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BA - Business Administration

BA - Business Administration


What do you get from your BA (Hons) Business Administration?

Gain an internationally-recognised degree qualification from the UK's University of Hertfordshire without travel and accommodation costs. Benefit from the same academic standards and quality control procedures as if you were enrolled in their equivalent on-campus course. In one year (full-time) or two years (part-time) you can achieve business excellence through a blended arrangement of online study and lecturer led classes.

This programme is designed with an international focus, reflected in its modules’ coverage of business subjects and concepts from an international perspective. The programme is suited to applicants who have some work experience and those who just completed their diploma studies.

Why University of Hertfordshire?

The University of Hertfordshire brings the transformational impact of higher education to all.

With its heritage in Britain’s pioneering aeronautical industry, the University of Hertfordshire has been an innovative force in education since the early 1950s. Today, it hosts a thriving community of more than 25,000 students who study 550 degree options at a vibrant, inclusive, campus-based institution. Alongside high quality teaching, the University’s strong relationships with industry and award-winning career services ensure students gain the knowledge and skills they need to match their ambition and succeed.

The University of Hertfordshire has been an anchor institution for the european economy and community since its beginning and gives hundreds of UK businesses the support and facilities they need to learn and grow each year.

Globally, the University partners with institutions in countries all over the world, and welcomes 4,000 students from over 100 countries to its campus in the UK.

At the University of Hertfordshire, students, staff and businesses consistently reach their full potential. They continue to think bigger, stand out and positively impact local, national and international communities.

Why CTS College?

CTS College, with over two decades in the education industry, is a premier choice for individuals seeking a transformative Bachelor's degree experience. The commitment to academic excellence, a faculty of qualified lecturers, and exceptional student support, including counseling and career guidance, make CTS College an ideal destination. The institution has a remarkable track record, boasting numerous Academic Award Winners and fostering an environment that encourages critical thinking and continuous learning.

Notably, CTS College prioritises financial inclusivity, offering flexible payment options to overcome economic barriers. This commitment ensures that students, regardless of their financial background, can access quality education and focus on their studies without undue stress. The dedicated faculty, with industry experience, enriches the learning experience, aligning coursework with real-world applications and preparing students for their chosen fields. Choosing CTS College means opting for academic excellence, financial accessibility and comprehensive student support for a holistic and enriching educational journey.


There are many benefits to be derived from attaining a Bachelors degree. Research has shown that holders of a degree tend to earn money than those without a degree. In fact, a study done by the US Census Bureau showed that persons with a degree earns an average of 43 percent more than someone without one over the course of a lifetime.

In addition to the obvious financial benefits of earning a degree, there are also non monetary benefits to degree holders:

  • Degree holders tend to hold higher quality jobs leading to a career rather than less fulfilling positions
  • Graduates tend to be a source of innovation and contribute to economic growth
  • Organisations rely on persons with expertise in business to prosper
  • There is a great number of career opportunities available to individuals with a good business education
  • The children of degree holders benefit from their parents' academic achievement because of greater parental involvement in their education


Below are some of the main features of this programme:

  • Fully accredited by Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) in the UK
  • Registered with the Office for Students (OfS) in the UK
  • ACTT recognised
  • Globally recognised
  • Affordable Business Administration degree in Trinidad and Tobago
  • Practical
  • Fast tracked - 12 months
  • Flexible entry routes
  • Assignment based assessments

Target Audience

The BA Business Administration programme is perfect for Managers, Supervisors, Business Owners, Entrepreneurs and individuals who:

  • Have a passion for understanding how businesses operate and thrive
  • Are interested in earning a higher income
  • Possess strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Enjoy working with others in team settings and have good interpersonal skills
  • Exhibit leadership potential and enjoy taking initiative
  • Are interested in pursuing careers in management, entrepreneurship, consulting or related fields
  • Are eager to learn about various aspects of business
  • Are committed to continuous personal and professional development

Entry Requirements

Each application is considered individually, but normally 240 credits are required from a suitable qualification. Approved pre-requisites include any of the following:

  • ABE RQF Level 5 and 5 years continuous full-time work experience in a commercial or industrial company
  • ABE RQF Level 4 (Foundation Diploma), ABE RQF Level 5 and 2 years continuous full-time work experience in a commercial or industrial company
  • Advanced Diploma in Business Administration / MIS / BIS / HRM / Finance / Marketing / Tourism 
  • Associate Degree in a Business or Management related program from a recognised institution e.g UWI, COSTAATT, ROYTEC, Cipriani College, etc.
  • Edexcel HND in HRM, Business or Management related program
  • LCCI Level 5 Diploma in Business Administration or Marketing
  • Professional Graduate Diploma from CIPS
  • Professional Diploma and Postgraduate Diploma from CIM

*Other related qualifications may be accepted. Please contact us to confirm.

