Bachelor Degree Programme in Business Administration

180 ECTS credits (start autumn-11)

Overview

Profile - General Content

The program turns to students with need of the flexibility that web-based distance learning offers. The education implies a possibility to complete a cohesive Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics programme with business economic specialisation at distance.

The main field of study of the program is business management and furthermore, courses are included in the for a business student important subjects economics, law/jurisprudence and statistics.

Qualification Awarded

The education leads up to a first-cycle qualification with the description
Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics.
Main field of study: Business management

Application

It is no longer possible to sign up for this occasion.

Programme period

2011-August-29 until
2014-June-02

Mode of delivery

Distance learning, Mixed, full-time

Location

Teaching and examinations are held at distance.

Language of instruction

The teaching language is Swedish. However, the teaching could be carried out in English.

Level

First cycle

Main field of study

Business Administration

Programme manager

Number of seats

120

Admission

Prerequisites

For admission to the study programme, specific entry requirements 4 are required: Mathematics C, Social studies A. (English B is not required)

Read more about general admission requirements.

Admission Criteria

At several qualified applicants than number of available locations to current programstart, a selection is made. This is done on the following way:
All qualified applicants are placed in an or several selection groups in parallel and participate then in the selection within respective group.

For more several qualified applicants than number of available places to current program start, a selection is made. This is done on the following way:
All qualified applicants are placed in one or several selection groups in parallel and will participate in the selection within respective group.
Grade selections:
BG - grade average in the 20-scale
Final school grades from upper secondary school program, school-leaving certificate from the line of the upper-secondary school, adult education at upper secondary level, foreign grades and transcript of courses and grades of the upper-secondary school. BF - assessment
BF - Assessments
Folk high school with certificate of general/general entry requirements and student assessment. Distributions of locations between two rating groups are made in proportion to the number applicant in each group.
SA - late reported
This selection group is for late applications. Applicant that submits with a late application is placed in this selection group and is assigned tariff after arrival day.
Sample selection:
HE - national university aptitude test
In the sample selection HE CREDITS participate all qualified applicants with valid national university aptitude test. Lowest accepted results to participate in the sample selection is 0,1 credit points.
Other applicants:
ÖS - The Applicant that comply the requirement of entry requirements but lacks tariff can only be admitted provided if all in the above groups have been offered location.
DA - Direct admission can take place under certain circumstances through individual review.

Admission Procedure

Read about the admission procedure.

Recognition of prior studies and studies abroad

Student who has been admitted to the programme and has earlier completed a course that corresponds to a course within the programme, can apply for recognition of prior studies. If possible, the student will be offered admission to an alternative course. Studies abroad within the programme can normally be partly or fully recognised. In these cases a decision is made via the Learning Agreement, prior the study period.

Read more about studying abroad.

Practical Information

Practical information is found under 'Prospective students'.

Application

It is no longer possible to sign up for this occasion.

Programme period

2011-August-29 until
2014-June-02

Mode of delivery

Distance learning, Mixed, full-time

Location

Teaching and examinations are held at distance.

Language of instruction

The teaching language is Swedish. However, the teaching could be carried out in English.

Level

First cycle

Main field of study

Business Administration

Programme manager

Number of seats

120

Learning Outcomes

Profile - General Content

The program turns to students with need of the flexibility that web-based distance learning offers. The education implies a possibility to complete a cohesive Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics programme with business economic specialisation at distance.

The main field of study of the program is business management and furthermore, courses are included in the for a business student important subjects economics, law/jurisprudence and statistics.

Learning outcomes

In addition to the nationally regulated aims, apply the following aim for the education.
After implemented education, the student should:
  • be able to describe, on a business economic relevant way, a company's basic idea and functions,
  • be able to present central economical models and apply these
  • be able to identify and evaluate economical problems and possibilities as company and other organisations is set before,
  • be able to search and identify relevant information for desicions, and evaluate this
  • be able to evaluate, analyse and solve real problems within chosen subject area
  • be able to analyse critically and evaluate different theories and their usability and demonstrate ability to create own syntheses and scientific results based on the using relevant methods,
  • be able to communicate his knowledge and skills within business management in a professional way, and be able to argue for his ideas and proposal
  • show understanding of how the included subjects mainly within chosen subject area, keeps to a broader economical and social sciences context and to current research.

Application

It is no longer possible to sign up for this occasion.

Programme period

2011-August-29 until
2014-June-02

Mode of delivery

Distance learning, Mixed, full-time

Location

Teaching and examinations are held at distance.

Language of instruction

The teaching language is Swedish. However, the teaching could be carried out in English.

Level

First cycle

Main field of study

Business Administration

Programme manager

Number of seats

120

Structure

Mode of delivery

Initially, basic courses within business management are read, which inter alia implies studies within marketing, financial control and organisation. Thereafter, the students read courses within the economical subsidiary subjects jurisprudence and statistics. This is followed of additional courses in business management and 30 HE credits economics.

After 120 HE credits, the in-depth studys that include business management (30 HE credits) and 30 HE credits where the student has large freedom of choice are started. Students on the program have guaranteed admission on an annually established supply of courses. The student can also include courses that are searched in competition at optional Swedish higher education institution. Possibility is also given to carry out studies at some foreign higher education institution.

Regarding the studies in business management during the third year the student choose orientation. The program then offers courses within Financial control, Marketing Organisation and Financial economics.

NOTE! It is the start term of the course that is stated below. See each course to find out the actual length of the course.
 

Courses autumn semester 2011

Compulsory courses

Introduction to Marketing, 7.5 ECTS credits, first cycle.
 
The overall goal of the course is to develop basic theoretical and practical grounding, in order to enable students to work as professionals within the area of marketing. This involves the understanding of theories in the field, being able to carry out market research and the ability to make a convincing presentation.

