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BA (Hons) Law and Business with Foundation Year – Online

Course Overview

The BA (Hons) Law and Business with Foundation Year programme is a 4-year, full-time online programme designed for students who have an interest in Law and wish to understand its operation in a business environment. 

During this course, you will gain valuable real-world skills and experience. Mock trials and law simulations will ensure you graduate with a practical understanding of law and business. You will learn valuable transferable skills that could help in various professional careers, such as in the finance, banking and legal sectors. 

You will be taught virtually by an experienced faculty of academics and expert tutors from a broad mix of disciplines in the fields of law and business. We are pleased to offer all students the opportunity to learn about Regent’s unique Personal, Leadership and Growth programme: Thinking into Character. Designed to help you understand, manage and lead yourself effectively to achieve success in all areas of your professional career. 

Why study this course?

  • An ideal programme for students who have an interest in Law and wish to understand its operation and role in the business environment.
  • Study a range of specialist subjects that are specific to your career aspirations, whilst developing all important transferable skills required for any legal workplace.
  • Get equipped with the ability to apply skills such as fact management, decision making, research and independent learning in a wide variety of legal situations.
  • Learn 100% remotely, online
  • Develop analytical and critical skills essential for formulating legal arguments.

Course details

  • Location

  • Duration

    4 years
  • Fees

    £ 9,250 per year,
  • Timetable

    Flexible options with weekday, evening, and weekend classes available. Check when you apply.
  • Delivered in partnership with


  • Personal Learning Competencies (Core)
  • Taking a Professional Approach (Core)
  • Rights and Responsibilities I (Core)
  • Rights and Responsibilities II (Core)
  • Thinking Critically, Creatively and Ethically (Core)
  • Individual Study (Core)
  • Thinking into Character (Core)
  • English legal System (Core)
  • Financial Management (Core)
  • Managing People (Core)
  • Practical Legal Skills (Core)
  • Introduction to Management (Core)
  • Criminal Law (Optional)
  • Contemporary marketing practice (Optional)
  • Tort Law (Core)
  • Contract Law (Core)
  • Tort Law 2 (Intellectual Property and Media Law) (Core)
  • Contract Law 2 (Consumer and Commercial Law) (Core)
  • EU Law (Core)
  • Marketing Strategy and Implementation (Optional)
  • Corporate Finance (Optional)
  • Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility (Core)
  • Extended Essay in Law (Core)
  • Employment Law (Core)
  • Company Law (Core)
  • Social Enterprise (Optional)
  • Property Law 2 (Equity and Trusts) (Optional)
  • Family Law (Optional)
  • Insurance law (Optional)
  • Law of International Trade (Optional)
  • Jurisprudence (Optional)

Career progression

Law and business are both fields that offer exciting career prospects. Upon graduating, you can explore a range of job roles, which include:

  • Solicitor*
  • Business: COO, CEO, HR director
  • Advice worker
  • Civil service administrator
  • Compliance officer
  • Legal executive

*Since the September 2021 anyone who has not started a QLD is now able to qualify as a solicitor through the Solicitor’s Qualification Exam route (SQE). The candidate must:

  • Complete both stages of assessment, SQE1 and SQE2
  • Complete a degree-level qualification or equivalent
  • Complete two years of qualifying work experience (QWE)
  • Satisfy the SRA’s character and suitability requirements

Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements:

  • 48 UCAS points (or equivalent)
  • GCSE Maths grade C/4 and English grade C/4
  • IELTS score of 5.0 (no grade below 4.5)

 Non-standard applicant requirements:

Access qualifications:

  • 45 credits on your Access Course
  • IELTS score of 5.0 (no grade below 4.5)

Alternative assessment:

For mature students (those over 21 years old), or those requiring an alternative kind of assessment:

  • You must take part in an academic interview to demonstrate your non-academic achievements, such as work experience.
  • IELTS score of 5.0 (no grade below 4.5)
  • Professor Claire de Than
    Head of School of Law and Social Sciences

How to apply

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