Business Administration BBA

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Business Administration BBA

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    Key Information

    • Study Level:

      Bachelor

    • Duration:

      4 Years

    • Study Mode:

      Full Time

    • Tuition Fees EU/EEA:

      C$ 6,270 Per Year

      These fees apply to students from the EU/EEA

    • Tuition Fees International :

      C$ 7,320

      These fees apply to students from outside the EU/EEA

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    Course Summary

    The BBA degree offered by the University of Prince Edward Island’s Faculty of Business is dedicated to delivering a well-rounded business education in a way that is personally tailored to the needs of each individual student. 

    You’ll learn the broad-based business skills that you’ll need to prepare you for more advanced degrees or to take your first roles in the business world, secure in your understanding of quantitative analysis, problem solving, leadership, critical thinking and professional communication. 

    The degree program includes co-operative educational opportunities which can be the key to landing the best roles right after graduation. You can apply to the Co-Op Education Program at any time after completing your first year of study. Co-op programs give you real world working skills and assure employers that you have more than an academic knowledge of your field. It typically consists of 3 14 week work terms and 3 professional courses.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    Course Outline

    This degree program is typically delivered over 4 years of full time study. It is available as either a simple Major or as an Honours Concentration. 

    Year 1 Modules Include:

    • UPEI (Writing Studies)
    • Math (Finite Mathematics)
    • Economics (Introductory Microeconomics)
    • Economics  (Introductory Macroeconomics)
    • Business (Organizational Behaviour)
    • Business  (Marketing) 
    • Accounting (Introduction to Financial Accounting) (formerly 201)

     Year 2 Modules Include:

    • Business (Research and Evidence-Based Management)
    • Business (Management Information Systems)
    • Business (Introduction to Management Science)
    • Business (Human Resource Management) 
    • Business (Corporate Finance) 
    • Business (Business Presentations and Communications)
    • Accounting  (Managerial Accounting) 

    Year 3 Modules Include:

    • English (Professional Writing)
    • Business Operations Management)
    • Business (Strategic Management)
    • Business (Personal Finance)
    • Business (Integrated Cases in Marketing) 
    • Business (Integrated Cases in Corporate Finance) 
    • Business (Entrepreneurship and New Ventures)
    • Business (Business Law – Part I)

    Year 4 Modules Include:

    • Business (Developing Management Skills)
    • Business (Business Research I)

    In addition, you’ll need to select 17 elective modules:

    • 3 Business modules
    • 8 Non-Business modules
    • 6 modules of any type

    Learning And Teaching

    Like almost all of UPEI’s degree programs, this one is delivered primarily through lectures, skill-based workshops and interactive seminar sessions. As this is both a practical and theoretical program, you can expect to spend a great deal of time in simulated business situations as well. 

    A wide range of co-op education options can see you alternating between on-campus academic terms and on-site work terms within your field of specialty. 

    Career Possibilities

    This degree is an excellent way to begin a career in a wide range of roles in both business and non-business contexts. As you can select from a specialisation in Accounting, Tourism and Hospitality, Organizational Management, Marketing, International Business, Finance or Entrepreneurship, you can seek roles in those fields. 

    Alternatively, many students continue their education at the Graduate and eventually PhD levels. Many fellowships and scholarships are available to help finance your graduate school career. 

    Entry & Credit

    Successful completion will result in a 4 year BBA degree.

    Applicants must typically have earned a high school diploma, or the international equivalent. This must include English, Maths and one Language, Social Studies or Science subject.

    All classes are taught in English, and international students will be required to show proficiency in English by scoring well on an approved test such as the IELTS. 

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