Law and Business (Joint Honours) BA/BSc (Hons)

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Duration
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Start Date
Duration
3 Years
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 25/09/2018

By understanding the legal frameworks that exists in the UK, the different elements of Law and how that applies to individuals and organisations. Our Joint Honours course helps you understand the implications in a business context. The applications of business and legal theory will further develop your understanding in preparation for real world application when they decide on a career.

 

 

Course

Highlights

  • Year-long work placement available.
  • Flexible modules to tailor your degree to your needs.
  • Supportive and dedicated teaching staff with industry experience.

HP Laptop and software included with this course.

Additional

Information

Methods of Learning

A variety of assessment strategies are used at each level to ascertain your level of competence in a range of academic and transferable skills. These strategies include essays, practical reports, multiple-choice tests, oral presentations, time-constrained essays, seen and unseen examinations, critical reviews and group project work.

For this programme taught study would be a combination of lectures, seminars and workshops, usually for 12 hours per week. We recommend you spend 24 hours per week in self-directed study time.

Course Details

You will have the opportunity to develop employability skills through volunteering, events, workshops, research and placements as well as through the development of transferable thinking skills such as the ability to critically analyse issues and situations.

The Law modules are designed with three basic aims: to provide a sound basic legal education, to cater for the teaching of Law in its social, economic and political context and to complement other subject areas in the joint honours programme. You will gain practical experience from moots and mock trials in our dedicated Moot Room, visiting law firms and career advice. Law also offers a student mentoring scheme with Shoosmiths solicitors.

Read more…

Open Days

Discover your Course

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Careers

Career Opportunities

There are a wide range of career opportunities for graduates, including both public and private sector employment opportunities in specific vocational areas such as marketing, IT, HRM planning and accountancy and general administrative and managerial trainee posts. We work closely with the Careers and Employability Service who will support you with your career planning. Students attend the annual Law Careers Fair and University Careers Fair which offers the opportunity to meet with potential future employers.

With the combination of Law and Business our graduates go on to employment in the legal profession as well as education, the health service, the police force, youth offending teams, human resources management, marketing, the civil service, broadcasting, social work and many other professions.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

0300 303 2772
+44 (0)1604 892134
+44 (0)1604 892546

 

Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements apply. A typical offer would be BCC at A Level or DMM at BTEC. In addition to the standard entry requirements, applicants are normally expected to hold GCSE Mathematics at grade C or above, or an approved equivalent. We welcome international applications and applications from students with non-traditional educational or professional qualifications.

For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent)
    for study at undergraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Course Content

You will be introduced to the core disciplines that underpin the academic analysis of both courses. Year one will help you explore the introduction of Law and Business providing you with an excellent foundation of knowledge for you to advance to year two with.

  • Law of Contract (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: LAW1001
    Core Module Y
  • Introduction to Public Law (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: LAW1006
    Core Module Y
  • Criminal Law (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: LAW1008
    Core Module Y
  • Learning the Law (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: LAW1020
    Core Module Y
  • Introduction to Management (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: BUS1004
    Core Module Y
  • Business Enviroment (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: BUS1001
    Core Module Y
  • Business in Society (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: BUS1009
    Core Module Y

Module information is quoted for 17/18 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.



Course Stats

Facilities &

Special Features

Facilities available include:

  • practice Courtroom
  • interview rooms
  • offers Joint Honours major students the opportunity to develop vocational skills and knowledge in areas such as marketing, finance or human resource management
  • excellent and innovative teaching
  • an exciting range of modules
  • coverage of contemporary theory and practice
  • wide range of extracurricular activities
  • placement and volunteering options
  • professional and career development opportunities

Postgraduate Opportunities

Further your Study

Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give yourself a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

International Commerical LAW LLM

International Criminial Law and Security LLM

Master of Business Administration MBA

Research

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Business and Enterprise

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Fees & Funding

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £9,250
Part Time: £1,350 per 20 credit module

Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £12,000

For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

Scholarships

EU and International Scholarships

Sir Thomas White Scholarship

The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

Wilson Endowment Scholarship

The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

Joint Honours Study

We offer so many courses, it can be hard to choose just one. With a Joint Honours degree, you can study two courses, whether they are closely related or completely different. Depending on how much time you want to spend on each subject, your degree may emphasise one subject more than the other, which is a major and minor programme. Alternatively, you can study your subjects equally, resulting in a joint degree.

