Bachelor in Business

Bachelor in Business (14)

Program Overview

Risk management has turned out to be one of the primary objectives for any organization be it banking or non-banking organization. This uncertainty has dissimilar impact on the organizations, and it may immensely impact a financial institution especially banks. There are different ways of managing risk and the most used method is risk transfer, where risk on individual, household, business can be transferred to an insurance company. This makes insurance companies and insurance as a subject a requirement for a robust and strong economy.

In Oman, the insurance sector is picking up with an annualized growth rate of around 10.3%, this growth rate is the third fastest growth rate in GCC. The top three insurance markets in Oman are motor insurance, health insurance and life insurance.  This strong growth and trust in insurance sector makes it one of the most essential sectors for a growing economy like Oman. The potential of insurance growth in Oman and GCC has created a demand of educated and skilled insurance professionals across GCC. This program in Risk Management and Insurance caters to the needs of the insurance industry. The program will help in filling the wide gap between demand and supply of insurance professional in Oman and GCC. The program will expose students to various models and concepts from risk management as well as in different disciplines of insurance.

  • Degree endorsed by the University of Missouri, St. Louis (USA).
  • Curriculum designed with input from local industry experts.
  • Strong industry links, workplace and off-site field trips.
  • Well qualified international faculty
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This program will help graduates in gaining skills and knowledge required to work in insurance sector and other financial institutions. The demand for insurance professionals is really very high across GCC countries. The graduates of this course can even go for higher studies like master’s in insurance and Risk Management, and professional certifications like life insurance certifications from Life Office Management Association (LOMA), USA and Chartered Insurance institute (CII), UK.
Graduates of this program can assist employers in:

  • In underwriting process by contributing in risk assessment of the proposals
  • In sales department of the insurance companies
  • Loss assessment and claims settlements
  • Reinsurance department and loss sharing
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Admission Criteria

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  • A recognized general education diploma or its equivalent. 
  • Students joining MCBS must go through an English placement test to determine the appropriate English level before joining the GFP
  • Students presenting a valid score of 5 – 5.5 in IELTS or 65-79 in internet based TOEFL (iBT) are exempted from the English Program 
  • Students will need to go through Mathematics and IT placements tests to determine their levels of proficiency in these subjects as they are part of the GFP or possible exemption. 
  • Mathematics placements test will determine whether Basic Mathematics (MATH 10) and Applied Mathematics (MATH 20) can be exempted or students will be given both or one of them
  • IT Placement test will determine whether students will require to take the Information Technology foundation course (COSC 10)
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Program Structure

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Bachelor’s degree requires about 8 semesters or 4 years
Total Credits: 123
Program Delivery: 12-15 credits per semester

RMI COURSES

RMI Major Requirements Courses            33 credits       

  • RMIM 200      Foundations of Risk Management and Insurance     
  • RMIM 300      Life and Health Insurance     
  • RMIM 302      Insurance Operations
  • RMIM 201      Risk Management Theory and Practice         
  • RMIM 301      Personal Property Liability Risk Management and Insurance          
  • RMIM 401      Property and Casualty
  • RMIM 400      Islamic Insurance       
  • RMIM 303      Employee Benefits and Retirement Plans
  • RMIM 404      Introduction to Econometric  
  • RMIM 403      Graduation Project     
  • RMIM 402      Risk Management in Islamic Financial Institution    

RMI Major Electives Courses         6 credits         

  • RMIM             Special Topics in Risk Management and Insurance  
  • RMIM             Investments    
  • RMIM             Risk Financing           
  • RMIM             Insurance Law           
  • RMIM             International Insurance Markets        
  • RMIM             Financial Modeling    
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Program Overview

Program Description
The program focuses on the intersection of business management, design, innovation, and entrepreneurship, bringing together analytical and creative problem-solving skills. The program aims to equip students with cognitive skills to research, process, refine, and interpret relevant data to analyse complex business situations and environments of new ventures and established business growth opportunities. Students will use their knowledge of principles of business functions and management to start and drive successful business activities, to develop a business idea from a tangible business opportunity and use innovation theory and techniques to maximize that opportunity. Throughout the program, students will develop strategic thinking, planning, organizing, and leading skills, explore business models, interpret commercial opportunities, build an effective team, and source capital funding.

