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BA (Honours)

Business and Management with Law

Reinforce sound business management acumen with the study of law — preparing yourself for diverse and rewarding career paths.


Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £9,250 per year (£1,200 for placement year) ††
International: £13,650 per year (£1,200 for placement year)
How long will I study? 3 / 4 Years
Where will I study? City Campus
What are the entry requirements? 112 UCAS Points
What is the UCAS code? A115
When do I start? September 2020
Placement year available? Yes

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Course summary

  • Experience the changing nature of business, and consider its future.
  • Develop a critical appreciation of business and commercial law.
  • Underpin academic modules with hands-on projects and live briefs.
  • Consider the ethical, social, political and environmental elements of law.
  • Gain Associate-level membership of the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM).

On this course, you’ll develop a multidisciplinary business awareness. You’ll consider individuals and organisations, and the global context in which they operate. You’ll reinforce sound business knowledge with legal study and training — equipping yourself with versatile skills for a range of careers.

How you learn

On this course, you will develop an understanding of the fundamental principles, rules, doctrines and values which underpin our laws, and consider their intersection with business.

In your business and management modules you will learn about the social context of business and organising, human behaviour in organisations, ethics, social responsibility of private companies as well as public organisations, human resources and entrepreneurship.

You will bolster your academic studies throughout with a range of exciting live projects and work placements, conducted in small groups under the supervision of qualified solicitors and paralegals.

You learn through

  • lectures and seminars
  • one-to-one support
  • group work
  • live projects and client work

Applied learning

Live projects

Through professional work-based learning modules delivered within SHU Law, our on-campus legal firm, you will develop the ability to apply law in a real world context so as to arrive at an understanding of the role of law in practice. 

SHU Law operates within the award winning Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice. There, you will engage in live client work in a variety of different practice areas within the law firm such as commercial, property and litigation.  Being part of a dynamic professional legal services team, providing advice, assistance and representation at court, will give you exposure to live client-led legal practice activity. This will prepare you to work in the context of legal practice.

Networking opportunities

Networking will be encouraged through a dedicated course focused student society where you will liaise with SHU alumni members, professional body representatives and SHU industry sector, business and legal practice networks.


Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • management consultancy
  • business analysis
  • the civil service
  • trainee management positions
  • further study to enter the legal professional as a barrister, solicitor or legal executive
  • solicitors' firms
  • barristers' chambers
  • the legal services sector
  • business
  • the police, probation and prison services
  • financial services

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus

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City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.

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Location

Howard Street
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S1 1WB

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Entry requirements

All students

UCAS points

  • 112

This must include at least 64 points from 2 A Levels or equivalent BTEC qualifications. For example:

  • BBC at A Level
  • DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma.
  • A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels and general studies

GCSE

  • English language at grade C or 4
  • Maths at grade C or 4

You can find information on making sense of UCAS tariff points here and use the UCAS tariff calculator to work out your points.

• Access - an Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 credits at level 3 and 15 credits at level 2. At least 15 level 3 credits must be at merit grade or above, from a QAA-recognised Access to HE course, or an equivalent Access to HE certificate.

If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent.

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.

You can take an optional placement in year three.

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Data Analysis For Business Decisions Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Enterprise Change And Creativity Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Introduction To Business Law And Practice Credits: 20 Assessment: Exam
Module: Principles And Functions Of Business Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam
Module: Professional Legal Skills Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Global Business Environment Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework

Year 2

Compulsory modules
Module Credits
Module: Business Research Credits: 20
Module: Financial Management Credits: 20
Module: Legal Professional Management Practice Credits: 60
Module: Managing And Developing People Credits: 20

Year 3

Compulsory modules
Module Credits
Module: Placement Year Credits: -

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits
Module: Contemporary Developments In Employee Relations And Employment Law Credits: 20
Module: Implementing Strategy And Change Credits: 20
Module: Legal Business Start Up Credits: 40
Module: Responsible Leadership And Ethics Credits: 20
Module: Strategic Communications In The Digital World Credits: 20

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2020/21 is £9,250 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200. ††

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

International students

Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2020/21 is £13,650 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

Additional costs for Business and management courses (PDF)

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How do I apply?

You can apply for this course through UCAS.

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