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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

If you already have an HND or foundation degree, this course will allow you to top it up to an honours degree with just one year of additional study. You’ll build on your all-round knowledge of business including organisational theory, business models, and factors that underpin a firm’s ability to deliver on the triple bottom line.You’ll build on your all‐round knowledge of business including organisational theory, business models, and factors that underpin a firm’s ability to deliver on the triple bottom line. The course also includes specialist modules in contract law and international trade law. You’ll explore how the disciplines of law and business interact within an international commercial context. With a legal specialism as part of your degree award, you’ll have an extra edge in employability.There’s plenty of support for you to develop the academic study skills that are required. Whatever your background, we’ll help you take the more critical, deeper and research-informed approach that’s needed for an honours degree at a UK university. There will also be opportunities to put your learning into practice. The Student Engagement Centre promotes all types of experiential learning including volunteering, internships and placements. The Business Clinic enables our students to participate in a ‘consultancy firm’ to provide advice for our region’s businesses.On graduation you’ll be equipped to embark on a business-related career particularly in jobs that involve compliance, international sale contracts and carriage of goods. Past students have used their additional insight into principles of law to build successful careers both in the UK and internationally.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 15,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

BTEC HND/Foundation degree, or equivalentin a related subject. If you have taken a BTEC HND programme, we will usually expect you to have performed to an average of Merit standard.If you have taken a Foundation Degree, we will be looking for performance to Commendation level, or 60% average.International Qualifications:We welcome applicants with a range of qualifications which may not match those shown above. If you have qualifications from outside the UK, find out what you need by visiting www.northumbria.ac.uk/yourcou

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University information

Northumbria University, Newcastle

  • University League Table

    52nd

  • Campus address

    Northumbria University, Northumberland Building, Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 8ST, England

Students from around the world come to Northumbria for its reputation in law, design, engineering, business and architecture, amongst others.
Northumbria has an international community of students from over 130 countries, and decades of experience in welcoming students to the city of Newcastle.
Northumbria is one of the leading new universities in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    59th out of 123 1

    50th out of 103 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    138 63%

    42nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    60th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    100th

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    136 62%

    38th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    68th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    29th

    21

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