Would you like to run a company or start one yourself? Organise the marketing, human resources or ICT for a multinational, an SME, a non-profit organisation or the Government? Or would you rather develop international relations? Or become a specialist in financial policy, taxation or accountancy?
Throughout the Bachelor of Business Administration, you acquire the necessary skills to solve challenging business problems as well as gain considerable insight into the specific challenges corporate life is facing. You are set for a promising (international) career thanks to your current economic insights, your management capabilities and your language skills.
The Business Administration programme combines scientific knowledge with a business-orientation that fits the day-to-day reality of the business world. This programme offers you a scientific foundation that will help you to think critically and in a problem-solving way. You will take part in education that is practice-oriented and will build skills that will come in handy in a professional context (regarding communication, leadership, independence, and teamwork).
Furthermore, the programme offers you the following benefits:
Although many Bachelor of Business Administration graduates go on to graduate-level studies, your BBA degree certainly has value in its own right in today's job market. We are well-equipped to support you in this respect. Students and alumni can consult relevant job vacancies and internships with the help of an online application. You will also have the opportunity to meet potential employers at job fairs organised throughout the year and during campus recruitment activities.
As a BBA graduate, you marshal a wide range of knowledge and that can be successfully applied in a wide range of vacancies and sectors. Depending on your personal interests and career goals, positions in purchasing, sales, marketing, production control, planning and budgeting, financial management and ICT are all open to you. Other graduates find employment in banks and insurance companies, join the civil service or one of the European institutions, or start their own company.
The Bachelor of Business Administration is offered at KU Leuven.
Questions about student life in Belgium, life at KU Leuven or more information about a specific course? Chat with our students: www.kuleuven/be/chatwithourstudents.
Key features of our Bachelor of Business Administration programme are:
During each programme stage you will carry out a cross-disciplinary management project. Through this practical experience you will develop specific competences that are important to the business administrator, including entrepreneurship, problem-solving reasoning and critical reflection. At the same time, these projects encourage independence and team spirit.
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.Get a free IELTS practice test
Minimum required score:
The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.Schedule TOEFL®
For admission to this programme, the general admission requirements for a Bachelor's programme apply:
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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