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Economics, Business and Law BSc

University of Buckingham
Study pace: Full time
Education level: Bachelor's degree
Location: Buckingham
Language: English

Program description

The Economics Business and Law BSc programme encompasses a wide-ranging number of studies relating to the fields of economics, business, law and their interactions. The degree does have one important underlying theme: All business activities take place within a framework of law.

Well functioning legal institutions are crucial to economic progress, and the connection between the legal system and the success of business has been shown repeatedly in the 20th Century. This degree programme explores that interconnectivity.

The Economics Business and Law course employs a variety of teaching methods in different courses. Lectures and small group tutorials form the backbone of the teaching. Personal contact with members of the academic staff is considered to be essential if each student’s personal enthusiasm for their studies is to be stimulated.

Courses taught in the Economics Business and Law bachelors degree includes:

  • BIS 2: Business Applications and IT Management
  • Business Psychology
  • E-Commerce
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Management
  • History of Economic Thought
  • Industrial Organisation and Strategy
  • International Economics
  • Law for Business
  • Legal Economics
  • Macroeconomic
  • Management Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Microeconomic
  • Money, Banking and Financial Markets
  • Operations Strategy
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Regulation and Privatisation
  • The Economics of Europe
  • Welfare Economics
  • Corporate and Business Law

    In addition, A dissertation on an approved topic may be substituted for a written examination in one second-year elective with the approval of the lecturer concerned.

    Graduates of Economics Business and Law might be aiming to enter the legal profession by going on to take the Common Professional Examination. Their studies at Buckingham might then lead them to specialise in areas of law such as anti-trust, securities regulation, taxation and so forth. Alternatively, the programme is well suited to students who intend to take an MBA degree before entering business.

    Admission requirements

    Students wishing to study the Economics Business and Law Bachelors degree programme must meet the following criteria:

    • 300 UCAS points,
    • English: IELTS of 6.0 + TOEFL of 213.

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    University of Buckingham

    The University of Buckingham was founded in 1976. It is the only independent University in the United Kingdom to hold a royal charter, which gives it the power to award its own degrees. It is a non profit-making charity. From...

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    Location & accommodation

    University of Buckingham

    Buckingham, England

    Buckingham is a picturesque English market town. It lies between Milton Keynes to the East and Oxford to the West (there is a regular bus service to both) and is about an hour’s journey from London; so the shopping malls, cinemas, theatres and clubs are not far away. In Buckingham Town  you can find Tesco, Waitrose, and W. H. Smith, as well as more specialist shops. There is a range of...

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    University of Buckingham

    Hunter Street
    MK18 1EG Buckingham
    United Kingdom

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