Business Administration (Hons), B.Sc.

Business Administration (Hons), B.Sc.

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  • 36 months


The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Hons) Business Administration (Hons) at European School of Economics focusses on innovation, creativity and leadership, making it a varied and challenging journey towards awareness of one’s own professional skills and abilities.

A grouping of essential core subjects are uniquely combined with the study of a language, two integral internship placements, integrative workshops and the choice of four specialisations in management, marketing, finance and media and communications.

A distinctive constellation of interlocking subjects ensures that each student receives the knowledge and the analytical, creative and quantitative expertise needed to be able to manage people, resources and information in a dynamic business environment. With these key skills ESE students are more attractive to employers, and know how to enable companies to achieve their goals and objectives in the private, public and non-profit sectors.

Internship (optional): Upon successful completion of the programme participants may opt to take a 3-month internship fitted to their profile and career objectives. An assessment with the ESE Placement Officer will determine their eligibility for a placement.

Graduates from the BSc in Business Administration possess:
  • Strong analytical skills, capable of identifying and assessing strategic opportunities that may benefit an organisation in both the domestic and international market
  • A solid understanding of the global business environment, trading systems, and geo and socio-political influences on investments, trade, and the economic landscape
  • The flexibility and creativity necessary to address challenges presented by a rapidly changing international business environment.
  • Cross-cultural communication skills, capable of managing people, resources and information across cultural boundaries.

What makes the BSc in Business Administration unique?

  • The ESE international experience with students from around the world and with six campuses to choose from; an invaluable opportunity to learn, network and make friends for life.
    • The ESE unique business philosophy rooted in concepts of wholeness and integrity, which guide the student towards increased levels of self-awareness and confidence
    • Faculty are actively engaged in business and will help you identify your unique skills and interests so as to most effectively place you on a path to the achievement of your academic and professional goals.
    • The study of business administration with a specialisation is an excellent preparation for a Master’s programme

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity Full-time
      • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Credits
      180 ECTS
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus
    • More information Go to the programme website

    Programme Structure

    Year 1:

    • Introduction to Management
    • Economics for Business
    • Quantitative Methods for Business
    • Introduction to Business
    • Introduction to Accounting and Finance
    • Principles of Marketing
    • Language
    • Internship
    • Workshops: Ethos of ESE and Integrity Workshop, Study Skills, Report Writing and Presentations, Preparation for the Workplace Workshop

    Year 2:

    Management/Finance Specialisation:

    • Business Law
    • Operations Management
    • Managing People
    • E-Business and E-Commerce
    • Management Accounting
    • International Business Decision Making
    • Language 
    • Internship
    • Workshops: Computer Skills, Research Methodology

    Marketing Specialisation:

    • Business Law
    • Operations Management
    • Managing People
    • E-Business and E-Commerce
    • Cross-Cultural Marketing Communication
    • Market Research
    • Language
    • Internship
    • Workshops: Computer Skills, Research Methodology

    Year 3:

    • Management Specialisation
    • Finance Specialisation
    • Marketing Specialisation

    English Language Requirements

    You only need to take one of these language tests:

    • Minimum required score:


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    • Minimum required score:


      The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    Academic Requirements

    Entrance into the BSc programme at ESE requires the submission of the following documents:

    • Completed Online Application form
    • Official copy of the school leaving certificate or diploma
    • Official copy of the secondary school transcripts
    • One recommendation letter
    • Photocopy of Passport
    • Four photographs

    Tuition Fee

    • International Applies to you

      19000 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 19000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
    • National Applies to you

      19000 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 19000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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    Registration:  £ 1.600

    Living costs for London

    • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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