BA (Hons) in Legal Studies with Business

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)Legal Studies with Business

Full Time
College Street
1 year
31 Aug 20

What is the BA (Hons) in Legal Studies with Business course?

The BA (Hons) in Legal Studies with Business is a one year add-on degree course which follows on from the BA in Legal Studies in International Trade, the BA in Legal Studies or equivalent.

Special Feature of the Programme

The interdisciplinary nature of this course caters for students who are considering entering the employment market and who are attracted not only to the possibility of a career in the legal sector but also to a career in the business sector.  The mix of law and business modules offered on this programme expands the range of careers that are available to graduates once they have completed the course.


This course is accredited by the Board of the Honourable Society of Kings Inns for students holding both the Higher Certificate in Arts in Legal Studies and the BA in Legal Studies.


Students who have completed the BA in Legal Studies in International Trade cannot elect EU Law. Students who have completed the BA in Legal studies must elect EU Law. The elective group of Administrative Law & Jurisprudence are only available at the discretion of the Head of Department.

Law Finalist

In order to facilitate the delivery of programmes during the Covid-19 pandemic, module outline and order may change slightly for the academic year 2020/2021.

Year 1
Semester 1Semester 2
Contract Law 1Contract Law 2
Company Law 1Company Law 2
Insurance Law
Choose four of the following electives:
Choose three of the following electives:*Financial Management 2
*Financial Accounting 1*Financial Accounting 2
*Financial Management 1*Organisational Studies
*Human Resource Management*European Union Law 2
*Foundations of Business Strategy*Financial Services Law 2
*European Union Law 1*Administrative Law
*Financial Services Law 1*Jurisprudence 2
*Jurisprudence 1*Arbitration Law
*Business Strategy
* = elective modulePlease refer to description tag for more information regarding available electives

Entry Requirements for BA (Hons) in Legal Studies with Business:

Entry to the honours degree course will be open to students who hold one of the following:

  • BA in Legal Studies (International Trade)

  • BA in Legal Studies or equivalent qualification

  • Subject to availability of places

To Apply:

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Graduates of the BA (Hons) in Legal Studies with Business have found work in the following areas:

  • Legal Sector

  • Commercial Sector

  • Financial Sector

  • Teaching in secondary schools after gaining a recognised Higher Diploma in Education

  • Insurance Sector

Follow on Study for BA (Hons) in Legal Studies with Business graduates 

  • Masters degrees available in WIT

  • Higher Diploma in Education

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