UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 

 

  • Study level: Undergraduate.
  • Award: Diploma Level 6 or BS/BSc (Hons). 
  • Partner University: University of Chichester 
  • Locations: TBD
  • Duration: 3 years. 
  • Study mode: In-class. 
  • Accredited by:  Ofqual (UK)
  • Entry Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • English Proficiency: IELTS 6.0 *Alternatively we also offer an internal English test for applicants.
  • Professional Certificate: M&A New York Institute of Finance
  • Next Intake: June 2021. 

GRADUATE DIPLOMAS, BA(HONS) / BS(HONS) SPECIALIZATIONS

 

MARKETING, FINANCE, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS,

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, TOURISM

COURSE DESCRIPTION

 

Through COLBS, students have the chance to complete a three-year Bachelor Degree Programme (BA Hons), preparing them for a successful career in a wide range of industries. The first two levels in Business - are provided in-class in Chiang Mai and awarded Level 4 & 5 Diplomas by ABE (Ofqual). The final year - L6 top-up year - is delivered online or onsite by one of our UK university top-up partners. Students have the choice between studying their final year with any of our partner universitties ( either online or in-class in the UK).

All three years of study are taught entirely in English and will equip you with the theory and practical skills necessary to distinguish yourself in a competitive international jobs markets. Upon completion of the L6 top-up year, students receive an internationally recognised bachelor's degree diploma from one of these official UK universities.

As a graduate, you will also qualify for a wide range of master’s degrees and postgraduate qualifications in the UK and in other universities and institutions around the world. You will learn from tutors and professors with many years’ experience in business and entrepreneurship.


The first year consists of a combination of 8 short courses taking you to the Diploma in Business Management  (L4ABE), the second year is a combination of 6 courses taking you to the Diploma Business Management Level 5 (L5ABE) and in the final year the Bachelor degree is undertaken with the British University chosen.

The program is specifically designed to help you combine studying with other opportunities in Chiang Mai and the wider world. 

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YEAR 1

COURSE NAME 

COURSE CODE 

CREDITS

Dynamic Business Environments 

4UDBE

15

Enterprising Organizations

4UEO

15

Employability and Self Development

4UESD

15

Finance for Managers

4UFM

15 

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

4UIE

15

Introduction to Quantitative Methods

4UIQM

15

Project Management

4UPM

15

Dynamic and Collaborative Teams

4UDCT

15

YEAR 2

COURSE NAME 

COURSE CODE 

CREDITS

Managing Agile Organizations. 

5UMAO

20

Innovation and Business Performance.

5UIBP

20

Effective Financial Managemt

5UEFM

20

International Business Economics and Markets

5UIBE

20 

Operations Management

5UOM

20

Analytical Decison Making

5UADM

20

YEAR 3

COURSE NAME 

COURSE CODE 

CREDITS

Business Ethics and Sustainability

6UBES

20

Business Strategy and Decision Making

6UBSD

20

Corporate Finance 

6UCF

20

Developing International Markets

6UDIM

20 

Leading Strategic Change 

6ULSC

20

Strategic Stakeholder Relationships 

6USSR

20

ELECTIVE PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF FINANCE

M&A Concepts and Theories 

M&A Advanced Concepts and Theories

M&A Structuring the Deal

M&A Free Cash Flow Modeling

Accounting Principles for M&A

M&A Professional Certificate Examination

The New York Institute of Finance (NYIF) is an American Education Company that was founded by the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in 1922. Important note: this program is elective and it is subject to an extra academic fee of approximately 1600 USD.

Jump into a new future, Study for your British Bachelor Degree. 

 

We offer to students from all over the world the possibility to study with us in Thailand in a State-of-the Art institute. 

 

The programs can be completed in 3 or 4 years time depending on the qualification.

 

Option 1. THREE YEARS IN THAILAND LEADING TO THE GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT or GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT.  (3 year program equivalent to Bachelor Degree in the UK). 

 

Students study in Colbs Institute of Business Administration during years 1,2 and 3 and obtain a UNDERGRADUATE DIPLOMA LEVEL 6. This program is equivalent under the British laws and higher educational system to a Bachelor Degree of any UK university of 360 UK credits (180 ECTS). For more information see our accreditation and validity of the qualifications here. Awarding Bodies are regulated by Ofqual. Awarding Centre: Colbs Institute of International Management. 

 

Option 2. TWO YEARS IN THAILAND (Years 1+2) and 3rd and last year at the UK partner University. (online or in-class).

 

Students study in Colbs Institute during years 1 and 2 only. They will obtain Level 5 with an accumulated 240 credits.  Then students move to a UK  University to study in-class or online to finalize in 1 more year their Degree in a British University* 

 

*British Universities: Through our awarding bodies in the UK we have special agreements with Chichester University and Arden University. 

 

 

 

 

CAREER PROSPECTS 

 

So, what can a business degree do for you? In short, everything! By covering a breadth of topics, you’ll have your pick as to which career path to choose upon graduating. Whilst studying you’ll:

 

Gain an in-depth understanding of all business functions

Develop an analytical eye for important detail and sharp critical thinking abilities

Become an expert problem solver and a confident communicator in business scenarios

Understand all levels of organisational structure and how to evaluate the positives and negatives of these with real-life case studies

Begin to form a clearer idea of which aspects of business you enjoy learning about the most, and develop ideas about where your career path might lie

 

What can I do after Colbs Institute?

 

As mentioned above, you can do almost anything! Business degrees open up a world of opportunity across all aspects of the business sector. Here are some of the professions our previous graduates have gone on to explore:

 

Brand Manager

Business Owner

Business Analyst

Digital Marketing Specialist

Project Manager