Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Business Studies

Compare 429 Bachelor of Arts Programs in Business Studies

Business Studies

Earning a Bachelor of Arts (BA) is an educational milestone that it is required for a number of careers. Bachelor of Arts students typically take classes with an emphasis in the humanities, which can apply to many different industries and makes a BA a very versatile and valuable degree.

What is a BA in Business Studies? A Bachelor of Arts can be earned in about three to four years of full-time schooling, and this program can help prepare students to enter the business world with the skills and knowledge they need to advance quickly in their career. Business Studies majors will often take classes such as foundations of finance, business information technology, business operations management, and the integration and application of business. Students may also take elective courses that can help specialize their education in their desired area.  

Through the process of studying and earning their degree, graduates with a Bachelor of Arts develop their communication, cooperation, problem solving, and listening skills. These skills easily translate to success in the workplace.

The cost to earn a BA in Business Studies varies for each student. Students are advised to contact the schools with desirable programs in order to receive current information regarding tuition rates and fees.

Individuals who graduate with a BA in Business Studies are in high demand for a number of positions due to the desirable skills and abilities that they develop while earning their degree.

Graduates can choose to work in the business, finance, manufacturing, marketing, and government industries, with various job titles such as sales consultant, production director, marketing associate, or investment operations analyst.

Earning your bachelor’s degree is a process that you can start today. To learn more about earning your BA in Business Studies, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form. 

Read More

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT (BA-IM)

The International University in Geneva
Campus Full time September 2017 Switzerland Geneva

Prepare yourself for a truly global education at "the most international of Switzerland's university level institutions" (International Herald Tribune) with BRITISH and AMERICAN ACCREDITATION. Pursue an international career in global business, multinationals, family businesses, governments and international organizations! The Bachelor in International Management (BA-IM) is designed for students interested in a career in international business and meets the demand of students who are seeking a global perspective. [+]

BAs in Business Studies. Bachelor in International Management (BA-IM) Prepare yourself for a truly global education at "the most international of Switzerland's university level institutions" (International Herald Tribune)with BRITISH and AMERICAN ACCREDITATION. Pursue an international career in global business, multinationals, family businesses, governments and international organizations! KEY BENEFITS OF THE BACHELOR IN INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT Preparing for a career in international management Developing the skills to operate in a global environment Exposing students to fundamental management issues relevant in for-profit and not-for-profit organizations PROFILE The Bachelor in International Management (BA-IM) is designed for students interested in a career in international business. The BA-IM program meets the demand of students who are seeking a global perspective. The students will develop the necessary skills to operate and make decisions in a multicultural environment. BA-IM PROGRAM DETAILS Calendar: The BA-IM program has three starting dates: September, January and April. Contents: The contents of the BA-IM program include management theories and models, marketing principles, human resources and organizational behavior methods, leadership skills, and international business techniques. Faculty: The BA-IM program draws on the wealth of international know-how and resources of its faculty, visiting speakers and researchers. Study in Switzerland: Geneva belongs to a select group of truly “international” cities of the world, making it an ideal place to study international management. An International Network: The International University in Geneva has established a strong network, developing exchange programs with 17 universities worldwide. Learn more about our international network. Your Career with your BA-IM: BA-IM graduates can... [-]

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Business Management

EU Business School
Campus Full time 3 years January 2018 Spain Barcelona Germany Munich Switzerland Geneva Montreux + 5 more

In the Business Management program, students are taught the principles of finance, marketing and data analysis. They also cover ethics and social responsibility; creative business solution; and personal development methods. [+]

The Business Management program equips you with the concepts, theories and techniques to pursue a successful career in business leadership. You’ll cover essential competencies, from finance and marketing to data analysis, ethics and social responsibility. You’ll become more analytical, creative and independent in your thinking. Your management qualifications will equip you for a rewarding career in many areas of business.

