Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Business Law

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The aim of a business law qualification is to provide individuals with a comprehensive understanding of the legal principles and regulations that govern business activities. This includes everything from contracts and employment law to corporate governance and intellectual property rights. By studying business law, individuals gain the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate legal issues within the business world, whether they’re entrepreneurs, corporate executives, or legal professionals. Ultimately, the goal is to ensure that businesses operate within the boundaries of the law, minimize legal risks, and effectively manage legal challenges when they arise.

The aim of this qualification is to enhance students’ understanding of how business law is applied to the running of a business organisation. Students will gain knowledge of business law and examine the impact of the law on business operations and decisionmaking. Throughout the unit students will identify legal solutions available to business owners and assess their suitability. Their experiences in this unit will help them better understand the different areas of law that apply. They will be able to illustrate the impact of the law on normal business operations and when registering a company and inviting shareholders to invest in it. They will gain an understanding of the law in relation to market abuse and director responsibilities. Students will be able to recognise the application of employment law between employers and employees.

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirement:
Grade 12 High school Certificate with Pass Grade or Level 3 Vocational qualification in the relevant field.

English Language Requirement:
Non-native English speakers and who have not carried out their final two years of schooling in English can demonstrate ability at a standard equivalent to:

  • PTE Academic 51, or
  • IELTS 5.5 (reading and writing must be at 5.5)

Study Plan

Study Plan:

  • Total guided learning hours = 960 hours 
  • Total qualification time = 2, 400 hours Requires 240 credits, of which 
  •  120 credits are at Level 5 (7 units) and 120 credits are at Level 4 (8 units) 
  •  Mix of core, specialist, and optional units, totaling 240 credits
Year 1Year 2
Business and Business EnvironmentOrganizational behaviour
Leadership& Management Law of Contract and Tort
Accounting Principles Company Law and Corporate Governance
Operations Management Sales management
Marketing Process and Planning Research Project (Pearson Set)
Human Resources Management Consumer and Intellectual Property Law
Management a successful Business Project Business Strategy
Business law (pre)


higher national diploma in business

Career Opportunities

  • Business Lawyer
  • Solicitor
  • Business Policy Adviser
  • Financial Accountant
  • Legal Adviser
  • Corporate Counsel
  • Business Journalist
  • Legal Researcher
  • Paralegal
  • Legal Technologists
  • Policy Officer
  • Investment Consultant
  • Compliance Officer
  • Corporate Lawyer
  • Legal Consultant
  • Risk officer
  • Government Regulator
  • Academia/Legal Education
  • Policy Analyst
Market Growth Rate
15 %

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