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Business with Law

Entry Year: 2024

Key information

Degree
BSc (Hons)
Duration
3 years
Start
September 2024
UCAS code
NM11
Institution code
Q50
Typical A-Level offer
Grades AAA at A-Level. Excludes General Studies, Critical Thinking and Use of Mathematics.
Full entry requirements (including contextual admissions)
Home fees
£9,250
Overseas fees
£26,350
Funding information
Paying your fees

Overview

Make your mark on the business world by combining management skills with legal knowledge.

See yourself working in management? But also have an interest in law? Join us to explore how law functions in the modern business world. These two areas are constantly evolving meaning its always a great combination of subjects to study. 

London is a business hub and a centre for legal expertise and innovation. We also partner with multinational companies to bring you the latest industry insights. In the past, weve worked with Microsoft, PwC and Facebook.  

Youll study modules from the School of Business and Management and the School of Law. Weve designed the course to include cutting-edge business topics like managing diversity, social network analysis and social responsibility. At the same time, youll look at legal areas like intellectual property and contract law. 

Make your mark 

Were making a real difference to society, nationally and globally. Our recent research has increased gender and ethnic diversity on UK corporate boards. Many of our academics have worked in industry prior to academia too, so theyll share their experience with you. 

Compliance, corporate governance, and business development are just a few areas where your legal knowledge will be invaluable. Youll leave Queen Mary ready to make an impact in todays ever-changing business landscape. 

Structure

Year 1

  • Applied Economics
  • Business and Society
  • Contemporary Issues in Law and Business
  • Contemporary Legal Issues in Business Management
  • Contract Law I: Formation and Vitiation
  • Contract Law II: Terms, Breach and Remedies
  • Fundamentals of Management Studies and Skills

Please note that all modules are subject to change.

Year 2

Compulsory:

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Tort Law


Choose six from:

  • Advanced Accounting for Business
  • Advertising
  • Business and History
  • Corporations and Social Responsibility
  • Creative Industries
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resource Management
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Managing Under Regulation
  • Microeconomics for Managers
  • Operations Management
  • Persuasive Strategies in Marketing
  • Research Methodology
  • Responsible Leadership

Please note that all modules are subject to change.

Year 3

You must choose up to four law modules and up to four business modules from the below lists.

Business modules (choose up to four):

  • Company Valuation
  • Corporate Law and Governance
  • Digital Business
  • Employment Relations
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Firm Governance and Strategy in the Institution Context
  • Global Business and Democracy
  • Global Supply Chains
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • International Business
  • Macroeconomics Modelling and Policy
  • Managing Diversity
  • Mentoring and Coaching
  • Organisational Change and Development
  • Principles of Evidence-Based Management
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Startups and Incubators
  • Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases

Law modules (choose up to four):

  • Chinese Law and Institutions
  • Company Law
  • Competition Law
  • Corporate Insolvency Law
  • Health Law
  • Intellectual Property - Copyright and Related Rights
  • Intellectual Property - Industrial Property
  • Labour Law: Contract Law, Dismissal Rights and Workplace Justice
  • Law and Globalisation: Companies, International Trade and Human Rights
  • Revenue Law

Please note that all modules are subject to change.

It may also be possible to choose modules from other departments across Queen Mary to complement your studies, with guidance from your academic advisor.

Teaching

Teaching and learning

Teaching and research are based on three pillars: governance; social justice and sustainability; as well as the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME).

You'll receive approximately two hours of weekly contact time per module, comprising lectures led by academic staff and smaller seminar groups.

For every hour spent in class, you’ll complete a further two to three hours of independent study. You'll have access to well-designed resources for this self-directed study, and we will pair you with an academic advisor to support your progress at all stages of your degree.

Assessment

Assessment typically includes a combination of coursework (presentations, assignments, essay report writing, in-class tests, research and project work) and/or examinations in May or June.

Resources and facilities

The School offers excellent on-campus resources to aid your studies, including:

  • A purpose-built media suite designed to support student entrepreneurship.
  • A dedicated Internships Coordinator to help with work experience opportunities and applications.
  • A free four-day leadership development course for third year students, providing practical leadership training outside the classroom.
  • An alumni network that can connect you to fellow Queen Mary graduates worldwide.