Please visit our Joint Honours page for more information on Joint Honours courses and available Joint Honours combinations.


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Updated 25/09/2018

  • By understanding the legal frameworks that exists in the UK, the different elements of Law and how that applies to individuals and organisations. Our Joint Honours course helps you understand the implications in a business context. The applications of business and legal theory will further develop your understanding in preparation for real world application when they decide on a career.

     

     

    Course

    Highlights

    • Year-long work placement available.
    • Flexible modules to tailor your degree to your needs.
    • Supportive and dedicated teaching staff with industry experience.

    HP Laptop and software included with this course.

  • You will have the opportunity to develop employability skills through volunteering, events, workshops, research and placements as well as through the development of transferable thinking skills such as the ability to critically analyse issues and situations.

    The Law modules are designed with three basic aims: to provide a sound basic legal education, to cater for the teaching of Law in its social, economic and political context and to complement other subject areas in the joint honours programme. You will gain practical experience from moots and mock trials in our dedicated Moot Room, visiting law firms and career advice. Law also offers a student mentoring scheme with Shoosmiths solicitors.

    Read more…

    Additional

    Information

    Methods of Learning

    A variety of assessment strategies are used at each level to ascertain your level of competence in a range of academic and transferable skills. These strategies include essays, practical reports, multiple-choice tests, oral presentations, time-constrained essays, seen and unseen examinations, critical reviews and group project work.

    For this programme taught study would be a combination of lectures, seminars and workshops, usually for 12 hours per week. We recommend you spend 24 hours per week in self-directed study time.

    • Discover your Course

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • Career Opportunities

      There are a wide range of career opportunities for graduates, including both public and private sector employment opportunities in specific vocational areas such as marketing, IT, HRM planning and accountancy and general administrative and managerial trainee posts. We work closely with the Careers and Employability Service who will support you with your career planning. Students attend the annual Law Careers Fair and University Careers Fair which offers the opportunity to meet with potential future employers.

      With the combination of Law and Business our graduates go on to employment in the legal profession as well as education, the health service, the police force, youth offending teams, human resources management, marketing, the civil service, broadcasting, social work and many other professions.

  • Standard entry requirements apply. A typical offer would be BCC at A Level or DMM at BTEC. In addition to the standard entry requirements, applicants are normally expected to hold GCSE Mathematics at grade C or above, or an approved equivalent. We welcome international applications and applications from students with non-traditional educational or professional qualifications.

    For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

    English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent)
      for study at undergraduate level.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

  • You will be introduced to the core disciplines that underpin the academic analysis of both courses. Year one will help you explore the introduction of Law and Business providing you with an excellent foundation of knowledge for you to advance to year two with.

    • Law of Contract (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: LAW1001
      Core Module Y
    • Introduction to Public Law (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: LAW1006
      Core Module Y
    • Criminal Law (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: LAW1008
      Core Module Y
    • Learning the Law (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: LAW1020
      Core Module Y
    • Introduction to Management (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: BUS1004
      Core Module Y
    • Business Enviroment (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: BUS1001
      Core Module Y
    • Business in Society (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: BUS1009
      Core Module Y

    Module information is quoted for 17/18 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

    • Further your Study

      Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our 20% alumni discount on postgraduate fees to give yourself a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

      International Commerical LAW LLM

      International Criminial Law and Security LLM

      Master of Business Administration MBA

    • We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

    • We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

  • Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £9,250
    Part Time: £1,350 per 20 credit module

    Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £12,000

    For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

    Scholarships

    EU and International Scholarships

    Sir Thomas White Scholarship

    The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

    Wilson Endowment Scholarship

    The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

  • We offer so many courses, it can be hard to choose just one. With a Joint Honours degree, you can study two courses, whether they are closely related or completely different. Depending on how much time you want to spend on each subject, your degree may emphasise one subject more than the other, which is a major and minor programme. Alternatively, you can study your subjects equally, resulting in a joint degree.

    Please visit our Joint Honours page for more information on Joint Honours courses and available Joint Honours combinations.

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour