I. Masters Program in Business Administration - MBA Twinning Programme, Assumption University, Thailand, since 2005
The Bhopal School of Social Sciences is a pioneering undergraduate and postgraduate college of Management. A major focus area is the development of entrepreneurial, managerial and communication skills.
In keeping with these objectives, the college collaborates with Assumption University, Bangkok for a twinning program of four semesters MBA by which the students can specialize in areas of Management in an international environment as part of an international community without incurring very high costs. This international exposure helps position our students better in the highly competitive global job market.
Assumption University is the first International University in Thailand. The university is a non-profit institution administered by the Brothers of St. Gabriel, a worldwide Catholic Religious Order. The university is an international community of scholars engaged in the pursuit of truth and knowledge, serving in the human society, especially through the creative use of interdisciplinary approaches and cyber technology. In addition to being accredited fully by the Ministry of University Affairs, Government of Thailand, it is also listed in the handbook of International Association of Universities and that of many institutions. Assumption University welcomes students from other countries and has students from more than 40 countries on its rolls.
Twinning educational programmes is a unique and creative concept in education. It provides an opportunity and access to students for studies abroad. The students complete a part of the course in BSSS, Bhopal, India and complete the remaining semesters of their studies at the designated foreign university, which in this case is Assumption University (AU), Bangkok, Thailand.
Facts at a Glance
Programs, Duration & Venue
For both these four semester programs the students will study for one semester at BSSS Bhopal and for the remaining three at Assumption University, Bangkok.
Eligibility: A Bachelor Degree in any field with a minimum of 55% aggregate.
Visa Students are expected to fulfill all visa requirements and formalities. However, the BSSS will provide guidance and assistance needed to procure the visa.
Course covered at BSSS
1. Foundation in Management
2. Foundation in Marketing
3. Foundation in Finance
4. Introduction to Quantitative Analysis
5. Introduction to Accounting
6. Case Study Dynamics
7. Managerial Accounting
8. Managerial Economics
9. Research Methodology
The remaining core subjects and specialization papers will be offered at Assumption University as per the choice of the students.
For more details contact:
Dr. Amit Kumar Nag
Department of Commerce (BSSS)
MBA Twinning PGM with Assumption University, Bangkok, Thailand
II. Business English Certificate Course BEC, University of Cambridge, UK, since 2005
(Department of English)
A functional language and communicative skills program
Levels - Preliminary, Vantage and Advanced
Offered to students of all faculties
In keeping with our sensitivity towards market needs and global requirements for English language proficiency and effective communication, the BSSS offers an internationally recognized certificate course in association with the University of Cambridge- ESOL. The course provides a qualification that complements the core degree courses. The training focuses on appropriacy and correctness and helps students achieve clarity, coherence, and fluency of expression. Students are trained in skills such as socializing, telephoning, discussions, presentations, meetings, business correspondence and interviews in learner centered and friendly interactive environment. Experts trained by the British Council train students. At the end of the course students are required to qualify a Cambridge Exam after which they receive an internationally recognized certificate. The advanced levels train the students to achieve sophistication in language through cohesion, analysis, a range of structures, interpretation and productive understanding of corporate language.
Eligibility: Students of all streams of UG and PG are eligible to opt for these courses. The Department of English helps the candidates to decide the level for which they are suitable with the help of a placement test. It is not necessary to start with the first level of this course.
The fee structure for BEC will be as follows:
BEC Preliminary: Rs. 5000
BEC Vantage: Rs. 5500
BEC Higher: Rs. 7500
III. BBC English Edge, through Language Lab, since 2010
The college caters to the learning needs of the range of students coming from Hindi medium and vernacular backgrounds as well as rural areas. The Lab is equipped with state of the art technology and uses Edu Tech software for the BBC English Edge programme, which consists of 5 levels from basic to advance. The Lab has 24 workstations and 1 trainer station. Students from all faculties are encouraged to make extensive use of the lab to improve their grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and fluency as well as their communication skills.
At the end of each level the students have the option of taking the English Edge Exam after which they receive certificates from Edu Tech. On completion of all 5 levels they are entitled to take the BBC English Edge Exam and receive the BBC Certificates.
Course Fee: Rs. 2,500
Total Seats: 100
IV. MBA Tourism Management, Assumption University, Thailand, since 2016
V. Under Graduate Degree in Collaboration with Concordia College, New York, USA, since 2018
The Bhopal School of Social Sciences entered into yet another innovative phase of its journey since its inception in 1972. BSSS is now all set to offer its students an Under Graduate degree in collaboration with Concordia College, New York, USA.
BSSS signed a Memorandum of Understanding MoU with Concordia College wef 15 November 2018. The intent of both the colleges is to develop a long term, mutually beneficial relationship whereby students of BSSS may be eligible to enrol and participate in a transfer undergraduate degree program of academic study at Condordia. Upon successful completion of the academic program of study, the students will be conferred a degree by Concordia.
Concordia is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and offers various academic programs at the undergraduate and graduate level.
The four-year degree course will have a tenure of 2 years studies at BSSS and another two years study at Concordia. The Concordia College would also offer scholarships to meritorious students of BSSS a scholarship of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00 USD) only per annum for students who meet all of Concordia's eligibility requirements, which includes a minimum of 6.5 GPA on 10.0 GPA or the equivalent at BSSS. Students shall have secured a minimum of seventy-four (74) TOEFL IBT/120 IBT. Students who have successfully demonstrated competency in their English language skills, as determined by Concordia, will be exempt from the TOEFL.IELTS requirements.
Students will also be eligible to apply for the Honours program with an 8.5 GPS or World Education Services (WES) equivalent. Honours program students would be eligible to receive up to a maximum scholarship of fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000.00 USD) per year, upon fulfilling Concordia's admissions requirements. Concordia's India Liaison office will also provide guidance and support to BSSS students regarding the education loan application and visa application process.
BSSS, through this MoU, has paved way for a new perspective to higher education with opening up of new avenues and better opportunities. The path way to foreign studies will help students to learn and get equipped for competitions at global level.