Program Overview:

Degree Type
Post-Baccalaureate Diploma

About Business Studies

There is considerable demand for Business Studies graduates. The Post-baccalaureate Diploma in Business Studies is for those who have completed a four-year undergraduate degree in any discipline. Both domestic and international students are eligible to apply for admission.

Why a Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Business Studies at StFX?

Students will receive a strong foundation in business in the first year of the two-year program. They will have the opportunity to explore the core functional areas of business, entrepreneurship and international business. In the second year, students will advance their studies in one or more of seven streams.

The key learning outcomes of the Post-baccalaureate Diploma in Business Studies are:

  • Understand core functional areas in business
  • Understand different perspective roles of business in society
  • Apply theories and best practices of the core functional areas at an advanced level
  • Develop quantitative and qualitative analyses skills
  • Build critical thinking, teamwork, leadership, oral and written communication skills

The Program

In Business Studies, students can be admitted with a degree in any area except for Business. The passing grade in the program is 50%. Here are the core courses:

  • BSAD 221 Introductory Financial Accounting
  • BSAD 223 Introductory Managerial Accounting
  • BSAD 231 Foundations of Marketing
  • BSAD 241 Financial Management
  • BSAD 261 Organizational Behaviour
  • BSAD 281 Foundations of Business Information Technology
  • BSAD 356 Entrepreneurship
  • BSAD 357 International Business

Admissions Requirements

  • Completion of an undergraduate degree from a recognized university. A cumulative average of 70% or higher in the applicant’s undergraduate program. Limited enrolment.

    For International Students: Students with an IELTS score of 6.5 and no band below 6.0 will be deemed to have satisfied the English language requirements for admission to graduate programs.

    Recognized English Language Proficiency Tests

Future Opportunities

  • Brand Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Financial Analyst
  • Market Researcher
  • Project Manager

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