164 Business Studies, Bø, 1-year programme, årsstudium

Target Group and Admission Requirements

This 1-year study programme is of interest to students who:
- Have a higher education qualification and who are seeking a condensed and comprehensive education within economics and administration.

- Want to take a course of study in economics and management while they continue working.

- Wish to update their knowledge, or acquire a better understanding of specific topics or subjects within the field.

- Have varied educational qualifications and through studying parts of the programme will be able to achieve a degree or title.

Aim of the Programme

The main intention of the study programme is to qualify candidates to carry out financial and administrative functions in the private and/or public sectors.

This is accomplished by:

- Facilitating problem-based learning and the active use of ICT, which will provide students with knowledge and understanding of essential topics within the subject area of economics and management.

- Gaining insight into new economic relationships, important decision-making situations, environmental conservation and ethics.

- Qualification for further studies.

Curriculum and structure

Course Overview
Code Course title Credits O/V *) Credits pr. semester
  S1(A) S2(V)
6000 Business Financial Analysis and Accounts
7.50 O 7,5  
6001 Mathematics 7.50 O 7,5  
6002 Marketing 7.50 O 7,5  
6003 Computer Science 7.50 O 7,5  
6004 Financial Accounting with Analysis 7.50 O   7,5
6005 Statistics I 7.50 O   7,5
6007 Micro and Market Economy 7.50 O   7,5
6006 Business Law 7.50 O   7,5
Total: 30 30
*) O - Mandatory course, V - Optional course

The 1-year programme in Business Studies is equivalent to the first year of the 2-year programme, Business Administration, and the Bachelor’s programme, Business Administration.

The study programme is worth 60 ECTS credits.

It is divided up into 30 ECTS credits per semester and into courses which normally have a duration of one or two semesters with 3-8 hours teaching per week.

Students should note that the study programme is subject to change without notice.

Teaching and Learning Methods

Varied teaching and learning methods will be used in the courses which are included in the study programme, including: lectures, seminars, group assignments, individual assignments and study trips. Traditional teaching methods may be supplemented by active use of e-mail, online learning and IT-based modelling tools.

Assessment Methods

Candidates’ knowledge will be evaluated in all the courses in the study programme. The university college will use a variety of assessment methods. The types of assessment used are explained in the individual course descriptions.

Minor adjustments may occur during the academic year, subject to the decision of the Dean

Publisert av / forfatter , last modified Ian Hector Harkness - 02/04/2011