Top-up in Business Administration and Digital Innovation in Malta

Top-up in Business Administration and Digital Innovation in Malta duration icon

DURATION

FULL TIME - 1 YEARS
PART TIME - UP TO 2 YEARS

Top-up in Business Administration and Digital Innovation in Malta languages icon

LANGUAGES

English

Top-up in Business Administration and Digital Innovation in Malta location icon

LOCATION

Malta

Top-up in Business Administration and Digital Innovation in Malta intakes icon

ANNUAL INTAKES

OCT | JAN | APR

Top-up in Business Administration and Digital Innovation in Malta format icon

FORMAT

Mornings | Afternoons

Top-up in Business Administration and Digital Innovation in Malta specializations icon

SPECIALIZATIONS

SPECS

Tailor B.A. Studies to Your Interests

Are you interested in bolstering your current credentials by earning a full degree? GBSB Global’s Top-up in Business Administration and Digital Innovation in Malta is specially designed to help you build on what you’ve already learned from either past study or work in the industry. Students cover a range of relevant topics including career development, creative thinking, management, finance and digital innovation – developing a sought-after set of practical business administration skills that are applicable to the demands in business today.

GBSB Global’s intensive business administration top-up is perfectly designed for students who are looking to advance their existing qualifications and earn a full degree in just one year. Students will concentrate on core business functions, gaining a highly sought-after skillset focused on digital business and innovation.

Gain firsthand wisdom and learn about real-world examples of how business is transforming today and how you can circumvent many of the challenges that your professors, successful business professionals faced developing their own careers. Study many facets of business and decide where your talents and passion lie.

GBSB Global’s strong relationships with local and national businesses are beneficial to students who can elect to participate in various internships and networking opportunities. We also invite guest speakers to lecture about their own unique experiences in business. Exercises like this ensure that students are kept up to date with the latest industry developments.

There is no time like the present to invest in your education and adapt to the technologies shaping the way business is conducted across the globe. Earn a Top-up in Business Administration and Digital Innovation in Malta and make yourself more marketable in an incredibly competitive landscape.

Top-up year Business Administration and digital Innovation in Malta degree icon

DEGREE

Top-Up in Business Administration and Digital Innovation (60 ECTS)
An official and recognized qualification accredited by the National Commission for Further and Higher Education. NCFHE deems this qualification to be at Level 6 of the Malta Qualifications Framework and the European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning.

RANKINGS, ACCREDITATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS

Top-up in Business Administration and Digital Innovation in Malta ASIC accredited

Fully Accredited by ASIC Approved by Ofsted and an Affiliate of ENQA

Topup year in Malta accredited by National Commission for Higher Education in Malta

Accredited by the National Commission for Further and Higher Education in Malta

Top-up in Business Administration and Digital Innovation in Malta Awarded as a Five Stars Business School by QS Ranking System

Awarded as a Five Stars Business School for Teaching Quality

Top-up in Business Administration and Digital Innovation in Malta Newsweek Awarded

Ranked as a Leader in Business Education by Newsweek Magazine

MQF/EQF LEVEL 6: TOP-UP IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
AND DIGITAL INNOVATION SPECIALIZATIONS

LIFE IN MALTA

Though small, this tiny, little Mediterranean island packs a lot of might. Flaunted as a popular tourist destination for its dreamy weather, its climate is warm, sunny, and welcoming all year. With two official languages spoken here, there is no need to fret; English is one of them! Boasting a thriving economy and a generally low cost of living, Malta is an idyllic place to study abroad. From prehistoric temples and medieval towns, to a grand fortressed capital city, picturesque harbors and bustling neighborhoods, it’s this unique combination of culture, history, fun and relaxation that makes Malta so incredibly attractive.

Image about Malta Island
Image about Malta beach
Image about Malta culture

 

STUDENTS PROFILE

GBSB Global’s student body comes from around the world to learn how to become agile leaders and original thinkers ready to advance their education and gain the tech-focused skills and learning needed to adapt to the markets today. Equipped with the competencies to be competitive in the world of business, graduates invested in earning their Top-up in Business Administration and Digital Innovation in Malta are ready to step out into our new reality where business is done online more now than ever. Through communication and collaboration, international students acquire, develop, and transform ideas and information from theory to practical application in their professional lives.

GEOGRAPHY OF OUR STUDENTS

Geography of our Bachelor Students at GBSB Global

SUCCESS STORY

Aidan McKevitt, GBSB Global Alumni and Founder of Breakwater Marketing, recognized a calling in the marketing industry for a service he could provide. Breakwater Marketing, Aiden’s first business, is a multinational high-ticket marketing agency that focuses on Facebook ads, social media, SEO, and full-scale marketing re-designs.

His second company, Public Worx, what he designates as a low-ticket marketing firm works with smaller, localized hospitality and tourism companies to offer month-to-month ala carte marketing services.

When it came to Public Worx, Aiden says the education he earned at GBSB Global was pivotal in providing his business structure. His professors bestowed Aiden with the confidence to speak to his lawyers, accountants and team in a language they understood and could all exploit.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE:

The Malta Qualifications Framework (MQF) is a tool used to measure national and foreign qualifications and promotes quality, transparency and mobility of accreditations across all levels of education. It is mainly associated with the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) in addition to other non-European bodies of recognition mandating a standard of education be kept. The levels of reference make it simpler to understand the knowledge and capacities a student with a certain education has in relation to the Malta Qualifications Framework.

