Bachelor Program

Bachelor of Business
Administration

The SMC Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) develops a thorough understanding of the most relevant business and  management concepts, skills and competencies, with attention given to their real world application.  Covering numerous subdisciplines, the program provides a comprehensive and holistic overview showing the student how all the parts interact to create value for businesses, customers and the society at large. Its special focus on marketing in the 21st Century, adds an additional unique differentiator to the degree, increasing the graduates’ marketability.

This program is designed for individuals who are either entering the job market or who currently hold junior positions.  Given the broad scope of a BBA, the degree provides the necessary foundation for a career in business and management.  It is also suitable for self-employed entrepreneurs wishing to gain a better understanding of the various disciplines involved in running their business.

Key Facts

The Bachelor of Business Administration course is an online degree.

MQF level Equivalency 6

36

MONTHS
Minimum Study Period

MQF

LEVEL 6
Government Accredited

180

ECTS
Program Credits

Program Objectives

  • To provide students with a basic knowledge and understanding of key business foundation disciplines including the business environment, economics, resource management, business information systems, marketing and quantitative methods
  • To develop key skills such as critical thinking and strategic analysis
  • To provide knowledge and understanding of the principles of entrepreneurship and enterprise development
  • To equip students with the competencies and skills to become global managers
  • To prepare students for possible graduate studies and lifelong learning by developing their intellectual, practical and key (transferable) skills

Requirements

Admission at SMC sets minimum criteria which have been designed to identify applicants who have sound academic potential and who show creativity, critical thinking, social and moral values, evidence of English language proficiency and strong motivation. Each application shall be carefully evaluated on a per-case basis.

The following documentation and information is requested:

  • A completed online application.
  • A certified High School diploma or equivalent (e.g. Matura, Abitur, Baccalaureate) uploaded with the online application form.
  • Official High School transcripts showing at minimum the last two high school years leading to graduation. A scanned transcript must be uploaded with your online application. If the transcript is not in English it must be translated by a certified translation service.
  • Proof of English proficiency (TOEFL: paper min. 550, iBT min. 71, IELTS 6.0, other). Not needed for students graduating from an English-speaking school.
  • 2 names and contact details of references (e.g. student counselor, teachers, etc.)
  • Personal essay / statement of motivation.
  • Transfer students: a maximum of a half of the course credits may be transferred from another accredited university. The Registrar’s Office of SMC Business School will assess the acceptability of the requested transfer-of-credit based on the submitted transcripts and the feedback from the relevant SMC Department Head. Cases are reviewed individually. In some instances, the reviewers may request course syllabi and other course materials or test the competency of the student.

Tuition Fees

The tuition of the online Bachelor in Business Administration program can be settled either through a single one-time payment or in quarterly installments. Please see the specifications of the payment options below.

€19,900

OPTION 1 – SINGLE PAYMENT

The tuition can be settled via online payment or by bank transfer.
  • Save €3,500 compared to the installment plan when choosing the single payment option.
  • Allowances are granted to those affected by Covid 19, unemployment, financial- and health related challenges.

€23,400

OPTION 2 – TWELVE INSTALLMENTS
The tuition can be settled via online payment or by bank transfer in twelve quarterly installments.
  • pay €1,950 every three months (12 times)
  • Allowances are granted to those affected by Covid 19, unemployment, financial- and health related challenges.

Course Outline & Sequence