This degree combines the study of business in general and business management in particular. Students who aim to be enterprise managers or entrepreneurs are to this degree. This broad business degree helps students achieve the managerial skills as well as theories of business and management. The programme 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 the 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 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 take?
The BA (Hons) in Business and Management Studies can be achieved over a minimum period of 4 years.
How much does it cost?
The price per semester is OMR 1125/- (USD 2920/-). A student will have to study for 8 semesters in order to complete his/her degree.
When to apply?
Registrations are open all around the year. Start date of the programme will, however, be in March and October every year.
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
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