Associate of Science in Business Studies

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The Associate of Science in Business Studies is a 90 ECTS credit programme intended to prepare students with a base in the approach and fundamentals of business studies in the present world and make a smooth progression into Bachelor of Science in Business Studies programme.

Programme Details

NameAssociate of Science in Business Studies
ECTS Credits90
ModeOnline self-paced
Tuition FeeNo cost, tuition-free
Optional Certificate FeeCHF 59
ExamFree online exam
Available toStudents from all over the world
ProviderSchool of Business and Trade
Entry Requirements1) The equivalent of Year 12 Schooling or mature student over the age of 21, and
2) Good Computer and Internet Skills

Programme Structure

This programme requires completion of the following eighteen compulsory courses of five credits each.

Course No.ClassCourse NameCredits
Total Credits Required
ACC101A01Financial Accounting5
ECO101A02Introduction to Economics5
MIS101A03Introduction to Information Systems5
ENG101A04Successful Writing5
BUS101A05Introduction to Business5
FIN101A06Principles of Banking and Finance5
MKT101A07Principles of Marketing5
BUS102A08Spreadsheet Applications5
ACC201A09Managerial Accounting5
BUS201A11Business Statistics5
BUS202A12Business Ethics5
COM201A13Business Communication5
LAW201A14Business Law5
FIN201A16Personal Finance5
GEO201A17Regional Geography5

How to enrol in a programme?

    1. Sign up at and self-enrol in the courses you require.
    2. Complete the courses and achieve a minimum 60% grade in all required courses.
    3. Request issue of the certificate of your chosen programme at

Enrolment is as simple as ABC. You cannot enrol directly in a programme. You need to complete all required courses first and then request a programme certificate. Once we have your certificate request we will then enrol you in your chosen programme and will transfer your SoBaT courses to your chosen programme.