Duration: Six semesters/three years (Summer Fast Track option available)

Locations: Barcelona, Munich

Teaching Language: English

Campus Exchange Programs: You can transfer to any of the four main campuses after any completed semester. We also have exchange programs with a long list of other universities around the world.... [-]


BA (Hons) Business Management – Work Based Distance Learning

University of Lincoln - International Business School
Online Full time Part time 2 years May 2017 United Kingdom Lincoln + 1 more

The BA (Hons) Business Management degree is a work-based, distance learning degree and aims to break down the barriers between learning at work and learning at university. [+]

BAs in Business Studies. BA (Hons) Business Management – Work Based Distance Learning The BA (Hons) Business Management degree is a work-based, distance learning degree for managers and aims to break down the barriers between learning at work and learning at university. The programme takes into account the high levels of skills and learning that are demonstrated every day in the workplace and provides a degree framework to support and accredit this learning. The programme is open to all suitably qualified candidates and offers an opportunity to transfer your academic qualifications and work experience to achieve a degree in Business Management. The programme includes modules in Study Skills for Distance Learning, Reflection and Reflective Practice, Change Management and Applied Problem Solving in the Business Workplace. The course is a ‘top-up’ degree, which means your existing level 5 qualification (HNC) covers the first two years. The first one and two years of the degree are accredited through previous academic qualifications and/or relevant professional experience. This distance learning degree can take between 13 months and 2 years to complete, depending on your individual circumstances and work commitments. Entry Requirements A recent level 5 qualification (up to 5 years old) Ongoing employment in a relevant field We may also accept candidates with a level 4 qualification or extensive work experience Careers Employers are increasingly looking to recruit graduates who can demonstrate that they have the skills and abilities to succeed in the workplace. This degree has been devised to give you just that... [-]

BA (Hons) International Business Management, UCAS Code: N120

Sheffield University Management School
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Sheffield

Based on Sheffield University Management School’s established Business Management programme, BA International Business Management gives students a solid foundation in business knowledge and skills in first year, before focusing on the global marketplace in years two and three... [+]

Based on Sheffield University Management School’s established Business Management programme, BA International Business Management gives students a solid foundation in business knowledge and skills in first year, before focusing on the global marketplace in years two and three. Understanding the principles of how businesses function and succeed in an international market is key to this programme, offering students global operational and cultural perspectives on the corporate world. Combining rigorous academic study with practical skills, our BA International Business Management will give you a comprehensive understanding of core business modules in year one. You’ll study Introduction to Behaviour at Work, Management Themes and Perspectives, and Business Economics. This will be complemented by skills-based modules covering essential accounting and decision making techniques. In the second year, students will acquire a keen understanding of global business through the opportunity to study abroad at one of our partner institutions through either the Erasmus or Study Abroad programmes: Erasmus partners: Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration [WU Wien] (Austria), Copenhagen Business School (Denmark), University of Turku (Finland), Aalto University (Finland), Rennes Business School (France), BEM Bordeaux (France), EDHEC Nice (France), Mannheim University (Germany), Tor Vergata Rome (Italy), University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands), Linköping University (Sweden), Lund University (Sweden) Study Abroad partners: Griffith University (Queensland, Australia), University of Queensland (Australia) Monash University (Victoria, Australia), University of South Wales (Sydney, Australia), University of Sydney (Australia), McGill University (Quebec, Canada), McMaster University (Ontario, Canada), The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong), Montana State University - Bozeman... [-]

BA in International Economics MADRID

Schiller International University - Florida, Heidelberg, Madrid, Paris
Campus Full time 36 - 40 months Open Enrollment Spain Madrid France Paris + 2 more

Schiller International University’s degree in International Economics provides a thorough training in economic theory and policy. The impact of economics is examined at many levels. [+]

Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree in International Economics

 

 

 

 

 

Schiller International University’s degree in International Economics provides a thorough training in economic theory and policy. The impact of economics is examined at many levels.  Students learn how economics affect the individual and the company and the effect of economic policy at national and international levels.  

 

The degree program stresses the importance of international economic relations and of maintaining a comparative international perspective.

 

This degree includes courses in international business administration, international relations and political science.... [-]


BA in International Business Administration

Tallinn University of Technology
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Estonia Tallinn

The International business administration curriculum builds up a foundation in all areas of business administration: accounting, banking, business law, economics, finance, marketing, management, entrepreneurship etc. [+]

BA in International Business Administration Degree awarded: Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences (BA) Workload: 180 ECTS Language of instruction: English Duration: 3 years Pre-Requisites: secondary education Number of places available: 100 Number of full tuition fee waiver scholarships: 10 The International business administration curriculum builds up a foundation in all areas of business administration: accounting, banking, business law, economics, finance, marketing, management, entrepreneurship etc. Students will become experts in how to successfully do international business and they have the opportunity to study business environment in the Baltic countries, Scandinavia, Russia, and the EU. TTÜ School of Business and Governance has been teaching and training students for 75 years and knows what it takes to qualify and compete for the best jobs in today’s world of business. Professors and staff are working hard to ensure the best education that will send graduates off to the best possible future, whether it will be business conducted for others or for setting up new start-ups of their own. Key features The most popular programme among international students at Tallinn Tech (more than 20 nationalities in one classroom) Largest and most international faculty of business and economics in Estonia Possibility to specialise in marketing, finance and accounting Many opportunities for start-up businesses and business model competitions Opportunity to successfully participate in student exchange programmes in the United States, EU and elsewhere Programmes provide a good blend of theoretical knowledge coupled with practical results-oriented training Future career options Some 80% of Estonian top CEOs, public... [-]