Program Objectives
The Program endeavours / attempts to:

  1. To help the students understand what it takes to be an Entrepreneur 
  2. To enable students to find the right business opportunity
  3. To empower students to do a technical feasibility study and thereby developing a prototype
  4. To help students in identifying their customers using primary and secondary research methods.
  5. To expose students’ various factors of market and competition with the help of market feasibility study, forecasting techniques, business model canvass and insights about financial statements. 
  6. To equip students with finalizing their entrepreneurial Portfolio
  7. Equip students with general and specialized knowledge and practical awareness within the field of management and entrepreneurship, emphasizing creativity, organizational design, innovations, and business development.
  8. Inculcate in students' analytical and transferable skills that will be valuable to them in any career and valued by employers within the industry.
  9. Train students to select and employ appropriate techniques and methods for such processes as setting up new ventures, problem solving, developing and innovating products and business processes, developing organizational structures, leading business organizations to success.
  10. Enhance skills development that will enable students to become independent lifelong learners, responsible and ethical employees, entrepreneurs, and global citizens.
  11. Assist and facilitate the development of professional, personal, and interpersonal skills, which will enable graduates to effectively lead and work independently and in teams in a multicultural business environment.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Know and apply main concepts within various disciplines of business management, entrepreneurship, and innovations.
  2. Use appropriate methods and tools in analysing and solving a wide range of problems within business organization functions, activities, and responsibilities.
  3. Know, recognize, and bare responsibility for their success/failure, contribution to success/ failure of the business organization, and development of the local and global community.
  4. Create, justify, debate ideas related to business management and effectively communicate own opinion with clarity, logic, and persuasiveness in oral and written ways with the effective use of technology.
  5. Identify, assess, and propose solutions to various business problems and suggestions on overcoming the challenges and using the opportunities of the business environment to achieve organizational and individual goals.
  6. Effectively work individually and in teams, as a leader, and as an executive, be innovative and entrepreneurial, creative, and ethical.
  7. Identify, analyse, and critically evaluate complex and unstructured business problems using qualitative and quantitative methods, and inductive and deductive reasoning to construct sound arguments and make effective decisions.
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Job Prospects

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Graduates of this program will emerge with the commercial insight and techniques to become a successful entrepreneur, whether self-employed or as a valuable member of a larger team driving corporate innovations and intrapreneurship. They also would have the option to pursue higher education leading to master’s programs in design thinking, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
Graduates of this program have many opportunities for professional careers in public and private sectors.  Graduates may wish to seek employment in a wide range of fields such as accounting, business analysis, commercial law, communications, entrepreneurship, event management, finance, financial planning, human resources, international business, management, marketing or public relations as intrapreneurs successfully leading established business or use disruptive innovation to create a start-up of their own.  Many management professionals practice as independent consultants, providing their services to a wide variety of clients.

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Admission Criteria

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  • A recognized general education diploma or its equivalent
  • English proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL-iBT 65.
  • Applicants who do not have official IELTS or TOEFL scores are required to take MCBS English Placement Test. Based on the scores obtained in this test, students are allowed to begin their credit courses or register in the foundation program.
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Program Structure: Snapshot of Major Courses

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Duration: Bachelor’s degree requires about 8 semesters or 4 years
Total credits: 120
Program delivery: 30 – 36 credits per year
Internship: Not required but students are strongly encouraged to take a 3-4-month internship. College provides support to students in internship placement

Major Requirements Courses

27 CR

Entrepreneurship &Small Busines Management

Innovations

Design

Leadership

Creativity

Management of Innovation & Technology

Family Business

Managing a Growing Business/Entrepreneurial Growth

New Venture Creation

Graduation Project

Major Electives Courses

6 CR

Social entrepreneurship

Business Intelligence

e-commerce and Digital Marketing

International Management

Personal Financial Planning

   

