Program structure and requirements

MODEL OF MBA PROGRAM

MBA studies consist of 60 ECTS credits.

This study program lasts 15 months, or 2 semesters of classes and one semester combination of doing the internship and writing Final Project.

Classes are entirely taught in English, by 8 visiting professors and 8 professors of Faculty of Economics at the University of Banja Luka. All of them are eminent professors who have high-class knowledge and experience in specific scientific fields, as well as years of experience in scientific research and work in higher education. These teachers are from the UK, Austria, Italy, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia, mainly.

Students will become familiar with the methods of scientific research and writing techniques in order to acquire the necessary knowledge to create the Final Project and potentially publish scientific papers and results from research in international scientific journals.

STUDENT EVALUATION

The evaluation of students will be conducted using two segments – segment of group and individual work. Testing and evaluation are aligned with the learning outcomes, and are designed with the aim to determine whether the outcomes have been achieved or not.

Student success in mastering each course in the study program is expressed in points, in accordance with the provisions of the Regulation on monitoring and valorization of students. Fulfilling exam commitments and taking exams, student can earn a maximum of 100 points. Evaluation of student work will be done according to the current decision on monitoring and valorization of students (this document can be found in About/Policies and Legislation).

The pre-exam is one of the access required written work 48% of the total structure score (0-48 points). Mandatory attendance of a minimum of 80% attendance to lectures and exercises carries 2% (2 points). On the final exam, which carries a maximum of 0-50% of the grade, the answer to these questions will be evaluated by 0-40% and the successful presentation of access research with additional 0-10% of the structures ratings.

Individual work will be assessed and measured by instruments such as:

  • Standard tests
  • Work on a case study
  • Essays
  • Active participation in class
  • “Real” projects through internships