BA (Hons) International Business (with German)

Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
Campus Full time 4 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

With today’s challenging market you will need something different to stand out from the other graduates. At the Nottingham Business School we offer an International Business (with German) as a specialist dual award course. Accredited by both Nottingham Business School and EBS Universitat für Wirtschaft und Recht (just outside Frankfurt), this dual award course provides you with an exciting three year course helping you understand European and global business environments and the opportunity to develop your German language skills by studying abroad and spending time on an internship. [+]

BAs in Business Studies. BA (Hons) International Business (with German) With today’s challenging market you will need something different to stand out from the other graduates. At the Nottingham Business School we offer an International Business (with German) as a specialist dual award course. Accredited by both Nottingham Business School and EBS Universitat für Wirtschaft und Recht (just outside Frankfurt), this dual award course provides you with an exciting three year course helping you understand European and global business environments and the opportunity to develop your German language skills by studying abroad and spending time on an internship. Demand is high for international management know-how and for graduates with a broad-based international business education. This is due to the growing economic independence between nations and the efforts of many companies to build a global presence. This course will develop you into an attractive graduate with excellent prospects by providing you with strong academic foundations, real-world experience and outstanding language skills. As the course is dual award you will graduate with a BA (Hons) International Business (with German) from NTU, and a Bachelor in General Management - International Business Studies from our partner institution EBS Universität für Wirtschaft. The course can be studied over three years full-time where you will spend 18 months at Nottingham Business School and 18 months at EBS Universität für Wirtschaft (including a three month placement in Germany or with a German-speaking company). How you’re taught On average you will receive minimum 12 - 15 hours of... [-]

BA International Business

Leeds Trinity University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years August 2017 United Kingdom Leeds + 1 more

The purpose of the programme is to provide the essential knowledge, understanding and skills required for graduates to begin to operate competently and effectively within the international business and management environment at entry-level management positions. [+]

The purpose of the programme is to provide the essential knowledge, understanding and skills required for graduates to begin to operate competently and effectively within the international business and management environment at entry-level management positions. It is a 3 year full-time programme (6 years part-time), but, depending on your interests, it may contain work-based international business research projects and a study abroad option. As part of the course, you will also undertake two six-week professional work placements (one in the UK and one in an international setting). The degree isn’t just classroom-based, you will have field trips and meet guest speakers from various sectors of the economy from international giants like ASDA/Wal-Mart to Yorkshire craft beer and food manufacturers. Depending on your interest and, sometimes the knowledge of international languages, you may explore a range of study abroad options in such countries as France, Spain, China, Russia, Australia, USA. Benefits of International Business Our lecturers have significant business experience and have worked for major international companies like Nestle, Bacardi and Procter & Gamble. Tap into a network of industry guest speakers from Coca-Cola, Google etc. Receive support from business mentors at our Enterprise Centre, where you can start your own company. Opportunity to study abroad. Graduate Destinations This programme is suitable for applicants looking for a professional career in the area of international business and management. This course will enable you to join big global companies operating in the UK and globally, including marketing, sales, HR and finance functions in... [-]

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Professional Accounting

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong THEi
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2017 Hong Kong Kowloon

The Programme aims to equip students with a solid foundation of knowledge and skills in professional accounting that will prepare them to become competent supervisors shortly after graduation, and to ultimately be able to assume managerial roles in professional accounting and related practices. Students will be trained in the areas of accounting, finance, or corporate governance in a Hong Kong, national or global context. The Programme also develops students’ sensitivity and creativity in accounting and management of corporate financial resources to meet the needs and development of the business environment in Hong Kong and Mainland China. [+]