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Highlights

  • Degree endorsed by the University of Missouri, St. Louis (USA);
  • Curriculum designed with input from local industry experts;
  • International faculty with local practitioners as lecturers;
  • Industry links provide students with workplace and field trips.
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Program Overview

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The Middle East and the Indian sub-continent are currently among the fastest growing economies in the world, with Africa poised to become a more significant player in the world’s economy. Oman, with its strategic location in the Middle East with easy accessibility to both Africa and the Indian sub-continent, is in a prime position to support transport and logistics operations and management in this increasingly important region of the world.

The growing importance of transport and logistics management within an increasingly global economy requires professionals who can understand the integration of new and existing transport modes including sea, road, rail, and air into the further development of global supply chains that support the world’s economy. The Bachelor of Science program in Transport and Logistics Management was designed with the aid of business educators and industry leaders to expose students to modern thinking, methods, and practices in supply chain and logistics operations management. The program also integrates knowledge and skillsets in economics, finance, management, and other areas associated with transportation systems on a local, regional, and international scale.

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Program Structure

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Duration: Approximately 8 semesters of 4 years full-time (exclusive of Foundation Program classes preparing students for both verbal and written proficiency in English).
Total Credits: 120
Program Delivery: 12-15 credits are earned per a normal semester, with 6 additional credits per summer semester.

General Education Courses (63 credits):

  • Communication Skills – 12 credits
  • Humanities – 9 credits
  • Social Science – 9 credits
  • Math/Computer skills: 9 credits
  • Natural science – 3 credits
  • General business and entrepreneurial requirements – 30 credits

Core Requirements (42 credits):

  • BTLM 1301 – Introduction to Transport Management – 3 credits
  • BTLM 2302 – Legal Environment of Business – 3 credits
  • ESBM 2303 – Business Correspondence – 3 credits
  • BTLM 2304 – Logistics Management – 3 credits
  • ACT 340A – Accounting and Reporting – 3 credits
  • BTLM 3306 – Transportation Economics – 3 credits
  • AVIA 207 – Introduction to Air Transportation – 3 credits
  • BTLM 3308 – Advanced Business Logistics – 3 credits
  • BTLM 3309 – Supply Chain Management – 3 credits
  • LOM 252 – Introduction to Operations Management – 3 credits
  • ESBM 4311 – Introduction to Information Systems – 3 credits
  • BUS 391 – Strategic Management – 3 credits
  • BTLM 4313 – Hazardous Material Transportation – 3 credits
  • BTLM 4322 – Capstone Project – 3 credits

Electives (15 credits):

  • BTLM 3310 – Fundamentals of Intermodal Transportation – 3 credits
  • BTLM 3311 – Packaging – 3 credits
  • BTLM 4315 – Research Analysis and Writing – 3 credits
  • BTLM 4316 – Maritime Operations – 3 credits
  • BTLM 4317 – Transportation Safety – 3 credits
  • BTLM 4318 – Quality Management – 3 credits
  • BTLM 4319 – Enterprise Systems – 3 credits
  • BTLM 4320 – Transportation Systems Management – 3 credits
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Highlights

  • The only undergraduate program of this kind in the Sultanate of Oman;
  • One of the largest programs of its kind in the GCC Region;
  • Classes taught by both international lecturers who are active in the civil aviation sector and local practitioners;
  • Opportunities for internships in airports;
  • IATA courses are available offering internationally recognized certification for various civil aviation-related functions.
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Program Overview

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Airports in Middle East and the Indian sub-continent are currently among the fastest growing in the world, with Africa poised to become a more significant player in the airport industry. Oman, due to its strategic location in the Middle East with easy accessibility to both Africa and the Indian sub-continent, has constructed three new airports, as well as completing major expansions of both Muscat and Salalah airports to facilitate projected increases of both air passengers and cargo through this region and provide better connectivity to the rest of the world.

