Kurdistan Business School


KBS

BSc in Business and Management

Overview

The BSc in Business and Management is a 480-credit programme designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) to succeed in the business world of tomorrow, be it in the private, non-for-profit or public sectors, nationally and internationally. Effective management and administration of organizations is based on acquiring KSAs to become better decision-making, as well as perform business and management tasks such as assessing, diagnosing, strategising, planning and implementing. The programme is geared towards developing critical analysis in students’ by focusing on how to think, not what to think. Key areas of business such as management, human resources, marketing, finance, accounting, operations, strategy and technology are covered. To apply, potential student should have a high school average of 65 percent or more, an English language proficiency of PTE 45 or IELTS 5.5 or ibt-TOEFL 64, pass the KBS entrance exam and undergo a formal interview with the school.

KBS Teaching Methods

Teaching methods at KBS focus on facilitating and enabling learning in the fields of business and management. Methods range from conceptual lecturing, case study analysis, business simulation to on-the-job (placement) training. Typically, the first two years of the degree are devoted to concepts and theories, mixed with the development of practical and applied skills, utilising social formats such as discussions, debates, negotiations and presentations. The last 2 years is spent exposing the student to critical thinking, real-world practical experience and developing knowledge of research. Students are expected to actively participate in class activities and develop team skills while working in groups. Lectures are supported by the university’s on-line learning platform, Moodle, where materials such as articles, case studies, videos and lecture slides are provided.  






Structure

The BSc in Business and Management is a four-year programme. Each year is divided into two semesters, with normally four modules taught each semester. The student must obtain a grade of at least 50 percent in each module in order to successfully pass the semester. In the final year students as required to write a research thesis.


Assessment

Assessment varies per module, but students will be exposed to a range of assessments such as assignments, case study analysis, presentations to formal written examinations.


Admission Criteria

  1. Secondary school certificate attained within the last five years and have obtained a high school average score of 65 percent and above.
  2. KBS Entrance Test obtaining a grade of 50 percent and above
  3. Minimum English Language requirement is PTE 45 or IELTS 5.5 or ibt-TOEFL 64 
  4. Interview
 

Applicants dismissed for any reason from any university, school or college will not be considered.

Note: For AY 2019-20 applications, please email [email protected] or visit UKH's Registry Office.



Tuition Fee

$2,500 USD per academic year


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