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International/EU: £13,995 per year (£1,200 for placement year)
- 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.
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.
Sheffield Business School accreditation
Sheffield Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), placing us in the top 5% of business schools globally.
How you learn
Your lecturer's view
You'll 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 learn through
- lectures and seminars
- 1 to 1 support
- group work
- live projects and client work
Course leaders and tutors
Janette Hurst is a Senior Lecturer in the Organisational Behavior and Human Resource Management Subject Group in the Department of Management.
Our on-campus legal firm SHU Law operates within our award-winning Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice. You'll 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.
You'll apply your academic studies on a range of exciting live projects and work placements, conducted in small groups under the supervision of qualified solicitors and paralegals. Through professional work-based learning modules delivered within SHU Law, you'll develop the ability to apply law in a real-world context, enabling you to understand the role of law in practice.
You’ll be encouraged to network through a dedicated course-focused student society where you'll liaise with alumni members, professional body representatives and Sheffield Hallam’s industry sector, business and legal practice networks.
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
- the police, probation and prison services
- financial services
Where will I study?
You study at City Campus through a structured mix of online lessons and face-to-face teaching with access to digital and online resources to support your learning.
City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.
Adsetts Library is located on our City Campus. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.Learn more
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
- English language at grade C or 4
- Maths at grade C or 4
• 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'.
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 will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. See the modules table below for further information.
|Module: Data Analysis For Business Decisions||Credits: 20||
|Module: Enterprise Change And Creativity||Credits: 20||
|Module: Introduction To Business Law And Practice||Credits: 20||
|Module: Principles And Functions Of Business||Credits: 20||
|Module: Professional Legal Skills||Credits: 20||
|Module: Foreign Language||Credits: 20||
|Module: Global Business Environment||Credits: 20||
|Module: Business Research||Credits: 20||
|Module: Finance For Business Performance||Credits: 20||
|Module: Legal Professional Management Practice||Credits: 60||
|Module: Managing And Developing People||Credits: 20||
|Module: Placement Year||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
Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2021/22 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.
Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2021/22 is £13,995 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.
Financial support for home/EU students
How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.
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, management and enterprise courses (PDF)
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