BSc (Hons) Business Management (International)


BSc (Hons) Business Management (International)


On the BSc Business Management degree, you will develop the range of leadership and management skills you need for business now and learn how to recognise opportunities and be adaptable for the future. You will also build your personal portfolio of professional evidence which will enhance your CV and help you in job applications and interviews.

The Business Management programme is all about supporting you to develop the practical skills that employers look for. By working on live projects and business simulations, you will learn the fundamental basis of business management as well as core skills such as problem-solving, leadership, communication and data analysis. In this way, you will learn to find creative, sustainable and ethical solutions to business problems.

As a business management student, you will develop a good knowledge of international management theory and learn how to apply it to business scenarios. With modules such as Business Ethics & Sustainability and Digital & Business Skills, the focus is very much on developing you as a rounded business professional. You’ll not only graduate with an advanced knowledge of management theory, but with the experience, professional skills and industry insights to start an exciting career across multiple sectors.

Entrepreneurship and innovation are integral parts of our teaching; these are essential if your dream is to set up your own business, but future employers also value an entrepreneurial mindset.

  • PROGRAMME Undergraduate Degrees
  • DURATION 4 years
  • LANGUAGE English

YEAR 1 - Foundation Year

The Foundation Year has been designed to bridge the gap between High School and effective Honours Degree Study. The modules focus on the development of key skills, including studying independently and collaboratively, critical thinking, academic and professional writing and quantitative techniques. A key focus of the Foundation Year is a collaborative project, where students will work together to develop solutions to real-world problems. Modules include:


• Critical Reflection and Thinking
• Human Rights
• Arabic for Business Communications / Arabic for Non-Arabic Speakers.
• Multi-disciplinary Project
• Foundations of Business
• Applied Mathematics
• The Modern History of Bahrain


All business and management students study the same modules in the second year, after which you are given the flexibility to review and change your options depending on which subjects interest you the most. This approach gives you a vital foundation in key business disciplines to support the subjects you go on to study in your third and final years. It also means that all students achieve the same level of business and management knowledge at the end of their first year. Modules include:


• Business Finance in Practice
• Creative Problem Solving and Decision Making
• Data Analysis for Business
• Digital and Business Skills
• The Future of Business
• Understanding Organisations


The third year focus is on the management of business operations and functional areas; this will develop and deepen your understanding of the subjects in which you choose to specialise. You will take modules relating to core areas of management and continue to enhance your management skills as the programme unfolds. Modules include:


• Live Project for Business
• Marketing to Consumers in a Digital Age
• Operations Management
• Project Business
• Professional Development
• Business Intelligence and Dashboards

• Optional:
o Applied Econometrics
o Contemporary Issues in International Marketing
o Professional Experience Year
o The Digital Workplace
o Business Accounting
o Legal Aspects of Business


Modules include:


• Business Entrepreneurial Simulation Project
• Business Ethics and Sustainability
• Innovation and Entrepreneurship
• Leadership and Management in Business
• Strategic Management
• Supply Chain Management and Digital Transformation

• Optional:
o Big Data Analytics
o Technology Innovations
o Information Security Management
o Investment Management
o Climate Change and Sustainability in Business

• Statement of Graduation (Secondary School General Certificate)
• High School Diploma with an overall average of 75% over the last three years of high school (years 10, 11 and 12)
• IELTS Academic Test Score of 5.5 minimum, with a minimum of 5.0 in each component

For Direct Entry


6.0 with no element below 5.5 or equivalent.

A Level:

BCC – BBC with a minimum of two A2 passes.

BTEC National Diploma:


International Baccalaureate:

30 points.


This course offers excellent scope for any student wanting to learn how management plays a vital role in business. Knowledge, expertise and the ability to discuss and contribute to solutions around these issues are highly sought after skills by employers across a wide variety of sectors. This course will appeal to a range of applicants and there is no need to have studied these subjects before to be successful.