Business Administration BBA (Hons.) Program

Brochure of Kingston University, London


Why choose this course?

This BBA (Hons.) Business Administration with Business experience course aims to develop successful entrepreneurs competent managers for general business administration and management, capable of working in a contemporary international context. It provides a broad but comprehensive business and management programme with an international focus and a special emthasis on developing and on entrepreneurial spirit.

You can choose to follow either a three or four-year route, depending mainly on whether you want to take a final year work placement. If you change your mind, you can switch routes before you start your third year. Students who have completed the fourth year will be awarded the degree “BBA (Hons.) Business Administration with Business experience and Professional Placement”.

All of these above makes this course a valuable proposition. The innovative teaching and quality education provided with an international context will help the student transform himself into a true global citizen.

What will you study?

In the first two years, you will study a broad range of business subjects, including

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Human resource management
  • Operations management
  • Culture and International business
  • An optional foreign language

You consolidate and enhance your studies in the third year, examining strategic management issues and studying an international business subject in depth. You may also be able to gain some knowledge and skills in management consultancy. You can choose to specialise in a particular business functional area through your choice of elective modules.

In the optional fourth year you will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills to a real business organisation by undertaking a work placement. Building on this experience, you will develop an in-depth knowledge of a relevant business and management issue by writing a business administration management report.

Course module

At SVKM’s IIS, Mumbai

Year 1 (Level 4)

  • Economics for Business
  • Business Statistics and Information Technology
  • Marketing Practice
  •  Organisational Behaviour
  • Business Readiness and Skills (Stage I)

Year 2 (Level 5)
Core Modules

  • Business Readiness and Skills (Stage II)
  • Culture and International Business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Accounting

Optional Modules (Choose Any One)

  • HRM in International Context
  • Operations and Project Management
  • Marketing Applications
  • Digital Project Management

At Kingston Business School, London

Year 3 (Level 6)

Core Modules

  • International Business Operations
  • Strategic Management
  • First Optional Module (Choose Any One)

  • Entrepreneurship in International Context
  • Innovation
  • Second Optional Module (Choose Any One)

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Business Psychology
  • Service Operations Management
  • Marketing Communications
  • Global Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability
  • Year 4 (Optional)

  • Work Placement in UK or India
  • Business Admin. Mgmt. Report
  • * From time to time the University may be required to make changes to its academic provision, including changes to courses, their constituent modules (core and optional) or to academic regulations is pursuit of continuous enhancement of the course.

    Special Scholarships

    Kingston University started a scholarship program in the academic year 2015-16 to motivate and enable students to perform better and reach their potential. An amount of £2000 toward the third year fees is awarded to those students who obtain the highest aggregate performance in their second year.

    Admission requirement

    The minimum entry qualifications for the programme are below (international equivalent
    qualifications are accepted for students at the SVKM, Mumbai campus):

    • From A levels : 112 UCAS Tariff Points
    • BTEC: DMM
    • Access Diploma : Pass Access course with a minimum of 48 credits at level 3 or above including 21 at Merit
    • Plus: Five GCSEs grade 9 – 4, including Maths and English Language

    Higher Secondary Certificate/ India School Certificate/ CBSE, 12th Standard with a
    minimum of 60%.

    International Baccalaureate: 26 IB points overall

    Additionally, for those for whom English is not their first language, the following (or
    equivalent) qualifications are also needed:

    Minimum overall grade of
    Minimum overall grade of 6.0
    Minimum element marks in:
    Reading : 20
    Listening : 19
    Writing : 20
    Speaking : 21
    Minimum element marks in:
    Reading : 5.5
    Listening : 5.5
    Writing : 5.5
    Speaking : 5.5

    * Candidate must pass the selection process at SVKM’s IIS which includes
    assessment of application form and a personal interview and SOP writing.

    Document requirement

    The following documents are required to be submitted along with the application form

    • Copy of Pan Card
    • Copy of Aadhar Card
    • Copy of Valid Passport
    • Copy of the XII Std. or equivalent examination
    • Leaving certificate of the last attended institution (Original)
    • Copy of Certificates proving the required English proficiency
    • Duly filled Identity Application form along with two Passport photographs
    • Duly signed IIS rule book

    Note: The originals of above mentioned documents must be produced at the time of admission.

    Module Leader at Mumbai CampUS

    Ms. Deepali Kamle

    In-Charge Director, Senior Lecturer

    I am an academician with 16 years of experience in teaching to the students of undergraduate programs. Currently, I am serving institution as In-charge Director and a Senior Lecturer. I hold Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree with specialization in Marketing. I have co-authored text books for final year students and various Research paper at different Research conferences. My area of research is in the field of Entrepreneurship and Marketing. Being an academician, I keep myself updated to the latest trends in technology, management and business, which helps me to connect easily with the youngsters who are passionate and inquisitive to learn something new.

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    Dr. Rohit Khicloo

    Senior Lecturer

    With around total 22 years of experience, 6 years is in the field of education. I am currently working as senior lecturer with SVKM’s Institute of International Studies. I have completed my doctorate in year 2002 from Bhopal university under faculty of Commerce and the topic of my research was “A study on the financial performance of MPSEB”. My corporate experience is in the field of Marketing and I have worked in domains like finance, supply chains, print media. I am strong believer of building networking skills.

