Bachelor of Science in
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Program Description

Our Bachelor of Business Administration degree is designed to give you an overall conceptual foundation in business administration. Developed by academic and industry professionals with first-hand experience in business, this is a program that will enhance your practical, managerial, communication, and business decision-making skills. 

If you are majoring in Business Administration you might be preparing for law school, entering into a family business, or some other specialized purpose. The program has ample flexibility to meet the needs of each of these career orientations and will help you create solutions to contemporary business problems.

The personalized education and close-knit community at our university create the perfect environment for success. Our stellar faculty works to make sure each student receives the attention they need. You will graduate with a strong sense of inquiry, critical thinking, and communication skills.

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Program Details

In the first two years, students will focus on completing the university’s General Education Program (42 US credits/ 84 ECTS), which introduces five thematic areas: communication, data and quantitative literature, scientific inquiry, arts and humanities, and social sciences. In the third and fourth years, students will focus on topics relevant to their major. 

Program length:

4 years / 8 semesters

Credits needed to earn the degree:

120 US credits / 240 ECTS 

GPA needed to earn the degree:

2.0 or higher

Degree level:

MQF Level 6

Program Learning Outcomes

Knowledge

The overall knowledge objective of this program is acquisition of knowledge of the many functional areas of a business and the interrelationships among the functional areas within a business. In particular the program exposes students to the following areas:

a) A well balanced general education background, including sciences, social sciences, written and oral communication, 

b) Economics (macro and micro)

c) Statistics

d) Financial accounting

e) Managerial accounting

f) Finance and banking

f) Finance and banking

g) General management, operations management, and management information systems

h) Business ethics

i) Organizational Behavior

j) Marketing  and consumer behavior

k) International aspects of business practices

Learning Goals

Learning Objectives

Teamwork

Students will demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively.

Quantitative Reasoning and Financial Analysis Skills

Students will demonstrate the ability to perform basic financial analysis.

Computer Skills

Students should demonstrate proficiency in the use of general productivity software in business applications with an emphasis on Microsoft Excel.

Global Perspectives

Students will demonstrate an understanding of global dimensions of business including socio-cultural, political-legal, financial, technological and economic environments.

Ethical Reasoning

Students will have the skills to make decisions grounded in ethical thinking.

Competencies

a) Collaborate as part of a team to solve business problems.

b) Be responsible for ethical decision-making in business.

c) Guide practices in small to medium-size businesses.

 

Teaching & Assessment

In general, the Business Administration modules are taught with a mixture of theory and applied practice. Lectures, case studies, and class discussions are the primary pedagogical model. However, pedagogical approaches vary from module to module.

Assessment methods and policies vary according to each module. In general, business core modules are assessed by written examinations and homework assignments. Business major modules are assessed by written examinations, homework assignments and case studies or projects.  

Career Opportunities

Founder of an innovative niche startup.

Market Research Analyst at a brand management firm.

Advertising Executive at an advertising agency.

4-Year Degree Plan Outline

SEMESTER I

US CREDITS

COURSE

  • ENG 101

    3
    English Composition 101
  • HIS 101

    3
    History of the Mediterranean
  • MAT 101

    3
    Introduction to Data Analysis, Probability, and Statistics
  • MGT 101

    3
    Principles of Management
  • OPEN

    3
    Free Elective

TOTAL:   15

SEMESTER II

US CREDITS

COURSE

  • ENG 102

    3
    English Composition 2
  • BIO 101

    4
    Unity of Life (with lab)
  • REL 101 or ATH 101 or PHI 101 3

    3
    Arts/Humanities GE
  • MAT 201

    3
    Business Statistics

TOTAL:   13

SEMESTER I

US CREDITS

COURSE

  • ACC 101

    3
    Principles of Accounting I
  • PHI 102

    3
    Applied Ethics
  • CHE 101

    4
    Introduction to Chemistry (with lab)
  • ECO 101

    3
    Microeconomics
  • OPEN

    3
    Free Elective

TOTAL:   16

SEMESTER II

US CREDITS

COURSE

  • ACC 102

    3
    Principles of Accounting II
  • COM101

    3
    Communication in a Multicultural Setting
  • ECO 103

    3
    Macroeconomics
  • PHY 101

    4
    Introduction to the Physical Universe (with lab)
  • PSY 101

    3
    Introduction to Psychology

TOTAL:   16

SEMESTER I

US CREDITS

COURSE

  • MGT 301

    3
    Operations Management
  • FIN 201

    3
    Introduction to Finance
  • MGT 340

    3
    Management Information Systems
  • PSY 101

    3
    Introduction to Psychology
  • PHI 101 or ATH 101 or REL 101

    3
    Arts/Humanities GE

TOTAL:   15

SEMESTER II

US CREDITS

COURSE

  • MGT 310

    3
    Principles of Marketing
  • FIN 301

    3
    Money and Markets
  • MGT 360

    3
    Organizational Behavior
  • SOC 201

    3
    Introduction to Sociology
  • OPEN

    3
    Free Elective

TOTAL:   15

SEMESTER I

US CREDITS

COURSE

  • MGT 320

    3
    International Business
  • MGT 330

    3
    Principles of Sustainability
  • MGT 350

    3
    Consumer Behavior
  • PHI 301

    3
    Business Ethics
  • OPEN

    3
    Free Elective

TOTAL:   15

SEMESTER II

US CREDITS

COURSE

  • ECO 310

    3
    European Economic History
  • MGT 410

    3
    Entrepreneurship
  • MGT 420

    3
    Global Human Resource Management
  • MGT 450

    3
    Principles of Marketing Research
  • OPEN

    3
    Free Elective

TOTAL:   15

Kamila Khaziakhmedova
Admissions Officer 

Maria Lia
Admissions Officer

Contact the Admissions Office!

If you have any questions about the admissions process, make sure to contact our admissions team. 

Email: admissions@aum.edu.mt

Phone: +356 2169 6970

 

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