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BSc (Hons) Business and Law

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Quick Facts

Campus: London
Duration: 3 Years or 4 Years with Foundation
Available Starts: September, January
Tariff Points: 96 UCAS points
Institution Code: L63


UCAS Code

3 Years - NM11
4 Years - NM12

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Overview

This intellectually stimulating course addresses broader aspects of business organisation and management culture, while also providing an insight into corporate and consumer legislation, corporate regulation and other legal aspects of business enterprise. You will be equipped with a real understanding of how legal considerations impact virtually every aspect of management activity.

 Employers look for business graduates with knowledge and awareness of current issues. This course will teach you about globalisation, sustainability and social change - allowing you to fully understand the factors affecting business. When you graduate you will have a sound appreciation of management practice, this will include human resources, marketing, business law and information management. You will also learn the skills to analyse strategic consumer behaviour.

Structure and content

This degree is in the "business suite" of programmes at ARU London which all have a common first year:

  • This allows you to gain a broad understanding of the key areas of business.

  • We know it can be difficult to decide the exact direction you wish your studies to take. Our structure allows you to transfer to one of our "business suite" degree courses, should you wish to.

  • You are not committed into an area of specialisation until after you have completed your first year of study.

See below for the modules you will study:

Year 1

  • Business Environment
  • Academic and Professional Skills
  • Economics for Business
  • Business Finance

Year 2

  • Legal Aspects of Business
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Law of Contract
  • Law of Business Organisations
  • Sustainability in Career Development


Year 3

  • Commercial Law
  • Business Strategy
  • Law of International Trade
  • Undergraduate Major Project (Integrated Case Study)

For a more detailed overview of the course modules you can view the Course Information Sheet here.

Entry requirements

ARU London's standard offer is 96 UCAS tariff points from 3 A Levels, e.g. BCC.

Alternatively, ARU London asks for:

  • Irish Leaving Certificate: BBCCC.
  • Scottish Highers: BBCCC.
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma: DMM in a business-related subject.
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma: 24 points.

All applicants are required to have at least 3 GCSEs at grade C, or grade 4, or above, including English and Maths. 

If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.0 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.

Applicants studying for other qualifications should contact ARU London to discuss their circumstances.

We also welcome applications from mature individuals who can demonstrate appropriate, relevant work experience.

Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on our assessment of your overall suitability for the course. We treat everyone as an individual which means we will look at your whole application including any relevant work experience and personal circumstances as well as your educational qualifications. Please contact admissions@london.aru.ac.uk for more information.

 

Teaching and assessment

We’ll assess your progress through a variety of methods from coursework, group assignments, activity-based assignments and exams. You can expect to part take in on-going problem-solving activities, projects and presentations. You’ll also be able to access support material through our ARU Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).

All assignments are designed with your career progression in mind and give you opportunities to develop and improve transferable skills employers look for.

Employability

The skills you gain from this course will also open opportunities for you in many other professions, including banking, commerce, local and central government, and teaching.

During your studies, there will be the opportunity to participate in the Employability Scheme with the specific objective of enhancing your future employment prospects. This includes CV workshops, interview techniques, career counselling and visits from prospective employers.

We encourage all students to consider their future when choosing what degree to study. We don't expect everyone to know what they want to do after university, but it is important that the associated jobs interest you.

Associated Jobs:

  • Barrister
  • Solicitor
  • Company Secretary
  • Data Analyst
  • Patent Attorney
  • Stockbrocker
  • Civil Service
  • Advice Worker

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