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About this course

Today’s business world requires graduates with an understanding of all aspects of business, who are able to think critically and act decisively. Designed in collaboration with the University’s Business Key Advisory Group, high-profile academics and industry experts, this course prepares you for business challenges by providing you with high level skills across key aspects of business as well as deeper knowledge in an area of chosen specialisation. The course also offers invaluable experience of working within industry through annual placements.

There are few fields of study that open up as many career opportunities. All organisations, public and private, need individuals with business administration skills.

The Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) is a full-time, three-year course which will be on offer from September 2018 at the University of Gibraltar’s School of Business.

Unrivalled Resources

Based at the University of Gibraltar’s award winning Europa Point Campus, Associated Campuses and partner sites, you will have access to specialist learning resources including open study areas and cutting-edge technology. This, combined with a curriculum that blends theoretical approaches to business disciplines with practical experience, means that you will emerge from the course ready for the world of business.

Gibraltar enjoys a largely diverse, thriving economy and is the headquarters for a wealth of global businesses offering you opportunities to learn from the best and access valuable national and international networks.

Why choose this course?

Course Structure

Placements:
Instead of just one placement at the end of your degree, you will complete a local or international placement during each year of your study.

Face to face learning and small class sizes:
You will benefit from teaching approaches that place you at the heart of learning and ensure learning is enjoyable.

Future proof:
You will study a curriculum that is relevant, impactful and, above all, designed to give you the skills needed in the business world of tomorrow.

Quality:
You will benefit from teaching and learning that is aligned to the UK standards of provision, but has the advantage of a Mediterranean setting within a dynamic business environment.

MBA in 4 years:
On successful completion of the BBA, you will have the opportunity to articulate into a one year accelerated MBA program.

Post-study Employment:
You will have the opportunity to stay and work in Gibraltar for up to two years following completion of your degree.

Delivered by expert teaching staff and industry experts, the full time BBA Hons is a three year course that typically requires a commitment of sixteen hours class time a week. The schedule below outlines a typical study plan.

Titles are subject to change

YEAR ONE YEAR TWO YEAR THREE
Semester 1 Accounting for Managers Organisational Behaviour Management Strategy
Business Economics Introduction to International Business Business Ethics, Corporate Governance
Principles of Marketing Business Law Major module
Management Information Systems Major module Major module
Semester 2 Business Data Analysis Entrepreneurship Dissertation
Principles of Management Consumer Behaviour Major related placement with soft skills
Principles of Finance Major module
Major related placement & soft skills Major related placement with soft skills

* Students can choose one major from the following: Management, Finance, Digital Innovation, Sports Business, Accounting, Marketing, Tourism

What is a BBA (Hons)?

A BBA is strongly associated with business. It is practically orientated, providing a grounding in all key aspects of business (e.g., accounting, marketing, management, organisational skills), with a view to developing a business professional rather than knowledge in one particular discipline.

Entry Profile

Typically, applicants for the BBA will have:

  • ​​A required BCC at ‘A level’, and a strong GCSE profile (5 GCSEs A-C) or international equivalent.
  • The required passes in GCSE Maths and English (A-C standard grade, or equivalent).
  • The ability to communicate their ideas effectively in writing, in discussions and presentations. Basic IT skills, such as word-processing, email and Internet.

English Language Requirements:

  • ​An overall IELTS test result of 6.5, including a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-tests. Equivalent awards will be considered (e.g. Pearson’s Test of English, Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English, City & Guilds International ESOL 8984, or the TOEFL- IBT test of English proficiency).

Offers are based on a combination of qualifications or predicted grades, the applicant’s personal statement and references. For guidelines on personal statements and references please click here.

Fees

£9,250 per year (2017/18 academic year for home and EU students).

Region Fee Years
UK and EU  £9,250 Years 1-3
International (Non-EU) £14,020 Years 1-3

Fees are subject to indexation

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