Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Business Management (Financial Economics) (Top Up) (Part Time)

Provided by ERC Institute


Awarded by University of Greenwich, UK

Course introduction


Internationalization of economic life and the widening income inequality between rich and poor countries are key features of the 21st century. Although modern globalization led to unprecedented levels of growth and prosperity, ensuring sustainability of this growth and enhancing the participation of developing countries have emerged as the new challenges for economists and policy makers.
International trade has become more dynamic in its scope, direction, and patterns. Many economies have undergone huge structural readjustments in line with the changing geography of global production and trade. Industrial policy has shifted from one of direct intervention in the form of subsidies and protecting industries, to one of focusing upon external business environment and the conditions that influence competitiveness on the supply side.
The International financial market has emerged as the most integrated sector of the global economy. It became the key source of development funding by channeling in the emerging markets some $1300 billion in the 1990s compared to a meager $170 billion in the 1980s. This is expected to expand as more developing countries grow and provide new investment opportunities. On the other hand, recent currency turmoil and financial crisis of Mexico, SE Asia, and Argentina etc exposed the structural instabilities inherent the global market and the vulnerability of national governments international businesses
Given these facts, it is important that students graduate with proper understanding of the models, policies and institutions that govern the behavior of businesses and governments operating in a modern international economy. This course offers an educational experience that combines theory and applications of the fundamentals of economic development, international trade, and international financial markets and institutions.

The University of Greenwich, UK
The University of Greenwich has provided career-orientated programmes for over 100 years. Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Business Management (Financial Economics) (Top Up) programme will discover innovative ways to learn as traditional teaching is supported by online resources, within the virtual learning environment and this is also supplemented by business simulation exercises and practical games. The University's programmes are constantly revised to reflect current business priorities and demands of employers through business forums with local business leaders. This ensures students are trained in relevant business application

ERCI runs its classes on a lecture-tutorial system. The average teacher-student ratio for lectures and tutorials are as follows:

  •     Lectures - 150 Students to 1 Lecturer
  •     Tutorials - 35 Students to 1 Tutor

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Course Delivery
Students undertaking the BABM (Hons) Financial Economics programme will be expected to complete 5 modules of academic study, as well as fulfill a 30-credit Dissertation module as part of the academic and professional requirements of this course.
This programme is available on both full and part time bases, and will take 12 months to complete. Students will attend 3 semesters of academic study, and are expected to complete between 30 credits to 45 credits each semester. Full-time students will attend classes 5 days a week on weekdays, while part-time students will attend classes 2-3 times a week on weekdays and/or weekends.

Course Availability
Intakes for the programme are available 3 times a year. All applications should be submitted to ERCI no later than 1 month before the commencement date.

Assessment Framework
Courses are assessed by a combination of coursework, practical assignments and examinations. Formative assessments will also be included, as well as self- and peer-assessment and a research project.

Graduation Requirements
Students must successfully complete, or be credited with, at least 360 credits within the stipulated period of study as set by the University, either via module exemptions or completion of requisite modules.

Fees & Funding

Total course fees for local applicants S$15,900.00, and are inclusive of examination fees & course materials, but not the cost of textbooks. Course fees are subject to the prevailing GST rates, and are payable to “ERC Institute Pte Ltd” in Singapore DOLLARS.

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