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Bachelor of Arts in Business Management

Edinburgh Napier University

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The Business Management programme provides a coherent and vocationally relevant academic curriculum, designed to equip students for a career in business and management. This programme will allow students the opportunity to build on previous experience and develop skills and knowledge. Students will develop an understanding of the theories and concepts of business and management and the competences to apply them in practical business situations. 

The challenging learning curriculum develops critical, analytical, creative and reflective approaches to business and its environment, further developing employability and leadership skills, enabling you to respond positively to future change within the business world. On completion of the programme students will be well placed to seek employment with a wide range of employers. The international perspective developed through the materials will provide a
background to better understand and succeed in the increasingly global environment faced by all organisations. The programme also provides students with a solid foundation to proceed to more specialist studies.




The Business School

We are a modern, global and dynamic business school home to students, staff and researchers inspired by the world around them to provide creative, sustainable solutions to economic challenges and the needs of society.


School of Applied Sciences

From career guidance to sports performance, biomedical science to ecotourism, research into human life, human behaviour and our understanding of the environment is at the centre of the School of Applied Sciences.

  • Top 50 UK University for Sports Science (Guardian University Guide 2017)

Programme Structure

Programme Duration

Part-time pathway:

This programme can be completed in 28 months*.

*Advanced standing may be granted for applicants with relevant diplomas/advanced diplomas.

Programme Structure

Students will be required to complete the following:

  • 6 modules for each calendar year
  • 2 modules in each trimester  


Bachelor of Arts





No. of modules

2 mods

2 mods

2 mods

 Academic Year

Academic Year 3

 Calendar Year

←---1 Calendar Year---→


Assessment and Examination

Modules are assessed by a mixture of examinations, written course work and presentations.

Programme Outline

Trimester 1 International Business
Introduction to Human Resource Management
Trimester 2 Managerial Finance
Organisational Change Management
Trimester 3 Strategic Management in a Global Context
Brand Management


Part-time: March, July and October

Programme Details

Contact Hours

Part-time: 288 hours

Maximum Candidature Period

There is no formal maximum period in which a student must complete their programme of study. But there is flexibility within our regulations to extend the period of study based upon each students individual requirements - our regulations allow students to suspend their study for up to 2 academic years in exceptional circumstances.

Delivery Mode

Lectures, tutorials and project assignments will be conducted within PSB Academy campus.  

Some modules may be delivered by our university partners’ teaching staff in an intensive block mode.

Minimum Number of Students Before a Class Commences

Minimum 25 students are required before commencement of classes. 



Admission Criteria

Local Student Admission

Admission Requirements

  • PSB Academy Diploma In Business Administration or equivalent or
  • Polytechnic diplomas in business, management, accountancy, banking, finance, marketing, human resource management, industrial management, or
  • Other equivalent diploma, advanced or higher diploma qualifications which will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
    (at least one of the above)

English Proficiency Level

All applications are subject to approval by Edinburgh Napier University.

International Student Admission

Admission Requirements

For more information on international students' entry requirements, please click here.


Local Student

Programme Fees

1 Year Programme (Year 3)
Eligible for:

  • Local Polytechnic Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma
  • or equivalent

Singaporean/PR graduates of PSB Academy are entitled fee rebates for subsequent programmes. For more information, please complete the Enquiry Form and we will be in touch with you soon.

* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fee excludes textbooks
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Financial Aid / Available Grants

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Local Applications

How to Apply

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International Applications

How to Apply

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