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BA (Hons) Finance & Law – Top-up

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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 2018, September 2019


Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus


1 year


The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Required subjects:

Previous study of law is essential

Entry requirements:

Successful completion of Foundation degree or HND in Accounting, Economics or Finance with 55%. A typical student profile would include a mix of Distinction and Merits in an HND or 240 credits from a relevant Foundation degree or equivalent qualification. 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.

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Course details

On this course you will usually 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 will also benefit from regular guest lectures from industry.

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 annum. 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; see our Belong+ pages for more information.

Visit our Unconditional Offer Scheme FAQ page

Our staff

Our staff are actively engaged in research and professional practice in the tourism sector which is integrated into the teaching of this course. Find out more about some of the staff and their research activities who will be teaching on this course below.

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