Bachelor of Business Administration


Based in Scotland with three campuses around the world, Heriot-Watt University ( is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the UK.   The name commemorates George Heriot – the 16th century financier to King James, and James Watt – the great 18th century inventor and engineer.    The University focuses on delivering research and teaching of international standing, providing innovative and problem-solving capacity for business, industry and society, and exploiting novel multi-disciplinary approaches.  Heriot-Watt University offers their BA in Business Administration as a supported Distance Learning programme through Approved Learning Partners (including B&B) worldwide.

Course Overview

The BA Business Administration is designed to give you knowledge of a wide range of business, management, finance, accounting and economics topics. In order to attain this qualification you must study twelve modules in three Stages totaling 360 credits.   Students may choose any combination of modules within or between Stages providing that the pre-requisites for that particular module are met.  As such, it is possible to do as little as one and as many as four (the maximum allowable) modules in any one year.

Exemptions can be offered for modules based on the submissions to HWU of the tertiary-level qualifications held and an assessment by that body.  However, the total number of exemptions granted is limited to a maximum of sixteen modules.

Key Programme Dates

The programme runs from September to May of each year. Applications are accepted for September and January each year.  The application deadlines are July and November. Please contact Students Services for information on the application process.

Classes are held from Monday – Thursday from 5:30-8:30 pm


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