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BA (Hons) Business and Management

Become a skilled, aware and conscious professional who is ready to thrive in tomorrow’s workplace. Develop the core skills you need to excel in all kinds of business and start to build a clear picture of exactly where those skills could take you.

Course overview

Our BA (Hons) Business and Management course structure is designed by industry experts, which prepares you for a career in business through a flexible and supportive learning environment. This course helps you focus your learning on the forefront of modern enterprises. Moreover, with modules like organisational strategy, innovation management, and more, you will become creative thinkers, innovators, and problem solvers. 

Through the improvement of digital and sustainable business practices, you will master the foundations of business, management, and leadership. Whether you are starting your own business or working for a multinational firm, our BA (Hons) Business and Management programme will prepare you to be a successful manager in any organisation. 

During the course, you will be taught in a formative learning environment, allowing you to apply your business and marketing knowledge in every class. Our experienced faculty will teach you the fundamentals of business management, which will prepare you to excel in today’s ever-changing business environment.  

Intakes February/May/October
Duration 3 years full-time
Mode of Delivery Face-to-face learning
Awarding Institution Bath Spa University (BSU)
Awarded Qualification BA (Hons) Business and Management
Level Comparable to Malta Qualifications Framework (MQF) / European Qualifications Framework (EQF) Level 6
MQRIC Accredited Status Recognised
Locations Malta
Fees €6,000 per year

Get Qualified Scheme

GBS Malta is offering students access to the Malta Get Qualified Scheme, enabling students to benefit from tax credits that help lower overall study costs. This scheme is highly valuable, giving back 70% of tuition fees after graduation.

Year one

The Business Environment (20 credits)
Organisation Behavioural and Management (20 credits)
Economics and Globalisation (20 credits)
Managing Data (20 credits)
Design Thinking for Enterprise (20 credits)
Professional Practice (20 credits)


Year two

Creativity for Business (20 credits)
Innovation Management (20 credits)
Financial Accounting (20 credits)
Operations and Project Management (20 credits)
International Business (20 credits)
Entrepreneurship (20 credits)


Year three

Managing Sustainability (20 credits)
Organisational Strategy (20 credits)
Leadership and Management (20 credits)
Enterprise: Creating your Business (20 credits)
Business and Management Project (40 credits)


All our programmes are offered in English language and all module credits are UK.

Students will be assessed in a wide range of ways that test their business knowledge and management skills. These could include presentations, work related projects, group-work, computer-based simulations, podcasts, exams, essays, videos, and business reports.

The aims of this programme are to:

  • Engage learners in a distinctive programme of business education that unleashes creativity and innovation and prepares graduates to succeed in the global environment.
  • Equip students with the necessary in-depth specialist and general theory and understanding of the changing business environment, to enable them to innovate and solve problems, working across subject disciplines and borders.
  • Develop enterprising behaviour through professional and personal development – preparing learners to be adaptable and opportunity-ready.
  • Empower learners to use a range of tools to communicate and collaborate, understanding and applying digital technologies and developing professional networks.
  • Develop understanding of the nature of the global forces which shape contemporary organisations - economic, social, ethical, political, ecological, technological, and regulatory.

A Level – grades BBC-CCC – international equivalents will be assessed at application, please contact us for more information.
International Baccalaureate – 28 points overall.
BTEC level 3 Extended Diploma – Distinction Distinction Merit (DDM) to Distinction Merit Merit (DMM).
T levels – grade Merit preferred.
Access to HE courses – typical offers for applicants with Access to HE will be the Access to HE Diploma or Access to HE Certificate (60 credits, 45 of which must be Level 3, at Merit or higher).
European Baccaulaureate – 65% overall.
Please find the right country from our list of accepted international qualifications for each course level — allowing you to clearly check your qualifications against our requirements.

English Language requirements
An accepted English language test must be taken within 2 years of your start date.
Below are the scores required for our programmes for each of the tests that we accept:

Test Overall Reading Listening Speaking Writing
IELTS Academic (in centre and Online) 6 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5
TOEFL iBT (at test centre and Home/online) 72 18 17 20 17
TOEFL Essentials/Best-score* 85 18 17 20 17
PTE Level B2 (in centre and Home/online) 51 51 51 51 51
Duolingo (online) 105 95 95 95 95

*all test components taken within 3 years of start date

Other requirements
Personal Statement

Please find the right country from our list of accepted international qualifications for each course level — allowing you to clearly check your qualifications against our requirements.

What doors will this open

Our students’ careers are as varied as the world of business itself; some work for small businesses while others join graduate schemes within national and international organisations or set up their own enterprises. With the skills you develop throughout your degree, you’ll be ready to tackle the challenges of any modern workplace. Career options for students who have completed this course include:

  • Business Management
  • Project Management
  • Account Manager
  • Communication and Marketing
  • Marketing Consultant
  • Executive Assistant
  • Graduate Business Analyst
  • Marketing Executive
  • Sales Manager

Why GBS?

– Flexible study options – weekdays or evenings

– Industry experienced lecturers with excellent education and professional qualifications

– Simplified learning

– Personal attention to all learners

– Small classes

– Free career development mentoring programme

– Connect with our very successful alumni

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