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.
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.
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.
Sandwich and placement years give you the opportunity to gain further insight into the industry or career you are seeking to follow. This enables you to contextualise the theoretical models and concepts discussed in the classroom in the workplace. Furthermore, if you choose to take advantage of a placement or sandwich year, this version of the degree will help to increase your employment prospects by acquiring skills and gaining an understanding of what employers expect of graduates.
In the final year, you will work at a highly proficient and skilful level, engaging critically with the principles and evolvement of commercial law. Influenced by professional practice, you will assess essential business topics such as effective marketing and strategic leadership, while mastering key techniques and practices used in industry. The skills that you refine during this year will help to prepare you for further advancement down your chosen career path. Students who complete year three are awarded a BA (Hons) Degree in Business & Law.
For details about individual modules please visit the course page on our website.
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