Global Understanding

Analytical Lens

Individual Attention

Certificate of Competence


  • Takes three academic years to complete (2 years for the Validated Diploma + the final year)
  • Four- five modules per academic year
  • Exams are held at the British Council
  • A combination of guided-learning and self-study is required
  • Sessions are conducted in small groups allowing for maximum support and interaction
  • Access to LSE online library resources
  • Access to internship opportunities and extracurricular activities

Developed by academics at LSE, studying this degree you will obtain a general education in disciplines that underlie the theory and practice of management, while still specialising in economics.

This degree is for you if you are interested in general management or if you want to pursue further training in management and corporate disciplines, undertake in-depth study of economics with management options that enable you to look critically at management issues.

Careers in Economics & Management

  • Market Research Analyst
  • Economic Consultant
  • Compensation and Benefits Manager
  • Credit Analyst
  • Financial Analyst



In 2014, the BIBF launched the Bachelor of Science in Economics and Management degree in collaboration with the University of London International Programmes. Academic direction, which means that staff at this college develop the syllabuses, prepare the study materials and are responsible for the assessment of students, is provided by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

LSE is a small specialist university with an international intake and a global reach. Its research and teaching span the full breadth of the social sciences, from Economics, Politics and Law to Sociology, Anthropology, Accounting and Finance.

The University of London International Programmes allow participants to work towards a prestigious qualification which will be valued globally, here in Bahrain, and pursue sought-after careers. The academic direction of LSE ensures the academic excellence of the programme, as it has been ranked second in the world for social sciences for the third year in a row, according to the latest global university league table. The programme offered at the BIBF provides participants with in-depth understanding of key economic concepts that are relevant for management. It also introduces them as well as the necessary quantitative methods. The structure of the programme helps participants develop key employment skills such as, analysis, problem solving and self-motivation.