Accelerated Bachelor Programs

SMC offers accelerated Bachelor awards in accordance with the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) and Malta Qualifications Framework (MQF). The programs are conducted entirely online in a cohort mode. You attend weekly live virtual lectures with your fellow students from all over the world.

The Certificate in Business Studies and the Diploma in Business Studies are outtakes of our full-time Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA) degree program. These innovative and flexible online programs are optionally available with 60 ECTS (Certificate) or 120 ECTS (Diploma) to perfectly align with your specific academic and professional requirements.

Certificate in Business Studies - 60 ECTS
Bachelor in Business Administration
This EQF Level 6 program is targeted at individuals who wish to obtain a foundation in Business Administration. It can also be followed as a bridging program in order to complete the necessary ECTS to qualify for admission into a Master (Level 7) program. Delivered via eLearning, it is ideal for candidates with practical experience who want to obtain a recognized academic qualification.
Diploma in Business Studies - 120 ECTS
Bachelor in Business Administration
This medium term EQF Level 6 program is targeted at individuals who wish to obtain a solid foundation in various disciplines of Business Administration and Management. It can also be followed as a bridging program in order to earn the necessary ECTS to qualify for admission into a Master (Level 7) program. Delivered via eLearning, it is ideal for candidates with practical experience who want to obtain a recognized advanced academic qualification.

Specialized Programs

The following programs build on the Bachelor Diploma in Business Studies. They add a set of elective courses to give you a qualification in the respective field of specialization.  All Specialized Programs are designed for 18 months and grant 120 ECTS, which are state accredited in the EU and recognized internationally.

Diploma in Business Studies - 120 ECTS
Bachelor in Marketing
This program develops your knowledge of strategic marketing, product management, promotion, pricing, distribution, sales, and other essential marketing principles both analog and digital. The Accelerated Bachelor Track in Marketing Management develops you into a better marketer, strengthening your prospects and effectiveness.
Diploma in Business Studies - 120 ECTS
Bachelor in IT Security
This focused distance learning program develops a thorough understanding of IT-Security in its manifold aspects. Delivered via eLearning it is ideal for candidates with practical experience who do not possess the appropriate academic qualifications, aiming to obtain them by expanding and formalizing knowledge in the various fields of IT-Security.