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BA (Hons) Finance & Law – Top-up

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This course is delivered by the AACSB-accredited Business School, an accreditation which places us within the top institutions globally for business degrees. Less than 5% of business schools worldwide have attained this hallmark of excellence which recognises a focus on excellence in all areas, including teaching and student learning.

Building on a relevant Foundation degree qualification, this dynamic one-year Honours degree will provide you with the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge for a future career in the professional and commercial world of finance and law.

Using the extensive resources available from the Faculty of Management will enable you to broaden the technical and interpersonal skills now demanded by the market. The course will provide you with a sound understanding of the broader elements of finance and law, coupled with opportunities for personal and professional development.

The range of content provides you with the opportunity to tailor your learning based on your career goals. That includes the chance to select appropriate option units that align with your aspirations.

This enables our students to develop their expertise in specialist areas, or broaden their understanding of finance and law to open up a diverse variety of career opportunities.

Interested in studying this course part-time? Enquire now.

Key information

Next start date:

September 2019, September 2020


Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus


1 year


The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

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Entry requirements:

Foundation Degree with 55% or above in a required subject. HND with Merit or above in a required subject. Read the full entry requirements.

International entry requirements:

IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component of writing, speaking, listening and reading. Read the full entry requirements.

Course details

On this course you will be taught by a range of staff with relevant expertise and knowledge appropriate to the content of the unit. This will include senior academic staff, qualified professional practitioners, demonstrators, technicians and research students. You may also benefit from regular guest lectures from industry.

Contact hours and assessment

Details of the assessment methods and contact hours for each unit of the course can be found in the programme specification. 

Download the programme specification (pdf 597kb)

Your application

For this course we are looking for applicants who:

  • Are keen to deepen their understanding of the financial and legal environment
  • Are self-motivated and can manage their own time and learning environment effectively.
  • Are numerate and capable of analysing legal judgements
  • Show commitment and dedication to their studies.

How to apply

Entry requirements


Combining an understanding of the law with a good grounding in financial principles is a valuable skillset to have in today's corporate environment. When you finish your degree, you’ll be well-placed to find a job in a range of businesses.

Costs and fees

All fees are quoted in pounds sterling and are per year. You can find full information about funding your studies and paying your fees in our undergraduate fees and funding section

Fees quoted are for tuition only unless stated otherwise, and we’re committed to ensuring there are no hidden extra costs while you’re at university – that’s why we’re clear about what you can expect us to cover, and what your cost of living will be. You’ll also find you could benefit from a range of discounts as a student.

Visit our Unconditional Offer Scheme FAQ page

Our staff

On this course you will be taught by staff with relevant expertise and knowledge appropriate to the content of the unit. This could include senior academic staff, qualified professional practitioners and research students, many of whom are actively engaged in research and/or professional practice which is integrated into the teaching of this course. Please note that teaching staff can change.

Course changes