BA (Hons) Business Management with Law

BA (Hons) Business Management with Law

BA (Hons) Business Management with Law

During the course, you’ll develop a detailed understanding of the British legal system and its impact on businesses and commercial transactions. This course covers contract law, market power and competition, intellectual property, commercial law, trade and commerce, business ethics and legal business management.


Year 1

  • Concepts of Management
  • Principles of marketing
  • Accounting & Finance for Managers
  • People and organisations
  • Business economics
  • Management and information systems


Year 2

  • Core modules:
  • The principles of managing e-business
  • Managing business and innovation
  • Managing business logistics and negotiations
  • Business ethics today: social and legal foundations
  • Business contracts


Plus one option from:

  • Diagnostic analytics
  • Emerging markets, and the Asia-pacific business environment
  • Entrepreneurial mind-set – business discovery and development
  • Environmental economics and sustainability
  • Financial accounting and analysis
  • Fundamentals of finance
  • Fundamentals of project management
  • Marketing research
  • Human resource management
  • Retail operations
  • Social media in a business context
  • A foreign language and applied research report
  • Creative and media planning
  • The customer experience manager
  • Luxury!
  • The media relations manager



Year 3

  • Strategic management and leadership
  • Leading and managing SMEs
  • Legal Business Management
  • Legal Issues in Merchandising


Plus two options from:

  • Management accounting for decision making
  • Practical analytics
  • Mobile applications – from idea to mass adoption
  • Labour and capital in an age of globalisation
  • MSP – managing successful programmes (certification)
  • Entrepreneurial finance
  • Individual and organisational resourcing and reward
  • Legal protection of business creativity
  • Brand management
  • PRINCE2® foundation – training (certification)
  • Retail boutique and shopper behaviour
  • Social impacts of systems in contemporary society
  • Business research methods
  • Professional placement module

Modules are assessed by a mix of coursework assignments, presentations and exams. Methods of assessment for course overall: 94% coursework.



You’ll be prepared when you graduate for a career in business or law. All the way through the course, employability skills are promoted – with guest speakers from industry, business insights, graduate start-up and entrepreneur schemes. Our graduates have gone onto jobs such as:


  • Local Business Development Manager at Audi
  • Consultant at JCW
  • Administration Assistant at NHS
  • HR Advisor at UK National Audit Office
  • Operations and Administration at The Rose Theatre
  • Customer Service at Santander UK Corporate & Commercial
  • Administration Assistant at Mars Capital