Why should you join the MAPS Associate’s Degree in Business Management?

  • Save 6 months! Complete two years of the degree programme in just 18 months.
  • Affordable course fees with monthly installments .
  • Opportunity to obtain dual or more qualifications simultaneously (MAPS Associate’s Degree and Edexcel BTEC HNDs).
  • Wide options for a top up degree from various International Universities.
  • Flexibility (course is also offered in block mode, which means you do not have classes everyday).

Course Description
MAPS Associate’s Degree in Business Management is developed according to the standards of Edexcel BTEC HND in Business.

Edexcel BTEC Higher Nationals are designed to provide a specialist vocational programme, linked to professional body requirements. They offer a strong, sector-related emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding.

The qualifications provide a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in their sector and their national recognition by employers allows direct progression to employment.

A key progression path for MAPS Associate’s Degree in Business Management learners is to the third year of a degree or honours degree programme.  The qualification offer a progression route to the professional qualifications offered by various professional bodies in the business sector.

Awarding Body
Students completing this course will be awarded dual certificates. MAPS Associate’s Degree in Business Management will be issued by MAPS College and BTEC Higher National Diploma in Business certificate will be awarded by the Edexcel.

MNQF Level
Level 6 Advanced Diploma (view Approval)

Academic Requirements
Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum entry requirements:

  • 2 A’ Level passes (E or above)
  • 2 HSSC passes (C or above)
  • MNQF Level 4 Qualification (related field)
  • MAPS Level IV Advanced Certificate in Business Administration
  • 20 years old AND completion of a Level 4 Qualification (unrelated)
  • 20 years old AND completion of the 10th year of School AND 2 years of work experience in relevant field

Course Structure
Compulsory Core Subjects/Units (240 Credits):

  • Unit 1    Business and the Business Environment
  • Unit 2    Marketing Essentials
  • Unit 3    Human Resource Management
  • Unit 4    Management and Operations
  • Unit 5    Management Accounting
  • Unit 6    Managing a Successful Business Project
  • Unit 7    Business Law
  • Unit 8    Financial Accounting
  • Unit 9    Research Project
  • Unit 10    Organisational Behaviour
  • Unit 11    Statistics for Management
  • Unit 12    Business Strategy
  • Unit 16    Operations and Project Management
  • Unit 17    Understanding and Leading Change
  • Unit 18    Global Business Environment

Duration: 18 months

Intakes: Throughout the year (Every Month).

Course Assessments
All the units will be assessed by coursework. (i.e. assignments, presentation, written and oral tests, case-studies, etc). Assessment methods would collectively ensure coverage of all assessment criteria within each unit and would provide opportunities for the evidencing of all the grade descriptors.

All assessments except Unit 6 and Unit 9 will be set and marked by MAPS College and externally verified by Edexcel. Assessments for Unit 6 and Unit 9 will be set by Edexcel, marked by MAPS College and externally verified by Edexcel.

Course Fee and Payment Plan
Payments can be made in installments. Please see Course Fees and Payment Plan for information.

Students who complete the MAPS Associate’s Degree  in Business Management may use it as a standalone professional qualification or progress on to the final year of a degree level programme as shown below.


How to Apply?
Candidates may apply online or download and complete application, which can be submitted to College Reception on the First Floor of H. Vaifilaa-age, Janavaree Magu. Applicants are requested to read the Terms and Conditions for Studying at MAPS College before applying.