Read all information about the course 'Introduction to Marketing' (the link opens in a new window)
 
Financial Accounting and Analysis, 7.5 ECTS credits, first cycle.
 
The aim of this course is to familiarize the students with the financial accounting of organizations.

Read all information about the course 'Financial Accounting and Analysis' (the link opens in a new window)
 
Organisation and organising, 7.5 ECTS credits, first cycle.
 
The aim of the course is that the students should develop their knowledge about and understanding in:
  • Different organisational theory related perspectives, its preconditions, contents and historical emergence
  • The practical application of the organisational theory


Read all information about the course 'Organisation and organising' (the link opens in a new window)
 

Courses spring semester 2012

Compulsory courses

Economics, 30 ECTS credits, first cycle.
 
The aim of the course is that the students should acquire knowledge of central concepts within macro - and the microeconomics, knowledge about socioeconomic calculation and about theories of international trade and about the international payment system. The course should give ability to apply economical theory on current problems. The students should acquire ability to review and analyse economical relations and trends critically and find different solutions at various types of market imperfections. The course intends to give ability to understand the conflicts between different economical aims.

Read all information about the course 'Economics' (the link opens in a new window)
 

Courses autumn semester 2012

Compulsory courses

Introductory course in Business Law, 15 ECTS credits, first cycle.
 
The aim of the course is to give the participants basic knowledge about the Swedish legal system with special emphasis on civil law issues that are especially relevant for company respectively other associations and its employees and within in this also give the participants a familiarity with basic legal terminology. The course should in addition give the participants a general orientation regarding EC law.

Read all information about the course 'Introductory course in Business Law' (the link opens in a new window)
 
Statistics 1-15 credits, 15 ECTS credits, first cycle.
 
The course aims to provide a basic understanding of probability theory and statistical methods and to make the student able to apply these on simple problems. Particularly emphasized is the understanding of basic regression and time series analysis and the ability to use these methods to make predictions, especially in economic applications.

Read all information about the course 'Statistics 1-15 credits' (the link opens in a new window)
 

Courses spring semester 2013

Compulsory courses

Management Control, 15 ECTS credits, first cycle.
 
The aim of the course is to give a good understanding of the role of the financial control in various types of organisations and knowledge of the most important tools that stand incident for an efficient and sustainable economical control.

Read all information about the course 'Management Control' (the link opens in a new window)
 
Research Methods and Academic Writing in Business Admininstration, 15 ECTS credits, first cycle.
 
The aims of the course are that the student will
  • acquire a basic understanding of different perspectives in theory of science and research methods
  • develop an understanding of scientific studies in social sciences as well as appliance of relevant theories in business administration, by planning, carrying through and report a coherent work.


Read all information about the course 'Research Methods and Academic Writing in Business Admininstration' (the link opens in a new window)
 

Courses spring semester 2014

Compulsory courses

Elective courses

Supplementary course, Management Control, 15 ECTS credits, first cycle.
 
The aim of the course is that the students should acquire knowledge of the problem of the financial control, structures and processes. The student should analyse different organisations need of economical control and be able to design economical control systems and carry out different forms of economical analysis.

Read all information about the course 'Supplementary course, Management Control' (the link opens in a new window)
 
Supplementary course, Marketing, 15 ECTS credits, first cycle.
 
The objectives of the course is for the students to advance their understanding and ability to create a strategic and comprehensive marketing plan , which includes integrated public relations and advertising, employing traditional and/or more current digital technologies.

Read all information about the course 'Supplementary course, Marketing' (the link opens in a new window)
 

Written Work

The programme ends with a written exam project corresponding to 15 hp.

International element

There are no specific international elements in the programme.

Read about study abroad

Job Profiles

Business student online is a broad education. As business student, you can work in most companies and organisations since associate with business economic skills is requested in all from private companies to government funded public authorities and non-profit-making organisations. Been common to the majority of all the business students that they work with analysis and review. It can act to analyse economical results, to process data and statistics to explore attitudes of consumer or to prepare decision about strategic specialisation.

Typical fields for business students are bank business, trade, accounting, financial sector, management and marketing.

With an education in business administration, you stand well equipped for the future and you have large possibilities to work global. The web-based type of education gives you furthermore good computer experience.

Further Studies

Student with higher education qualification from the program can general search further education for second-cycle studies within the main field of study business management.

Programme Advisory Board

The programme has a Programme Advisory Board to ensure that the graduates’ employability is high for the targeted labour market.

Application

It is no longer possible to sign up for this occasion.

Programme period

2011-August-29 until
2014-June-02

Mode of delivery

Distance learning, Mixed, full-time

Location

Teaching and examinations are held at distance.

Language of instruction

The teaching language is Swedish. However, the teaching could be carried out in English.

Level

First cycle

Main field of study

Business Administration

Programme manager

Number of seats

120

Examination

Qualification Awarded

The education leads up to a first-cycle qualification with the description
Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics.
Main field of study: Business management

Assessment and grading

Assessment and grading vary between the courses in the programme. Information can be found for each course.

Programme Evaluations

The programme will start to be formally evaluated by the students annually from autumn 2011.

The students’ evaluations of the programme are used to improve the modules and the design of the programme.

Alumni

Business student Online started 2006 but then only for part-time student. There are therefore no Alumnistudenter still.

Application

It is no longer possible to sign up for this occasion.

Programme period

2011-August-29 until
2014-June-02

Mode of delivery

Distance learning, Mixed, full-time

Location

Teaching and examinations are held at distance.

Language of instruction

The teaching language is Swedish. However, the teaching could be carried out in English.

Level

First cycle

Main field of study

Business Administration

Programme manager

Number of seats

120

 

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