Bachelor of Business

The Bachelor of Business includes a certificate (year one) and diploma in business (year two).

Name/sBachelor of Business (Level 6)Diploma in Business (Level 5)Certificate in Business (Level 4)
Nomenclature BBus – programme code 6BBusDipBus – programme code 5DipBusCertBus – programme code 4CertBus
Majors in (based on a final research project)Accounting, Digital Business, Economics, Finance, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Public Relations, Strategic Management, Supply Chain Management, Tourism and Hospitality Management 
Points for completion /LevelBachelor of BusinessDiploma in BusinessCertificate in Business
Learning hours10 hours per credit, 360 total credits, 120 per year 
Learning experiences & assessmentsPresentations, topic-tests, written analysis, exam, project and portfolios, Zoom groupwork. Online – Google Classroom, Slack, SkillsVX & closed Facebook group. Face to face, lectures, symposiums. Tutorials, group workshops, intensives (block courses).

Career Opportunities

Programme Overview

LevelCourse CodeCourse NameCredits
44EBMEconomics for Business and Management
This paper offers insights into the behaviour of consumers, firms and the government within the economy, giving students skills in analysing and predicting the actions of individuals and businesses.
44ITFIntroduction to Finance
This paper introduces the three core areas of finance – financial management, investments, and capital markets and institutions. The paper also examines applications of corporate finance concepts to personal finance.
44IDBIntegrated Thinking – Digital Business and Supply Chain Management
This paper explores the dual concepts of digital business and supply chain management. The interactive lectures help in developing critical thinking skills and highlight many topical case studies.
44FSMFundamentals of Successful Marketing
This paper focuses on the role of Marketing in business, introducing students to marketing research, consumer behaviour, and analysis, as essential tools for developing brand positioning strategies that create value.
44ITMIntroduction to Management
Explores the world of management in organisations, the roles of managers and how they strategise, plan, organise, and motivate staff to achieve goals.
44HRMHuman Resource Management of Diversity and Inclusion
Global workforce demographic profile has changed significantly due to an ageing workforce, women entering paid employment, and immigration. This paper analyses the HRM implications of this diversity.
55CANConflict and Negotiation
This paper provides a foundation in conflict management in a variety of contexts and provides students with skills in leading negotiations in interpersonal, organisational, and multi-party settings.
55EESEntrepreneurial Ecosystems
Entrepreneurial ecosystems showcase the factors driving economic growth and sustainable development. Develop skills in evaluating the context for innovation and entrepreneurial growth, assessing entrepreneurial culture and applying innovation metrics.
55CVCCreating Value in a Connected World
We live in a highly connected world. This paper focuses on how to identify, analyse and manage flows between and among organisations to create economic and social value.
55CNVCommercialising a New Venture
Explore the steps involved in starting and growing a new venture. Develop a comprehensive business plan and pitch your ideas to a panel of judges.
55DBIDoing Business Internationally
Explores the international dimensions of business that enable growth and provide new markets, but increase the complexities involved (e.g. scale, different regulations, cultures).
55OBHOrganisational Behaviour
The development of an understanding of organisations as living entities and an exploration of how individual and group behaviour, as well as organisation structure, affects organisational performance.
66BSEBusiness and Social Ethics
An examination of different theoretical arguments that underpin the ethical issues in business organisations. The course covers the ethical challenges and dilemmas faced by different stakeholders, and other issues relating to social ethics that may have a bearing on business. The emphasis is on practical issues relating to ethics and preparing students to deal with ethical challenges in managerial roles.
66RMTResearch Methods
Developing an understanding of qualitative, quantitative, first and second-hand data collection, analysis and presentation tools
66REPResearch Ethics & Projects
The use of ethical tools such as plagiarism checkers, style guides and ethics applications as well as case study analysis and literature review strategies. 
Provides students with the opportunity to apply their management discipline-based knowledge to an authentic project within an organisation and the opportunity to complete a directed investigation of an approved topic relevant to an organisation or industry and in an area related to their management discipline of study.