Bachelor of Business Administration

@ Oxford College of Business

The Bachelor degree offered in affiliation with Heriot Watt University (HWU) aims to develop students’ understanding of the area of Business Administration, Management, Accountancy and Finance and develop practical skills appropriate for careers in this area.

Theory and practice are given equal emphasis to give a holistic understanding of the role of Business Administration as well as knowledge of and skills associated with business start-up, growth and innovation. This 3 year full time degree is designed to cover the following contented broken down into 3 stages.

Full time degree programme content:

Year 1 (Stage 1)

Students follow introductory courses in Economics; Accountancy; Finance; and Enterprise & Business Management; as well as choosing from a wide range of elective subjects including Legal Method; Business Information Systems; or Modern Languages.

Year 2 (Stage 2)

Students study the more functional areas of Business Administration. Core subjects include Quantitative Methods with the option to also study a wide range of business subjects such as Marketing, HRM, Operations Management, Organisational Behaviour, and Commercial Law. Elective courses are also taken.

Year 3 (Stage 3)

Courses taken during third year counts towards the degree, which includes subjects such as International Strategic Management; Employment Law; Operations Management; Consumer Behaviour International financial markets; and Project Management.

Top – Up Degree

This is the most popular pathway for many students completing ABE, CIM, CIMA, HND in Business Finance, Edexcel HND or a recognized HND can directly enter the final year (Stage 3) of the degree program and Top-up their professional qualification with a degree from the Best ranked British University in Sri Lanka! Students can enter into the final year of any of their preferred streams:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration 
  • BA in Accountancy 
  • BA Accountancy and Finance 
  • BA Business and Finance
  • BA in Management


3 Years

Course Level





Business Administration

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