Programme Content

The BA Business Administration can be completed as an Honours or Non-Honours degree programme. Students are required to complete the following eight (8) modules in order to graduate with the honours degree, and any five (5) of the following to graduate with the non-honours degree.


  • Business Strategy
  • Business and Commercial Awareness
  • Global Marketing, Ethics and Culture
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Leadership and Organisations
  • Issues in the Global Economy
  • Digital Economy
  • Contemporary Issues in Business and Management


The following shows the three semesters for this programme:

  • Semester A: September
  • Semester B: January
  • Semester C: May

Students are also required to attend an orientation session one week before the start of each semester.

Note: Students can start the programme in any of the three possible semesters. See timetable below.

Semester A Semester B Semester C
Last week of September to the third week of December Last week of January to the third week of April Last week of May to the second week of August

Business Strategy

Saturdays 8:00 am to 10:00 am

Leadership and Organisations

Saturdays 8:00 am to 10:00 am

Digital Economy

Saturdays 8:00 am to 10:00 am

Global Marketing, Ethics and Culture

Saturdays 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Issues in the Global Economy

Saturdays 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Contemporary Issues in Business

Saturdays 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Business and Commercial Awareness

Saturdays 1:15 pm to 3:15 pm

International Human Resource Management

Saturdays 1:15 pm to 3:15 pm



All modules within the BABA programme are assessed by a continuous coursework assignment based system. This encourages continuous skill development and as such, no end of semester examinations will be used to assess students within the programme. Coursework assignments will always be marked by the respective module leaders at the University of Hertfordshire. The module grading allocation is shown below:

Module Title Credit Points % Examination % Coursework
Business Strategy 15 0 100
Leadership and Organisations 15 0 100
Digital Economy 15 0 100
Global Marketing, Ethics and Culture 15 0 100
Issues in the Global Economy 15 0 100
Contemporary Issues in Business 15 0 100
International Human Resource Management 15 0 100
Business and Commercial Awareness 15 0 100

My Degree Classification

This is only applicable if you are studying for an honours degree.

The University of Hertfordshire regulations (UPR AS14, section D6.1 to D6.3) describe the calculation of overall classification grade for Honours classification (Bachelor's Degree). For students being considered for a final award with Honours classification, the Programme Board of Examiners will determine each candidate's average* numeric grade of the best 90 credits at Level 6 or higher.

Note: The word 'average' refers to 'arithmetical mean'

In Summary:

  • For a first class Honours award a candidate must achieve a combined average numeric grade of 69.50 or more
  • For an upper second class Honours award a candidate must achieve a combined average numeric grade of 59.50 or more
  • For a lower second class Honours award a candidate must achieve a combined average numeric grade of 49.50 or more
  • For a third class Honours award a candidate must achieve a combined average numeric grade of 39.50 or more.

Fees & Discounts

The BA Business Administration degree is an affordable business degrees in Trinidad and Tobago. CTS College offers attractive discounts and flexible payment plans for students. Please send an enquiry to BABA@CTSCollege.com or contact us at (868) 671-2551 for further details on fees, discounts and payment plans.

CTS College Payments

Students are required to pay the registration and tuition fees directly to CTS College.

The following table shows the details for the 4 convenient ways to pay the CTS College fees for this programme:

Payment Method Details
Linx Paid at the Administration Office
Credit Card Paid at the Administration Office

Paid at the Administration Office

Made Payable to CTS College

Online Bank Transfer

Paid via Online Banking

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University of Hertfordshire Payments

Students are required to pay the university fees directly to the University of Hertfordshire. Fees can be paid to the university via credit card or bank transfer. Please click here to view full instructions on how to pay the University of Hertfordshire fees.

How To Apply

Registration with the University of Hertfordshire

To register / apply to start the BABA Programme with CTS College, students must complete the following:

Note: Students who do not satisfy the standard entry requirements can contact Mr. Sheldon Singh at (868) 398-5035 to discuss alternate ways to qualify.

Registration with CTS

Upon acceptance from the University of Hertfordshire students are required to:

  • Complete the CTS College registration form (available at the CTS College office)
  • Pay the CTS College TTD $500 Registration fee and provide proof of payment to CTS College

*Registration fee of TTD $500 is payable at the beginning of each semester

IMportant dates and deadlines

  • Orientation: To be confirmed closer to the start of classes in September 2024
  • Upcoming Semester: 28th September to 21st December, 2024

*Extension to these dates may apply, kindly liaise with us to confirm.

Student Support

Programme Management

The programme management team is responsible for the management of this programme. If you would like further information or clarification on this programme please contact:

Mr. Sheldon C. Singh
Programme Manager
Phone: (868) 398-5035

E-mail: BABA@CTSCollege.com

We are an ACTT recognised institution and partner with international awarding bodies