About this degree

Do you want to be inspired and supported by some of the finest legal minds around? Both intellectually and in terms of your career? Our business management degrees give you the perfect balance of academic theory and practical experience.This degree has been developed with an outstanding list of industry partners including leading law firm Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co.

It's industry focused and provides the opportunity for real world learning; the programme is also flexible, allowing you to tailor your studies to your own interests.

Business and law is a dynamic combination that will open up a unique choice of career options whether you’re interested in corporate or employment law or something with a legal dimension, such as banking, government or management. It’s also a great choice for careers in everything from finance to marketing and HR.  

You’ll learn through industry-led workshops, guest lectures, internships and a company-based mentor as well as traditional lectures and seminars, led by enterprising academics. Giving you the perfect balance of academic theory and practical experience – always commercially relevant, always intellectually stimulating.

As well as the chance to specialise in law and explore the legal commercial landscape, you’ll study key business topics like finance, marketing and strategic analysis. So you’ll get a strong grounding in business and management and learn how to think strategically about things like opportunity and risk, as well as the legal knowledge and skills you’ll need for your career.

Explore the real-world of business from a legal perspective and discover a whole range of careers.

Top reasons to choose this degree

You will be studying in the legal heart of London. Home to the parliament, the Royal Courts of Justice, Law Society and the Inns of Court.

You'll graduate with a degree from the University of Kent. Known as the UK’s European University, the University of Kent is ranked 23rd in The Guardian University Guide 2017, it is also ranked 17th in the UK for research intensity out of 122 multi-faculty universities in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) and has the fifth equal highest score for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2015, out of 115 multi-faculty institutions. It has also been voted one of the top five universities for teaching in the UK, according to the Times Higher Education (THE).

You'll learn from a combination of lectures, seminars and workshops. These are designed to bring the world of business to life using real-world examples from our industry partners and are taught by qualified law professionals.

You’ll get the opportunity to undertake an internship. It’s important to get real experience so that’s why we always try to find you an internship that relates to your preferred career once you graduate (subject to academic performance).

Our BA (Hons) Business Management programmes give you the option to take an Industry Placement, where you can take up to 15 months of a degree-related work placement, continuing with your studies alongside. The placement allows you to apply and develop your knowledge and skills by replicating tasks performed in the workplace, as well as discover new approaches to and elements of your disciplinary interests. This means you’ll start to develop some of the key competencies that employers value, such as collaboration, teamwork and self-awareness.  

*Please note: It is not possible to apply for an accelerated programme; on completion of level 4, our full-time students have the opportunity to request to accelerate to a two-year programme.  The decision to allow this is based on the student's performance in their assessments in the programme so far and you will need to satisfy performance criteria in the first two terms to be considered for it.

When you're on a business course, being in a business capital is a major bonus allowing you to network and learn everywhere - not just in the classroom!

Olivia Edwards-Allen, BA (Hons) Business Management with Law

Course summary

  • UCAS CODE
    1A54
  • INSTITUTION CODE
    P34
  • LOCATION
    Pearson Business School MidTown
  • COURSE START DATES
    September
  • TUITION FEES
    £9,000 per year or only £6,000 p.a. with a fee waiver
  • MODE OF STUDY
    Full time (FT)
  • PROGRAMME DURATION
    3 years (FT). Option to accelerate and complete the programme in 2 years (subject to minimum numbers) * It is not possible to apply for an accelerated programme; on completion of level 4, our full-time students have the opportunity to request to accelerate to a two-year programme. The decision to allow this is based on the student's performance in their assessments in the programme so far
  • ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
    Typical offer: 128-120 UCAS points (ABB to BBB at A Levels) and interview
  • CONTACT HOURS
    Typically 10-16 hours per week (FT)

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