• EDUCATION

BA Business and Finance

at Heriot Watt University Dubai

Under Heriot-Watt University
The BA in Business and Finance is a joint degree with equal emphasis given to the subject areas of management and finance. The aim of the programme is to encourage the development of cognitive skills so that, as they progress, students develop knowledge and understanding, learn to apply that knowledge and understanding, and become versed in the deeper approach to learning evidenced by powers of analysis, synthesis and evaluation. This programme gives you a chance to combine a broad study of issues surrounding contemporary business with in-depth study of the crucial role of finance in both day-to-day operations and strategic planning. Students at Heriot Watt University will follow introductory courses in four key subject themes of Accountancy, Finance, Economics and Management. The benefits of the program are: Knowledge and understanding of accounting, finance and taxation, which provides a firm grounding for employment in areas including commerce, industry, education and public administration. Communication and presentation skills such as group work, debates, role-playing and effective use of IT to find practical business solutions.
  • DURATION

    3 years.
  • ELIGIBILITY

    CBSE or equivalent Minimum of 60% in Grade 12 examinations. American High School Diploma plus SATs with an overall score of 1100. International Baccalaureate 26 Points or above. Foundation Year Successful completion of Heriot-Watt University Degree Entry Programme (Management). English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 550 (paper-based exam); 213 (computer-based exam); 80 (internet-based exam).
  • REMARKS

    Heriot-Watt University offers undergraduate students the four year Scottish Honours degree, i.e. MA (Hons); however, students can opt to graduate after third year if they wish, leaving with an Ordinary BA degree.
  • CONTACT INFORMATION

    • Contact
      PO Box 294345, Dubai, UAE
    • Location
      Dubai International Academic City
    • Phone
      361 6999
    • Fax
      3604800
    • Email
      dubaienquiries@hw.ac.uk
    • Website
      http://www.hw.ac.uk/dubai
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About - Heriot Watt University Dubai

Heriot-Watt University was the first overseas university to set up in Dubai International Academic City, offering top quality British education to students and executives from the Gulf and further afield. At Dubai Campus, you will gain a degree that is taught and examined to the same exacting standards as on our UK campuses, preparing you for success in your chosen career. Dubai study programmes range from Masters programmes in disciplines as challenging and diverse as Petroleum Engineering, Construction Project Management, Management, Energy, Information Technology, and the world-renowned Edinburgh Business School MBA, to undergraduate degrees in Management, Construction, Quantity Surveying and Engineering.


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