Higher Education

Introduction

Undergraduate

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The undergraduate studies at Holmes Institute will expose you to new knowledge and equip you with the practical skills in:

  • thinking critically and analysing business issues
  • sourcing expert views and theories relevant to business
  • working in a group
  • keeping your knowledge-base up to date
  • approaching business challenges in a disciplined, thorough manner

At Holmes, we sum this up by saying “You will learn how to think like a business person”.

By completing your degree, you will have demonstrated the disciplined approach to challenges that is absolutely vital for business success. Employers tend to choose candidates from the pool of graduates who have already demonstrated the discipline necessary for success.  Holmes Institute designs the undergraduate courses in way of connecting the needs of industry. Your years of undergraduate study culminating in your degree demonstrates that you have ‘what it takes!’.

Holmes Institute offers four undergraduate degrees:

  • A Bachelor of Business (BBus)
  • A Bachelor of Professional Accounting (BPA)
  • A Bachelor of Information Systems (BIS)
  • A Bachelor of Fashion Business (BFB)

Each may be thought of as a gateway to a career in business and you should choose the one that takes you into the professional life that suits you.

 

Postgraduate

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Many students undertake postgraduate study to increase the potential of their degree to secure employment. Not only does postgraduate study enhance your knowledge and skills it also improves your capacity to transfer your skills to a wide variety of settings, this capability is particularly sought by employers.

Transferable skills of postgraduate students

People skills

Task skills

Self management skills

Teamwork
Management
Negotiation
International perspective

Quality focused
Project focused
Ability to conceptualise and problem solve

Research skills
Ability to synthesise
Ability to create and implement ideas

Other qualities that postgraduate study develops include: professionalism, resilience, resourcefulness, patience, team work, time management and autonomy.

For first degree holders postgraduate study can offers the chance to pursue research and enter the world of work at a higher salary level than your contemporaries who hold a bachelor degree. Post graduate study also offers opportunities to acquire training and skills relevant to the work of work.

As university numbers expanding competition for graduate employment is increases. Including a post graduate degree of your curriculum vitae may make all the difference to respective employers.