications for organisations and society.

Choose one*:

  • Core Concepts of Law
  • Core Concepts of Computer Science
  • Core Concepts of Criminology and Policing
  • Core Concepts of Psychology

*Options available are indicative and available subject to numbers and the campus chosen. Students will also complete the Shaping Skills for Success programme.

  • Essentials of Management
  • Academic and Employability Skills
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Quantitative Methods for Business
  • Managing and Leading People
  • Ethics and Law in the Gig Economy
  • Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility
  • Contract Law
  • Critical Approaches in Current Legal Issues
  • Business Law 1
  • Data and Intellectual Property Protection

Students have the option to undertake a paid Placement Year with a business employer.

  • Global Leadership and Change Management
  • International Strategic Management
  • Employment Law
  • International Commercial Law
  • Business Law 2
  • International Business and Global Trade
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Placement Year

Our optional placement year for undergraduate students is a great opportunity to apply your knowledge in a real-world context.

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Course Start Dates

  • BSc (Hons) Business Management with Law
    • Full-time: Birmingham, London Bloomsbury and Manchester
  • BSc (Hons) Business Management with Law with Foundation Year
    • Full-time: Birmingham, London Bloomsbury and Manchester

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Course requirements

The course demands show you the requirements, prior knowledge and commitments our course will involve.

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Course Information

 

To get a full picture of how studying this course works during the year, take a look at our course date breakdowns.

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Assessments may consist of individual reports, in-class group presentations, group projects and exams.

 

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The course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.

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Employability We Set You Up For Success

We care about your career, which is why we offer support with job applications and other work experience opportunities as soon as you accept your place.

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Fees and Applying

 

Applications for all our undergraduate Business courses are now open.

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2024/25:

UK - £9,250 per year

International (London) - £17,550 per year

International (non-London) - £16,700 per year

Fees are locked for future study years i.e. the student will pay the same price each year.

Please note the fee for the Placement Year is 20% of the usual tuition fee i.e. £1,850 (UK Students), £3,510 (International Students – London), and £3,340 (International Students – non-London).

 

If you need to fund your studies with a student loan you can apply via Student Finance.

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We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.

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