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Business Administration (BBA, 4 Υears) - Distance Learning (in English)

Duration (years)
4 years
Qualification Awarded
Bachelor of Business Administration
Level of Qualification
Bachelor Degree (1st Cycle)
Language of Instruction
English and Greek
Mode of Study
Distance Learning
Minimum ECTS Credits
240

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Profile of the Programme

The general aim of this degree is to present a balanced picture of the world of business. The course provides a critical survey not only of the theoretical and practical aspects of the managerial functions within firms but also of the integration and synthesis of these functions within the complex environmental settings that they operate, with a special emphasis on local needs and interests. Throughout the degree, students are trained to think effectively about business as a whole and to appreciate the interdependence of the various functions of business activities.

The business administration program aims to:

  1. To provide students with a knowledge of the theoretical and practical aspects of the operation of the various types of business organisations.
  2. Stimulate students to develop an understanding of the role of business activities in the modern world.
  3. Stimulate students to develop an awareness of the changing and integrated nature of business problems and an ability to explore and deal with these problems.
  4. To develop in students the skill of analysis, synthesis and evaluation in the context of business decisions.

Career Prospects

The programme offers students the necessary tools and skills in securing a position in both the profit and non profit sector. More specifically, upon completion of the degree graduates can either pursue a professional career or apply for postgraduate studies.

They can also apply for positions in management, accounting, marketing, human resource and business communication.

Based on the style of delivering and assessing the material taught during the courses, students will have a competitive advantage in being more employable compared to other business programmes.

Access to Further Studies

Graduates of the programme can be accepted into Second Cycle degrees (Master’s Degree).

Course assessment usually comprises of a comprehensive final exam and continuous assessment. Continuous assessment can include mid-terms, projects, and class participation, amongst others. Letter grades are calculated based on the weight of the final exam, the continuous assessment and the actual numerical marks obtained in these two assessment components. Based on the course grades the student’s semester grade point average (GPA) and cumulative point average (CPA) are calculated.

The student must complete a minimum of 240 ECTS and all programme requirements.

A minimum cumulative grade point average (CPA) of 2.0 is required. Thus, although a ‘D-‘ is a PASS grade, in order to achieve a CPA of 2.0 an average grade of ‘C’ is required.

Upon successful completion of this program, the students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of business processes and an ability to assess industry attractiveness, identify risks and opportunities of doing business in a global environment.
  2. Choose and apply appropriate quantitative or qualitative methodologies to analyse problems and utilise modern technological and analytical tools necessary to support decisions-making in organisations.
  3. Develop leadership and organisational skills towards communicating vision, inspiring employees and promoting innovation and change.
  4. Identify and evaluate ethical issues and communicate justifiable resolutions for practical situations.
  5. Demonstrate proficiency in communicating justifiable resolutions for practical situations.
  6. Develop an understanding of the discipline of management with an emphasis on the historical, political, culture and institutional forces sharing modern business.
  7. Gain a systematic understanding of management-related problems and the conceptual tools for analysing and evaluating management issues.
  8. Gain the skills and competencies necessary for the development of decision-making capabilities.
Section: A - Major Requirements
Min. Credits: 78  Max. Credits: 78
Min. ECTS Credits: 156  Max. ECTS Credits: 156
Notes:
Course CodeCourse TitleECTS Credits
ACCT-110DLAccounting I6
ACCT-111DLAccounting II6
ACCT-211DLManagerial Accounting6
ACCT-231DLAccounting Information Systems6
BADM-121DLBusiness Ethics6
BADM-230DLBusiness Law6
BADM-231DLBusiness Communications6
BADM-234DLOrganizational Behavior6
BADM-250DLInternational Business6
BADM-431DLResearch Methods in Business6
BADM-475DLStrategy and Business Policy6
BADM-493DLFinal Year Project6
ECON-261DLPrinciples of Microeconomics6
ECON-262DLPrinciples of Macroeconomics6
ENGL-100DLBasic Writing6
FIN-266DLManagerial Finance6
FIN-366DLCorporate Finance6
FIN-411DLFinancial Management6
FIN-430DLInternational Financial Management6
FIN-441DLFinancial Analysis6
IMGT-486DLQuantitative Methods6
IMGT-488DLOperations Management6
IMGT-490DLAnalytical Decision Making6
MGT-281DLIntroduction to Management6
MGT-482DLHuman Resource Management6
MKTG-291DLMarketing6
Section: B - Marketing Requirements
Min. Credits: 12  Max. Credits: 12
Min. ECTS Credits: 24  Max. ECTS Credits: 24
Notes:
Course CodeCourse TitleECTS Credits
MKTG-310DLIntegrated Marketing Communications6
MKTG-330DLMarketing and Social Responsibility6
MKTG-493DLStrategic Marketing6
MKTG-496DLConsumer Behavior6
Section: C - Math Requirements
Min. Credits: 9  Max. Credits: 9
Min. ECTS Credits: 18  Max. ECTS Credits: 18
Notes:
Course CodeCourse TitleECTS Credits
MATH-108DLFinite Maths with Applied Calculus6
MATH-221DLStatistics I6
MATH-321DLStatistics II6
Section: D - Humanities and Social Sciences
Min. Credits: 6  Max. Credits: 6
Min. ECTS Credits: 12  Max. ECTS Credits: 12
Notes:
Course CodeCourse TitleECTS Credits
PSY-110DLGeneral Psychology I6
SOC-101DLPrinciples of Sociology6
Section: E - Computer Requirements
Min. Credits: 15  Max. Credits: 15
Min. ECTS Credits: 30  Max. ECTS Credits: 30
Notes: Or any other COMP-, MIS-, or MULT- course.
Course CodeCourse TitleECTS Credits
MIS-151DLBusiness Software Applications6
MIS-215DLProject Management6
MIS-220DLTechnologies for the Social Web6
MIS-351DLInformation Systems Concepts6
MIS-390DLE-Business6