KPT/JPS (PA4166) 05/19
As the modern business world becomes increasingly complex, understanding the fundamental way in which businesses and organisations operate – how they develop their strategies and take key decisions – is vital.
The Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) degree, know as BBA (Hons), aims to develop students’ understanding of the area of Business Administration and Management and develop practical skills appropriate for careers in this area
Theory and practice are given equal emphasis to provide a holistic understanding of the role of Business Administration as well as knowledge of and skills associated with business startup, growth and innovation. You’ll develop valuable communication, problem solving and teamwork skills.
Students study the functional areas of Business Administration.Core subjects include Operations Management with the option to also study a wide range of business subjects such as Marketing, Human Resource Management, Operations Management, Organisational Behaviour, and Commercial Law. Elective courses are also taken.
Courses available include Strategic Management; Employment Law; Consumer Behaviour; Project Management; and Business Research Methods.Courses taken during this year count towards the honours classification.
Students have the opportunity to develop their specialist interests in Business Administration and Management by undertaking a dissertation. Students also take management courses from a wide range of subjects including International Business; Retail Marketing; Logistics; Diversity Management;Law of HRM;and Company Law.
This Bachelors degree provides a wide range of career options, and our graduates have
an excellent reputation with employers. Successful careers include marketing executive,
operations manager, international property development manager, management
consultant, stockbroker and financial consultant.
Teaching is delivered through a combination of lectures, tutorials and project work.
Course assessment is generally based on either coursework or an exam at the end of the
semester, or a mixture of the two at the end of the semester.
If English is not your first language, then evidence of proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 is required.
Source: Heriot-Watt University