BA (Hons) Business and Law

In a competitive business world, having knowledge of legal systems is guaranteed to give you a competitive edge. Our CMI accredited BA (Hons) Business Management and Law degree will instil fundamental business skills alongside the impact of law on everyday business practice, helping you gain valuable workplace skills across both disciplines. Not only that, but you’ll be taught by industry experts, giving you real insight into the sector.

Course details

This course has been designed in close consultation with some of today’s biggest players, such as Google, Coca Cola, and Oracle, ensuring the skills you gain are both in-demand and highly relevant to today’s workplace.
  • Mode of study: online
  • Intake: Intakes: September, January,  May
  • Course length: 3 years
  • Course fee: £6,935
  • Locations: online

Arden University London

Course overview

You’ll acquire an in-depth understanding of the relationship between business and law, and the ability to make effective decisions in both practices – from the day-to-day running of a business all the way through to drawing up and negotiating contracts, acquiring new business assets, and everything in between.

Through case studies and our business simulation software, SimVenture, you’ll have the opportunity to apply your learning to practise in a safe environment, allowing you to experience first-hand how to run a business and overcome the challenges you might face along the way. You’ll also have access to our Arden Enterprise Incubator, which hosts resources aimed at nurturing your business acumen, including training, coaching, workshops, and talks led by industry experts. Through this, you’ll learn the ins and outs of starting, running, and developing a successful business.


Entry requirements

To be eligible for the BA (Hons) Business Management and Law course, you should normally have:

  • Two subjects at GCE A-Level or equivalent, plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level or equivalent.
  • If you don’t meet these requirements, your application may be considered based on a minimum of 24 months of appropriate work experience evidenced with a CV and reference.
  • We also offer this course with an additional foundation year for those who need extra support when starting their degree studies.


The real-world insight and practical workplace skills gained on your course will give you a competitive advantage in an exciting and challenging industry. Some of your career options could include:

  • Human Resources Manager​
  • Corporate Paralegal​
  • Intellectual Property Paralegal​
  • Compliance Officer​
  • Business Process Officer​
  • Employee Relations Manager​
  • Policy Manager​
  • New Business Owner


You have 4-12 years to complete this course, which means you can take up to 3 years to complete each level. Most of our students, however, aim to complete the course within 4 to 6 years.

  • Digital Skills and Professional Development (20 credits)
  • Contemporary Business Environment (20 credits)
  • Marketing Dynamics (20 credits)
  • English Legal System and Skills (20 credits)
  • People Management (20 credits)
  • Contract Law (20 credits)
  • Technology, Innovation and the Law (20 credits)
  • Business Start-up (20 credits)
  • Sales Management (20 credits)
  • Dispute Resolution (20 credits)
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management (20 credits)
  • Consumer Insight (20 credits)
  • Project Management (20 credits)
  • Employment Law (20 credits)
  • International Business Management (20 credits)
  • International Commercial Law (20 credits)
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation (20 credits)
  • Independent Study (20 credits)