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    Ms. Nikhita Almeida

    Assistant Professor

    I hail from an analytical background, with a professional stint of 4.5 years as a Senior Associate at CRISIL Credit Ratings Pvt. Ltd. I hold a Master’s degree with a specialization in Banking and Finance. I have been teaching at SVKM’s Institute of International Studies since January 2019 and my specialization lies in domains of Economics and Finance. My passion for engaging with young minds drives me to make my lectures interactive and free flowing. My research interest lies in areas of finance and management. I am adept at using various online learning platforms and try to use my tech skills to the benefit of my students.

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    Dr. Vaibhavi Dalvi

    Assistant Professor

    With ten years in the field of education, I am currently working as an assistant professor with SVKM’s Institute of International Studies. My principal research interest are in the field of organisational behaviour, International business and sustainability reporting. I have completed my doctoral studies in Business Management from University of Mumbai which focuses on sustainability disclosure practices adopted by banks and its’ influence on various investors’ investment decision. The study suggested an ESGI framework to improve sustainability disclosure practices for banks. I am a keen researcher looking for continual development in the field of sustainability strategies.

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    Module Leader at London CampuS

    Dr.John Sebastian Pereira

    Senior Lecturer, Course Director,
    BBA (Hons) With Business Experience

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    Dr. Richard van den Berg

    Associate Professor

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    Dr. Rahul Chawdhary

    Senior Lecturer

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    Dr. Elena Fitkov-Norris

    Associate Professor

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    Dr. Selin Kudret

    Senior Lecturer / Assistant Professor

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    Mr. Farooq Mahmood

    Senior Lecturer

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    Fee Structure

    Studying Year 1 & 2 at SVKM’s IIS, Mumbai
    Year 3 at Kingston University London
      Year 1 (INR)* Year 2 (INR)* Year 3 (Pounds)**
    Tuition Fees 3,60,000 3,60,000 13,100 (approx.)
    Living Expenses (9 months)     11,385 (approx.)
    • * Fees at SVKM’s IIS are exclusive of GST @18% or as may be applicable at the time of admission.
    • ** Year 3 fees are subject to change.

    Cancellation policy of IIS

    • 100% refund – 15 days from the date of Admission. However the deduction of Rs. 10,000/- towards the processing fees will be made.
    • 75% refund – 16 days to 30 days from the date of Admission.
    • 0% refund after 31st day of Admission.


    • No refund will be made for the GST or such other indirect taxes.
    • By the expression “date of admission” is meant the formal date on which the student has taken admission in the college by paying the Full or part fees.
    • All deductions will be subject to the percentage of total amount of fees charged for the Level 4 of the program.


    Kingston University BBA ( Hons)

    Advantages of pursuing a Degree at SVKM_IIS?It is cost effective program, where by the student can pursue a foreign degree from a highly reputed and trusted University right here in India, Mumbai.

    How do I apply for the course?
    We have an online admission process where in the student is required to register online and submit the list of required documents. (Link)

    Degree is awarded by which university?
    The Degree is awarded by the Kingston University, London

    What are the eligibility criteria to follow this course?
    Kindly follow this link to know the details

    What is the relationship between SVKM IIS and Kingston University London?
    SVKM is the pioneer in collaborative partner with Kingston University, London to provide a unique opportunity and exposure to students in India for a global undergraduate programme in Business Administration. SVKM delivers Kingston’s hallmark of excellence through Institute of International Studies as sole Indian partner for Kingston University, London.

    Ranking of the Kingston University?
    Kingston University is Ranked at 151-200th by Times Higher Education, The world University Ranking.

     Do I need an IELTS and SAT Score?
    Only for those students who do not have proficiency in English as their first Language, need IELTS. There is no requirement for a SAT score.

    Is it compulsory to go Kingston Campus London to complete this course?
    Yes, it is compulsory in order to complete the program the student needs to go to London for last 1 year.

    What are the various specialization which are offered at this course?
    The first two years, you will study a broad range of business subjects, including:

    •   Marketing
    • Enterpreneurship
    • Innovation
    •  Human resource management
    • Financial Management
    •  Operations management

    Accommodation facility at Kingston University London in the 3rd year?
    Kingston University gives a guarantee of offer of accommodation to all International students from SVKM’s IIS.

    Role and assistance provided by SVKM-IIS for processing the student visa?
    Yes, we offer all the support to the students to process their VISA. We conduct  VISA meeting and counsel our students.

     Internship facility support offered by Kingston University?
    There exist a career guidance cell at Kingston University, London.

    How much does this program cost?
    Kindly follow this link to get further information

    Career opportunities post completion of the course?

    • Brand Manager
    • Mortgage Advisor
    • Marketing Manager
    • Share trader Manage consultant
    • Chain performance analyst Market Planner
    • Project Manager
    • Contract analyst
    • Banker or Financial analyst
    • Entreprenuer

    What are the Post Graduation courses which are available after graduating at Kingston, University?
    After the successful completion of this course, the students are eligible for admission to PG courses outside India. If the student decides and would wish to pursue post graduation course at Kingston University, then they get a 10% discount on the course tuition fees. Some of the courses which the students can pursue are:

    • Accounting and Finance Msc
    • Finance Msc Human Resource Management Msc
    • Logistics and Supply Chain Management Msc
    • Marketing and Strategy Msc
    • Public Relations and Corporate Communications MA

    Is an Educational Loan available?
    Yes, there is Education Loan facility available.

     Scholorships which are offered to deserving student?
    The Top three students at Level 6, are granted a scholarship of 2000 Pounds


                             *After successful completion of this course, the students are eligible for admission to PG courses out side India.