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Course Essentials

Business and Law are at the centre of most business decision-making, meaning Arden's BA (Hons) Business & Law Degree course is an excellent choice for anyone interested in these areas and looking to enhance their career path.

As well as developing a broad understanding of business activity you will gain an understanding of the values, principles and rules of English law, and the importance and influence of this on contemporary organisations.

You'll also cover modules including the basics of European Law, the Principles of Marketing and International Management, all delivered through online Distance Learning, so you can study at a time and place to suit you and fit learning around your current schedule.



Key Information

Award:
Degree
Credits:
360
UCAS Course Code:
M105
Course Title:
BA (Hons) Business & Law
Duration:
3-6 years
Intake Status:
Intake open
Study Mode:
Distance learning
Exemptions Available:
Yes
Course Fees:
See Course Fees and Funding tab
  • Course Details & Modules
  • Entry Requirements
  • Course Fees & Funding
  • Career Prospects

Throughout this Business & Law Degree you will be immersed in a wide range of legal concepts, principles and rules and consider the influence these have on the business environment. You will also investigate and work with a range of case studies to expand and apply your knowledge in a practical setting.

In the exciting and changing international business environment, knowledge and understanding of these subjects will give you a competitive advantage.

Modules

Level 4

  • Skills for Interdisciplinary Study
  • Understanding the Business Environment
  • English Legal System
  • Law of Contract
  • Principles of Marketing
  • People in Organisations

Level 5

  • Research Ethics in Action
  • Managing Across Cultures
  • Law of Tort 1 – Tort of Negligence
  • Law of Tort 2 – Land and Other Torts
  • European Union Law
  • Enterprise & Entrepreneurship

Level 6

  • Company Law
  • Employment Law
  • Contemporary Management Issues
  • International Management
  • Research Planning & Project

Please note that the modules listed are indicative and may be subject to change.

Assessments

Assessments provide an opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways and so a variety of methods are used, these could include:

  • Assignments
  • Essays
  • Presentations
  • Case studies
  • Portfolios of work
  • Exams

To support your development and ensure you are on the right track with your studies Arden will provide you with tutor feedback on every assessment you submit.

If required, your tutor may be able to give you suggestions for improvement and help you understand how to apply your newly acquired skills into real life settings.

You can get more detailed course information by viewing the relevant Programme Specification, which you can download from our Policies, Standards and Procedures Page

Our BA (Hons) Business & Law Degree course at Arden University has standard entry requirements. To be eligible for this course you must have either:

  • Two subjects at GCE A-Level or equivalent, plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level or equivalent; OR
  • Completed a recognised Access Programme or equivalent

For students whose prior learning was not taught in English, you must have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (no less than 5.5 in any element).

If you have work experience

We are happy to consider an application from you if you can show us you have the motivation to study this online programme.

We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We’ll also ask you for references and evidence of relevant work experience.

How much is my course?

2

Funding

You can support your study in a variety of ways.

If you are a UK student, the most common funding of undergraduate degrees is a Tuition Fee Loan from the UK Government. The key information about these loans is:

  • You must be a UK resident
  • You can get a loan to cover the full cost of your tuition fees
  • You only start to pay it back when you are earning over £21,000 a year.
  • Your tuition fees are paid directly to the University by the loan company.

Self-funding - Pay in full or Pay as you go options

You can pay for your course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way. You can also pay as you go. This means you have no monthly obligations and simply pay for each module when you decide to study it.

Sponsorship

Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship.

Pay in full

You can pay for your course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way.

Pay in instalments

You can make payments over the course of their studies using our fixed payment schedule. Students will be entered into a schedule which runs alongside their course and splits their programme fees into a series of instalments.

Sponsorship

Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship Find out more about fees and funding and employer sponsorship on our dedicated information pages.

Where can my Business & Law Degree take me?

The range of transferrable skills and specific knowledge gained during your Business & Law Honours Degree will give you options in many roles in the general business and law sector. These skills include analytical and critical thinking, problem solving, strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as an appreciation of organisational behaviour and structures and their relation to the English legal system.

You might decide to further develop your knowledge of Law or Business with a specialist Master's Degree.

If you want to become a solicitor or barrister then Arden University's LLB Qualifying Law Degree will give you the qualification needed to move onto vocational training.

You might consider roles in:

  • Business and commerce
  • Court Services
  • Banking and Finance
  • Local and Central Government
  • Police and Prison services
  • Contract Management
  • Procurement

While studying you can maximise your career success by making use of our online careers portal. This has useful tools such as an online interview simulator, CV builder, global jobs search engine and employer videos and e-learning courses covering essential business skills.

