About This Course
Law affects all of our lives and a knowledge of law increases our understanding of business, politics, society and the world in whichwe live. A degree combining Law with Business offers a valuable opportunity to understand the legal structure governing all aspects of our lives today, whilst gaining key business knowledge and skills that provide a valuable foundation for future careers.
This programme combines the study of Business Management and Law, and includes topics such as Business, Management and Marketing alongside a range of Law topics such as Contract, International and Commercial Law. A background in these areas could open doors to a varied and interesting range of careers.
This degree is suitable for individuals aiming for a career in business and management, but who also wish to have a thorough understanding of the legal regulations within which businesses and industry must operate. It may also be suitable for individuals aiming for careers in management within the legal sector, where a thorough background in both law and business is highly valued.
Please note: This is not a qualifying law degree (QLD). Individuals wishing to become solicitors or barristers should apply instead for one of Bangor’s professionally-recognised LLB degrees, all of which enjoy QLD status.
Why choose Bangor University for this course?
- You will study within multidisciplinary Schools that employ specialists across a broad range of Business and Law subjects.
- The degree addresses the British, European and global dimensions of the legal world.
- We have a dedicated and well resourced Law Library.
- Our students take part in national competitions such as the IBM Business Challenge and ‘The Pitch’, a UK-wide business plan and marketing challenge.
- Bangor Law School has a very active mooting (mock trial) scene and now benefits from a dedicated mock courtroom on campus.
- The award-wining Students’ Law Society arranges a range of both social and academic related activities and events.
You will spend up to 15 hours per week in lectures, seminars and tutorials. In each Law module you will have 2 hours of lectures and a one hour tutorial every fortnight. In Business modules, you will attend weekly lectures. There is a mixture of continuous assessment and written examinations. You will complete assignments such as preparing business case studies, writing essays and completing problem-solving exercises.
What will you study on this course?
In each year, half your modules will be in Law with the other half in Business Management. The structure shown below includes available modules for the current academic year to give you an idae of how the degree may look.
- Principles of Business & Management*
- Business Analytics*
- Tutorials in Management
- Legal Skills
- Contract Law
- Public Law
- Operations Strategy
- Leadership & HRM
- Business Information Systems*
- Plus a further 20 credits from a list of available modules (recent examples include): Law for Business, Statistical Methods*, Evolution of Management Thought, Marketing Research, Corporate Governance and Regulation.
- Choose 3 from a list of available modules (recent examples include): Tort, Roman Law and Legal History, Evidence, Employment Law , Media Law, Intellectual Property Law*, Equity and Trusts.
- Entrepreneurship, Capital and the Firm*
- Strategic Management
- Plus a further 30 credits from a list of available modules (recent examples include): International Business Competency, Business Management Project*, Globalisation and Multinational Companies, Enterprise by Design, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Risk Management, Executive Compensation, Marketing Strategy and Management.
- Choose 3 from a list of available modules (recent examples include): Land Law, Company Law, Commercial Law, European Union Law
* Welsh medium version of this module is also available.
Modules for the current academic year
Module listings are for guide purposes only and are subject to change. Find out what our students are currently studying on the Business Management and Law Modules page.
Course content is for guidance purposes only and may be subject to change.
Necessarily Incurred Costs
For each module, students may be required to purchase compulsory text(s), which typically will cost between £20-50.
Management: Planning and Control (ASB2414): There is an optional field-trip to Norwich City Football Club, with an estimated cost of £90 (for travel, food and accommodation).
Britain and the EU (ASB3500): There is the opportunity to participate on an optional field trip. Typical costs (subject to exchange rate fluctuations) vary between £450-550 which covers hotel accommodation; airport transfers; inter-country coach travel between Belgium, Luxembourg, and France; and return airfares to and from Europe, as well as UK airport transfers. Student cover their own meals.
