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BA Business Management

  • Programme Information

  • This programme consists of 2 stages

  • Entry requirement

  • Accreditation & Certification

BA (hons)  is the undergraduate Degree internationally recognised qualification Worldwide, The BA degree enables participants to consider issues in a total business context, also developing Skills in analysing business and organisational problems are emphasised.

IARS, Edexcel (The Largest Awarding Body in UK) and The University of Northampton in UK have developed a partnership which enables learners to complete BA (Hons) degree in their own home country through a worldwide partnership network.

Course level

Undergraduate  (Level 6)


 3 Years

  • Egypt: (Cairo and Alexandria) 
  • KSA
  • Qatar
  • United Kingdom – UK
  • Distant Learning 
Course delivery Method Students enrolled for this  Course will have combination of tutored study, Supported Open Learning and online learning with academic support, so that learners will be enrolled at International Academy for Advanced Research and Studies (IARS- Egypt) and they will have three routes to complete their MBA:

  1. BA (Hons) – Business Management– Full programme in Egypt (There is no requirement for learners to live in UK at any stage.)
  2. BA (Hons) – Business Management – Joint international programme ( 2 Years in Egypt, last year in UK)
  3. BA (Hons) – Business Management, Full programme in UK (There is no requirement for learners to study in Egypt at any stage.)

The course has a mixture of assessment involving practical work, essays, reports and case studies and examinations. The dissertation in last semester is between 15,000 – 20,000 words

A) Higher National Diploma in Business Management (Edexcel BTEC Level 5) consists of 16 Unites:

NB: This part of the programme will be managed by IARS.

1st year:

  • Business Environment
  • Managing Financial Resources and Decisions
  • Organisations and Behavior
  • Marketing Principles
  • Aspects of Contract and Negligence for Business
  • Business Decision Making
  • Business Strategy
  • Research Project

2nd year:

  • Small Business Enterprise
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Events Management
  • Project Management for Business
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Working with and Leading People
  • Managing Business Activities to Achieve Results
  • Managing Communications, Knowledge and Information

3rd year:

B)BA (Hons) – Business Management(BA – Top Up) this part of the programme will be managed by The University of Northampton

  • Strategic Management
  • Principles of Marketing Management
  • Critical Perspectives on Management
  • Accounting and Finance for Managers
  • Business dissertation
Target Audience

The BA(hons) programme is designed for those working in business management or other sectors with a responsibility for management and leadership. The programme will develop a range of skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in the management sector.


  • Candidates should hold a recognised High School Degree.
  • Very good Command of English  ( prove of English proficiency will be required)


The University of Northampton

Edexcel (The Largest Awarding Body in UK)


Successful candidates will be awarded 2 postgraduate degrees:

1-   Bachelor Degree from one the University of Northampton, UK

2-   Higher National Diploma in Business Management  (Edexcel BTEC Level 5 qualification) 

NB: Edexcel is the UK’s largest awarding body which is accredited by the UK Government’s Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA). Edexcel operates in 112 countries and every year more than four million people study it’s internationally recognised qualifications. Edexcel BTEC qualifications are accepted by all UK Universities for direct entry with advanced standing on to their degree programmes