BA in Business Studies

Key Points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post Graduation Work Permit for 12 months

  • Start dates: September

  • Duration: 3 or 4 years

  • Level 8 qualification

  • Type: Full Time
  • Hours: Daytime
  • Enrollment Fee: From € 14,000 / year

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The Business Studies course is designed to give you an introduction to the fundamentals of business and guide you toward a specialization in economics, management, finance, marketing, or human resources.

The four-year course includes an optional 11-month paid job placement that gives you the opportunity to experience work in a real business environment. Alternatively, you can choose to spend a year at one of our partner universities in Europe.

Program description

The Business Studies degree gives you a solid foundation in the many skills necessary to pursue a successful career in business. The greatest strength of the course is its business focus and its relevance to management practice.

In year one and two, you will take modules from a variety of business areas including accounting, economics, IT, marketing, management, finance, psychology, and law.

In your third year, you can choose to do a one-year internship or study abroad at one of our partner universities in Europe.

In the final year, you will take a number of key modules including: Business Strategy and Startup Development; while specializing in an area of ​​business that interests you. Students can opt for business economics, finance, management, marketing, or human resource management.

Career options

Graduates can find employment in the following career areas:

  • Commerce
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Human resource management
  • International Administration
  • Marketing
  • Starting your own business

While the demand for graduates with general management skills remains strong, career choice is likely to be influenced by your choice of seniority.

This course is also suitable for those who ultimately wish to pursue a career in teaching.

Program structure

  • Management accounting for decision making
  • Financial accounting for decision making
  • Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Introduction to macroeconomics
  • Psychology in organizations
  • Introduction to the Law
  • Introduction to marketing
  • Mathematics for economics and business
  • Business analysis I
  • Companies
  • Critical thinking for business
  • Business
  • Business and professional ethics
  • Financial management
  • Industrial economics
  • Financial markets
  • Introduction to human resource management
  • Industrial relations
  • Business law
  • The changing consumer
  • Digital advertising
  • Head of Operations
  • Enterprise Information Systems
  • Business statistics and economics

Main modules

  • New Business Development Project
  • Current problems in economics and business
  • Market research practice
  • Business strategy

Optional modules

  • Tax
  • Fund Accounting
  • Corporate governance
  • Macroeconomic policy
  • Economic estimation and inference
  • International Finance
  • Financial theory
  • Econometrics and forecast
  • Risk management
  • International economy
  • Development economics
  • Urban and regional economy
  • Intermediate microeconomics I
  • Organizational psychology
  • Talent management
  • Employee related procedures
  • Intercultural management
  • The changing consumer
  • Business Marketing Strategy
  • Marketing communications
  • Supply chain management
  • International services management
  • Project management
  • Contemporary management
  • Business Summer School
  • Unaneen – Contribution module
  • Uaneen non-contributory module

Admission requirements

  • As a general requirement, a Bachelor’s Degree / Baccalaureate Diploma / General Baccalaureate / Professional Degree from a recognized university with, minimum, is required a subject in mathematics.
  • For international candidates, the foreign equivalent is required. In addition, an officially translated degree will be required.
  • IELTS 6.5, and 6.5 in writing and speaking. Other sections score 6.0 or higher (or its internationally recognized equivalent).

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