Developed in partnership with local business organizations, both public and private, this course has been designed to help you meet the many challenges of managing in the complex, dynamic and exciting world of business. In the national student survey 2015, there was 97% overall satisfaction of BA (Hons) Business.

Award: BA (Hons)

UCAS Code: N420

Duration: Three years
Also available part-time
Also available with Foundation Year

Course Highlights

Our students are also entitled to receive CMI level 5 professional manager qualification; all expenses paid by the University.

Course Overview

This course focuses on strategic thinking and the long-term effects of making decisions on the survival and growth of businesses. It will enable you to relate theory to contemporary business practice and explore ethical and social responsibility issues. We will help you to develop an awareness of effective management and an understanding of the many contexts in which different businesses operate.

Studying in UAE with expert teaching means that you will learn to operate in a global business environment experiencing the challenges and opportunities that cultural differences present. You will explore the role of the entrepreneur, and how to nurture and develop entrepreneurial skills in yourself and others.

This course gives full exemptions from the Chartered Management Institute Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership. For more information, visit


Year One

  • Professional skills for Business and Finance
  • Researching Business Data
  • Introduction to HRM
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Information Communications Technology (ICT)
  • Business Accounting

Year Two

  • Enterprise and Business Development
  • Managing Business Operations
  • Business Economics
  • Enterprise and Social Responsibility
  • Organisational Behaviour

Plus One Option From:

  • Managerial Finance
  • Marketing and Brand Management
  • Business and Corporate Law

Year Three

  • Strategic Management
  • Research Methods
  • Financial Management
  • International Business
  • Final Project

Plus One Option From:

  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Employee Relations
  • Managing Small and Medium Enterprises
  • International Business Finance
  • Project Management

Career Options

Graduates will have gained all the knowledge, experience and skills to start a rewarding career in one of many fields including human resource management, marketing, business research finance, selling, sales promotion or retail management.

Dual qualification with the Chartered Management Institute.

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This course is Campus based
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