Entry requirements

A-LevelGrades AAA at A-Level. Excludes General Studies, Critical Thinking and Use of Mathematics.
IBInternational Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum of 36 points overall, including 6,6,6 from three Higher Level subjects. This must include a minimum of 4 in Standard Level Mathematics.
BTECSee our detailed subject and grade requirements
Access HEWe consider applications from students with the Access to Higher Education Diploma. The minimum academic requirement is to achieve 60 credits overall, with 45 credits at Level 3, of which 30 credits must be at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit or higher. Applications are considered on a case by case basis. Due to the high volume of applications, we do not make offers of study purely on the basis of meeting grade requirements.
GCSEMinimum five GCSE passes including English and Maths at grade C or 4.
EPQ

Alternative offers may be made to applicants taking the Extended Project Qualification.

For further information please visit: qmul.ac.uk/undergraduate/entry/epq

Contextualised admissions

Our standard contextual offer: Grades AAB at A-Level. Excludes General Studies, Critical Thinking.

Our enhanced contextual offer (for care experienced students, refugee/asylum seekers or students who have completed Realising Opportunities or Access to Queen Mary): Grades ABB at A-Level. Excludes General Studies, Critical Thinking.

More information on how this information is used for a contextual offer can be found on our contextualised admissions page.

Non-UK students

We accept a wide range of European and international qualifications in addition to A-levels, the International Baccalaureate and BTEC qualifications. Please visit International Admissions for full details.

If your qualifications are not accepted for direct entry onto this degree, consider applying for a foundation programme.

English language

Find out more about our English language entry requirements, including the types of test we accept and the scores needed for entry to the programme.

You may also be able to meet the English language requirement for your programme by joining a summer pre-sessional programme before starting your degree.

Further information

See our general undergraduate entry requirements.

Funding

Loans and grants

UK students accepted onto this course are eligible to apply for tuition fee and maintenance loans from Student Finance England or other government bodies.

Scholarships and bursaries

Queen Mary offers a generous package of scholarships and bursaries, which currently benefits around 50 per cent of our undergraduates.

Scholarships are available for home, EU and international students. Specific funding is also available for students from the local area. International students may be eligible for a fee reduction. We offer means-tested funding, as well as subject-specific funding for many degrees.

Find out what scholarships and bursaries are available to you.

Support from Queen Mary

We offer specialist support on all financial and welfare issues through our Advice and Counselling Service, which you can access as soon as you have applied for a place at Queen Mary.

Take a look at our Student Advice Guides which cover ways to finance your degree, including:

  • additional sources of funding
  • planning your budget and cutting costs
  • part-time and vacation work
  • money for lone parents.

Careers

Graduate destinations

Graduates of this programme will be able to pursue a wide range of careers in the world of business. You will be particularly well-suited to areas that require legal knowledge, including human resource management, compliance, corporate governance and business development.

Business with Law BSc alumni are now working in roles such as:

  • Managing Director - Enva International Trade
  • Junior Project Manager - Barney* | Augmented Reality Lab
  • Associate Consultant at tml Partners
  • Partner at Stray Partners AS
  • Management Trainee at Sino Group

You would also be well-placed to pursue further legal studies, such as a law conversion course, if desired.

Career support

The School of Business and Management has a dedicated Employer Engagement and Internships Coordinator, and we run a tailored careers programme for students. In previous years, this has included business-specific workshops, industry networking events and field trips to leading companies.

Our careers team can also offer:

  • Specialist advice on choosing a career path.
  • Support with finding work experience, internships and graduate jobs.
  • Feedback on CVs, cover letters and application forms.
  • Interview coaching.

Learn more about career support and development at Queen Mary.

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About the Schools

School of Business and Management

We teach you to think beyond textbooks, management fads and memorised formulas for success.

The School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), which ensures that the highest standards of excellence in teaching, research, curriculum, and learner success are met.

In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021), we dramatically moved up the Times Higher Education rankings. Among 108 UK business schools, the School now ranks:

  • 22nd for overall research quality (up from 39th in REF2014)
  • 28th for research outputs (up from 34th)
  • 12th for research impact (up from 24th)
  • 21st for research environment (up from 59th)

School of Law - Department of Law

The School of Law is ranked 8th in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2022, 10th in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2022 and 26th in the world by QS World University rankings by subject 2022.

Our academics are some of the UK’s top legal minds and have expertise advising high profile international organisations such as the United Nations, the World Bank and foreign governments.

The School is home to the Legal Advice Centre (LAC), through which our students work alongside solicitors to offer free legal advice to the local community.

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