REQUIRED MODULES (60 ECTS):

  • Professional and Career Development (6 ECTS)
  • Innovative and Creative Thinking (4 ECTS)
  • Corporate Finance (7 ECTS)
  • Disruptive Technologies for Innovation and Change (13 ECTS)
  • Three Units Corresponding to a Chosen Specialization (15 ECTS)
  • Undergraduate Dissertation (15 ECTS)

TOP-UP YEAR BUSINESS BACHELOR WITH DIGITAL INNOVATION IN MALTA
SPECIALIZATION UNITS

A student must take three units our of six units available within each specialization track and to write a dissertation in the area of a chosen specialization:

DIGITAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

  • Valuating and Fundraising a Digital Start-up
  • E-Commerce Development
  • Knowledge Management and Learning Organizations
  • Talent Management in the Digital Era
  • Design Thinking and Agile Methodology for Innovation
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Dissertation in the area of Digital Entrepreneurship

FASHION AND LUXURY BUSINESS

  • Sustainable Fashion and Luxury
  • Digital Branding
  • Recreation, Leisure and Wellness Business
  • Fashion & Luxury Marketing
  • Event Management & Sponsoring
  • Management of Retail and Electronic Distribution Channels
  • Dissertation in the area of Fashion and/or Luxury Business

DIGITAL COMMUNICATION & PR

  • Digital Branding
  • Digital Communication Strategies and Digital Media
  • Principles of Public Relations
  • Visual Communications for Digital and Offline Channels
  • Reputation and Relationship Management in the Digital Era
  • Investor Relations
  • Dissertation in the area of Digital Communication & PR

FINANCE & FINTECH

  • Portfolio Management and Wealth Planning
  • Investments
  • Advanced Issues in Accounting
  • Foundations of FinTech
  • FinTech in Banking: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Investor Relations
  • Dissertation in the area of Finance and/or FinTech

SPORTS AND ESPORTS MANAGEMENT

  • Sports and eSports Management
  • Business Models and Entrepreneurship in eSports
  • Talent Management in the Digital Era
  • Recreation, Leisure and Wellness Business
  • Event Management & Sponsoring
  • Sports and eSports Marketing
  • Dissertation in the area of Sports and/or eSports Management

DIGITAL MARKETING

  • Digital Branding
  • Management of Retail and Electronic Distribution Channels
  • Pricing Strategies and Digital Products
  • E-Commerce Development
  • Sales Management
  • Consumer Behavior and Emerging Technologies
  • Dissertation in the area of Digital Marketing

*Units are subject to availability.

ADMISSION AND FEES

To be qualified for admission to Top-Up Year Bachelor of Business Administration and Digital Innovation in Malta, you must:
Top-up in Business Administration and Digital Innovation in Malta fees image 1

The entry profile should include one of the following:

  • An Undergraduate Higher Diploma in a business-related field from a Maltese institution
  • A recognized qualification in business equivalent to MQF Level 5 with 120 ECTS of study from a recognized provider in a third country
  • A UK Higher National Diploma (HND) in business (MQF Level 5) and 120 ECTS or 240 UK credits (Pearson’s, ATHE, NCC, SQA, OTHM)
  • Students who completed the first two years of a 3/4-year business-related degree from a recognized provider and successfully passed 120 ECTS credits
Top-up in Business Administration and Digital Innovation in Malta fees image 2

Proof of Proficiency in the English Language:

  • English as a native language
  • TOEFL - Minimum score: 213 (computer based), 79/80 (internet based), or 550 (paper based)
  • IELTS - Minimum score: 6.0
  • Cambridge ESOL, Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - Minimum score: C
  • English as the language of instruction during previous studies in the formal educational system
  • Internal English level testing at GBSB Global
Top-up in Business Administration and Digital Innovation in Malta fees image 3

Complete all required forms for admission and submit all required documents

Registration Fee (Paid Annually for Every Academic Year of the Program)

200 EUR

Administrative Fee (Paid Annually for Every Academic Year of the Program)

950 EUR

Tuition Fee for One Academic Year (60 ECTS Credits)

8,750 EUR

Tuition Fee per Quarter (20 ECTS credits)

2,917 EUR

Tuition Fee per Academic Credit (1 ECTS credit)

165 EUR

(Visiting students)

Payment Conditions:

Minimum Advanced Tuition Payment (EU Students)

4,950 EUR

Due at the time of program acceptance

Minimum Advanced Tuition Payment (Non-EU Students)

4,950 EUR

Due at the time of program acceptance and a requirement to send visa documents

The remaining Tuition Fees are due the first Friday (Week 1) of the program

Bachelor´s Program Duration: 9 Quarters = 3 Academic Years

A discount may be applied if the student choses to pay
the full amount at the time of program acceptance.


If payments are not paid by the deadlines, a penalty fee of 5% of the remaining tuition amount will be charged.
·
Payment are accepted by bank transfer or PayPal (commission charges apply).
·
Program fees do not include accommodation, flights, insurance or program materials.
·
Students who wish to participate in Global Study Trips may do so by paying additional fees.