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The University of Law

Business Management with Law with Foundation Year

UCAS Code: N21M

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

C-D,E

UCAS Tariff

32-40

32 UCAS points from the equivalent of one A Level or 40 UCAS points from the equivalent of two A Levels.

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Law

The BA Business Management with Law is aimed at students who have an interest in developing knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of business and management, coupled with an understanding of the legal framework that corporations operate within. This degree should be of interest to those students wishing to pursue a career in the business world, In particular, those who are looking to pursue a career in corporations within the commercial transactions or business development areas.

The degree programme is designed so that the Foundation Year provides an underpinning year, incorporating both academic and work/professional related learning, for applicants needing to improve their knowledge and understanding of business and its related skills. The year provides students with knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of business management along with the necessary skills needed to participate in the undergraduate business programmes at levels 4, 5 and 6.

The Foundation Year seeks to develop numeracy skills with the aim to develop students’ business mathematical knowledge and skills in a way which encourages confidence and appreciation of mathematics as a subject and provides students with the mathematical background necessary for business studies at undergraduate level. The Foundation Year also offers a literacy skills module that is designed to support students entering Higher Education at Level 3 wishing to progress to a bachelors in business.

The first year covers the foundation elements of business management. Years 2 and 3 cover the area in more depth and in particular develops your employability skills. The programme provides the intellectual underpinnings required for a career in a rapidly changing work environment, a rigorous approach to self-awareness and personal development and a significant exposure to the world of work and its current demands through work experience opportunities.

Through the learning experiences offered, and the skills and competences gained, students will understand effective managerial behaviour developed in today’s complex organizations and turbulent business environments. Students will have an opportunity to qualify for the CMI Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management and Leadership. This is a good opportunity to develop the skills that are required to become ready for the workplace, while gaining a formal qualification and building a skills portfolio that you can show future employers.

The emphasis in the course design has been to provide this strong business degree with a focus on employability. The course offers an excellent grounding in knowledge of the key aspects of business management and law that are covered by a range of modules from the Management and law subject areas. In turn, the degree seeks to inculcate in students many of the skills and competences in research, presentation, critical analysis, problem solving, team building and entrepreneurship, which all together should be helpful for future employment opportunities.

Modules

Students will study for four years with two semesters in each year. In the Foundation Year, students will take 3 modules in each semester, giving a total of 120 credits per year. In Years 1 and 2, students will study three modules in each semester, making a total of 120 credits per year. In Year 3 students will study one 40 credit module over 2 semesters and another 2 modules in each semester. Students may take an internship in the summer break before they enter their final year.

Assessment methods

Assessment is designed to meet the programme and module learning outcomes both academically and professionally in formative form including the preparation and feedback from seminars, workshops, tests and presentations, as well as in summative assessment that contributes to the grade, including assignment, group work/studies, project and exam. In particular, as is usual in the sector, this programme involve a considerable amount of group work and group assessment, i.e., as much as 25% of the assessment takes this form.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£13,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course locations:

Leeds

London Bloomsbury (Business School)

Birmingham

Manchester

Nottingham

Department:

The University of Law Business School

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95%
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90%
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91%
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Feedback on work has been timely
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88%
Library resources
92%
IT resources
92%
Course specific equipment and facilities
73%
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