Tunis Business School

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Tunis Business School
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Type Public
Established 2010
Dean Prof. Dr. Salah Ben Abdallah
Students 693
Location El Mourouj, Ben Arous, Tunisia
Campus Urban
Affiliations Tunis University
Website tunis-business-school.tn

Tunis Business School is the first public English-language business school in Tunisia. It is based in El Mourouj in the Ben Arous Governorate. It follows the Anglo-Saxon business curriculum and it is open to the holders of the baccalaureate in the branches of mathematics, experimental sciences, computer science and economics & management. The new institution will deliver Bachelor of Science degrees in Business Administration (BBA) and Master of Science degrees.[1][2][3] Tunis Business School opened on 4 October 2010. In the first phase it will incorporate around 700 students and later the number will increase to reach 7500 in the following years. The cost of establishing this business school is TND15.4 million. It covers an area of 3 hectares, including an administration building, a restaurant and library.

Establishment[edit]

Officially established on 25 October 2010 (decree number 2755 of 25 October 2011), Tunis Business School is the first public business institution in Tunisia using English as the language of instruction and following an American approach to higher education.

Curriculum[edit]

Students at TBS will be earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BBA). In order to receive the degree, students must earn a minimum of 125 acceptable semester credits. At different levels of the curriculum, the students have to make choices and shape their own profiles. The student should take about 46 courses, corresponding to 123 credits, consisting of 17 Business Core Requirements, 11 courses from the Business requirements for the Major, 5 courses of Business electives for the Minor, 7 courses of nonbusiness requirements, and 4 computer science courses.

Specialties[edit]

From among Accounting, Business Decision Making, Finance, Information Technology, International Political Economy and Marketing, students must choose an area of emphasis as a Major and another area with less emphasis as a Minor. The Major consists of 30 semester credits beyond business core courses and a 3 credit Senior Project course.

Enrolment[edit]

To enroll in the Bachelor of Science Business Administration program at Tunis Business School, Baccalaureate graduates need to sit for an entrance exam in English. In addition, prospective students need to demonstrate good knowledge of Mathematics.

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