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BA - Bachelor of Arts in International Relations

Undergraduate Program in Switzerland
BA - Bachelor of Arts in International Relations

This program combines the global outlook gained in an international relations program with the practical skills acquired in a business program. All industries are becoming increasingly globalized and this specialization provides a solid knowledge of the current affairs necessary to analyze the modern business world.



Learning Outcomes
 

Students learn how to analyze information gathered from reliable sources, and will also learn how to effectively share their insights and assessments with others. In addition, students who take this program will also:

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Identify the theoretical tools necessary to understand the international system.

Analyze how and why diplomacy is conducted.

Demonstrate skills related to working in a multicultural environment.

Sharpen political-thinking skills through real case study analysis and problem-solving approaches.

 


 


Structure
 

Option one: single qualification

This is a six-semester, three-year program with 210 ECTS. The first year is comprised of core courses to provide students with a solid base in all fundamental business areas. Specialization subjects are incorporated into the curriculum from the third semester onwards. On successfully completing six semesters, two final case studies and a dissertation, students earn a private, internationally-accredited bachelor’s degree from EU Business School Switzerland.

Academic Year

Fall

Spring

Summer

Year 1

Semester 1
Core courses

Semester 2
Core courses

Fast-track option available

Year 2

Semester 3
Core & specialization courses

Semester 4
Core & specialization courses

Fast-track option available

Year 3

Semester 5
Core & specialization courses

Semester 6
Core & specialization courses

 

Option two: dual qualification

This is a seven semester, three-year program with 240 ECTS. The first-year core courses provide students with a solid base in all fundamental business areas. Specialization subjects are incorporated into the curriculum in the third, fourth and fifth semesters. In the third year, you will focus on international business modules to equip you with key managerial concepts, theories and tools necessary for any business field. Upon the successful completion of two final cases and a dissertation, you graduate with a private internationally-accredited bachelor’s degree from EU Business School Switzerland and a state-accredited BSc (Hons) in International Business from the University of Roehampton in London.

Students who wish to further their knowledge in a specialization can take an additional semester and earn a Diploma of Advanced Studies (30 ECTS) which is accredited and state-recognized (título propio) from Universidad Católica de Murcia (UCAM), Spain.

Academic Year

Fall

Spring

Summer

Year 1

Semester 1
Core courses

Semester 2
Core courses

Semester 3
Core courses & specialization

Year 2

Semester 4
Core & specialization courses

Semester 5
Core & specialization courses

 

Year 3

Semester 6
International Business

Semester 7
International Business

Semester 8
Diploma of Advanced Studies in specialization (optional)


Bachelor of Arts in International Relations Courses

To earn a single qualification, students must complete the six semesters of the EU Business School BBA program listed below: 

Year 1


First Semester (22 CH | 30 ECTS)


Year 2


Third Semester (21 CH | 30 ECTS)


Year 3


Fifth Semester (21 CH | 30 ECTS)


 


Second Semester (22 CH | 30 ECTS)


 


Fourth Semester (21 CH | 30 ECTS)


 


Sixth Semester (21 CH | 30 ECTS)




BSc (Hons) in International Business Courses
 

To obtain a second qualification, a state-accredited BSc (Hons) in International Business, students must complete the first five semesters listed above, plus the following two semesters:


Students who have chosen to pursue a dual-qualification option, also have the opportunity too earn a Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) by completing the sixth semester of option one.

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