Associate of Science in Business Studies

The Associate of Science in Business Studies is a 90 credits 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 the Bachelor of Science in Business Studies programme.

Programme Details

Code ASBS090
Award Associate of Science in Business Studies
Level Undergraduate
Credits 90
Language English
Mode Online
Duration Self-paced
Exam Free online exam
Certificate PDF Certificate + Transcript | Sample Certificate
Available to Students from all over the world
Awarding Body School of Business and Trade

Standard Entry Route

 To be Completed  Qualification Required
 Stage 1 & 2a  The equivalent of Year 12 schooling  OR
   None for the mature student over the age of 21

Recognition of Prior Learning Entry Route (Advanced Standing)

 To be Completed  Qualification Required
 Stage 2a  Undergraduate Diploma (any business field)

To qualify for the award of Associate of Science in Business Studies, students must complete both stages or less depending upon their entry route.

 Stage 1

 Unit ID Units Credits
 UG010 Financial Accounting 5
 UG020 Introduction to Economics 5
 UG030 Introduction to Information Systems 5
 UG040 Successful Writing 5
 UG050 Introduction to Business 5
 UG060 Principles of Banking and Finance 5
 UG070 Principles of Marketing 5
 UG080 Spreadsheet Applications 5
 UG090 Managerial Accounting 5
 UG100 Microeconomics 5
 UG110 Essential Statistics 5
 UG120 Work Ethics 5

 Stage 2a

 Unit ID Units Credits
 UG130 Workplace Communication 5
 UG140 Business Law 5
 UG150 Macroeconomics 5
 UG160 Personal Finance 5
 UG170 Regional Geography 5
 UG180 Sociology 5

Graduates may be able to work in a broad choice of business-related fields such as

• Banking Services Officer
• Business Consultant
• Business Executive
• Finance Manager
• Financial Accountant
• Management Accountant
• Management Analyst
• Market Research Analyst
• Marketing Manager
• Social Services Specialist
Enrolment Fee None
Upfront Fee None
Tuition Fee None
Graduation Fee CHF 109* (one-off fee upon completion)

*From 1st July 2021, the fee will increase from CHF 109 to CHF 129.

Future Study Options

Upon successful completion of Associate of Science in Business Studies, graduates may progress to either Bachelor of Science in Business Studies or Master of Science in Business Studies.

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