Royal Holloway launches fully online business degree

The online bachelor of science in business administration has been launched in partnership with Coursera

Royal Holloway, University of London has launched a new online bachelor’s degree of science in business administration.

Run in partnership with online learning platform Coursera, the new degree will last three to six years and have two intakes per year – in April and October. It will welcome its first cohort in April 2022.

The course consists of 12 modules, with all learning and assessment delivered entirely online through the Coursera platform using a range of methods including: video lectures, podcasts, directed reading, live sessions with academics, personalised study journals, discussion forums and practice quizzes.

The degree is open to applicants with non-traditional qualifications via a performance-based route.

Our partnership with Coursera enables us to deliver a high calibre business and management education to students around the world – in a way that is both flexible and affordable – Professor Mary Stiasny, University of London

“By 2030, demand for management roles across a variety of sectors is expected to rise by 20% in the U.K,” said Betty Vandenbosch, Coursera’s chief content officer.

“To help learners pursue these career opportunities, this new degree program will provide students with a robust grounding in the latest management principles and disciplines such as marketing, human resources, finance, and more. Internationally renowned experts will teach students how to analyse the ever-evolving business landscape, implement data-driven thinking, and establish competitive advantage. Students can also tailor their degree experience to their career ambitions by pursuing a specialist pathway in human resources.”

University of London pro-vice-chancellor (international) Professor Mary Stiasny said: “Our globally recognised BSc in business administration prepares students for a rapidly changing economic landscape. Our partnership with Coursera enables us to deliver a high calibre business and management education to students around the world – in a way that is both flexible and affordable.”


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