Given the rapid expansion of airports in this part of the world, highly educated and trained airport management professionals who are familiar with both the region and the various cultures that call this place home will be needed to support the development and operation of these critical pieces of transportation infrastructure. The Bachelor of Science program in Airport Management uses internationally accepted courses to prepare students for careers in the management of airports including the areas of airport design, airport finance, and airport operations. In their final year of study, students are expected to serve a two-month internship at an airport, and complete a final capstone project related to their studies.

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Program Structure

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Duration: Approximately 8 semesters of 4 years full-time (exclusive of Foundation Program classes preparing students for both verbal and written proficiency in English, the internationally accepted language in civil aviation).
Total Credits: 120
Program Delivery: 12-15 credits are earned per a normal semester, with 6 additional credits per summer semester.
Internship: 60 days

General Education Courses (63 credits):

  • Communication Skills – 12 credits
  • Humanities – 9 credits
  • Social Science – 9 credits
  • Math/Computer skills: 9 credits
  • Natural science – 3 credits
  • General business and entrepreneurial requirements – 30 credits

Core Requirements (21 credits):

  • AVIA 120 – Introduction to Airline Management – 3 credits
  • AVIA 121 – Introduction to Airport Management – 3 credits
  • AVIA 218 – Airport Planning and Design – 3 credits
  • AVIA 226 – Airport Administration and Finance – 3 credits
  • AVIA 318 – Airports and the Environment – 3 credits
  • AVIA 320 – Airport Marketing – 3 credits
  • AVIA 325 – Air Cargo – 3 credits
  • AVIA 330 – Special Topics: Airline Operations – 3 credits
  • AVIA 335 – Special Topics in Airline Marketing and Promotion (Final Project) – 3 credits
  • AVIA 361 – Public Policy and Regulatory Issues in the Industry – 3 credits

 Technical Electives (6 credits):

  • AVIA 349 – Special Topics in Aviation Management: Airport Privatization – 3 credits
  • AVIA 350 – Final Project – 3 credits
  • AVIA 351 – Special Topics in Aviation Science – 3 credits

Program Electives (30 credits):

  • AVIA 111 – Introduction to Aviation Management – 3 credits
  • AVIA 207 – Introduction to Air Transportation – 3 credits
  • AVIA 208 – Economics of Air Transportation – 3 credits
  • AVIA 211 – Aviation Safety and Security
  • AVIA 214 – Principles of Accident Prevention and Causation – 3 credits
  • AVIA 215 – Introduction to Aviation Law and Policy – 3 credits
  • AVIA 305 – Introduction to Meteorology – 3 credits
  • AVIA 308 – Air Operations Management
  • AVIA 309 – Air Traffic Management
  • AVIA 312 – Human Resource Management in Aviation Industry – 3 credits
  • AVIA 389 – Internship – 3 credits
  • AVIA 393 – Strategic Management of Aviation Industry – 3 credits
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Highlights

  • The only undergraduate program of this kind in the Sultanate of Oman;
  • One of the largest programs of its kind in the GCC Region;
  • Classes taught by both international lecturers who are active in the civil aviation sector and local practitioners;
  • Opportunities for internships in the civil aviation sector;
  • IATA courses are available offering internationally recognized certification for various civil aviation functions.
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Program Overview

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The civil aviation sector in Middle East and the Indian sub-continent are currently among the fastest growing in the world, with Africa poised to become a significant player in the world aviation marketplace. Oman, due to its strategic location in the Middle East with easy accessibility to both Africa and the Indian sub-continent, is in the process of augmenting their civil aviation capabilities with three new airports and the major expansion of both Muscat and Salalah airports to facilitate projected increases of both air passengers and cargo through this region and provide better connectivity to the rest of the world.

