BA (Hons) Business Management and Economics

Key Facts
COURSE TYPEUndergraduate programmes

Entry Criteria

3 passes in A Level/HSC (At GCE A/L, a pass is considered E and above. HSC pass is considered C and above)


Attainment of a Level 4 qualification in a related field


Attainment of Level 4 Foundation Study Programme approved for the specific Diploma programme.


· Intake: January / May / September

· Course Fee: MVR 4,450 per month (MVR 2,608 per month under the government free degree scheme)




1. Introduction to Management
2. Becoming a Practical Economist
3. Understanding Business and Financial
4. Introductory Microeconomics
5. Introductory Macroeconomics
6. Understanding Organisations and People
7. Understanding the Principles of Marketing
8. Statistics and Data Management


Diploma in Business and Management with Economics will be awarded by villa College at the completion of the first year.



1. Managing People
2. Management and Cost Accounting
3. Economic Theory, Policy and
4. Research Methods for Business
5. Managing Business Processes
6. Good Business, Bad Business and Sustainability

2 Elective modules (subject to availability)
- Economics of Money, Banking and Finance
- International Trade & Multinational Business
- Emerging Economics
- Introductory Economics



1. Applied Business Project OR Business Project OR Project
2. Strategic Management
3. Applied Economics
4. Managing Organisational Change
5. Sustainable Business


 2 Elective modules (subject to availability)
- Economic Issues in International Business
- Islamic Banking and Finance
- The Economics of Developing Countries
- Econometrics
- Behavioural Economics
- Political Economy
- Economics of International Financial Markets
- Interactive and Digital Marketing
- Public Relations
- Competing through Quality
- Organisational Leadership
- Integrated Business Simulation
- Global Marketing Management



FACULTY / CENTREFaculty of Business Management (FBM)
AWARDING BODYThe University of the West of England

The BA (Hons) Business Management and Economics offers students an opportunity to study core economics modules alongside a current and integrated business management education covering the main disciplines and operational areas of business. The programme is designed to help students to become knowledgeable and skilful in managing people and processes in business and to build strong analytical skills in economics that enable them to make more informed decisions about how national and global economic events may affect their place of work. Another key feature is that issues relating to sustainability, ethical decision-making and global citizenship are strongly embedded in the programme.

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