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Academic Information

Find out more about the KBS Bachelor of Business Administration programmes, Admission requirement, important dates, course registration, Faculty and more.
Overview

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

The Business Administration Programme embraces a liberal arts education as an essential component of leadership development. Our academic programmes prepare students for careers in business or further education in graduate school.

At Knutsford Business School, we provide an experience-driven Bachelor of Business education for working professionals through rich class discussions and group projects that relate directly to work experience and career goals. Classes for our degree completion programmes are held weekly, and online, so students can not only fulfill professional commitments, but also enhance their work experience by applying learning directly in the workplace.

Business Administration Major

The bachelor of science in business administration degree programme at Knutsford Business School prepares students for careers in accounting and finance, human resource management, marketing, business, or management, and offers an excellent foundation for graduate work in business administration.

Our graduates with a bachelor of business administration degree have a strong liberal arts foundation, quantitative preparation, training in the core areas of accounting, finance, management, and marketing, and human resource management. This combination provides students with the utmost flexibility in career choices and prepare for a life of service.

 

Explore Our Undergraduate Programmes

BSc. Business Administration (Accounting)

While most people think about accounting as one homogenous industry, the reality is, there is no one set accounting career path. There are different specialised fields of accounting. While almost all accounting careers will require a basis of fundamental technical accounting skills and capabilities, from there, you can go on and specialise base on the needs available in your community and your own interests. Our Accounting degree is simply designed to make you the best in any chosen field in Accounting.

BSc. Business Administration (Finance)

A career in Finance isn't all about money, though it starts there. For the business graduate, earning a degree is just the beginning. It's important to consider your own interests and strengths as you discern the type of work that you'd enjoy and at which you would excel. Our Finance degree will prepare you to excel in the Money Market and Financial Services. Be it Financial Planning, Corporate Finance, Commercial or Investment Banking, Hedge Funds, Private Equity/Venture Capital, Insurance, or Public Accounting.

BSc. Business Administration (HRM)

Are you considering HR management as a career choice? Wise decision! Not only do HR professionals contribute to business viability and success through the strategic management of human capital, but the profession itself continues to increase its stature as a career choice, pursued by many in today’s ever-changing, competitive marketplace. In fact, in 2007, Money magazine and Salary.com researched hundreds of jobs and ranked Human Resource Managers as number four on its list of the Top Ten.

BSc. Business Administration (Marketing)

Someone said, "Marketing is like God, everyone talks about it, but no one knows what it actually is". Others say, "Marketing is everything". Our degree unvails the mysteries of Marketing and provides you with the opportunity to build special career competencies and work as; Brand Managers, Product Managers, Accounts Manager, Digital Marketers, Inbound Marketers, Social Media Managers, Marketing Copywriters, Media Planners, Public Relations Managers, Marketing Researchers, Event managers, etc.

UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) Applicants:

Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English language and Mathematics, plus three (3) relevant elective subjects. Applicants should have an aggregate score of 6-24 in the West Africa Examination Council Examinations.

West African School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) Applicants

Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English language and Mathematics, plus three (3) relevant elective subjects). Applicants should have an aggregate score of 6 – 36 in the West Africa Examination Council Examinations.

General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE) Applicants

Credit passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects including English Language and Mathematics plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.

General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE) Applicants

Credit passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects including English Language and Mathematics plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.

General Certi?cate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level Applicants

Passes in three (3) subjects (at least, one of the passes should be Grade D or better). Also, the applicant must have had credit passes (Grade 6) in five GCE Ordinary Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject (for non-science students) and an Arts subject (for Science students). A pass in the General paper required. Successful candidates will be placed at Level 200.

Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE) Applicants

Full Diploma Certificate in ABCE. Also, the applicant must have had credit passes in five (5) subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies in the General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE) or Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) or West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). ABCE candidates may be considered for admission at Level 200 of the degree programme.

Higher National Diploma (HND) Applicants

HND holders must have graduated with a good HND certificate (i.e. at least 2nd Class Lower Division). First-class HND holders may be admitted to level 300 if they are pursuing the same programme. First-class HND holders may be admitted to level 200 if they are pursuing a different programme. Second Upper and Second Lower HND holders may be admitted to level 200 irrespective of whether they are pursuing the same or different programmes.

Post-Secondary Teacher’s Certificate ‘A’/Diploma Holders

Applicants with Post-Secondary Teacher’s Certificate ‘A’/Diploma awarded by any institution accredited by the National Accreditation Board may apply for consideration for Level 200.

University Diploma Holders

Holders of University (Tertiary) Diplomas in relevant fields (e.g Communication Studies, Journalism) awarded by institutions accredited by the National Accreditation Board (NAB) may apply. Applicants with a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of at most 2.99 and at least 3.0 shall be considered for Level 200 and Level 300 respectively.

Mature Students

KNUTSFORD education provides opportunities for people who could not do so earlier in their lives to further their education at the tertiary level in all its programmes after some years in the workplace. The applicant must be at least 25 years old, and show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which is at least 5 years old at the time of application; All applicants must pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations conducted by Knutsford University College in English Language, Mathematics and an Aptitude Test for entry into all programmes and at all levels; iii. The applicant should show proof of passes in English Language and Mathematics in SSSCE/WASSCE. Any other standard High School level examinations (for qualifications from countries outside WAEC’s aegis should be referred to the National Accreditation Board (NAB) for determination of equivalences and eligibility for admission.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE): Applicants should have credit passes in five (5) GCE ‘O’ Level subjects (including English and Mathematics) and three (3) passes in the relevant subjects at the Advanced Level. International Baccalaureate (IB): Applicants should have a minimum of grade 4 at the Higher Level in three (3) subjects relevant to the programme of choice (minimum of grade 5 for Health and Allied Sciences). Applicants should, in addition, have a minimum of grade 4 in English/Literature and Mathematics (SL). American High School Grade 12 Examinations: Applicants should have at least Final Grade point of 3.0.

IMPORTANT DATES

Open Admission Year Round (24/7)

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  •  Upcoming Deadline: Monday 31/08/2020
  •  Time: 4:30pm

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  • Friday - Monday August 20, 2020 - August 31, 2020
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  • Monday - Saturday 30th November – 5th December 2020
  • 10:00 AM
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Course Registration: New Students - Undergraduate

Pre-requisites

Students are required to successfully complete prerequisites for all courses as they are listed in the Knutsford University Student Handbook Course Descriptions.  Business courses that list another course as a corequisite may be taken prior to or at the same time as the applicable course.

Students who fail to have the necessary course prerequisites will be removed from the course. If courses are reviewed after the drop deadline, students may be withdrawn from the course. In this case, the withdrawal will show on the student's record and the student will be responsible for the course tuition and associated fees.

If there is a deferred final exam in a prerequisite course, students will remain registered in the affected courses.  However, if the deferred final examination is written after the drop deadline and the prerequisite course is failed, students will be withdrawn from the appropriate courses, and will be responsible for any applicable fees.

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