Corporate Social Responsibility (ASB3509): There is an optional field-trip to Burnley Football Club, with an estimated cost of £60 (for travel, food and accommodation).
Please note: These costs are estimates based on the previous year’s figure and are subject to change.
General University Costs
Home (UK) students
- The cost of a full-time undergraduate course is £9,000 per year (2021/22 entry).
- More information on fees and finance for Home (UK) students.
International (including EU) students
There are also some common additional costs that are likely to arise for students on all courses, for example:
- If you choose to study abroad or take the International Experience Year as part of your course.
- If you attend your Graduation Ceremony, there will be a cost for gown hire (£25-£75) and cost for additional guest tickets (c.£12 each).
Course-specific additional costs
Depending on the course you are studying, there may be additional course-specific costs that you will be required to meet. These fall into three categories:
- Mandatory Costs: these are related to a particular core or compulsory module that you’ll be required to complete to achieve your qualification e.g. compulsory field trips, uniforms for students on placement, DBS Check.
- Necessarily Incurred Costs: these may not be experienced by all students, and will vary depending on the course e.g. professional body membership, travel to placements, specialist software, personal safety equipment.
- Optional Costs: these depend on your choice of modules or activity and they are shown to give you an indication of the optional costs that may arise to make sure your choice is as informed as possible. These can include graduation events for your course, optional field trips, Welcome Week trips.
For 2021 entry:
GCSE Maths at grade C/4 required if not demonstrated by the Level 3 qualification.
Offers are tariff based, 80-120 tariff points from Level 3 qualifications* e.g:
• A Levels
• BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: MMP - DDM
• International Baccalaureate Diploma, Access: Pass
• City & Guilds Advanced Technical/Extended, Diploma: considered on a case by case basis
• Welsh Baccalaureate is accepted.
International Candidates: school leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements), details at: www.bangor.ac.uk/international/applying/entryrequirements
We also welcome applications from mature applicants
*For full details go to our website and for a full list of accepted Level 3 qualifications, go to www.ucas.com
Prospective students should be aware that if they wish to practice as a solicitor or barrister following their university studies, they would need to meet the requirements of the Solicitors Regulation Authority or the Bar Standards Board to become qualified. This would include meeting requirements in relation to criminal offences and behaviour. Prospective students with a criminal conviction are advised to contact the relevant professional body for advice.
General University Requirements
To study for a degree, you’ll be asked for a minimum of UCAS Tariff points. For a fuller explanation of the UCAS Tariff Points, please see www.ucas.com.
We accept students with a wide range of qualifications and backgrounds and consider each application individually.
All students need to have good basic skills and the University also values IT and communication skills.
As part of the University’s policy we consider applications from prospective disabled students on the same grounds as all other students.
We also consider applications from mature students who can demonstrate the motivation and commitment to study a university programme. Each year we enrol a significant number of mature students. For more information about studying as a mature student, see our Studying at Bangor section of the website.
EU and International Students' Entry Requirements
For detailed guidance on the entry requirements for EU and International Students, including the minimum English Language entry requirement, please visit the Entry Requirements by Country pages. International applicants can also visit the International Education Centre section of our website for further details.
Bangor University offers International Incorporated Bachelor Degrees for International students whose High School qualification is not equivalent to the UK school leaving qualification. The first year (or Year 0) is studied at Bangor University International College, an embedded College on our University campus and delivered by Oxford International Education Group.
Many graduates pursue careers in the areas of management, marketing, human resource management, retail management, business management, trade and export.
Opportunities at Bangor
The University’s Skills and Employability Service provides a wide range of resources to help you achieve your graduate ambitions.
The Bangor Employability Award (BEA)
With the BEA, you can gain recognition for your extra-curricular activities (e.g. volunteering, clubs and societies, part-time work, etc.)
Bangor University runs a paid internship scheme within the university’s academic and service departments.
Volunteering widens your experience and improves your employability. Find out more about the volunteering on the Students’ Union’s website.