BA BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Business Administration

Overview

BA Business Administration offers you a comprehensive introduction to business. You will learn how to analyse real-world business problems and find innovative solutions. Through your studies, you will develop creative business thinking skills, in addition to the intellectual, interpersonal, technical and cognitive skills required to build a successful business career. You will adapt and respond positively to changing circumstances in the business arena.

Graduates will have the knowledge, skills, and commercial awareness to pursue a career in various public, private and not-for-profit organisations.

The programme is delivered at the International Business School Suzhou (IBSS). IBSS is one of just over 100 business schools worldwide to accumulate the Triple Crown of accreditations: AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), EQUIS (EFMD Quality Improvement System) and AMBA & BGA (Association of MBAs and the Business Graduates Association).

Why should I study Business Administration at XJTLU?

By studying this course, you can expect to:

  • gain a comprehensive understanding of business and management, and learn about every functional role in a company and how these functions are connected;
  • tailor your programme to suit your interests with a number of elective modules available, including marketing, human resource management, accounting, finance, and operations management;
  • learn in an interactive environment, including case studies, group projects, workshops, presentations and more;
  • gain practical experience and engage with industry through guest lectures, field trips, internships and company visits; and
  • earn two degrees: an XJTLU degree from China’s Ministry of Education and a globally recognised degree from the University of Liverpool, a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities.

By the time you graduate, you will be able to:

  • understand the different ways in which businesses can be organised and run effectively;
  • reflect critically and holistically on the organisation and operation of businesses across multiple industries;
  • apply a range of quantitative and qualitative research methods to solve business problems; and
  • understand the social, cultural, and economic contexts in which businesses operate.

Knowledge and skills

By the time you graduate, you will be able to:

  • understand the different ways in which businesses can be organised and run effectively;
  • reflect critically and holistically on the organisation and operation of businesses across multiple industries;
  • apply a range of quantitative and qualitative research methods to solve business problems; and
  • understand the social, cultural, and economic contexts in which businesses operate.

“BA Business Administration focuses on both soft and hard skillsets that students can use in real-world problem-solving situations. The programme equips them with interpersonal communication, teamwork and critical thinking skills. Upon graduation, our students are primed for further study or the real business world.”

Dr. Ying Guo

Program Director

Careers

Our graduates can find employment in various roles within public, private and not-for-profit organisations. Your knowledge of business practices in both Chinese and international contexts will give you an edge in securing employment in international organisations. The knowledge you gain in this programme will also provide a strong foundation for further study.

Careers
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