We at MCBS believe that the civil aviation activities that are either currently underway or planned for the future to support the economic development expected for this part of the world will require highly educated and trained aviation management professionals who are familiar with both the region and the various cultures that call this place home. The Bachelor of Science program in Aviation Management uses internationally accepted courses to prepare students for careers in the management of airlines, including areas such as customer services, flight dispatching, and ground operations. Students will also be exposed to airline marketing, ramp operations, and terminal management. In their final year of study, students are expected to serve a two-month internship within the civil aviation sector, and complete a final capstone project related to their studies.

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Program Structure

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Duration: Approximately 8 semesters of 4 years full-time (exclusive of Foundation Program classes preparing students for both verbal and written proficiency in English, the internationally accepted language in civil aviation).
Total Credits: 120
Program Delivery: 12-15 credits are earned per a normal semester, with 6 additional credits per summer semester.

General Education Courses (63 credits):

  • Communication Skills – 12 credits
  • Humanities – 9 credits
  • Social Science – 9 credits
  • Math/Computer skills: 9 credits
  • Natural science – 3 credits
  • General business and entrepreneurial requirements – 21 credits

Core Requirements (33 credits):

  • AVIA 121 – Introduction to Aviation Management – 3 credits
  • AVIA 120 – Introduction to Airline Management – 3 credits
  • AVIA 207 – Introduction to Air Transportation – 3 credits
  • AVIA 208 – Economics of Air Transportation – 3 credits
  • AVIA 211 – Aviation Safety and Security
  • AVIA 214 – Principles of Accident Prevention and Causation – 3 credits
  • AVIA 215 – Introduction to Aviation Law and Policy – 3 credits
  • AVIA 308 – Air Operations Management
  • AVIA 309 – Air Traffic Management
  • AVIA 335 – Special Topics in Airline Marketing and Promotion (Final Project) – 3 credits
  • AVIA 393 – Strategic Management of Aviation Industry – 3 credits

Program Electives (24 credits):

  • AVIA 121 – Introduction to Airport Management – 3 credits
  • AVIA 218 – Airport Planning and Design – 3 credits
  • AVIA 226 – Airport Administration and Finance – 3 credits
  • AVIA 312 – Human Resource Management in Aviation Industry – 3 credits
  • AVIA 318 – Airports and the Environment – 3 credits
  • AVIA 320 – Airport Marketing – 3 credits
  • AVIA 325 – Air Cargo – 3 credits
  • AVIA 349 – Special Topics in Aviation Management: Airport Privatization – 3 credits
  • AVIA 361 – Public Policy and Regulatory Issues in the Industry – 3 credits
  • AVIA 389 – Internship – 3 credits
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Bachelor of Science in Commercial Law

16 January 2013, 11:21 am Written by
Published in Bachelor in Business

Program Overview

Commercial law study focuses on real-life, business-orientated problems and the study of law as it impacts on a vast range of business decisions. Studying commercial law will give you an array of skills that are highly valued in business. It will develop your analytical and critical thinking skills, improve your written communication skills, and help you to think strategically about business opportunities and business risks. It will enhance your marketability to hold key positions in arbitration, mediation and negotiation activities.

  • Curriculum designed by an experienced business/ law faculty.
  • Individualized placement into an internship program for a semester or a summer program.
  • Exposure to international faculty for teaching and networking.
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A background in commercial law prepares you to take a variety of out-of-court legal consulting positions within a business for contract negotiations, acquisitions & mergers and general business dealings. It also prepares entrepreneurs to be better prepared to effectively lead their own businesses for successful outcomes.

The graduates of this program can assist employers in:

  • Board of directors’ or managers’ decision making activities
  • Contract design for corporations or private business
  • Contractual negotiations in a number of exciting areas
  • Potential litigation strategies for your company
  • Alternate dispute resolution with adversaries and employees
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Admission Criteria

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  • Recognized General Education Diploma or its equivalent.
  • English proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL-iBT 65.

Applicants who do not have official IELTS or TOEFL scores are required to take MCBS English Placement Test. Based on the scores obtained in this test, students are allowed to begin their credit courses or register in the foundation program.

