University of Bradford
Business Studies and Law BSc (Hons)
**Academic Requirement at Undergraduate level for students with British Qualifications stay the same regardless of the Student's country of residence.
A personal statement, 1 academic reference letter from school or college.
About The Program
About The University
IELTS for UKVI 6.0 (No less than 5.0 in any section)
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English Proficiency Requirement
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The University of Bradford offers a wide range of financial help to assist you on your university journey, and invests over £4m annually in the Access Agreement and other scholarships to support students from all backgrounds. Students from Bangladesh are eligible for a 2000 GBP scholarship per year for undergraduate programs. Students from Pakistan, Nepal and India are eligible to apply for Vice Chancellors Scholarship and also other scholarship where the amount varies from 2,500 GBP to 4000 GBP per year.
This 4-year BSc (Hons) in Business Studies and Law gives you a clear understanding of the interface between business activity and the legal framework within which it operates. It prepares you for business careers with a legal dimension, developing insight and transferable skills that set you apart in a competitive job marketplace. You’ll also be able to pursue a legal career through further study after graduation, with the advantage of additional commercial knowledge.
You’ll learn from sector leading academics and seasoned business experts, and qualified solicitors and barristers with a wealth of real world experience.
Law has an increasing influence on many aspects of business. It governs, for example:
many aspects of accounting and finance
The growing importance of law has created new job opportunities in careers such as management, banking and finance, journalism and teaching – as well as increased demand in traditional legal roles. The growing importance of law has created new job opportunities in careers that link business and law.
This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations, dependant on your chosen modules.
Career opportunities exist in general management, banking and finance, journalism, teaching, legal executive and paralegal professions. Among the organisations recently to have employed our graduates are Bradford Council and Halifax Magistrates’ Court.
During your time studying at the Faculty of Management and Law you will have the opportunity to take part in our distinctive career booster programme throughout the duration of your course. The programme is designed to equip you with the necessary skills and graduate attributes to be job-ready when seeking employment with leading innovative organisations. The Career Booster Programme (PDF, 2.8 MB) offers you the opportunity to gain certificates in:
The European Computer Driving License (ECDL) - the benchmark for digital literacy
Sage 50 Accounting and Sage 50 Payroll - training that will allow you to develop leading accounting and payroll software skills
Project Manager Professional certificates - giving you the edge when seeking to become a Certified Project Manager
Big Data analysis and reporting skills - using Software and Services (SAS) that will lead to certification.
In addition, the programme will also include activities to promote teamwork, confidence, communication and many other skills sought by employers.
1st year- Legal Relationships Sources and Institutions, Business Law and Ethics.
2nd year- Law in a Global Context, Law In The Community 1, The Law of Tort.
3rd year- Empirical Methods in Accounting and Finance, Current issues in International Business, Consumer Insight.
This 4-year programme offers you the opportunity to take up a placement year working in business in your third year.
Placements are real, paid jobs in a wide variety of organisations in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors and offer you a valuable opportunity to experience first-hand how business, management and legal concepts are applied in practice, and to give you direct exposure to real issues in the workplace. It can also be done abroad.
The placement year is a vital part of your learning and will add significantly to your personal development, self-confidence, planning, communication and business acumen skills. Statistics show that students who have undertaken a placement year benefit from a better graduate job, higher graduate starting salary and a better degree outcome.
In a competitive graduate market, valuable experience and employability skills gained from a year’s work placement will differentiate you from the thousands of other graduates seeking work.
The Faculty of Management and Law has an excellent network of organisations that offer placements including:
Arris (formerly PACE)
Enterprise Rent A Car
The University of Bradford has always been pioneers in developing new course subjects and modes of teaching, reflecting and anticipating the needs of employers, students, and of society as a whole, the course provision and research strategy is designed in response to the changing business, social, scientific and environmental landscape.
With over 50 years of academic excellence behind the University continue to grow our international reputation, course provision, and research impact.
Today the University's associations and networks span the globe; from strong links to leading local and national employers, to academic partner institutions, to the World Technology Universities Network, this University is an outward facing institution committed to the creation, dissemination, and application of knowledge for the benefit of global society.
There is an alumni community of more than 140,000 graduates in over 175 countries worldwide.
Distance Learning MBA ranked the best value for money in the world, 4th in the world for career progress, and 10th in the world overall (Financial Times Online MBA Ranking 2019)
Top 10 in UK for Chemical Engineering (Guardian University League Tables 2019)
Top 10 in UK for Forensic Science, Medical Technology, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, and Physiotherapy (Complete University Guide 2020)
Key facts and statistics
8,564 students in the 2018/2019 academic year
- 7,197 undergraduate
- 1,042 postgraduate taught
- 325 postgraduate research
- 7,693 full-time, 871 part-time
- 7,177 UK residence, 368 EU, 1,019 non-EU
1499 staff in the 2018/2019 academic year
Over 140,000 alumni across 175 countries
A successor to the Bradford Mechanics Institute, Bradford Technical College, and the Bradford Institute of Technology, the University of Bradford became the UK’s fortieth University in 1966 and has continued to grow ever since.
Student population is now almost 10,000, bringing students from 150 nations together in one place of learning excellence.
After Bradford Institute of Technology was granted a Royal Charter and the University of Bradford was established, British Prime Minister Harold Wilson was installed as the first Chancellor. Today, that role belongs to Kate Swann, a respected leader in the UK business world.
The University's Business School is one of the oldest in the UK, continues to be a world leader in business and management education, research and knowledge transfer. It is one of only a small number of business schools across the world with the coveted triple-crown of Accreditations.
In 2018 It became the first British University of Sanctuary. This builds on our history and culture of welcome and inclusion, which was established through the creation of the first British University Peace Studies department in 1973.