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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 9.2k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 10.4k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English

    Description

    This course provides students with an opportunity to gain a good insight into business management while, at the same time, acquiring a basic though sound knowledge of important core areas of law.

    The blending of business modules such as economics, finance and management theory, with areas of law that are vital for an understanding of organisations’ rights and obligations, such as contract law and law of employment, will provide students with a solid business education and potentially a great career in business.

    Given the semi specialist nature of this course, students who undertake it will be exposed to wide areas of law such as Constitutional and Civil Liberties, Criminal Law and International Law. The law modules in this course will provide students with a well above average understanding of the implications of law for individuals and organisations alike in the national community as well as the international sphere.

    Those who may wish to pursue legal studies and perhaps even enter the legal profession will have gained a very useful foundation from which to tackle the Diploma in Law (which a good pass in this course will qualify them to do).

    Detailed Course Facts

    Application deadline As soon as possible Tuition fee
    • EUR 9200 Year (EEA)
    • EUR 10360 Year (Non-EEA)

    Students starting at UCS in September 2013 will be charged £8,000 for a full-time Bachelor degree. Tuition fees for full-time undergraduate overseas fee payers for the academic year 2013-2014 are:

    • Classroom-based 9,000 GBP (£)

    Laboratory-based 10,500* GBP (£)

    Start date September 2015 Duration full-time 36 months Languages Take an IELTS test
    • English
    Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Part-time, Full-time Intensity Flexible

    Course Content

    Level One

    • The Legal System and Law in Action
    • The Law of Contract
    • Markets and Operations Management
    • Economics in a Changing World
    • Finance and Data Analysis
    • Entrepreneurship

    Level Two

    • Constitutional law and Civil Liberties
    • Criminal law
    • Research Methods
    • Management of Organisational Behaviour
    • Business Environment
    • International Communication Perspectives

    Level Three

    • International law
    • Employment law
    • Strategic Management
    • Human Resource Management
    • Dissertation

    UK requirements for international applications

    Universities in the United Kingdom use a centralized system of undergraduate application: University and College Admissions Service (UCAS). It is used by both domestic and international students. Students have to register on the UCAS website before applying to the university. They will find all the necessary information about the application process on this website. Some graduate courses also require registration on this website, but in most cases students have to apply directly to the university. Some universities also accept undergraduate application through Common App (the information about it could be found on universities' websites).

    Both undergraduate and graduate students may receive three types of responses from the university. The first one, “unconditional offer” means that you already reached all requirements and may be admitted to the university. The second one, “conditional offer” makes your admission possible if you fulfill some criteria – for example, have good grades on final exams. The third one, “unsuccessful application” means that you, unfortunately, could not be admitted to the university of you choice.

    All universities require personal statement, which should include the reasons to study in the UK and the information about personal and professional goals of the student and a transcript, which includes grades received in high school or in the previous university.


    University requirements


    Program requirements

    English Language Requirements

    IELTS band : 6 TOEFL iBT® test : 87

    To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

    take an IELTS test. More About IELTS

    Requirements

    All students are expected to be able to understand and express themselves fully in English in order to succeed on the course. Applicants whose first language is not English are welcome to apply but expected to undertake one of the Secure English Language Test (SELT) specified by the UKBA before joining the course. Non-EU applicants are required to submit SELT scores before a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) can be issued. Depending on your choice of course you are required to secure a minimum of CEFR B2 or C1 level.
    Typically the following test scores are acceptable:

    Undergraduate Courses:

    • IELTS (academic): 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components)
    • TOEFL: IBT (Internet Based Test) 87 overall
      (a minimum of 17 in listening 17 in writing; 18 in reading; and 20 in the speaking component) or equivalent Computer based/Paper based test
    • Pearson PTE: 51 overall
    • Diagnostic Radiography, Radiotherapy and Oncology, ODP and all Pre-Registration Nursing and Midwifery courses require IELTS 7.0 overall or CEFR C1 equivalent (minimum 5.5 in all components)
    • Cambridge ESOL at CEFR B2 level

    Typical Offer: 280

    Work Experience

    No work experience is required.

    Related Scholarships*

    • Academic Excellence Scholarship

      "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

    • Access Bursary

      Bursary for UK students all subjects where the variable tuition fee rate is payable.

    • Alumni Bursary

      Alumni Bursary for UK Undergraduate students

    * The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than University Campus Suffolk.

    Funding

    UCS Financial Support

    UCS Bursary 2013 Entry

    From September 2013, UCS is introducing a new bursary scheme for students living away from the parental home, to help with accommodation costs while studying.

    Successful applicants will receive a £1,000 bursary in their first year of study and a £500 bursary in both their second and third years of study.

    National Scholarship Programme

    The National Scholarship Programme (NSP) has been created to offer support to students from lower income backgrounds. The Government has awarded a number of Scholarships to UCS for students starting an undergraduate degree in September 2013. UCS has committed to matching these Scholarships, providing fee waivers to a larger number of students.

    Successful full-time applicants will receive a total fee waiver of £6,000; £3,000 in their first year of study and £3,000 in their second year of study.

    Successful part-time applicants will receive a fee waiver on a pro rata basis for their first and second years of study. For example part-time students studying 50% of the full time equivalent course in their first year will receive a fee waiver of £1,500.

    Suffolk Access Champion Scheme

    The Suffolk Access Champion Scheme is open to students who have studied in Suffolk and are applying to study a full-time undergraduate degree programme at UCS in 2013/14.

    Successful applicants will become Suffolk Access Champions and will work over two years mentoring Year 10 and 11 students to encourage progression on to higher education.

    In return for their participation in the scheme, Access Champions will receive a total fee waiver of £8,000; £5,000 in their first year of study and £3,000 in their second year of study.

    UCS Science Fee Waiver

    UCS is introducing a new Science fee waiver for students starting one of the four year science programmes in 2013. This scheme entitles successful applicants to a fee waiver of up to £1,500 across years two and three of their degree.

    Ipswich Borough Council and UCS Bursary

    Ipswich Borough Council (IBC) is working in conjunction with UCS to offer a non-repayable bursary scheme to selected full and part-time students from lower income backgrounds to help with costs associated with their course of study.

    A total of four IBC and UCS bursaries are available in 2013/14. Successful applicants will receive £1,000 in their first year of study. Awards are expected to continue into Year 2 of study on the condition that household income remains within the scheme threshold

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