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Program Details

Faculty : Faculty of Business

Program Name : Bachelor of Business Administration (International Business)

BGCSE Points(or similar) : 41


Type : Under Graduate

No. of Semesters : 8

Description : BGCSE/equivalent with a minimum of grade C in English Language and Mathematics. Applicants with Diploma in Accounting and Business Studies or equivalent qualification may be considered for entry at level 100 or 200. Course Requirements Students pursuing the Bachelor of Business Administration International Business Degree Programme as a Single Major are required to take and pass the following courses at Levels 100,200,300,400: MKT 100 and INT 200 are a prerequisite for all MKT and INT courses respectfully.

Courses involved :

Semester 1

Core Courses

  INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS Credits : 3
  INTRO TO COMMN & ACADEMIC LITERACY(BUSINESS) Credits : 3
  BASIC MICROECONOMICS Credits : 3
  PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT Credits : 3
  MATHEMATICS FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES I Credits : 3

Optional Courses

  ELECTRONIC COMMERCE II Credits : 3
  INTERNATIONAL TRADE Credits : 3
  GLOBALISATION & THIRD WORLD ECONOMIES, AFRICA Credits : 3
  Course Description :How Africa found its modern development path compared with Latin America and South-East Asia: 'African capitalism', agrarian transition, technology and productivity, incorporation into the international economy, and debates in economic history. 3 lecture hours per week.
  CROSS-CULTURAL MARKETING RESEARCH Credits : 3
  GLOBALIZATION AND BUSINESS Credits : 3
  CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS Credits : 3
  INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW Credits : 3
  MARKETING ETHICS Credits : 3
  BRAND MANAGEMENT Credits : 3
  TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MARKETING Credits : 3

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 1.

Semester 2

Core Courses

  INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING Credits : 3
  ACADEMIC & PROFESSIONAL COMMN (BUSINESS) Credits : 3
  BASIC MACRO ECONOMICS Credits : 3
  PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS Credits : 4

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 2.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 2.

Semester 3

Core Courses

  INTRODUCTION TO COST ACCOUNTING Credits : 3
  BUSINESS FINANCE Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS Credits : 3
  FOUNDATIONS OF BUSINESS LAW Credits : 3

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 3.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 3.

Semester 4

Core Courses

  INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT Credits : 3
  QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR BUSINESS Credits : 3
  CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR THEORY & PRACTICE Credits : 3
  INTEGRATED MARKETING COMMUNICATION STRATEGY Credits : 3

Optional Courses

  GLOBALISATION, SOCIO-ECON AND ENVIRONM CHANGE Credits : 2
  DISTRIBUTION MANAGEMENT Credits : 3
  PRINCIPLES OF TOURISM Credits : 3
  EVENTS AND CONFERENCE MANAGEMENT Credits : 3

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 4.

Semester 5

Core Courses

  INTERNATIONAL TRADE FINANCE Credits : 3
  HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT Credits : 3
  INTERNATIONAL MARKETING Credits : 3

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 5.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 5.

Semester 6

Core Courses

  RESEARCH PROPOSAL Credits : 3
  SPECIFIC BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS Credits : 4
  ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND NEW BUSINESS FORMATION Credits : 3
  MARKETING RESEARCH METHODS Credits : 3

Optional Courses

  EXPORT-IMPORT MARKETING Credits : 3
  INTERNATIONAL TRADE INSTITUTIONS Credits : 3
  COSTING AND PRICING FOR EXPORT Credits : 3
  EXPORT ADMINISTRATION,TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS Credits : 3
  INTERNET MARKETING Credits : 3
  INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY Credits : 4
  POLITICS OF REGIONALISM Credits : 3

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 6.

Semester 7

Core Courses

  INDUSTRIAL ATTACHMENT Credits : 12
  RESEARCH REPORT Credits : 3

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 7.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 7.

Semester 8

Core Courses

  EXPORT AND INVESTMENT PROMOTION Credits : 3
  CROSS-CULTURAL BUSINESS MARKETING Credits : 3
  GLOBAL BUSINESS STRATEGY Credits : 3

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 8.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 8.
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