BA (Hons) in Business Economics

General

Program Description

Overview

The degree combines a wide array of technical, analytical and mathematical skills. This degree is perfect for students with a deep interest in the factors affecting the economy in general and the business organization in particular. The primary goal of the award is to produce a proactive and holistic graduate with sufficient skills and knowledge of the business aspects of economics and the functional areas of business. In addition, a study of applied microeconomics, focusing on the behavior of firms and macroeconomics, analyzing the economy as a whole, strengthens the understanding of business and lays the foundation for a managerial role.

Who is the Awarding body?

The BA (Hons) in Business Economics and the Business Economics Diploma in Higher Education is awarded by Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK.

What does the Programme contain?

The award is a combination of economic and business principles focusing on macro and micro details of the economy and the international influence. It explores the various aspects of economic principles in relation to the business environment. Students are expected to gather and interpret data, construct and deconstruct models, analyze problems and propose solutions, and describe and interpret economic situations. Moreover, students will also have a glimpse of other business modules such as entrepreneurship and enterprise, finance and financial planning, business development, strategic management, and investments. Furthermore, work experience with personal development planning forms part of the award structure.

Where does the Qualification lead to?

After the completion of the award, there is a multitude of possible career choices for students. The transferable skills acquired on the course are highly attractive to employers, making business economics graduates highly marketable. The business-orientated applied economics on this award provides a solid foundation for careers as business economists and more general business management careers.

How much time period does it takes?

The BA (Hons) in Business Economics can be achieved over a minimum period of 4 years.

Program Structure

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Last updated Sep 2019

About the School

The origin of Gulf College (GC) dates back to 1990 when it was established as a professional and vocational training provider in the Sultanate of Oman. The growth of the institution from a training in ... Read More

The origin of Gulf College (GC) dates back to 1990 when it was established as a professional and vocational training provider in the Sultanate of Oman. The growth of the institution from a training institute to a college has been over different phases. In September 2014, Gulf College moved to its new purpose-built campus in Mabela, developed the new strategic plan and entered into an agreement with Cardiff Metropolitan University (CMET) as an additional academic partner. Read less