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Program Structure

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Duration: any Bachelor degree requires about 8 semesters or 4 years
Total credits: 120
Program delivery: 12-15 credits per normal semester and 6 credits per summer semester
Internship: placement on a 3-month internship
Courses: apart from courses closely related to the Program subject matter, students take general education courses
(63 credits):

  • Communication skills: 12 credits
  • Humanities: 9 credits
  • Social Science: 9 credits
  • Math/Computer skills: 9 credits
  • Natural Science: 3 credits
  • General Business requirements: 21 credits
[/accordion_item] [/accordion] [testimonial name="Professor Beverly Baker-Kelly Ph.D., J.D." email="" company="Modern College of Business and Science" designation="Deptartment of Business & Economics at MCBS"] There is no escaping it. Law is involved with business and business is involved with law. With skills in commercial law you enhance your marketability as the go-to person in your own business or in the corporate world of business. You will be offered a wide range of courses to strengthen your knowledge of the interaction between law and business. The topics range from the laws of banking, intellectual property, administration, cyber issues, theory, WTO, torts, contracts, evidence, insurance, aviation, companies, mediation, ethics, and research and writing. You will be well prepared to take your place at the negotiation table or with clients who want to better understand how your company deals with legal issues [/testimonial]

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Health and Safety Management provides a flexible, relevant, and current curriculum that includes opportunities for students to gain knowledge in health and safety theory and practice, which are necessary in order to function at a professional level within the modern workplace. The curriculum demonstrates a combination of technical and managerial aspects necessary to design, develop and implement health and safety management systems whilst considering environmental impacts and aspects.

  • Degree endorsed by the University of Missouri, St. Louis (USA).
  • Curriculum designed with input from local industry experts; workplace visits and off-site practical applications.
  • Placement on Internship during the summer semesters in Year 3.
  • International faculty with a global and wide-ranging industrial experience.
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Job Prospects

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The Program prepares you for global employment in a rapidly expanding area. Graduates are capable of starting a career in any industry, including: transport and logistics, construction and demolition, chemical and oil & gas industries, as well as at local Government and white collar organisations.

Graduating students from this programme will be able to:

  • Develop and implement health and safety management systems, policy and procedures ensuring they comply with current legislation and industry standards
  • Develop and manage risk management systems including active monitoring, and reactive monitoring; conduct health and safety training
  • Conduct monitoring for hazardous physical, chemical and biological agent
  • Direct accident investigations to determine the root cause of the accident
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  • Recognized General Education Diploma or its equivalent.
  • English proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL-iBT 65.

Applicants who do not have official IELTS or TOEFL scores are required to take MCBS English Placement Test. Based on the scores obtained in this test, students are allowed to begin their credit courses or register in the foundation program.

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Program Structure

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Duration: any Bachelor degree requires about 8 semesters or 4 years
Total credits: 120
Program delivery: 12-15 credits per normal semester and 6 credits per summer semester
Internship: placement on a 3-month internship
Courses: apart from courses closely related to the Program subject matter, students take general education courses
(60 credits):

  • Communication skills: 9 credits
  • Humanities: 9 credits
  • Social Science: 9 credits
  • Math/Computer skills: 9 credits
  • Natural Science: 3 credits
  • General Business requirements: 21 credits
[/accordion_item] [/accordion] [testimonial name="Ian Phillips" email="" company="Modern College of Business and Science" designation="Dept. of Business and Economics at MCBS"] The Bachelors in Health and Safety Management is designed for students with little or no knowledge or experience in occupational safety and health, and for those wishing to further their existing health and safety knowledge and career. It gives students a comprehensive knowledge base in occupational safety and health and a thorough understanding of the legal, managerial and practical aspects, which provides students with the tools for a career as a leader within occupational health and safety. [/testimonial]

Program Overview

The BSBA in Accounting builds upon a strong liberal arts foundation and comprehensive core of business courses. Students get a learning experience which balances accounting theory and practical applications with integrated computer techniques. Students will learn how the profession of accounting analyses and measures business activities and how it organizes data into reports for decision makers.

