BA (Hons) in Business and Management Studies

General

Program Description

Overview

This degree combines the study of business in general and business management in particular. Students who aim to be enterprise managers or entrepreneurs are into this degree. This broad business degree helps students achieve managerial skills as well as theories of business and management. The program structure is designed to give students choices on which pathways they will pursue – law or human resource management. Moreover, it gives students additional knowledge of other aspects of business and management such as information technology, finance, marketing, internationalization, among others.

Who is the Awarding body?

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

What does the Programme contain?

The award is general in concept and structure until Level 5 Semester 1. The students will choose their pathway to either Law or Human Resource Management at the beginning of Level 5 Semester 2. The law pathway equips students with the legal framework of business management. It also gives a foundation for international aspects of the law. On the other hand, human resource management trains the students to be adept with human relations, HR strategy and people resourcing and management. It keeps the students informed of the current issues and trends in managing workforce diversity.

Where does the Qualification lead to?

After the completion of the award, there is a multitude of possible career choices for students leading to enterprise managers, entrepreneurs, and general business management careers. The specific pathway to the law gives students better chances to work in a legal department. Additionally, the human resource management pathway leads students to be HR managers, specialist, and training and development, specialist.

How much time period does it takes?

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

Program Structure

BA (Hons.) in Business and Management Studies

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Level 6 options: students need to choose any 3 modules of 60 credits at Level 6

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship -GSP6032-20 credits
  • People Resourcing and Development -GHL6017-20credits
  • Business Structures and Regulations -GHL6006-20 credits
  • Legal Framework of Employment-GHL6008-20 credits
Last updated Apr 2020

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