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.
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 approved by the Board of the Honorable 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.
|Semester 1||Semester 2|
|Contract Law 1||Contract Law 2|
|Company Law 1||Company Law 2|
|European Union Law 1||European Union Law 2|
|Choose three of the following electives:||Choose three of the following electives:|
|*Company Secretarial Law and Practice||*Financial Accounting 2|
|*Financial Management 1||*Organisational Studies: Behavioural Science in the Workplace|
|*Financial Accounting 1||*Administrative Law|
|*Foundations of Business Strategy||*Financial Services Law 2|
|*Insurance Law||*Company Secretarial Law and Practice|
|*Financial Services Law 1||*Jurisprudence 2|
|*Jurisprudence 1||*Alternative Dispute Resolution|
|*Human Resource Management: An Organisational Perspective||*Business Strategy|
|* = elective module||Please refer to description tag for more information regarding available electives|
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
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Graduates of the BA (Hons) in Legal Studies with Business have found work in the following areas:
Teaching in secondary schools after gaining a recognised Higher Diploma in Education
Masters degrees available in SETU Waterford
Higher Diploma in Education