  • Degree is endorsed by the University of Missouri, St. Louis (USA).
  • The program will also help to prepare for professional qualifications like CPA, ACCA, or CMA.
  • Internship.
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Students have many opportunities for professional careers in a variety of specialized accounting areas like auditing, tax planning and compliance, financial reporting consulting, business consulting, and cost accounting. Accountants work in industry, government, education, and non-profit organizations; moreover, many accountants practice as independent professionals.

Graduates will be prepared to:

  • examine operating costs and organizations’ income and expenditure
  • assist in formulating budgetary and accounting policies
  • prepare financial statements for presentation to boards of directors, management, shareholders, and governing and statutory bodies
  • provide financial and taxation advice on business structures, plans and operations
  • introduce and maintain accounting systems, and advise on the selection and application of computer- based accounting systems
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Admission Criteria

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  • Recognized General Education Diploma or its equivalent.
  • English proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL-iBT 65.

Applicants who do not have official IELTS or TOEFL scores are required to take MCBS English Placement Test. Based on the scores obtained in this test, students are allowed to begin their credit courses or register in the foundation program.

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Program Structure

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Duration: any Bachelor degree requires about 8 semesters or 4 years
Total credits: 120
Program delivery: 12-15 credits per normal semester and 6 credits per summer semester
Internship: placement on a 3-month internship
Courses: apart from courses closely related to the Program subject matter, students take general education courses
(93 credits):

  • Communication skills: 9 credits
  • Humanities: 12 credits
  • Social Science: 18 credits
  • Math/Computer skills: 9 credits
  • Natural Science: 3 credits
  • Non-Business electives: 9 credits
  • General Business requirements: 33 credits
[/accordion_item] [/accordion] [testimonial name="Dr. Ravi Thirumalaisamy" email="" company="Modern College of Business and Science" designation="Department of Business and Economics"] Bachelor Program with a special emphasis on Accounting provides the students with the equitable skills on business management and accounting. The courses have been designed and subject to constant modifications, if needed, to ensure that the gap between accounting theory and practices is appropriately bridged. The graduates who are mainly responsible for book-keeping, preparing and analyzing the financial statements and tax-related documents are often employed by Government firms, private organizations and other public accounting firms. [/testimonial]

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

16 January 2013, 11:20 am Written by
Published in Bachelor in Business

Program Overview

The combination of accounting and business courses in B.S Accounting Program helps the students develop skills in book-keeping, preparing and analyzing the financial statements. The primary emphasis is on the theory and practice of financial reporting under IFRS covering the areas of recognition, measurement and disclosure decisions. The global reach of the IFRS is extensive. Therefore, the program provides a larger scope for potential graduates in shaping their profession in accounting.

  • Degree is endorsed by the University of Missouri, St. Louis (USA).
  • The program will also help the students prepare for professional qualifications like CPA, ACCA, CMA, CFA etc.
  • Curriculum has been designed with inputs from local industry experts.
  • Strong industry links, workplace and off-site field trips.
  • International faculty.
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Job Prospects

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Students have many opportunities for professional careers in a variety of specialized accounting areas like auditing, tax planning and compliance, financial reporting consulting, business consulting, and cost accounting. Accountants work in industry, government, education, and non-profit organizations. Public Accountants practice as independent professionals.

Graduates will be prepared to:

  • examine operating costs and organizations’ income and expenditure.
  • assist in formulating budgetary and accounting policies.
  • prepare financial statements for presentation to boards of directors, management, shareholders, and governing and statutory bodies.
  • provide financial and taxation advice on business structures, plans and operations
  • introduce and maintain accounting systems, and advise on the selection and application of computer- based accounting systems.
  • comply with the financial reporting processes, rules, regulations and risks.
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Admission Criteria

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  • Recognized General Education Diploma or its equivalent.
  • English proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL-iBT 65.

