• Bachelor in  Business Management

    Bachelor of
    Business Management

business-mgmt Bachelor of Business Management (BBM) is a four year, eight semester program. The program is offered at Thames International College by the School of Business and Technology in affiliation with the Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University. Students are required to complete 120 credit hours of course work and practicum training to graduate.

The success of an organization today, be it private or public, for profit or not for profit, in achieving its goals relies largely on its leadership, which is why the BBM program at Thames focuses on developing managers who are also leaders Students will be trained to become business managers with critical thinking skills, communicate clearly, and solve complex problems. As part of this program, you will have the opportunity to not only learn about general business management but also to focus on the area or industry you are interested in.

At the time of admission

Fees Amount Payable on Admission
Admission Fee
(Admission, University Registration, Induction
and Education Support Programs)

Semester wise fee breakdown

Level No. of Credit
Hour per Semester
Tuition per
Credit Hour
Tuition per
Tuition After
Inaugural Bursary
Due Date
1st 15 Credit Hours Rs. 5,925.00 Rs.88,875.00 (Rs 10,000) Rs.78,875.00 Fall, 2019
2nd 15 Credit Hours Rs. 5,925.00 Rs.88,375.00 (Rs 10,000) Rs.78,875.00 Spring, 2020
3rd 15 Credit Hours Rs.5,925.00 Rs.88,375.00 (Rs 10,000) Rs.78,875.00 Fall, 2020
4th 15 Credit Hours Rs. 5,925.00 Rs.88,375.00 (Rs 10,000) Rs.78,875.00 Spring, 2021
5th 15 Credit Hours Rs. 5,925.00 Rs.88,375.00 (Rs 10,000) Rs.78,875.00 Fall, 2021
6th 15 Credit Hours Rs. 5,925.00 Rs.88,375.00 (Rs 10,000) Rs.78,875.00 Spring, 2022
7th 15 Credit Hours Rs. 5,925.00 Rs.88,375.00 (Rs 10,000) Rs.78,875.00 Fall, 2022
8th 15 Credit Hours Rs. 5,925.00 Rs.88,375.00 (Rs 10,000) Rs.78,875.00 Spring, 2023

Admission Fees

All the students admitted to School of Business and Technology (SOBT) at Thames International College are required to make one- time payment of Rs. 82,970.00 at the time of admission. The Admission fee includes admissions, university registration, induction and education support program fees.

Tuition and Fees

Students are invoiced every semester for the number of credit hours taken in the respective semester. The tuition per credit hour is Rs. 5,925.00. Students register for 15 credits per semester in all 8 semesters and complete 120 credit hours over the period of 4 years to graduate.

Examination Fee

Students are required to pay examination fee to the university every semester. The examination fee is not included in any of the headings above and is payable at the time of examination registration.

Tuition for Independent Class

Students who receive NQ (Not Qualified) as a grade in the internal assessment will have to register for the independent class next year for that particular course in order to appear for the university exams. The tuition for the independent class is also Rs. 5,925.00 per credit and will be charged on top of the regular tuition for the semester.

BBM Inaugural Bursary

Celebrating the commencement of 4 years BBM program at Thames International College, students enrolled in BBM for academic year 2019-20 will be provided with inaugural scholarship of Rs.80, 000.


Student can receive a discount of 15% should they decide to pay the tuition fees of all 4 years during the time of admission.

Required General Education Courses (36 Credit Hours )

Code Course Cr. Hr.
ENG211 English I 3
ENG212 English II 3
ENG213 Business Communication 3
STT211 Business Statistics 3
MTH211 Business Mathematics I 3
MTH212 Business Mathematics II 3
ECO211 Introductory Microeconomics 3
PSY201 Psychology 3
SOC201 Sociology 3
SOC202 Nepalese Society & Politics 3
IT212 Database Management 3

Required Business Management Major Courses (60 Credit Hours)

Code Course Cr. Hr.
MGT 201 Principle of Management 3
ACC201 Financial Accounting 3
ACC211 Computer Based Financial Accounting 3
FIN211 Basic Finance 3
ACC212 Accounting for Decision Making 3
FIN212 Financial Management 3
MGT202 Human Resource Management 3
MKT201 Fundamentals of Marketing 3
RCH201 Business Research Methods 3
ACC213 Corporate Taxation in Nepal 3
MGT203 Organizational Behaviour 3
MGT205 Operations Management 3
MGT314 Legal Environment of Business 3
MGT206 Business Environment in Nepal 3
MGT207 International Business 3
MGT209 Business Ethics and Social Responsibility 3
IT211 Ecommerce 3
MGT208 Business Strategy 3
MGT351 Internship 6

Required Specialization Courses Bank Operations and Cooperative Management (15 Credit Hours)

Code Course Cr. Hr.
BNK 211 Banking Law 3
BNK 212 Wholesale and Retail Banking 3
BNK 213 Futures and Options Markets 3
BNK 214 Commercial Bank Operations 3
BNK 215 Capital and Money Markets 3
BNK 216 Treasury Management 3
BNK 217 Cooperative Management 3
BNK 218 Micro Finance and Rural Banking 3
BNK 219 Investment Banking 3

Required Specialization Courses Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development
(15 Credit Hours)

Code Course Cr. Hr.
EED 211 Entrepreneurship Development 3
EED 212 Principles of Small Business Management 3
EED 213 Creativity and Innovation 3
EED 214 Entrepreneurial Marketing 3
EED 215 Micro-finance 3
EED 216 Small Business Planning and Creation 3
EED 217 Project Management 3

Required Elective Courses (9 Credit Hours)

Code Course Cr. Hr.
ELE 221 Emerging Global Business Issues 3
ELE 222 Information and Technology Management 3
ELE 223 Management of Foreign Trade 3
ELE 224 Organizational Development and Change 3
ELE 225 Budgeting and Financial Forecasting 3
ELE 226 Event Management 3
ELE 227 Service Operations Management 3
ELE 228 Labor Relations Management 3
ELE 229 Negotiation Skills 3
ELE 230 Real estate Management 3

Applicants for the the Bachelor of Business Management at Thames will be reviewed through their applications, interviews, and the Central Management Admission Test (CMAT) before being admitted. Thames offers scholarships to students requiring financial aid. Scholarships are awarded based on need, merit, and students’ performances.

Admission Process

Step 1: Get the application form from the Office of Admissions or Apply Online

Step 2: Submit your filled application form to the Office of Admissions at Thames. Please enclose the required documents, as mentioned on the form, and an application fee of Rs.1000 along with your application form. If you are applying online, you will have the application fee to pay on campus while you come for Thames Aptitude Query.

Please note that the Office of Admissions may reject your application if the seats for the program you wish to enroll in are already filled.

Step 3: While submitting your application forms, please make sure you book a date for the Thames Aptitude Test.

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Central Management Admission Test (CMAT) is conducted by the Faculty of Management at Tribhuvan University for students wishing to enroll in the programs under the School of Business and Technology. CMAT contains one hundred objective questions and has a total weight of a 100 marks.

The test has four primary areas and each of these areas carry a 25% weightage. Student must secure a minimum of 40% in the CMAT in order to apply for admissions to Tribhuvan University programs. Students will be tested on areas of Verbal Ability, Quantitative Ability, Logical Reasoning, and General Awareness.

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