The Department of Business Management supports curriculum and research related to understand the dynamics of organizations from a variety of perspectives. The Business Management faculty are leaders in the research areas of employee training and development, team decision-making and effectiveness, and strategy formulation and company performance.
The major in Business Management offers a quality educational experience to traditional and nontraditional students, preparing them for a broad array of careers in management. The Department of Business Management offers specialized courses accessible only to its students who have completed compulsory coursework.
At a Glance:
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
121 credit hours
Duration of Study
3.5 – 5 years (depending on the student’s pace)
August or January
$32,307 (full program tuition fees for 121 credits/national student) or $40,293 (full program tuition fees for 121 credits/ international student). Other fees are applicable.
The program aims to develop a manager’s understanding and critical appreciation of the theories, tools, and techniques of management to enable them to more effectively lead and manage change in organizations and make effective use of resources in the strategic decision-making process.
With a degree in Business Management, you can work as:
1) 1) Human Resources (HR) Specialist
The primary function of an HR specialist is to recruit, screen, interview and hire employees.
Most HR specialists are trained in all HR functions. Therefore, they frequently handle other human resource matters, such as employment, compensation, employee relations, benefits and training.
2) Business Development Representative (BDR)
After getting Accounting and Finance degree, you can work as financial analyst for stock market or investment firm
A BDR is the first point of contact for a new potential client. They educate clients about a company’s products or services in order to increase sales.
A BDR is responsible for improving a company’s market position and maximizing its financial growth.
A BDR is also responsible for identifying and mapping business strengths and customer needs, as well as building long-term relationships with new and existing customers.
3) Customer Service Manager
A Customer Service Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of the customer service department. They also address any issues from customers or clients.
A Customer Service Manager’s job description generally includes: develop and implement customer service policies and procedures, define and communicate customer service standards, and maintain customer satisfaction by providing relevant resource.
4) Many other opportunities such as running your own business.
You can set your study pace according to your circumstances and convenience:
Minimum 3.5 years, upon the successful completion of 12 courses per year.
Standard 4 years, upon the successful completion of 10 courses per year.
Maximum 5 years, upon the successful completion of 8 courses per year.
* This study duration does not include English language courses.
Academic Year Breakdown:
* The start and end dates are subject to changes.
Instructional period of 14 weeks plus a final examination period offered twice a year
(referred to as Fall and Spring semester). Additional instructional periods include intersessions and Summer
The American University of Kurdistan’s annual tuition fees per academic program is 8000$ (for 30 credits). However, self-funded students can benefit from a newly implemented 15% discount on the tuition fees. This discount does not apply to international students. For self-funded students and those awarded Merit Scholarships, the below tuition rates apply:
Annual tuition fees payment
Annual tuition fees payment after 15% discount (NEW)
98.0 – 100
Mustafa Barzani Merit Scholarship
90.00 – 97.99
Chairman Masrour Barzani Merit Scholarship*
80.00 – 89.99
Board of Trustees Merit Scholarship*
The above rates are applicable for students register for courses at AUK from January, 2021.
Annual tuition is based on registration as a full-time student and the successful completion of 30 credits.
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