BAs in Business Studies. The Programme aims to equip students with a solid foundation of knowledge and skills in professional accounting that will prepare them to become competent supervisors shortly after graduation, and to ultimately be able to assume managerial roles in professional accounting and related practices. Students will be trained in the areas of accounting, finance, or corporate governance in a Hong Kong, national or global context. The Programme also develops students’ sensitivity and creativity in accounting and management of corporate financial resources to meet the needs and development of the business environment in Hong Kong and Mainland China. Career Prospects Graduates can expect to take up any entry-level positions in professional accounting firms and in any business or government operations such as audit and taxation trainees, management trainees and executive officers. They are able to perform with short learning curves in the workplace and understand the strategic roles of business with managerial perspectives. After gaining sufficient work experience, they are ready for further progression and managerial roles in their fields such as accountants or department managers. Professional Recognition Professional accreditation will be sought from HKICPA, ACCA, CPA(Australia), CIMA, HKICS and IFPHK. Note(s): VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme name, content or change the offering campus(es) before class commencement if circumstances so warrant. Required Academic Qualifications Applicants with non-local qualifications Non-local qualifications refer to academic qualifications obtained in secondary or tertiary institutions outside Hong Kong and Mainland China, including GCSE , IGCSE , GCE examinations,... [-]

BA (Hons) Business and Finance

Global Banking School
Campus or Online Full time Part time 3 years Open Enrollment United Kingdom London + 1 more

This Degree is specially designed for students to build career in Business Management, Accounting, Banking and Finance, Consulting, Financial Markets. [+]

Is this course for me? If you really enjoy controlling the figures, then Business and Finance is the perfect career path for you. Every organisation needs accurate financial information in order to survive and to make decisions about future growth. You will be able to recognise the trends and explore ways to keep a business afloat, making sure the profits stay up and the expenses stay low. As it is a joint degree, this course will benefit students aspiring to be accountants or working in the world of finance. It includes skills that build on investment and commercial banking, insurance, consultancy and financial markets. Wherever there is a business,there are accounts that need controlling. Almost every commercial organisation needs skilled financial support. There are companies that deal solely in finance too. These may be investment banks, insurance companies and financial services companies. The final year of this course involves a finance-related dissertation, together with a study of strategy, international finance and taxation. These are designed to ensure that students leave GBS with a wide range of skills that will impress an employer and enable them to secure employment. Not only will this degree give a sound understanding of how businesses operate, but you will also be able to create and analyse financial statements. You will learn about the business environment and people management, as well as the fundamentals of accounting. Whatever route your future takes, the degree will prove invaluable as it develops your analytical and research skills in all... [-]

Semester in Iceland

Bifröst University
Campus Full time July 2017 Iceland Borgarnes

A semester in Iceland is an option for free mover students who are not from one of the partner universities of Bifröst University and would like to stay in Iceland for study and adventure. [+]

BAs in Business Studies. Welcome to the Adventurous Bifröst University in Iceland Get surrounded by glaciers, volcanoes, midnight sun, lakes, waterfalls and a nature that is irresistible for hiking. A Semester in Iceland is an option for free mover students who are not from one of the partner universities of Bifröst University and would like to stay in Iceland for study and adventure. The program offers an opportunity to study at an ambitious and dynamic university, located in a truly unique environment. Bifröst University is located in the valley ´Norðurárdalur´ in Borgarfjörður, approx. 100 Km from Reykjavik. It nests in the magnificent and strikingly beautiful lava, offering endless opportunities to experience unspoiled nature at its best. On campus, students will find a minimarket, cafe/bar, gym, soccer field, basketball hoops, laundrette, ATM and a kindergarten. Courses Students can choose to participate in 1-5 courses. The tuition fee is as follows: 1 course 95.000 ISK (700 €) 2 courses 190.000 ISK (1.400 €) 3 courses 236.000 ISK (1.750 €) 4 courses or more 315.000 ISK (2.300 €) Examples of Courses in English Intercultural Communication Negotiation and Sales Management European Company Law Conflict and Peace Studies Classical Political Thought Economic Growth and Development Icelandic Language and Culture Leadership Institutional Economics Environmental and Resource Economics Innovation and Entrepreneurship International Business Business Ethics Philosophy of Science Arctic Politics International Politics Housing On-campus housing will be arranged for all international students. A single room in student apartments is allotted to students (with private bath and shared... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

Lincoln University
Campus 4 - 6 years January 2018 USA Oakland

The Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (BA in BA) Program consists of 125 units, containing 45 units of General Education and three major parts: general business administration courses, courses from an area of concentration, and elective courses. All undergraduate business students are required to complete the 44-unit general business administration (GBA) requirements. This program enables students to gain a comprehensive business background in the principal areas of business operations. [+]

