Is business for me? What if I change my mind in a year or two? How do I know if I’m choosing the right options?
With a myriad of such thoughts swirling in your mind, making this crucial decision for your future can be quite nerve-wracking.
There are so many aspects to consider and the constant stream of doubts and uncertainties could fog your decision-making. But fret not, we’re here to help!
Fresh out of high school or Pre-University, you’re now convinced that business is indeed the pathway for you. With so many options available, how are you to know which programmes to choose, or which qualifications you should obtain?
First, you need to complete a pre-university course before progressing towards a business degree. At BAC Education, there are a few options available to kickstart your journey in business studies.
Fully accredited by the Malaysian Qualifying Agency, the BAC Foundation in Business programme provides you with a solid understanding of business fundamental and is designed specifically for the UK Transfer Degree Programme (Business). This year-long foundation course is also accepted by a wide range of universities in the UK and Malaysia. Examinations and assessments are holistic in nature, providing you with all the relevant knowledge and skills to navigate through a degree course.
You can also opt to pursue the ‘A’ Levels Arts programme. As one of the world’s most recognised pre-university courses, this programme is the ideal stepping stone into a degree in Business. As you make your way through the first year of business school, you’ll realise most of what you’re learning is an advancement of your A Levels’ syllabus, thus enabling an easier progression to Year 2. Upon successful completion of this A Levels programme, your certification will be issued by the University of Cambridge. This world-class pre-university certification will grant you entry into various universities and programmes across the world.
Alternatively, you could pursue a full-fledged Diploma in Business Management offered by Reliance College. This course provides you with a solid foundation in business and management, and will help you understand and learn how to think, strategise and manage businesses. You will also gain practical work-based experience through a built-in 6 month internship. If you decide to branch out into the hospitality field, this diploma offers an advanced standing into Year 2 of the Wrexham Glyndwr University BA (Hons) in Hospitality, Tourism & Event Management.
A final option for your pre-university pathway is the Foundation in Arts programme offered by Veritas University College. This 1 year course will provide you with a solid academic foundation while transitioning from secondary to tertiary education. It is a fast track route towards a variety of business degrees offered by the BAC Education Group.
Fast forward a year or two and you have another decision to make on your journey. Which pathways should you choose to obtain your business degree?
A wide range of options lead you to the same destination, but through different routes.
The Veritas University College' BA (Hons) Business Administration (Online Distance Learning) gives you the flexibility to study for your degree, from anywhere and at any time! This course is accessible through a blended learning, and will help you develop comprehensive knowledge of the main functional areas of a business. This degree programme forges a pathway towards an MBA or Masters in Business (Digital Transformation).
At this point, you may be wondering, “What if I want to study abroad?”
Our UK Transfer Degree Programme (Business) is an ideal choice! This 3 year- course will augment your knowledge of the functions of a business, and will develop skills to navigate the new normal. With this programme, you will embark on a life-changing journey, becoming a global graduate from one of our prestigious UK-partner universities.
You can also choose to pursue our BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance (Online Distance Learning). This comprehensively designed programme will provide you with a heightened sense of business acumen and skills, gaining advanced expertise and key competencies vital in today’s fast paced business world. At a time when there is a high demand for Business and Accounting graduates, this ACCA-recognised course taught by a world-class faculty, might be just what you’re looking for!
Talk to us to learn more about our Undergraduate courses.
After completing your undergraduate studies, you’re at another crossroads – “should I continue with my educational pathway or venture into the working arena?”
How can you advance your credentials?
You can pursue a Master of Business Administration and become an innovative leader. You will develop the versatility needed to access a multitude of careers and industries. This locally accredited and globally recognised qualification is taught by a global faculty comprising industry professionals and leading academicians. Through this programme, you will also broaden your professional and business network.
If you are interested in furthering your higher studies, obtaining a Doctor of Business Administration will be the right step.
This postgraduate programme, taught by a professional global faculty will extend and develop your theoretical and empirical understanding to enable you to identify and resolve business challenges.
Your journey is now complete!
These are ideal pathways for you to embark on if you’re interested in pursuing a career in business. In the span of four years, you will learn all there is to know about the business realm, along with the skills required to navigate through the industry in this new normal.