Next steps

Applying for this course takes just a few minutes and is the first step towards gaining your Distance Learning qualification. You can begin your online application now and one of our friendly Admissions Advisors will be in touch to discuss your study options.

Course Details & Modules

Throughout this Business & Law Degree you will be immersed in a wide range of legal concepts, principles and rules and consider the influence these have on the business environment. You will also investigate and work with a range of case studies to expand and apply your knowledge in a practical setting.

In the exciting and changing international business environment, knowledge and understanding of these subjects will give you a competitive advantage.

Modules

Level 4

  • Skills for Interdisciplinary Study
  • Understanding the Business Environment
  • English Legal System
  • Law of Contract
  • Principles of Marketing
  • People in Organisations

Level 5

  • Research Ethics in Action
  • Managing Across Cultures
  • Law of Tort 1 – Tort of Negligence
  • Law of Tort 2 – Land and Other Torts
  • European Union Law
  • Enterprise & Entrepreneurship

Level 6

  • Company Law
  • Employment Law
  • Contemporary Management Issues
  • International Management
  • Research Planning & Project

Please note that the modules listed are indicative and may be subject to change.

Assessments

Assessments provide an opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways and so a variety of methods are used, these could include:

  • Assignments
  • Essays
  • Presentations
  • Case studies
  • Portfolios of work
  • Exams

To support your development and ensure you are on the right track with your studies Arden will provide you with tutor feedback on every assessment you submit.

If required, your tutor may be able to give you suggestions for improvement and help you understand how to apply your newly acquired skills into real life settings.

You can get more detailed course information by viewing the relevant Programme Specification, which you can download from our Policies, Standards and Procedures Page

Entry Requirements

Our BA (Hons) Business & Law Degree course at Arden University has standard entry requirements. To be eligible for this course you must have either:

  • Two subjects at GCE A-Level or equivalent, plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level or equivalent; OR
  • Completed a recognised Access Programme or equivalent

For students whose prior learning was not taught in English, you must have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (no less than 5.5 in any element).

If you have work experience

We are happy to consider an application from you if you can show us you have the motivation to study this online programme.

We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We’ll also ask you for references and evidence of relevant work experience.

Course Fees & Funding

How much is my course?

2

Funding

You can support your study in a variety of ways.

If you are a UK student, the most common funding of undergraduate degrees is a Tuition Fee Loan from the UK Government. The key information about these loans is:

  • You must be a UK resident
  • You can get a loan to cover the full cost of your tuition fees
  • You only start to pay it back when you are earning over £21,000 a year.
  • Your tuition fees are paid directly to the University by the loan company.

Self-funding - Pay in full or Pay as you go options

You can pay for your course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way. You can also pay as you go. This means you have no monthly obligations and simply pay for each module when you decide to study it.

Sponsorship

Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship.

Pay in full

You can pay for your course all in one go if you have the funds. There is typically up to 10% off the total price if you pay this way.

Pay in instalments

You can make payments over the course of their studies using our fixed payment schedule. Students will be entered into a schedule which runs alongside their course and splits their programme fees into a series of instalments.

Sponsorship

Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship Find out more about fees and funding and employer sponsorship on our dedicated information pages.

Career Prospects

Where can my Business & Law Degree take me?

The range of transferrable skills and specific knowledge gained during your Business & Law Honours Degree will give you options in many roles in the general business and law sector. These skills include analytical and critical thinking, problem solving, strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as an appreciation of organisational behaviour and structures and their relation to the English legal system.

You might decide to further develop your knowledge of Law or Business with a specialist Master's Degree.

If you want to become a solicitor or barrister then Arden University's LLB Qualifying Law Degree will give you the qualification needed to move onto vocational training.

You might consider roles in:

  • Business and commerce
  • Court Services
  • Banking and Finance
  • Local and Central Government
  • Police and Prison services
  • Contract Management
  • Procurement

While studying you can maximise your career success by making use of our online careers portal. This has useful tools such as an online interview simulator, CV builder, global jobs search engine and employer videos and e-learning courses covering essential business skills.

Next steps

Applying for this course takes just a few minutes and is the first step towards gaining your Distance Learning qualification. You can begin your online application now and one of our friendly Admissions Advisors will be in touch to discuss your study options.

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1. Find your perfect course

2. Apply online

3. We’ll process your application

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