* Please note that this program is available only to members of the International Alliance of Business Professionals (IABP). 

The Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies (BSPS) is a degree-completion program designed for working professionals. This degree program is available in many concentrations and allows individuals to transfer completed college credits to finish their bachelor’s degrees. Students benefit from interdisciplinary knowledge that prepares them for the 21st century workplace, regardless of their position. The B.S. in Professional Studies accommodates a wide range of professionals seeking to meet their educational goals. These include individuals that require a bachelor’s degree to advance their careers, obtain a master’s degree, or make a career change.

The BSPS is known as Top-up Bachelor's Degree outside the U.S. Candidates can submit their Higher National Diploma / Higher Diploma for credit transfer into the BSPS program. 

Courses: 5

Assessment method:

Coursework and Capstone

Duration: 12 - 24 months

Study mode: Online

Program Structure

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

When can I enroll?

You can start anytime. This is a distance learning self – study program which allows you to set the pace of your study within the duration set for IABP members ONLY

What is the entry requirement of this program?
  • The applicant is an IABP Associate Member in good standing
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent qualification
  • Possess a formally recognized higher diploma or higher national diploma
What are the required documents for this program?
  • Education Certificates & Transcripts
  • Passport Copy (photo page)
  • Passport Size Photo (jpg. format)
Do you provide study materials?
Yes. A combination of video lessons, reading and reference materials for each module are provided in your online learning portal which can be access anytime. Students can also access online library (Perlego) available throughout the study duration to search additional reference materials. 
What is the assessment method for each module?

Each module is assessed by an assignment of minimum 2500 – 3500 words

Why assignment – based assessment?

  • It provides opportunity for students to learn, practice and demonstrate they have achieved the learning goals.
  • The assignment can focus on a product as output (e.g. research report, design, prototype, etc.) and/or a process (e.g. research process, group process) and/or the performance of individual skills or competences (e.g. professional skills, communications skills).
  • Used to test higher cognitive abilities and the application of specific skills or knowledge. It can mirror the future professional practice. It can be used to assess the integration of knowledge, skills and attitudes (competences).
How will the institution send me the award?
We will send you a high-resolution electronic version of your award for FREE.

You can get a printed copy together with the transcript and we can send them to your address. Please make sure your contact details are correct when submitting the request. Courier charges are based on your location and to be borne by the student.
How can I check/know the result of my assignment?
The assignment marking and grading process will take at least 4 weeks from your submission date. The result will be notified to you personally via email

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