Applicants who do not have official IELTS or TOEFL scores are required to take MCBS English Placement Test. Based on the scores obtained in this test, students are allowed to begin their credit courses or register in the foundation program.

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Program Structure

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Duration: Any Bachelor Degree requires about 8 semesters or 4 years
Total credits: 120 
Program delivery: 12-15 credits per normal semester and 6 credits per summer semester
Internship: placement on a 3-month internship
Research Project: Students must complete a capstone research project in Accounting to be eligible for the award of the degree.
Courses: Apart from courses in Accounting, students should complete the general education courses as per the following requirements (93 credits):

  • Communication skills: 9 credits
  • Humanities: 12 credits
  • Social Science: 18 credits
  • Math/Computer skills: 9 credits
  • Natural Science: 3 credits
  • Non-Business electives: 9 credits
  • General Business requirements: 33 credits
[/accordion_item] [/accordion] [testimonial name="Dr. Ravi Thirumalaisamy" email="" company="Modern College of Business and Science" designation="Department of Business and Economics"] Specialization in Accounting provides the students with a wide range of skills in business administration while at the same time enriching the students’ knowledge in the field of accounting practices, financial reporting, tax planning, etc., The courses have been designed and subject to constant modifications to ensure that the gap between accounting theory and practices is appropriately bridged. Thus, the program builds a solid base for the students to practice accounting at the professional level. Graduates will be capable of planning and providing accounting systems and services relating to taxation and the financial planning of firms and individuals. [/testimonial]

Bachelor of Arts in Economics

16 January 2013, 11:20 am Written by
Published in Bachelor in Business

Program Overview

The world depends on effective economics. Economics is vital to every company in every country throughout the world. Students of BA in Economics will learn how to ensure economic success and sustainability of companies and countries.

The program covers business economics, Islamic economics and banking, financial market, labor economics, international trade and development, macro- and microeconomics. Students get a good training in mathematics and statistics in order to enhance their quantitative skills that are important for economists. The program includes classes in economic theories, models and systems and factors that affect economic decisions.

  • Degree is endorsed by the University of Missouri, St. Louis (USA).
  • Site visits to various industries.
  • Senior research project for application of knowledge towards practice.
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Job Prospects

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A Bachelor’s in Economics can lead to entry-level business careers in small, medium, large, local and international companies in all different industries for example education, financial services, tourism, manufacture, service sector, public and private organizations.

Students who major in economics graduate with knowledge and skills that are highly valued in the job market, these include:

  • Understanding of mechanism of business organization economic systems and interaction of its institutions
  • Analysing complex environment and completing research using quantitative and statistical methods of analysis
  • Generation of innovative solutions to economic problems using theories of economics, including macro and micro international trade economic development
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Admission Criteria

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  • Recognized General Education Diploma or its equivalent.
  • English proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL-iBT 65.

Applicants who do not have official IELTS or TOEFL scores are required to take MCBS English Placement Test. Based on the scores obtained in this test, students are allowed to begin their credit courses or register in the foundation program.

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Program Structure

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Duration: any Bachelor degree requires about 8 semesters or 4 years
Total credits: 120
Program delivery: 12-15 credits per normal semester and 6 credits per summer semester
Senior project: a research project which will help to apply theoretical concepts in real economic situations
Courses: apart from courses closely related to the Program subject matter, students take general education courses
(54 credits):

  • Communication skills: 9 credits
  • Humanities: 9 credits
  • Social Science: 18 credits
  • Math/Computer skills: 9 credits
  • Natural Science: 3 credits
  • Non-Business electives: 6 credits
[/accordion_item] [/accordion] [testimonial name="Dr. Bashir A. Fida" email="" company="Modern College of Business and Science" designation="Dept. of Business and Economics at MCBS"] Our Program in Economics is designed to prepare students to serve in the growing economies of Oman and the GCC. The Program builds students capacities towards positive and articulated thinking, excellent academic and policy research and economic analysis. Students from the Program will be equipped with fundamental knowledge and skills to be able to serve the public and private sector. [/testimonial]