Bachelor of Arts (BA) Introduction The undergraduate Business Administration program provides an integrated interdisciplinary education. Students receive a solid foundation in the principal functional areas of a modern commercial enterprise, as well as concentrated advanced preparation in an area of their choice. Thus, the graduate is well prepared for the challenges and responsibilities of today's business world. Of particular benefit to students and their future employers is the strong international focus of the program. This comes not only from the world-conscious course offerings, but from interaction with fellow students. Students in the business program come from over 40 different countries, representing most regions of the world. Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration Program Structure The Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (BA in BA) Program consists of 125 units, containing 45 units of General Education and three major parts: general business administration courses, courses from an area of concentration, and elective courses. All undergraduate business students are required to complete the 44-unit general business administration (GBA) requirements. This program enables students to gain a comprehensive business background in the principal areas of business operations. To graduate, all students must have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 (C) or better by the end of the program and complete 45 units of General Education courses, 44 units of General Business Administration courses, 21 units of concentration courses, and 15 units of elective courses. The program may include an optional minor of 18 units. The BA degree program is based upon four... [-]

BA in Applied Economics

Corvinus University of Budapest, Faculty of Economics
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Hungary Budapest

You have to learn economic concepts and methods to answer relevant economic questions, and you have to improve your skills to effectively communicate your analysis. [+]

The Applied Economics is a three-year English-language Bachelor of Arts program. The aim of the program is to provide students with relevant economic concepts, mathematical and econometric methods that enable them to understand  the economic role of the government, the reason behind some fiscal and monetary policy actions, to identify the benefits and costs of a global economy, to demonstrate their ability to apply economic theory to a range of economic problems, and to effectively communicate their analysis. Students are offered courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics and in various related subjects.

[-]

BA Honours in Business Management - Accounting

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2017 United Kingdom London

Business success requires a breadth of knowledge and abilities. This course, which brings together business management theory and practice, will enable you to develop the vision, innovation and drive needed for a successful leader in the contemporary business world. [+]

Business success requires a breadth of knowledge and abilities. This course, which brings together business management theory and practice, will enable you to develop the vision, innovation and drive needed for a successful leader in the contemporary business world. On this course, you will gain a broad range of business knowledge and management skills. The course introduces you to different business functions and provides a broad perspective on the global business environment. With a specialism towards accounting, you will also learn both theory and practice behind accounting financial management, analysis and reporting. This opens up a range of further career opportunities in areas such as financial management and accounting in either public, private or third sector organisations. Course content In each year of study you will take a combination of core and option modules, with increasing flexibility as you move through the degree. You can also study a foreign language as part of the course. In Year 1 you are introduced to the functions of business organisations, the broader business environment, and key management skills and competences including information gathering and analysis, finance, marketing, and people and organisations. Our Business Management BA and its pathways are designed to allow you more flexibility and provides you with the opportunity to transfer between the various Business Management pathways, should you wish, at the end of your first year. The core modules in Year 2 focus on how businesses operate (particularly in the digital environment), managing and leading people, and decision making. You... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Communications

University of South Carolina Upstate
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Spartanburg

The Communications major will emerge in the next decade as one of the leading degree programs in the Upstate for students seeking professional training in mass media, public relations, communication studies and theatre. [+]

BAs in Business Studies. The Communications major will emerge in the next decade as one of the leading degree programs in the Upstate for students seeking professional training in mass media, public relations, communication studies and theatre. Assessment Goals of the Communications Major The communication major requires that students complete eighteen credit hours in core courses. These include SSPH 301 Theories and Principles of Human Communication, SJOU 301 Survey of Mass Communication, SSPH 340 Voice & Diction, STHE 375 Theatre History (or STHE 301 Dramatic Criticism), SJOU 304 Writing for the Mass Media and SCOM 490 Senior Seminar. Students must complete an additional number of credit hours in one of three concentration areas: journalism (18 hours), speech (21 hours) or theatre (15 hours). Finally, students must complete four cognate courses and four supporting courses for a total of 120 credit hours. The faculty assigned to teach senior seminar also has the responsibility of compiling an assessment report for the semester. Based on the communication major mission and vision statements, the goals and method of assessment are as follows: Goal One Provide general education, which emphasizes communicative and quantitative competence; knowledge of natural and social environments; appreciation of language, literature, and the arts, awareness of history, values, diverse cultures; understanding of changing technologies; and personal responsibility for life-long learning and physical well-being Method of Assessment Students participating in SCOM 490 will compile a senior portfolio that includes a major research project, internship evaluations, a completed senior survey, a resume and faculty... [-]