Dual MBA Big Data

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

The Big Data MBA program candidates are required to fulfill the admission requirements of both schools, BSL and aSSIST.

Admissions Checklist:


  • Application Checklist (prescribed form)
  • aSSIST Application Form
  • aSSIST Statement of Purpose
  • Graduation Certificate in English
  • English Transcript(s)
  • (If holding an overseas degree) Consent for aSSIST Release of Information Form


BSL Admissions Committee only reviews complete applications which include the following documents:

Application form

Application form (which includes the terms and conditions) must be signed and completed.

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae / resume (overview of studies, relevant working experience and activities)

Motivation letter

A motivation letter / essay highlighting your perspective on your professional future, the reasons why you wish to study business, why you believe BSL is the right school for you and your goals and experience as they relate to higher education.

Recommendation letters

A recommendation letter (signed and printed on official letterhead paper) from a teacher or employer. This letter should include, for example, your skills, dependability, personal character, contributions (to class or community) and accomplishments.

Proof of English proficiency

If English is not your first language, you need to provide the results of an English proficiency test such as an internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL IBT) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) taken no longer than 2 years prior to the application. An English proficiency test is required for international applicants who attended a non-English speaking school or work place.

Minimum requirements (only one test necessary):

  • TOEFL IBT 79
  • TOEIC 700
  Portrait Photograph

A passport style photograph in digital format.

  Copy of ID

A copy of your passport or identity card.

Applications to the Big Data MBA program are submitted directly to aSSIST. More details regarding the application process and submission please click here.

The degree is a 1.5 year program
with two intakes – Fall and Spring.