School of Business and Law
Welcome to the School of Business and Law, we are a department at Buckinghamshire New University that is made up of a collaborative and creative community of students and academic staff.
If you are looking to nurture your passion and interest in the commercial and legal sectors and gain a fresh perspective and approach to how you learn, then this is the School for you.
We know that finding the right university and course can be a little overwhelming with so many options to choose from. That is why we think it is important to hear directly from those at a university. So, to tell you more about the School of Business and Law is our Dean, Dr Simon Jones.
Students are at the forefront of all that we do, from the courses we offer to the way in which we teach, everything has been designed to ensure that you develop the core skills you need to be successful in your chosen career. Quite simply we have your future at the heart of what we do.
Many of our lecturers have joined us from industry, which means that they are here to share their wealth of knowledge and experience and help you understand how to apply theory to practice. We also work with professional bodies, including Chartered Institute of Marketing, Chartered Management Institute, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Institute of Financial Accountants and the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Council. This ensures that you are learning to an industry standard and can even leave university with an accredited degree, giving you an advantage in a competitive workplace.
Variety is the spice of education! Life would be boring if everyone liked the same thing, so this is why we work hard to ensure that we teach a diverse range of topics to make sure that there is something that interests everyone. Whatever occupation or sector is your passion, we are focused on preparing you to feel confident that you have the essential knowledge and skills needed to flourish in fields such as, healthcare, non-profit, financial technology, information technology, corporate law, criminal law and banking.
As a BNU student you are automatically given free membership to our top 5 rated UK Student Union (NSS, 2021) which presents you with endless opportunities to pursue your academic and extra-curricular interests outside of the lecture theatre. There is the Law Society where you can hear from guest speakers and visit courts, you can brush up on your legal presenting and arguing skills in the Mooting Society and even take part in external competition and pursue your passion for marketing and events management in the Media Offline Society.