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University Impact Ranking 2019
201+
European Teaching Rankings 2019
301+
Impact Rankings: Good health and well-being for people 2019
Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 4NR, United Kingdom

Law and Business Management (with Foundation Year)

- Develop your study skills with a Foundation Year prior to embarking on the degree programme - Meet and interact with professionals from business and law throughout the course - Develop strong interdisciplinary and interpersonal skills that are valued by employers - Work in a broad array of careers from business development and entrepreneurship to law, finance and marketing - Join a long tradition of legal history in the city of Winchester In today's competitive, global economy a good understanding of the framework in which corporations, partnerships and small businesses operate gives both law professionals and company managers that all important edge. Combining these two disciplines on a course that investigates the legal bases for company structures alongside a whole host of business, marketing and management skills brings enhanced career options and greater freedom of choice in a range of fields, including management, law, finance and banking and the public sector. Our Law and Business Management (with Foundation Year) course appeals to those who are fascinated by these two overlapping and intellectually stimulating subjects. Taught by research-active experts who form part of a strong and lively community of students and staff, you are actively encouraged to critically evaluate a broad range of management, law and business concepts, developing your understanding for strategic and operational entities. You gain a legal foundation for topics such as directors’ duties, contractual obligations and intellectual property, but also examine the dynamic interrelationships between different aspects of business including markets, people and organisations. The foundation year (first year of study) gives you the chance to commence your studies at the University of Winchester if you do not meet the existing entry requirements or if you feel you would benefit from the opportunity to develop your study skills prior to embarking on the degree programme. The foundation year will equip you with the academic, professional and personal skills for successful study in higher education. Modules will cover broad academic topics as well as an introduction to your chosen subject. You will have the opportunity to study alongside students undertaking a range of degree programmes. In Year 1 (second year of study), you develop an understanding of the theoretical framework of English law, its sources and institutions and you study the main concepts and principles of contract law. You also explore the changing nature of business and the challenges facing organisations within a range of industries, and hone interpersonal skills that are valued by employers. Throughout Year 2 (third year of study), you are introduced to a range of problem-solving techniques, developing cognitive skills and critical thinking into legal and business management issues. You take core modules in Public Law and Tort Law, Operations Management, Globalisation and Diversity and also optional modules exploring leadership, profitability and performance. In Year 3 (fourth year of study), you choose from a wide range of optional modules including the complexities and ethical implications of business strategies, and the emerging issues confronting organisations in an era of increasing globalisation and social and environmental concerns. You may also explore Intellectual Property Law, Technology and Cyber Law and Commercial Law. Employers value the broad skillset, commercial awareness, the solid grounding in law and employable nature of our students. Our graduates work in both the public and private sectors including in human resources and leadership roles. Others work in business development, strategic planning, project management, innovation and entrepreneurship, product development and marketing.