Introduction
In line with the ethos, vision and mission of Universiti Teknologi Brunei [UTB] and the philosophy of MIB, all programmes offered by UTB aim to provide students with the skills and knowledge which will enable them to make practical and valuable contributions to national development. The programmes are designed so that graduates will be equipped to cope with the challaenges of a rapidly changing work environment. Teachingand learning are based on a balanced combination of knowledge acquisition, hands-on practice and work experience. In addition, students will be able to develop the skills necessary to become effective entrepreneurs and innovators and to respond to the changing environmental and socioeconomic needs of the nation.

Upon completion of this programme, graduates are expected to have:

  • The knowledge for a career in the development and management of business entity or any public organisation in the various management functional or specialised areas.
  • Developed skills in business problem analysis and the design and development of solutions utilising technology effectively in the business environment.
  • An awareness of the ethical standards expected of business management and information systems professionals.
  • Good literacy, numeracy, communication, interpersonal and decision-making skills, teamwork and leadership capabilities.

The combination of business management and IT savvy opens up a wide range of careers in the public and private sectors of the economy. The degree also provides a platform for entrepreneurship and/or further study at postgraduate level.

Courses
Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Applied Economics and Finance
Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Marketing and Information Systems

General Aims
In line with the ethos, vision and mission of Universiti Teknologi Brunei [UTB] and the philosophy of MIB, all degree programmes offered by UTB aim to provide students with the skills and knowledge which will enable them to make practical and valuable contributions to national development. The programmes are designed so that graduates will be equipped to cope with the challenges of a rapidly changing work environment. Teaching and learning are based on a balanced combination of knowledge acquisition, hands-on practice and work experience. In addition, students will be able to develop the skills necessary to become effective technopreneurs and innovators and to respond to the changing environmental and socioeconomic needs of the nation.

Programme Aims
Upon completion of this programme, graduates are expected to have:

  • An understanding of the application of information technology from a business perspective
  • The knowledge for a career in the development, implementation and management of business information systems in various business functional areas
  • Developed skills in business problem analysis and the design and development of business information systems
  • An awareness of the ethical standards expected of business and information systems professionals

Careers and Further Studies
Graduates of this degree programme may find employment in the IT business sector, irrespective of industry. They can be employed as system analysts or computer programmers in business organisations, either in the service or manufacturing sector. Graduates can also be employed in the government Treasury or any departments that required IT skills. The degree also provides a platform for entrepreneurship and/or further study at postgraduate level.

Minimum Entry Requirements

Applicants for admission to first degree programmes must satisfy the following minimum entry requirements:-

  • At least a Credit Six in the Malay language at GCE Ordinary Level (applicable only for Bruneians applying for a Government Scholarship).
  • At least a Credit Six in Mathematics at GCE Ordinary Level or its equivalent.
  • At least a Credit Six in English Language at GCE Ordinary Level or an IELTS score of 6.0 or TOEFL minimum overall score 550 or its equivalent.

Programme Entry Requirements

  • A minimum of 200 ‘A’ Level points for 3 ‘A’ level passes in very relevant English medium subjects (normally include Accounting, Economics, Management of Business / Business Studies, Mathematics and Computer Studies).

           OR

  • A minimum of 180 ‘A’ Level points for 2 ‘A’ level passes in relevant English medium subjects.

           OR

  • An International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with minimum score of 24 points from relevant subjects at standard level, including Mathematics and Business Management, Economics, Geography, History, Psychology, IT in a Global Society or Computer Science.

           OR

  • A BTEC/BDTVEC Higher National Diploma in Business fields with acceptable grades as specified by the School.

           OR

  • Relevant work experience and/or qualifications deemed to be equivalent to one of the above to be decided on a case by case basis by the School.

 

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