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B.A. Honours International Business Administration - Top Up/Year 3 Direct Entry

Middlesex University Malta, Middlesex University Malta

BA Honours International Business Administration

Course Entry: available for year 3/final year entry

Course Start: October 2013 or January 2014

About the course

The course aims to enable you to develop effective business skills, realise the interrelationship of business functions, build essential business skills, and be proficient in addressing current international business issues and situations. It is designed to build on your broad understanding of the functional areas of business that you have gained in other studies.

By studying this one year course you will understand the key elements that make international businesses successful. The degree provides the opportunity to tailor your course to suit your career goals and interests by choosing two optional modules in areas such as Finance, Leadership, Management, or Marketing.

Your Future

Typical career that graduates from this course go on to pursue include:

Administrative Manager An Administrative Manager applies specialised technical or professional principles, practices and skills, or the use of a wide range of administrative methods in the solution of problems. This may include planning, developing, evaluating, advising, and improving various management control systems, programmes and policies, for the purpose of improving the effectiveness and efficiency of programmes and operations.

Advertising Manager As an Advertising Manager you will develop, implement, and manage a companys advertising strategy, both from a business, sales and technical perspective. Your job will be to initiate and manage discussion and sales with sponsors and agencies. You will spend your time negotiating agreements with outside sales representatives and managing the development of sales materials, including media kits.

Retail Area Manager As a Retail Area Manager you will be responsible for the management and overall profitability of a group of stores. You will promote the generation of sales, forming an important link in the management communication chain, by liaising with store managers as well as key departments within head office.

Branch Manager As a Branch Manager you will be responsible for the management of specialty or department stores. Your responsibilities will include the profits of the store, stock, costs, security and administration of the store, as well as the selection, interviewing and training of staff.

Entry Requirements

We recognise a wide range of international qualifications. We normally require evidence that you have completed an equivalent Year 1 and 2 of an undergraduate business course, for example an HND, or a foundation degree or equivalent.

BA International Business Administration, Top Up/Year 3 Direct Entry

Programme Structure

Final Year/Year 3

- Global Business Strategy

- Managing Across Boarders

- Finance Pathway Option*: International Marketing, Business Finance


Marketing Pathway Option*: International Marketing, Advertising & Sales Promotion


Management Pathway Option*: 2 modules chosen from the following options International Operations Management, Philosophy of Management, Management & Leadership, Business Game


Human Resources Pathway Option*: Managing Individual & Organisational Change, Management & Leadership


Logistics Pathway*: Business Logistics, Supply Chain Management

*Please confirm with the Student Office what module options are available.

Entry Requirements We recognise a wide range of international qualifications. We normally require evidence that you have completed an equivalent Year One and Two of an Undergraduate business course, for example an HND, or foundation Degree or equivalent.

English language requirements

You must have competence in English language and we normally require Grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification. The most common English Language requirements for international students are IELTS 6.0 (with minimum 5.5 in all four components) or TOEFL internet based 72 (with at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading). If you are unsure about whether you meet the minimum requirements, please contact the Malta campus admissions office:

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6
TOEFL iBT® test: 72
Pembroke, Malta's newest town, is found on the northern coast of Malta. To the east is Paceville, the nightlife district of Malta.

Overview of Pembroke

Area: 568 acres (230 ha)
Malta is a southern European country in the Mediterranean Sea 80 km south of Sicily, 284 km east of Tunisia and 333 km north of Libya. Malta covers just over 316 kmĀ², making it one of the world's smallest and most densely populated countries.

Overview of Malta

Capital: Valletta
Currencies: Euro
Population: 418,366 (2012)
Dialing Code: 356
Degree Level: Bachelor
Tuition Fee: € 8,000 / Year (EEA) , € 8,000 / Year (Non-EEA)
Duration:1 Year
Delivery Mode:On Campus
Study Nature:Part-time, Full-time
Disciplines: Business Administration
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